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Genome Canada announces new Canadian SARS-CoV-2 Data Portal

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

A Made-in-Canada data solution to support Canada’s Variants of Concern Strategy 

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is pleased to announce the development of a new Canadian SARS-CoV-2 Data Portal that will manage and facilitate data sharing of viral genome sequences among Canadian public health labs, researchers and other groups interested in accessing the data for research and innovation purposes.

Integrated Variants of Concern Strategy to track fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants

Friday, February 12, 2021

Reducing the impact of novel SARS-CoV-2 variants is a critical focus of the global COVID-19 response. Genome Canada, through its leadership of the Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN), is part of an integrated national effort to rapidly identify, understand, and track the distribution of these variants in Canada.
 

New genomics research investments to tackle health challenges and a resilient recovery for Canada

Monday, October 26, 2020

$16 million in federal funding to support new genomics research in health, agriculture and the environment  

As Canada addresses ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and charts a course for economic recovery, harnessing the game-changing potential of genomics can deliver homegrown solutions and help protect and improve Canadian lives.

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