Jeremy Grushcow at the Cross-Border Biotech Blog discusses Canada's funding woes. First, Genome Canada was shocked when the Canadian government withdrew its funding, though the Canadian government disputed that interpretation, saying that Genome Canada is still receiving money from previous budgets. Now, though, Genome Canada has turned around and done the same thing to the International Regulome Consortium project. Genome Canada says it had nothing to do with losing its federal funds and the cut is due to management and scientific issues.
Update: The news part of our site goes into more detail here.