We are a catalyst for innovative solutions through the science of genomics
Who we are
Genome BC, a non-profit research organization, leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the adoption of genomics into society. Our major investors are the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada through Genome Canada and Western Economic Diversification Canada. This funding is complemented by partnerships with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC’s bioeconomy.
Our vision: Genomics positively impacts life, every day.
Our mission: Applying the power of genomics to pressing societal and economic challenges.
To apply the power of genomics to better the lives of British Columbians and all Canadians through a high performing health care system and thriving agrifood and natural resources sectors.
We invest in research, facilitate innovation and drive the responsible uptake of genomics applications through expert services and societal engagement.
We are recognized for our cross-cutting genomic expertise, community building and connections. Our reputation and credibility are built on our accomplishments and capabilities.
Our unique approach allows us to undertake and manage complex research and innovation, mobilize partner investment and mitigate risk in the translation and commercialization processes.
- Integrity is at the core of our decisions and actions
- Empathy is integral to our relationships
- Commitments are honoured with passion and purpose
- Boldness and agility motivate our pursuits
- Curiosity and wonder inspire us
Genome BC’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
Genome BC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the work we do, and to take a stand against racism and all forms of discrimination, particularly in the areas of science and genomics. We recognize that this is a process that requires a sustainable approach. We will listen, learn and act, not just today, but over time, in order to live up to our commitment.