Simon Fraser University 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. International Coalition Building Virtual Cohort of 1.4M Patients Premium The Common Infrastructure for National Cohorts in Europe, Canada, and Africa (CINECA) project looks to harmonize ontologies and create an interoperability platform for global genomics research. Atlantic Salmon Genome Offers Look at Rediploidization An international team explored the evolutionary history of salmonid fish using a new, high-quality genome sequence for the Atlantic salmon. Genome BC, Canada Fund New Proof-of-Concept Genomics Grants NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome British Columbia and the Canadian government have funded four new research projects seeking to develop genomics-related technologies for a range of applications. BC Launches Metagenomics-Based Water Testing Study By Matt Jones Dec 6, 2011 Canada Directing $4.3M to Forest Pathogen Research May 24, 2011 IP Roundup: May 24, 2011 Premium Jun 11, 2010 Kinexus Says New Algorithm Enables Mapping of Human Protein Kinase Activity Premium Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.