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New Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications at Genome Canada

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Genome Canada is delighted to welcome Rob Annan as Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications, effective September 11, 2017.

In this role, Dr. Annan will drive an overarching strategy that promotes the value and potential of genomics in Canada to Genome Canada’s major stakeholders, while raising the public profile of Genome Canada both nationally and internationally.


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.