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Government of Canada invests in new genomic applications projects

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Six new projects will use genomics to solve problems facing Canada’s forestry, health, agri-food and aquaculture sectors. 

October 11, 2016, Vancouver, B.C. – Canadians feel the impact of global challenges like climate change, disease, and increasing competition to sell to export markets. Genomics delivers new knowledge, tools and innovations that can be used to address these challenges, fueling productivity, growth and medical breakthroughs benefitting Canadians.

Government of Canada invests in new genomics “big data” research projects aimed at real-world challenges

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

“Big data” is of little value to society unless it can be analyzed, interpreted and applied toward improving our response to issues ranging from infectious disease outbreaks to managing food crops to support the growing world population. The Government of Canada recognizes the need to invest in research and partnerships that develop innovative approaches that will improve the well-being of Canadians and strengthen the middle class.

More Than $111 Million Pledged So Far in U.S. and Canada in Connection with Sept. 9 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

Monday, September 12, 2016

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATIONAL DONORS, NON-PROFIT COLLABORATORS, PHILANTHROPISTS, AND GENERAL PUBLIC JOIN FORCES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT FIFTH “ROADBLOCK” TELECAST, EXECUTIVE-PRODUCED BY BRADLEY COOPER AND AWARD-WINNING TEAM AT DONE + DUSTED 

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