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Media Advisory: Harper Government to Announce New Personalized Health Research Projects

Mar 25 2013 12:00AM



TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/13 -- The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, will announce new research projects in the field of genomics and personalized health.

Also present at the announcement will be, among others:

-- Dr. Pierre Meulien, President and CEO of Genome Canada-- Dr. Robert Thirsk, Vice-President, Public, Government and Institute Affairs for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Following the announcement, dignitaries and media are invited on a laboratory tour for photo opportunities and interviews.

Date: March 26, 2013Time: 1:00 p.m.Location: MaRS Discovery District (Auditorium) 101 College Street Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7

Michele-Jamali Paquette
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State (Science and Technology)

Andrea Matyas
Communications Specialist
Genome Canada

Media Relations
Industry Canada

Source: Marketwire

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