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Jul 30, 2019, 07:45 ET Canadian Government-Sponsored Collaboration Targets Standardized Cancer Testing

Genome Canada, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and Thermo Fisher Scientific are collaborating to develop a complete solution of targeted next generation sequencing (NGS) assays and...


Jul 23, 2019, 16:00 ET Government of Canada makes major investment in genomics research

Funding supports regional Genome Centres, more than 300 genomics researchers SASKATOON, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Genomics research is driving innovation across fields such as health, forestry,...


Jul 23, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in genomics science/

SASKATOON, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce a major investment through Genome Canada at the first ever International Wheat Congress....


Jul 22, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in genomics science

SASKATOON, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce a major investment through Genome Canada at the first ever International Wheat Congress....


Feb 04, 2019, 12:45 ET Major investment in genomics research will improve the lives of Canadians

More than $22 million to support genomics projects between researchers and innovators GUELPH, ON, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is a world leader in genomics research, producing dramatic breakthroughs...


Feb 04, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in cutting-edge genomics research/

GUELPH, ON, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce a major investment through Genome Canada at the University of Guelph. This funding will...


Feb 01, 2019, 15:39 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in cutting-edge genomics research

GUELPH, ON, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce a major investment through Genome Canada at the University of Guelph. This funding will...


Aug 16, 2018, 10:30 ET Canadian farmers, entrepreneurs and health care workers to benefit from new investment in research

More than $20 million for collaborations between researchers and businesses to save lives, help farmers and protect the environment LINCOLN, ON, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Putting research in the hands of ...


Aug 16, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New support for applied genomics research to be announced/

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Minister of Science and Sport, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, will announce funding through Genome Canada that helps researchers work with industry to further...


Aug 15, 2018, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - New support for applied genomics research to be announced

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Minister of Science and Sport, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, will announce funding through Genome Canada that helps researchers work with industry to further...


Jun 04, 2018, 11:00 ET Genome Canada launches national initiative to bring precision health to patients

Pilot initiative for rare diseases to lay the foundation for the adoption of precision health across Canada BOSTON, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Genomics-based precision health is transformational, promising ...


Jan 23, 2018, 09:45 ET Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research

Government of Canada and partners invest $255 million in genomics research bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, juvenile arthritis, childhood asthma and other diseases....


Jan 23, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in leading-edge genomics and precision health research/

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce investments being made through two of Genome Canada's premier funding programs. The investments help...


Jan 22, 2018, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce major investment in leading-edge genomics and precision health research

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce investments being made through two of Genome Canada's premier funding programs. The investments help...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Genomics researchers partner with industry to further innovation in health, agriculture and environment sectors

Government of Canada and partners invest more than $24 million in genomics research projects to improve cancer treatments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. HAMILTON, ON, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - When...


Dec 01, 2017, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New support for applied genomics research to be announced/

HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Kate Young, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce funding through Genome Canada that...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:36 ET Media Advisory - New support for applied genomics research to be announced

HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Kate Young, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce funding through Genome Canada that...


Oct 17, 2017, 08:15 ET Canada a leader in global coalition to accelerate genomic data sharing that will benefit Canadian patients

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Genomics is underpinning a global revolution in healthcare, from a generalizedapproach, to one that is individually tailored based on a patient's genetic profile – an...


Jun 12, 2017, 10:30 ET New support for Structural Genomics Consortium and open science

$33 million will drive scientific discoveries into potentially life-saving cures for patients OTTAWA, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian scientists are at the forefront of open science, making their...


Jun 12, 2017, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New support to be announced that will accelerate drug discovery and improve the lives of Canadians/

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science, along with The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, and partners, will ...


Jun 09, 2017, 13:11 ET Media Advisory - New support to be announced that will accelerate drug discovery and improve the lives of Canadians

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science, along with The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, and partners, will ...


May 26, 2017, 10:00 ET Agriculture and health sectors receiving $17 million for genomics research

Government of Canada and partners support five new projects that will help scientists work with industry to address real-world challenges through genomics research GUELPH, ON, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ -...


May 26, 2017, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- 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...


May 25, 2017, 11:36 ET 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...


Dec 09, 2016, 10:10 ET The Government of Canada invests $9.1 million in disruptive innovation in genomics to improve human health, agriculture, natural resources

MONTREAL, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Genomics is fuelling innovations across many sectors of importance to Canadians. Investing in transformative genomics-based technologies and ideas will help tackle some ...