Media Advisory - New support for genomics research to be announced

GUELPH, ON, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Kate Young, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce the latest projects being funded through a Genome Canada program that helps genome scientists work with industry and others to address real-world challenges in agriculture, agri-food, health and other sectors.



Friday, May 26, 2017


Facility tour – Agriculture and Food Laboratory: 9:30 a.m. EDT

Announcement – Dairy Barn: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Tour: University of Guelph Agriculture and Food Laboratory

95 Stone Road

Guelph, ON  N1H 8J7

Announcement: University of Guelph Dairy Barn

96 McGilvray Street

Guelph, ON N1G 1Y4


SOURCE Genome Canada

For further information: Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada, 613-790-0106,; Michael Bhardwaj, Director of Communications, Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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