NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Canadian government yesterday said it will help create a biobank to store and manage biological samples collected by the nation’s CARTaGENE research projects, according to a participant.
 
The biobank was developed by Genome Quebec and the Centre de sante et de services sociaux de Chicoutimi, a hospital center affiliated with the University of Montreal.
 

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