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Genome British Columbia: Transforming Life Sciences Research In BC



7/21/2010 9:53:42 AM

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2010) - Genome BC -

Editor's Note: There are two photos accompanying this news release.

On a tour of the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre in Vancouver, Dr. Richard Moore shows the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Democratic Reform) how a "next generation" sequencing system, supported by Genome Canada and Genome BC enables the rapid and complete sequencing of a human genome - technology being used today to improve patient therapies and enhancing patient outcomes.

Minister Fletcher toured the facility on July 20 accompanied by researchers from Genome BC's Microarray Facility and Technology Development.

To view the photos accompanying this news release, please visit the following links:

http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/gbcph1.JPG

http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/gbcph2.JPG


Contacts:
Genome BC
Sally Greenwood
Director, Communications
604-637-4373
sgreenwood@genomebc.ca
www.genomebc.ca


Read at BioSpace.com


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