NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Canadian government has granted no money in its budget for the coming year to fund Genome Canada, the biomedical and biotechnology-focused entity that supports science in the country, the non-profit organization's President, Martin Godbout, told GenomeWeb Daily News today.

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