New genomic application projects to spur innovation across many Canadian sectors

Posted on
Jul 11, 2016

Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Terry Beech, today announced the recipients of Round 5 funding under Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP). Four projects are receiving a total of $3.3 million in federal funding through Genome Canada, with an additional $7.7 million invested through partners including provinces, private and public sector organizations. Dr. Charles Goulet from Université Laval, is working with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to use variation in aroma-related genes to develop more flavourful tomatoes. Read more