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Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity: 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition

Friday, October 27, 2017

Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Competition. This Competition is anticipated to be formally launched in December 2017 with detailed Guidelines and application forms available at that time.


Genomics on the Hill 2017

More than a dozen exceptional researchers from across Canada gathered on Parliament Hill on February 6, 2017, to engage Parliamentarians in a dialogue about genomics – the science that examines the genetic code and the function of genes within the DNA of all living things. 

Specifically, they showcased how genomic technologies are being applied in Canada today to solve big challenges in the areas of precision health and climate change.