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CGEn is a federally funded national platform for genome sequencing and analysis. Established in 2014, CGEn employs over 200 staff, and is funded primarily by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) through its Major Science Initiatives Fund (MSI), leveraging investments from Genome Canada and other stakeholders. CGEn operates as an integrated national platform with nodes in Toronto (The Centre for Applied Genomics at The Hospital for Sick Children), Montréal, (McGill Genome Centre at McGill University) and Vancouver (Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre), providing genomic services, including genome sequencing and analysis, that enable research in agriculture, forestry, fishery, the environment, health sciences, and many other disciplines of interest to Canadians.


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OUR VISION

Serve as Canada’s engine for genomics-enabled research and discovery, supporting a healthier and more sustainable future for all Canadians.

OUR MISSION

Enhance Canada’s national capacity for genome sequencing and informatics analysis; Accelerate next-generation scientific solutions underpinned by large-scale data generation, and; Support Canadian national and international projects in sequencing, databasing and open science collaborations.

CGEn's Strategic Vision 2022

Visit CGEn’s Strategic Plan 2025 page to read the full version.

 

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