Génome Canada

Génome Canada

August 23, 2005 15:31 ET

Genome Canada/Media Advisory : The Honourable David L. Emerson to Announce Major Investment in Genomics Research

WINNIPED, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 23, 2005) - The Honourable David L. Emerson, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for Genome Canada, and Dr. Martin Godbout, President & CEO of Genome Canada, are pleased to invite members of the media to a major Genome Canada funding announcement.

WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2005 at 3:30 pm

WHERE: CancerCare Manitoba
Arnold Greenberg Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

Also participating in the announcement will be Minister David Walter Chomiak, of Industry, Science and Technology for Manitoba and Dr. Henry Friesen, past Chair of Genome Canada's Board of Directors.

Competition III was launched July 2004, soliciting large-scale research projects in genomics and proteomics, three to four years in duration, in all research sectors, including GE3LS.

Genome Canada is the primary funding and information resource relating to genomics and proteomics in Canada.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable David L. Emerson
    Minister of Industry
    Christiane Fox
    (613) 995-9001
    Genome Canada
    Marcel Chartrand
    Vice-President, Communications
    (613) 751-4460, ext. 113