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Genome Canada Provides $16.7M to Six Platform Labs

NEW YORK, May 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Genome Canada will provide more than CA$18.6 million ($16.7 million) to six science and technology centers over the next 15 months, funding services in DNA sequencing, genotyping, microarrays, proteomics, bioinformatics, genetic analysis, and DNA mapping, the agency said yesterday.

 

The centers, which the Canadian government calls "platforms," serve researchers funded by Genome Canada. The government said 20 percent of their activities are devoted to work related to other Canadian agencies. Two of the platforms are located in Vancouver while Victoria, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal host one platform each.

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