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BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences Centre Genomics Technology Platform

  • Project Leaders: Marco Marra, Martin Hirst, Steve Jones, Corey Nislow
  • Institutions: BC Cancer Agency (BCCA)
  • Budget: $18,351,022
  • Competition: Platforms 2016 GTP
  • Genome Centre(s): Genome BC
  • Fiscal Year: 2017
  • Status: Active

The sequencing analysis platform at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) is at the forefront of international genomics research, and under the leadership of Drs. Marra and Jones, has operated as a Genome Canada platform since the inception of Genome Canada’s technology programs in 2001.This platform is linked to an expanding talent pool that is bringing and will continue to bring benefit to Canada and Canadians.