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Genomics researchers partner with industry to further innovation in health, agriculture and environment sectors

Friday, December 1, 2017

Government of Canada and partners invest more than $24 million in genomics research projects to improve cancer treatments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

When scientists work with their counterparts in industry, they’re able to invent life-saving therapies and clean technologies that improve the lives of Canadians. That’s why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting collaborative research led by scientists across the country.

Canada a leader in global coalition to accelerate genomic data sharing that will benefit Canadian patients

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Genomics is underpinning a global revolution in healthcare, from a generalized approach, to one that is individually tailored based on a patient’s genetic profile – an approach known as precision medicine. Rapid advances in the field – and the opportunities for discovery and new therapeutics – make it imperative to develop international policies and standards to enable the responsible, voluntary, and secure sharing of genomic data.

Genome Canada welcomes Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Genome Canada congratulates Dr. Mona Nemer on her appointment as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor and applauds the Government of Canada on its excellent choice.

Dr. Nemer’s deep commitment to Canada’s research community, both as a renowned scientist and as an esteemed university vice-president of research, are widely recognized and celebrated here in Canada and abroad.