NEW YORK, July 20 - Genome Canada, a not-for-profit corporation that provides support for Canada's genomics industry, announced the beginning of a competition that will provide $165 million Canadian ($107 million) in funding for a number of research projects.

"Genome Canada is continuing to look for ambitious and innovative large-scale research projects that will propel Canada to the forefront of genomics discovery," Martin Godbout, CEO of Genome Canada, said Thursday in a statement.

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