/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Merck Canada Inc. to make important announcement with Structural Genomics Consortium/

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director of Merck Canada Inc. is pleased to invite members of the media to an important announcement being made by Merck Canada Inc. and the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC).

Prior to the announcement, The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, will be speaking to key members of Canada's R&D industry on the importance of collaboration to drive breakthroughs in the biomedical sector. Dr. Meric Gertler, President of the University of Toronto, will discuss how partner-based research can benefit all parties and frequently leads to important innovations and discoveries, and even entirely new areas of research. Members of the media are welcome to attend the power breakfast. Please RSVP with a contact below.

Mr. Guindo will be joined at the press conference by: The Honourable Reza Moridi, Dr. Aled Edwards, founding and current CEO of the Structural Genomics Consortium and Dr. Ronan O'Hagan, Oncology Discovery Lead, Merck Research Laboratories.

DETAILS:

What:

Press Conference



Who:

Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.
The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
Dr. Aled Edwards, founding and current CEO of the Structural Genomics Consortium
Dr. Ronan O'Hagan, Oncology Discovery Lead, Merck Research Laboratories.



When:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
7:30 a.m. – breakfast and presentation
8:30 a.m. – press conference begins
9:00 a.m. – event ends



Where:

MaRS Centre
East Atrium
101 College Street
Toronto (Ontario) M5G 1L7

 


SOURCE Merck Canada Inc.

For further information: Dominique Quirion, Merck Canada Inc., 514-428-3469, dominique.quirion@merck.com; D'arci McFadden, NATIONAL Public Relations, 647-967-1761, Dmcfadden@national.ca

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