Oct 24 (Reuters) - Burcon Nutrascience Corp
* Burcon announces rights offering
* Says the rights will be listed for trading on TSX beginning on November 1, 2016 under symbol "BU.RT"
* Says proceeds of rights offering, assuming full exercise of rights and after deducting expenses, will be about $5 million
* Says proceeds of rights offering will be used to fund Burcon's ongoing and expanded research and development program Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: