Navigation Links
New research projects to enhance bioinformatics and computational biology tools and methodologies
Date:4/25/2013

trategies for agriculture, forestry management, bioenergy and aquaculture," said Pierre Meulien, President and CEO of Genome Canada.

"Technological advances in genomics and in high-resolution imaging promise to drastically improve the precision and efficacy of Canadian health care. However, the development of strategies to handle the enormous amounts of data generated from these technologies is essential for us to achieve their full potential. We are proud to be working together with our partners at Genome Canada and the regional Genome Centres in this new initiative in

bioinformatics and computational biology that will facilitate research in this critical area," said Paul Lasko, Scientific Director for CIHR's Institute of Genetics.

The Harper Government's investment in these projects is approximately $6.4 million ($5 million from Genome Canada and another $1.4 million from CIHR). The balance of funding is secured by regional Genome Centres from provincial governments, the private sector and other partners, bringing the total value of these projects to almost $11 million.

To build on Genome Canada's achievements to date, Economic Action Plan 2013 proposes to provide $165 million in 2014 to support Genome Canada's multi-year strategic plan.

Since 2006, the Harper Government has provided more than $9 billion in new funding for initiatives to support science, technology and the growth of innovative firms, helping to foster a world-class research and innovation system. Economic Action Plan 2013 builds on this strong foundation, helping to position Canada for sustainable, long-term economic prosperity and a higher quality of life for Canadians.


'/>"/>

Contact: Andrea Matyas
amatyas@genomecanada.ca
613-751-4460 x231
Genome Canada
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Researchers pinpoint how trees play role in smog production
2. CNIO researchers capture the replication of the human genome for the first time
3. Cleveland Clinic research shows gut bacteria byproduct predicts heart attack and stroke
4. Scientists awarded $5.5 million for wheat, rice blast research
5. New research points to benefits of eggs, even for those at cardiovascular risk
6. New research examines connection between inflammatory stimulus and Parkinsons disease
7. Penn State Hass avocado research poster wins American Society For Nutrition Annual Awards
8. Large animal models of Huntingtons disease offer new and promising research options
9. New research constructs ant family tree
10. Researchers abuzz over caffeine as cancer-cell killer
11. An important discovery in breast cancer by IRCM researchers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/16/2014)... they are anything but sustainable: environmental damage to ... becoming increasingly evident. Despite their disadvantages, however, monocultures ... as the sole possibility of achieving higher yields ... Schmid, an ecology professor at the University of ... and forestry. After all, a new study carried ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... October 16, 2014 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile ... technologies including Wocket™, the Smart Wallet, at the 13 ... is a leading global conference on the intersection of ... Mark Anderson , founder and publisher of the ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... The book ,Models of Life, is a non-traditional biophysics ... itself. The book is a journey of discovery into ... of life and biological regulation. It is about how ... strategic communication between the billions of cells in an ... the relationships between principles, which can be found on ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 3NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 3New book about life as seen from physics 2
... are thrown away each year because the ,best before, ... cautious estimate, which means a lot of still-edible food ... packaging could ,test, whether the contents are still safe ... di Catania, CEA-Liten and STMicroelectronics have invented a circuit ...
... Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its employees have garnered new ... efficiency and renewable energy research. NREL Engineer ... Metzger has been named by the American Society of ... New Face of Engineering. The program, part of National ...
... , Feb. 27, 2013 CellTrust Corporation, the recognized worldwide ... the company,s flagship product CellTrust SecureSMS ® PULSE ... Health ,s mobile messaging platform and will demonstrate connection with ... Conference and Exhibition March 3-7 in New ...
Cached Biology News:Invention opens the way to packaging that monitors food freshness 2Invention opens the way to packaging that monitors food freshness 3NREL employees honored by industry associations 2CellTrust SecureSMS PULSE Integrated to Santech Health for Secure Text Messaging of Biometrics and PHI will be Demonstrated at HIMSS 2013 2CellTrust SecureSMS PULSE Integrated to Santech Health for Secure Text Messaging of Biometrics and PHI will be Demonstrated at HIMSS 2013 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... Md. , Oct. 20, 2014  GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Zola P. Horovitz , Ph.D., from its board of directors ... board in August 2003, and served as its chairman from ... served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees ... for more than a decade of dedicated service to GenVec, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... N.J. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson ... , Through the Strategic Alliance Partnership program, ... OncLive will collaborate to raise awareness of the ... treatment, and other projects. Clinicians and other health ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Local veterinary surgeon, Dr. Tim ... study of donor stem cells for dogs with osteoarthritis. ... and has performed clinical stem cell therapy for 7 ... determine if a single injection of donor stem cells ... reduce pain and inflammation in the treated joints. ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... OCTOBER 20-22, 2014: The ... ABIM will take place at the Congress ... 2014 is now available at http://www.abim.ch ... and organizations from all over the globe ... the latest products and developments on the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Zola P. Horovitz To Retire From GenVec Board 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 3Cascade Veterinary Referral Center Seeks Candidates for an Investigational Study of Stem Cells for Dogs with Arthritis 2
... Cearnal appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Development, ... Pharmaceuticals,Inc. has appointed industry veteran Martin E. ... this newly created position Mr.,Cearnal will be ... development initiatives., (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080903/CLW115 ...
... Specialty, LP, the,state-of-the-art pharmaceutical distribution center of US ... the National,Safety Council for its outstanding safety achievements., ... produce the "best of the best",in safety and ... away from work resulting from workplace injuries or ...
... PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 eResearchTechnology,Inc. (eRT), (Nasdaq: ... and,eClinical technology, ePRO and other services to the ... that,Dr. Michael J. McKelvey, the Company,s President and ... Financial Officer, are,scheduled to present at the Thomas ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Taps Industry Veteran for Key Executive Position 2US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award 2eResearchTechnology, Inc. to Present at the Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference on September 4th, 2008 2
Mouse TREM-2 Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
Human BMP 2 Construction Kit provides antigen affinity purified polyclonal capture and tracer antibodies, and antigen standard for development of approximately ten microplate assays....
...
... pAcGHLT-A,B,C Baculovirus ... Set,pAcGHLT-XylE Baculovirus ... Powder,Thrombin Dilution ... Cocktail,Insect Cell ...
Biology Products: