National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC

August 19, 2009 15:30 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Significant Investment in Local Company That Will Benefit Cancer Detection


August 19, 2009, Thunder Bay, Ontario — On August 20, Mr. Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in a Thunder Bay firm, Genesis Genomics Inc.

Genesis Genomics' research is in the discovery, development and commercial application of mitochondrial DNA-based biomarkers for the early detection of disease in order to extend life, reduce treatment cost and improve the quality of life of cancer patients.

Date:  Thursday, August 20, 2009

Time:  2:00 p.m. EDT

Place: Genesis Genomics Inc.
           ICR Discoveries Building, Lounge
           290 Munro Street
           Thunder Bay, Ontario

Contact Information

  • National Research Council Canada
    Media Relations


    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications