How Genomics Helped
Crack the Code of COVID-19

Learn how scientists at the BC Centre for Disease Control are using genomics to help crack the code of COVID-19. Watch the Podcast


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Just before her first birthday, Rory was fighting for her future... LEARN MORE

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

Meet Chiquita, amazing mom,
loving wife and cancer survivor.

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.

Saving freshwater fish

Using genomics to adapt to climate change LEARN MORE

Curious minds can
change the world

Get unbiased, engaging educational resources
about the transformational field of genomics.

Tomorrow's Trees

Fighting back against climate change by figuring
out which trees to plant and where.

Genomics will revolutionize many aspects of our lives...

Our goal is to realize the full potential of genomics.


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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