Genome Canada, Canada’s premier agency for funding genomics and related areas of science and technology, announces that President and CEO Dr. Pierre Meulien, is to step down from his position on July 17, 2015. Dr. Meulien has led the organization since October 2010.
Genome Canada is pleased to launch the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics (DIG) Competition.
Thousands of Canadian cancer patients may soon benefit from more targeted, personalized cancer treatment following an investment by the Government of Canada.
Genome Canada is pleased to launch a new funding opportunity – the 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions.
June 11, 2015 – Genome Canada is pleased to launch the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics (DIG) Competition.
Today, Canada marks the major scientific discovery of DNA’s double helix structure, published in Nature by James Watson and Francis Crick in April 1953. The discovery – arguably one of the most important of the 20th century – answered a fundamental mystery about how living organisms pass genetic instructions from generation to generation, and eventually enabled later researchers to understand the genetic code.