Genome Canada Canadian Government, Partners Commit C$59.8M to Natural Resources, Environmental Genomics Projects Funded projects include one developing environmental DNA analysis tools and another building a microbial platform to eliminate plastic waste. Research Team Wins C$6.5M From Genome Canada to Join Earth BioGenome Project The Earth BioGenome Project, launched in 2017, is an international effort that aims to sequence all of the planet's eukaryotic species. Genome BC Announces C$10M to Study Clinical Genomics Implementation The funding, part of a larger initiative by Genome Canada, will support two studies in British Columbia that will evaluate genomics in healthcare. Thermo Fisher, Genome Canada Ink C$6M Collaboration on Cancer NGS Assays The assays will combine genomic and gene expression analyses to better understand driver mutations in prostate, breast, and pancreatic cancers. Genome Canada Awards C$76.7M in Research Grants The funding, provided in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, will support research applying genomics in agriculture and aquaculture. Feb 4, 2019 Genome Canada, Partners Award $42.6M in Genomics, Informatics Research Funding Aug 16, 2018 Canadian Government, Industry Invest C$21M in Genomic Applications Program Jun 4, 2018 Genome Canada Launches National Precision Medicine Initiative Feb 1, 2018 Newly Funded Genome Canada Projects Focus on Proteomics, Rare Disease, Crop Genomics Premium Jan 23, 2018 Genome Canada, Partners Commit C$255M to Fund Genomics Research Jan 15, 2018 Canadian Partners Get Genome Canada Funding to Build DivSeek Bioinformatics Resource Dec 7, 2017 Sinai Health, BGI to Run RNA Sequencing Trials to Develop Better Diagnostics for Preterm Birth Premium Dec 1, 2017 Genome Canada, Partners Commit C$24.6M for Genome Research Projects Jun 12, 2017 Genome Canada, Pharma Partners Commit C$33M to Structural Genomics Consortium May 26, 2017 Canadian Government, Partners Award Genomic Research Grants Dec 9, 2016 Canadian Partners to Provide C$128.3M in Funding for Genome Research Projects Oct 11, 2016 Genome Canada, Partners Commit C$19M to Genomic Research Projects Sep 13, 2016 Genome Canada Awards C$4M for 16 Bioinformatics, Computational Biology Projects Mar 23, 2016 Canadian Prime Minister Calls for C$237.2M Investment in Genome Canada Mar 17, 2016 Genome Canada Announces Personalized Medicine Research Network Mar 10, 2016 Genome Canada Announces Funding for Industry, Academic Research Partnerships Dec 17, 2015 Canadian Research Team Wins C$7.3M to Develop New Vaccines for Cattle Premium Dec 15, 2015 Canadian Genomic Data-Sharing Program Lands C$3.3M Oct 28, 2015 Canadian Researchers Embark on C$9.9M Coho Salmon Genomics Project Jul 21, 2015 Genome Canada, Partners Earmark C$93M to Fund Agricultural Genomics Research Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.