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Genome Canada welcomes Canada’s renewed science, technology and innovation strategy

Monday, December 15, 2014

Genome Canada wishes to commend the Government of Canada on a comprehensive new strategy – Seizing Canada’s Moment: Moving Forward in Science Technology and Innovation 2014.

In particular, we are pleased to see prominent recognition of the role that new technologies, including genomics, can play in transforming our economy and enhancing Canadians’ quality of life.

Canadian genomics tackling real-world challenges to benefit Canadians, says Minister Holder

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

During a keynote address at Genomics: the Power and the Promise conference, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) highlighted that, with sustained federal investment in genomics, Canada has built a formidable research capacity in this cutting-edge field.

Funding Opportunity to Create the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Description

This Funding Opportunity is to create the consortium structure for the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), one of CIHR's Roadmap Signature Initiatives. Epigenetics is the study of changes in the regulation of gene activity and expression that are not dependent on alterations in gene sequence. Epigenetics provides a compelling model for how environmental influences throughout life can have long-long effects on human health.

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