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2014

Stand Up To Cancer Canada Announces Up To $22.6 Million CAD Available for Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Teams

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada), together with Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) with support from CIBC, Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC), Genome Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), is pleased to announce that up to $22.6 million CAD is available to fund two separate cancer research Dream Teams to accelerate the pace of groundbreaking research to bring new treatments from the laboratory to patients faste

Genome Canada-funded scientist Stephen Scherer named 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureate

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Dr. Stephen Scherer, Senior Scientist and Director of the Centre for Applied Genomics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), has been selected as a 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureate in the category of physiology or medicine, according to an announcement Sept.25 by Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science (Thomson Reuters IP & Science).

Genome Canada welcomes new Vice President, Advocacy and External Relations

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Genome Canada is delighted to welcome Mr. Paul-Émile Cloutier as Vice President Advocacy and External Relations. Mr. Cloutier is responsible for managing a portfolio which includes government and stakeholder relations, communications, events and sponsorships and Genomics in Society activities.

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Welcomes Stand Up to Cancer Canada

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Welcomes Stand Up to Cancer Canada

Initiative aimed at ending cancer's reign as leading cause of death

Ottawa, Ontario, July 9, 2014 — Members of the Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC) today welcomed the announcement of a new Canadian initiative to fight cancer and the unveiling of plans for a major televised fundraising event to take place on September 5.

Genome Canada’s Chair Lorne Hepworth to join Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lorne Hepworth, who has served as Chair of Genome Canada’s Board of Directors since September 2012, will become an inductee to the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame through a formal ceremony scheduled to take place on November 9, 2014 in Toronto. He is one of three accomplished ambassadors for Canadian agriculture who will join the ranks of this prestigious association this year.

Genomics and Feeding the Future

Monday, June 16, 2014

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF), today launched a Request for Applications for the 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics and Feeding the Future. The Competition will support research projects that will create new knowledge and inform public policy for Canada’s agri-food and fisheries & aquaculture sectors and contribute solutions that can help feed the world’s growing population.

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