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Fourteen AI research projects join the fight against COVID-19

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Projects include machine learning research and applications to identify potential treatments, to support public health measures such as social distancing, and to better understand the viral transmission of COVID-19.

Fourteen new AI research projects will be launched to address the COVID-19 outbreak through CIFAR’s AI and COVID-19 Catalyst Grants initiative.

New Vice-President, Policy and Public Affairs

Friday, March 20, 2020

Genome Canada is pleased to welcome Pari Johnston as Vice-President, Policy and Public Affairs, effective March 23, 2020.

In this role, Pari will provide expertise and leadership that will shape and support the strategic direction of Genome Canada, while raising awareness of the organization and its vision with key stakeholders.

Major investment in genomics research will improve the health and wellbeing of Canadians

Monday, March 2, 2020

Nearly $15 million in federal funding to support genomics research in health, agriculture and environment

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.