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Genome Canada Gets Additional $49.5 Million

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 - Genome Canadasaid today it has received an additional $CA75 million ($49.5 million) from the Canadian government for large-scale genomics and proteomics projects.

 

"Today, the Government is acknowledging the importance of sustaining the momentum started 3 years ago with the creation of Genome Canada," Martin Godbout, President and CEO of Genome Canada, said in a statement. "With this new investment, Canadian researchers will be able to achieve their objectives, create new knowledge, develop an innovative and leading research infrastructure and attract and retain the world's best researchers."

 

Since its founding, Genome Canadahas funded over CA$293 million ($193.3 million) in genomics and proteomics research projects across Canada.

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