Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major genomics research investment in natural resources and environment sectors

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the results of Genome Canada's 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition – Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions.


December 8, 2016


Announcement at 9:00 a.m. ET
Tour at 9:45 a.m. ET


Centre sur la biodiversité de l'Université de Montréal
Located at the Botanical Gardens
4201 Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, QC


SOURCE Genome Canada

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For further information: Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada, 613-790-0106,; Geneviève O'Meara, Conseillère principale, relations avec les médias, Bureau des communications et des relations publiques, Université de Montréal, 514 343-7704,; Véronique Perron, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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