Organization: Genome British Columbia

Canada & Spain collaborate on three genomics projects

A scientific cooperation agreement between Genome Canada and Genoma Espana has led to three jointly funded research projects worth $17 million and aimed at placing the two nations at the international forefront of specific niche sectors. The projects involve the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI), Genome British Columbia and Genome Atlantic. The OGI project, led by…

Genome research project secures corporate backing

The largest project ever funded by Genome Canada — Functional Patho-genomics of Mucosal Immunity — has netted two corporate sponsors. Inimex Pharmaceuticals Inc of Vancouver and the newly created Pyxis Genomics Canada Inc (a subsidiary of Chicago-based Pyxis Genomics Inc) are contributing a total of $10.5 million for exclusive rights to commercialize discoveries arising from…