/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Announcement of new suite of genomic application projects touching many sectors of the Canadian economy/

VICTORIA, July 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Terry Beech, will announce the recipients of Round 5 funding under Genome Canada's Genomic Applications Partnership Program.

Also present at the announcement will be:

  • Dr. Moura Quayle, Chair, Genome Canada
  • Dr. Pascal Spothelfer, President and CEO, Genome British Columbia
  • Ms. Olga Stachova, Chief Operating Officer, Mitacs
  • Dr. Rachel Scarth, Associate Vice-President Research Operations, University of Victoria
  • Dr. Dave Schibli, Associate Director, Uvic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre


Prior to the announcement, dignitaries and media are invited on a laboratory tour for photo opportunities and interviews.



July 11, 2016


Tour at 9:30 a.m. PDT
Announcement at 10:00 a.m. PDT


Uvic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre
4464 Markham St.
Victoria, BC


SOURCE Genome Canada

Image with caption: "Genome Canada logo (CNW Group/Genome Canada)". Image available at: https://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160711_C6357_PHOTO_EN_729645.jpg

For further information: Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca; Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada, 613-790-0106, amatyas@genomecanada.ca


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