NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome Canada announced today that it plans to invest C$4 million ($3 million) in 16 bioinformatics and computational biology projects to be conducted at universities and agencies across Canada.

The awards are as a result of Genome Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's 2015 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition. The partners said they hope the projects will spur the development of new tools for omics research, and big data analysis and interpretation.

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