Canada's Budget Seeks C$165M for Genome Canada | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome Canada is poised to receive C$165 million (US$161 million) over the next three years to fund its genomics and life sciences research programs and to execute its long-term strategies, under the Department of Finance's new budget plan.

The new funding from the 2013 Economic Action Plan, which Finance Minister Jim Flaherty provided to the House of Commons late last week, would support Genome Canada's operations in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, but also would allow some funds to be spent earlier or later, based on the strategic plan.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.