The Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (MSGSC) has become the latest advanced research computing site for WestGrid and Compute Canada. One of eight research programs operated by the BC Cancer Agency, MSGSC is the largest capacity genomics centre of its type in Canada. It brings the number of western-based research institutions partnering with WestGrid to 16 . The initiative is supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the BC Knowledge Development Fund. The node will be staffed with 11 dedicated personnel to operate and expand bioinformatics expertise, and sharing computing resources with researchers across the country through Compute Canada's national platform…..