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2020

Genome Canada welcomes two new Board members

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Drs. Elizabeth Douville (Chair of the Board of Directors) and Rob Annan (President and CEO) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Bonnie Schmidt and Mr. Andrew Stephens to Genome Canada’s Board of Directors for two-year terms. Dr. Douville and existing Board members Mr. Eric Cook and Dr. Jacques Simoneau were reappointed for additional two-year terms.

New Executive Director, CanCOGeN

Monday, June 22, 2020

Genome Canada is pleased to welcome Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa as Executive Director, Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN), effective June 22, 2020.

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.

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