McGill research centres figure prominently in new genomics network

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Earlier today, Genome Canada announced that it is investing $15.5 million in Canada’s new Genomics Innovation Network (GIN). The Network is comprised of ten “Nodes,” each receiving core operational funding from Genome Canada, with matching funds from various public and private sector partners. Two of the 10 Nodes – the Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics (C3G) and the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre – are McGill research centres.

Les promesses de la génomique

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Plusieurs chercheurs du Centre d’innovation Génome Québec et Université McGill ont complété leurs études pendant les 13 années qu’a duré le vaste projet multinational du génome humain (PGH). Or, ce sont les progrès réalisés depuis la cartographie du génome humain qui suscitent leur émerveillement.

Expanding the genomics universe

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Many of the principal researchers in the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre came of academic age during the 13-year-long, multi-national Human Genome Project – but it’s the developments since the mapping of the human genome that fill them with wonder.