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Recent events, awards, and media releases from the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
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May 14, 2002

New BC Cancer Research Centre Launch

The BC Cancer Foundation announced the official groundbreaking for construction of one of Canada's largest cancer research facilities today at the site of the new BC Cancer Research Centre. Officials from the BC Cancer Foundation and the BC Cancer Agency were joined in today's announcement by a number of federal and provincial dignitaries, including Canada's Industry Minister, Allan Rock, and British Columbia's Minister of Health Planning, Sindi Hawkins.

May 13, 2002

Posters: Genome Sequencing & Biology at CSHL 2002

The posters presented at the May 2002 Genome Sequencing & Biology meeting at Cold Spring Harbour are now available for download .

Apr 08, 2002

Human CGH BAC Rearray

The Genome Sciences Centre has constructed a CGH rearray of human BACs. This set of some 30,000 clones will span the genome and be used in experiments to detect genotypic differences across the entire genome.

Apr 04, 2002

Bioinformatics of Mammalian Gene Expression project funded by Genome Canada

Apr 04, 2002

BC genomics researchers receive new approvals bringing funding to over $100 million

BC genomics researchers receive new approvals bringing funding to over $100 million. Five additional large-scale genomics research programs announced. Allan Rock, Minister of Industry, Dr. Martin Godbout, President and CEO of Genome Canada, and Dr. Alan Winter, President and CEO of Genome BC, announced today the approval of five new genomics research projects worth $32 million, half of which will be provided by Genome Canada. In addition, Genome BC will receive a further $6 million for a joint project with Genome Prairie, which was announced in Edmonton yesterday. With today's announcement, Genome BC will have received approval for over $100 million of genomics research projects, half of which will be provided by Genome Canada.

Apr 04, 2002

Mouse Atlas of Gene Expression project funded by Genome Canada

Feb 15, 2002

Minister Allan Rock and new CEO for Genome BC announce completion of BC genomics research agreements

Five Genome BC projects focus on health, forestry, aquaculture and the environment

Dec 10, 2001

BC Cancer Foundation to receive $10M for genome research

Genome Sequence Centre Receives Federal Funding

Oct 29, 2001

Internet Contig Explorer version 3

Third release of internet map viewer

Jul 23, 2001

Worming Our Way to a Longer Life

A Canadian-led search hunt for immortality

Mar 27, 2001

Genome Sequence Centre Completes a Physical Map of the Mouse Genome

A 17-month project culminates in a physical map of the mouse using 300,000 BACs

Mar 12, 2001

Cancer Research Centre Gets Knowledge Development Funding

Canada's first fully integrated cancer research centre will be built at the B.C. Cancer Agency's downtown Vancouver site

Jul 26, 2000

Canadian Foundation for Innovation Announces $27.8 Million for BC Cancer

Major boost for cancer research - federal government announces $27.8 million in funding for new B.C. cancer research facility

Jul 21, 2000

Provincial Government Funding

Minister of Technology Visit

Apr 22, 2000

Almost Human

The mouse genome will help us to understand our own DNA

Apr 17, 2000

Minister of Industry Tours the GSC Facilities

Mar 15, 2000

Tzu Chi Foundation joins BC Cancer Foundation in unlocking the mysteries of cancer

Mar 14, 2000

National Post Feature

The National Post features the Genome Sciences Centre in a 3-day exposition on the status and implications of the Human Genome Project in its "Writing the Book of Life" addendum.

Jan 27, 2000

Minister of Health Visits the GSC

Rock announces committment to national genomics health research

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