Genome Canada

Genome Canada
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

March 25, 2013 15:09 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government to Announce New Personalized Health Research Projects

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2013) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, will announce new research projects in the field of genomics and personalized health.

Also present at the announcement will be, among others:

  • Dr. Pierre Meulien, President and CEO of Genome Canada
  • Dr. Robert Thirsk, Vice-President, Public, Government and Institute Affairs for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Following the announcement, dignitaries and media are invited on a laboratory tour for photo opportunities and interviews.

Date: March 26, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: MaRS Discovery District (Auditorium)
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7

Contact Information

  • Michele-Jamali Paquette
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    613-947-2956

    Andrea Matyas
    Communications Specialist
    Genome Canada
    613-790-0106

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502