As the Economist stated “molecular biology is to the 21st century what physics was to the 20th.” The world of genomics is fascinating, but has a reputation for being a difficult subject to deliver. And the field is rapidly changing, making it nearly impossible to keep abreast of major discoveries and the impact genomics has on our lives.
Genome BC is committed to being the primary source and resource for genomics activity in BC and providing curious minds with unbiased, accurate and up to date information about this field. Information about genomics’ relevance to society, the benefits and risks of genomics research, and the impact it’s having on our health, our environment, our food supply and our energy sources.
This media centre is designed to provide resources for media representatives, the public and other stakeholders so they can be informed about the impact of genomics research funded through Genome BC.
This centre contains press releases, a photo gallery, videos and B-roll, a glossary of scientific terms and concepts, annual reports, quarterly newsletters and contact details.
What Genome BC can do for the media:
- Provide expert spokespeople on genomics and related research, including the impact of such research on human health, the environment, agriculture, bioenergy, fisheries and aquaculture, mining, and forestry
- Provide background materials and informal briefings on genomics-related topics
- Liaise with researchers and scientists from Genome BC projects and coordinate interviews