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Government of Canada invests in new genomics “big data” research projects aimed at real-world challenges

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

“Big data” is of little value to society unless it can be analyzed, interpreted and applied toward improving our response to issues ranging from infectious disease outbreaks to managing food crops to support the growing world population. The Government of Canada recognizes the need to invest in research and partnerships that develop innovative approaches that will improve the well-being of Canadians and strengthen the middle class.

More Than $111 Million Pledged So Far in U.S. and Canada in Connection with Sept. 9 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

Monday, September 12, 2016

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATIONAL DONORS, NON-PROFIT COLLABORATORS, PHILANTHROPISTS, AND GENERAL PUBLIC JOIN FORCES TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT FIFTH “ROADBLOCK” TELECAST, EXECUTIVE-PRODUCED BY BRADLEY COOPER AND AWARD-WINNING TEAM AT DONE + DUSTED 

Genome Canada releases Annual Report 2015-2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016 – We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2015-2016 – Genomic innovation across Canada, across sectors

Science and innovation are at the heart of what we do at Genome Canada. The science, technology and translation of knowledge we support leads to new tools, products, processes, policies, ideas, enhances companies and creates jobs that contribute to Canada’s growth and prosperity. 

Funding Opportunity: Genomics Technology Platforms – Operations Support and Technology Development Funds

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016, Ottawa, ON – Genome Canada funds and manages large-scale, milestone-driven genomics research projects across multiple sectors of importance to Canada including health, agriculture and agri-food, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, the environment, energy and mining. Genome Canada’s mission also includes a commitment to provide researchers across Canada access to leading-edge genomic technologies, whether their projects are funded by Genome Canada or other organizations.

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