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Dr. Rob Annan to Lead Genome Canada

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Genome Canada, Chair of the Board Dr. Elizabeth Douville announced today the appointment of Dr. Rob Annan as the organization’s new President and CEO, starting January 1, 2020. 

Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity: 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment. This Competition is anticipated to be formally launched in January 2020 with detailed guidelines and application forms available at that time. Genome Canada is in discussion with other organizations as potential partners for this competition.   

Government of Canada makes major investment in genomics research

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Funding supports regional Genome Centres, more than 300 genomics researchers

Genomics research is driving innovation across fields such as health, forestry, agriculture, fisheries and energy, leading to major developments to our economy while improving Canadians’ health and environment. 

Genome Canada congratulates Dr. Bartha Knoppers, recipient of 2019 Friesen Prize

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Genome Canada is delighted to extend its sincere congratulations to Dr. Bartha Knoppers for being awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to leadership in health research — we cannot think of a more deserving recipient.

Major investment in genomics research will improve the lives of Canadians

Monday, February 4, 2019

More than $22 million to support genomics projects between researchers and innovators 

Canada is a world leader in genomics research, producing dramatic breakthroughs in science, and transforming our understanding of the world around us. The results of this research are being used to tackle important challenges and develop innovative solutions, not just in human health, but across diverse sectors of the economy.