Through the Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN), scientists across Canada are collaborating on genomics-based research to find solutions to COVID-19.

UBC scientists sequencing the genomes of Canadians with COVID-19

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Research could explain why COVID-19 is mild for some, fatal for others.

For years, genome sequencing has helped scientists better understand the factors that predispose humans to disease. Now, the tool is being used in the fight against COVID-19.

Through the Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN)—a new initiative launched by Genome Canada and backed by $40 million in federal funding—scientists across Canada are collaborating on genomics-based research to find solutions to COVID-19….

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