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Sharing Big Data for Biomedical Discovery: Advancing the Objectives of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is developing a funding opportunity intended to support a single pan-Canadian program to develop a comprehensive strategy that will enable the sharing of genomic and clinical datasets across Canada and around the globe in a responsible, secure and effective manner.

Government of Canada announces new research projects to bring genomics solutions to industry challenges

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Dr. Pierre Meulien, President and CEO of Genome Canada, are pleased to announce the first 12 projects selected for funding under Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP). The announcement was made at Wallenstein’s Feed & Supply Ltd., where the Minister toured the company’s animal feed production facilities.

Stand Up To Cancer Canada Announces Up To $22.6 Million CAD Available for Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Teams

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada), together with Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) with support from CIBC, Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC), Genome Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), is pleased to announce that up to $22.6 million CAD is available to fund two separate cancer research Dream Teams to accelerate the pace of groundbreaking research to bring new treatments from the laboratory to patients faste

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).

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