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Genome Canada-funded scientist Stephen Scherer named 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureate

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Dr. Stephen Scherer, Senior Scientist and Director of the Centre for Applied Genomics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), has been selected as a 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureate in the category of physiology or medicine, according to an announcement Sept.25 by Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science (Thomson Reuters IP & Science).

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Welcomes Stand Up to Cancer Canada

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Welcomes Stand Up to Cancer Canada

Initiative aimed at ending cancer's reign as leading cause of death

Ottawa, Ontario, July 9, 2014 — Members of the Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC) today welcomed the announcement of a new Canadian initiative to fight cancer and the unveiling of plans for a major televised fundraising event to take place on September 5.

Genome Canada’s Chair Lorne Hepworth to join Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lorne Hepworth, who has served as Chair of Genome Canada’s Board of Directors since September 2012, will become an inductee to the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame through a formal ceremony scheduled to take place on November 9, 2014 in Toronto. He is one of three accomplished ambassadors for Canadian agriculture who will join the ranks of this prestigious association this year.