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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, was in London today for the announcement of a partnership between Université Laval and Oxford University. The event took place in the company of Premier Philippe Couillard, who was speaking at a conference of the Canada–United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Genome Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with the ERA-NET consortium “E-Rare-3” and participation in the 2015 "European Research Projects on Rare Diseases" Joint Transnational Call.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Genome Canada wishes to commend the Government of Canada on a comprehensive new strategy – Seizing Canada’s Moment: Moving Forward in Science Technology and Innovation 2014.

In particular, we are pleased to see prominent recognition of the role that new technologies, including genomics, can play in transforming our economy and enhancing Canadians’ quality of life.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

During a keynote address at Genomics: the Power and the Promise conference, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) highlighted that, with sustained federal investment in genomics, Canada has built a formidable research capacity in this cutting-edge field.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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This Funding Opportunity is to create the consortium structure for the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), one of CIHR's Roadmap Signature Initiatives. Epigenetics is the study of changes in the regulation of gene activity and expression that are not dependent on alterations in gene sequence. Epigenetics provides a compelling model for how environmental influences throughout life can have long-long effects on human health.

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