Genome British Columbia


400-575 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver BC
V5Z 0C4

Phone:604 738 8072
Fax: 604-738-8597

Member Sector: Academic & Research Institutions

Genome British Columbia is a catalyst for the life sciences cluster on Canada’s West Coast, and manages a cumulative portfolio of over $625M in research projects and science and technology platforms. Working with governments, academia and industry across sectors such as forestry, fisheries, agriculture, environment, bioenergy, mining and human health, the goal of the organization is to generate social and economic benefits for British Columbia and Canada.

In addition to research, Genome BC is committed to openness, meaningful dialogue, public outreach, and educational leadership, and as such, seeks to foster understanding and appreciation of the significance of genomics and proteomics science and technology among teachers, students and the general public.

02.02.2016 – Supporting leading health research with Genome BC 01.04.2016 – GENOME BC ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER 02.02.2015 – Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges – Genomic Solutions 11.13.2014 – SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY – Genomics adds a new dimension to LNG and biofuels 10.28.2014 – Personalized medicine: Genomics helps BC pharmacists target the right drugs for the right patient 10.15.2014 – Protecting Canada’s Forests using Next Generation Biosurveillance 10.09.2014 – Milking It: Genomics is taking the guesswork out of dairy production 09.18.2014 – Protecting kokanee salmon: Modern research complements traditional First Nations legacy programs 06.10.2014 – Scientific breakthrough: International collaboration has sequenced the Atlantic salmon genome 05.13.2014 – Joseph Garcia and Jock Finlayson appointed to Genome BC board 03.17.2014 – BC team leading innovative advances for childhood cancer diagnostics 02.17.2014 – Genome BC Geneskool workshops turning Sunshine Coast students into budding scientists 02.15.2014 – International organization elects Genome BC President & CEO as a fellow 01.23.2014 – Genome BC investing in BC technology and manufacturi