Genomics News

Genome Canada and SSHRC Joint Initiative on Societal Implications of Disruptive Innovation in Genomics

Published Friday June 26, 2015


June 26, 2015, Ottawa, ON – Genome Canada (GC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)have signed a joint initiative agreement to jointly support social sciences and humanities (...)

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A $6.5-million Canadian Foundation for Innovation funding for CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal

Published Monday June 1, 2015


The Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced Friday investment for new research infrastructure through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, that Canadian researchers across the country (...)

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Beyond the poppy: a new method of opium production

Published Tuesday May 19, 2015


According to new studies by researchers from Concordia University in Montreal and theUniversity of California, Berkeley, yeast can be engineered to convert sugar to alkaloids — plant-derived compounds (...)

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