NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome Canada announced today a C$93 million (US$71.6 million) investment in 11 new genomics research projects related to Canadian agriculture, fisheries, and aquaculture.

The funding, which is provided under Genome Canada’s 2014 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition called Genomics and Feeding the Future, are each valued at between C$5 million and C$10 million, the organization said.

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