News Releases


Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Génome Québec Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Coderre as the organization’s new President and CEO.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Stand Up To Cancer’s Live Broadcast on September 9 to Feature Special Performances by Canadian Superstar Celine Dion and Keith Urban with Little Big Town

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016 – We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2015-2016 – Genomic innovation across Canada, across sectors

Science and innovation are at the heart of what we do at Genome Canada. The science, technology and translation of knowledge we support leads to new tools, products, processes, policies, ideas, enhances companies and creates jobs that contribute to Canada’s growth and prosperity. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016, Ottawa, ON – Genome Canada funds and manages large-scale, milestone-driven genomics research projects across multiple sectors of importance to Canada including health, agriculture and agri-food, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, the environment, energy and mining. Genome Canada’s mission also includes a commitment to provide researchers across Canada access to leading-edge genomic technologies, whether their projects are funded by Genome Canada or other organizations.

Monday, July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016, Victoria, BC – Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Terry Beech, today announced the recipients of Round 5 funding under Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP). Five projects are receiving a total of $5.3 million in federal funding through Genome Canada, with an additional $11.6 million invested through partners including provinces, private and public sector organizations.  

Monday, June 13, 2016

Following the January 2016 announcement of the production of a whole genome assembly for bread wheat, the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), having completed quality control, is now making this breakthrough resource available for researchers via the IWGSC wheat sequence repository at URGI-INRA-Versail