NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Several Canadian science funding agencies are providing a total of C$7 million (US$7 million) to fund efforts to develop new tools and methods for studying and using large amounts of omics data.

Under the new funding call, Discovery Frontiers: Advancing Big Data Science in Genomics Research, Canada will award a total of C$1.5 million per year for four years and an additional C$1 million to cover infrastructure and operations costs.

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