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How Genomics is Helping Eradicate Malaria

Malaria kills an estimated 400,000 people every year. In many countries, it’s the leading cause of death in children and pregnant women. But malaria isn’t just a health issue – it’s also an economic one. Watch the Podcast

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The right drug,
at the right dose,
to the right patient,
at the right time

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loving wife and cancer survivor.
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Illuminating Hereditary Cancers

Genomics positively impacts life, every day.

Genome BC is the catalyst behind genomics innovation in BC with a mission
to apply the power of genomics to pressing societal and economic challenges.
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Saving freshwater fish

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Curious minds can change the world

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about the transformational field of genomics.
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Tomorrow's Trees

Fighting back against climate change by figuring
out which trees to plant and where.
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Genomics will revolutionize many aspects of our lives...

Our goal is to realize the full potential of genomics.

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We work to expand understanding and drive the kind of innovation that brings practical, evidence-based solutions to some of life’s biggest challenges.

Why Genomics?

Every living organism has a genome. The insights gleaned from genomics hold the key to unleashing innovations across a host of sectors, presenting unprecedented opportunities to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for people across the globe.

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