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April 20, 2009 09:39 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada and Genome Canada Announce New Agriculture and Bioproducts Research Projects

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Science and Technology, and Dr. Calvin Stiller, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Genome Canada will announce the results of Genome Canada's Competition in Applied Genomics Research in Bioproducts or Crops during a news conference.



Date: Monday, April 20, 2009

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Agriculture Atrium, Main Level
University of Saskatchewan
51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK


Drs. Gordon Rowland, Sylvie Cloutier, Peter Phillips, David Levin and Richard Sparling, leaders of three of the successful project proposals, will be present.

After the announcement, the media will have an opportunity to ask questions followed by photo ops and a tour of Dr. Martin Reaney's laboratory for dignitaries and media.

Contact Information

  • Genome Canada
    Helene Meilleur
    613-751-4460 x 116
    Cell: 613-355-5968
    hmeilleur@genomecanada.ca
    or
    Genome Prairie
    Carol Reynolds
    306-668-3574
    Cell: 306-241-9033
    creynolds@genomeprairie.ca
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft, Director of Communications
    613-943-7599
    gary.toft@ic.gc.ca
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    613-943-2502