By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – British Columbia has provided nearly C$2.2 million (US$2.1 million) to the BC Cancer Agency to buy three genome sequencers that will be installed in the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC).

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), which provided the funding, said on Friday that the program also will support a new business outreach coordinator who will aim to increase the GSC's work with industry.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of high-grade serous ovarian cancer, and more.

The new Riken president outlines some of his plans for the institute.

The Guardian discusses whether big science projects are worth the loss of resources available for other scientific pursuits.

An NEJM update from the ClinVar team highlights the difficulties of interpreting genetic variants.