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Genomics positively impacts life, every day. Genome BC is the catalyst behind genomics innovation in BC with a mission
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Genomics will revolutionize many aspects of our lives...

Our goal is to realize the full potential of genomics.


We work to expand understanding and drive the kind of innovation that brings practical, evidence-based solutions to some of life’s biggest challenges.

Why Genomics?

Every living organism has a genome. The insights gleaned from genomics hold the key to unleashing innovations across a host of sectors, presenting unprecedented opportunities to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for people across the globe.

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