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Genomics
Sep 07, 2021
Clinical trial breaks new ground on using immunotherapy for more cancer types
Clinical trial breaks new ground on using immunotherapy for more cancer types
Apr 26, 2021
OICR Genomics achieves CAP laboratory accreditation
OICR Genomics achieves CAP laboratory accreditation
Feb 03, 2021
Standards redefined: What lab accreditation means to OICR Genomics
Standards redefined: What lab accreditation means to OICR Genomics
Jan 04, 2021
Brain cancer linked to tissue healing, study finds
Brain cancer linked to tissue healing, study finds
Nov 30, 2020
Researchers find 3-D structure of the genome is behind the self-renewing capabilities of blood stem cells
Researchers find 3-D structure of the genome is behind the self-renewing capabilities of blood stem cells
Oct 15, 2020
Q&A with Morgan Taschuk, OICR’s new Director of Genome Sequence Informatics
Q&A with Morgan Taschuk, OICR’s new Director of Genome Sequence Informatics
Aug 28, 2020
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Feb 05, 2020
Unprecedented exploration generates most comprehensive map of cancer genomes charted to date
Unprecedented exploration generates most comprehensive map of cancer genomes charted to date
Feb 05, 2020
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
Feb 05, 2020
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
Feb 05, 2020
Whole-genome analysis generates new insights into viruses involved in cancer
Whole-genome analysis generates new insights into viruses involved in cancer
Feb 05, 2020
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Feb 05, 2020
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
Feb 05, 2020
Unraveling the story behind the cancers we can’t explain
Unraveling the story behind the cancers we can’t explain
Feb 05, 2020
Discovering cancer’s vulnerabilities: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Discovering cancer’s vulnerabilities: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Jan 20, 2020
New tumour-driving mutations discovered in the under-explored regions of the cancer genome
New tumour-driving mutations discovered in the under-explored regions of the cancer genome
Dec 03, 2019
OICR’s Dr. Trevor Pugh receives $1 million grant from The TD Ready Challenge
OICR’s Dr. Trevor Pugh receives $1 million grant from The TD Ready Challenge
Nov 21, 2019
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Oct 07, 2019
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Oct 04, 2019
Meet our new Lebovic Fellows
Meet our new Lebovic Fellows
Sep 03, 2019
OICR welcomes new investigator, Dr. Parisa Shooshtari
OICR welcomes new investigator, Dr. Parisa Shooshtari
Jul 30, 2019
Canadian Government-Sponsored Collaboration Targets Standardized Cancer Testing
Canadian Government-Sponsored Collaboration Targets Standardized Cancer Testing
May 31, 2019
Q&A with Dr. Trevor Pugh, OICR’s new Director of Genomics
Q&A with Dr. Trevor Pugh, OICR’s new Director of Genomics
May 30, 2019
Predicting the course of pancreatic cancer
Predicting the course of pancreatic cancer
Jan 10, 2019
FACIT makes follow-on investment in AI-based genomics company, DNAstack
FACIT makes follow-on investment in AI-based genomics company, DNAstack
Dec 17, 2018
When it comes to finding cancer risk, there’s power in numbers
When it comes to finding cancer risk, there’s power in numbers
Dec 13, 2018
What can we gain from looking at the outliers?: An investigation into long and short-term ovarian cancer survivors
What can we gain from looking at the outliers?: An investigation into long and short-term ovarian cancer survivors
Nov 14, 2018
Blood samples over biopsies: Developing a less invasive way to find and track cancers
Blood samples over biopsies: Developing a less invasive way to find and track cancers
Oct 02, 2018
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Sep 04, 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Aug 22, 2018
Heliotrope: Personalizing cancer treatment decisions
Heliotrope: Personalizing cancer treatment decisions
Aug 21, 2018
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Aug 07, 2018
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Jun 13, 2018
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
May 10, 2018
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
Mar 29, 2018
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Mar 29, 2018
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Mar 08, 2018
Collaborating to bring new treatment options to children with brain cancer
Collaborating to bring new treatment options to children with brain cancer
Feb 09, 2018
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health launches 2018 Strategic Roadmap
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health launches 2018 Strategic Roadmap
Dec 07, 2017
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Oct 04, 2017
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
Sep 25, 2017
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
Sep 06, 2017
OICR launches Tissue Portal to support tissue-based research projects
OICR launches Tissue Portal to support tissue-based research projects
Sep 06, 2017
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Aug 09, 2017
Mutation in prostate tumours shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA
Mutation in prostate tumours shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA
Aug 09, 2017
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Jun 07, 2017
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
Jun 05, 2017
OICR donates sequencer to Fleming College for high-tech training
OICR donates sequencer to Fleming College for high-tech training
May 03, 2017
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Apr 13, 2017
Could diagnosing cancer as rare diseases improve outcomes for patients?
Could diagnosing cancer as rare diseases improve outcomes for patients?
Apr 04, 2017
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
Mar 29, 2017
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
Mar 16, 2017
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Mar 09, 2017
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Feb 23, 2017
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
Feb 13, 2017
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
Feb 09, 2017
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
Jan 13, 2017
Decoding the beaver genome
Decoding the beaver genome
Dec 01, 2016
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Oct 21, 2016
OICR-led study finds four unique genomic signatures in pancreas cancer, uncovers potential of immunotherapies
OICR-led study finds four unique genomic signatures in pancreas cancer, uncovers potential of immunotherapies
Oct 18, 2016
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Oct 12, 2016
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
Sep 19, 2016
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Sep 15, 2016
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Jul 14, 2016
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
May 25, 2016
OICR partners with Israeli university to create new cancer genomics and immunity program
OICR partners with Israeli university to create new cancer genomics and immunity program
May 05, 2016
The launch of ICGCmed
The launch of ICGCmed
May 03, 2016
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
Dec 15, 2015
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone