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News on genomics

COVID-19 – A New Initiative from the Québec Research Sector Posted on Thursday March 26, 2020

As part of the initiatives put forward to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fonds de recherche du Québec and Génome Québec have tasked a group of researchers with establishing the Québec CO (...)

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Canada SynBio 2020 is postponed Posted on Thursday March 19, 2020

Given the situation around COVID-19 and actions being taken by the Canadian, Quebec and Ontario governments, the Canada SynBio conference, which was supposed to take place on June 3rd in Montreal, is (...)

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Génome Québec activities remains operational Posted on Thursday March 19, 2020

Génome Québec is closely monitoring the development of the situation caused by COVID-19 and has taken all the necessary measures to reduce the risk of transmission. The safety of our employees and par (...)

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About
Génome Québec

 

Génome Québec’s mission is to catalyze the development and excellence of genomics research and promote its integration and democratization. It is a pillar of the Québec bioeconomy and contributes to Québec’s influence and its social and sustainable development. 

 

Génome Québec is helping to accelerate the discovery of new applications for genomics in strategic areas such as healthagrifood, forestry and the environment.

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What is genomics?

You may not realize it, but you probably already know a little about genomics. Perhaps you’ve heard of DNA and genes in the media. Maybe you’re aware that you have inherited many of your traits from your ancestors. These traits are determined by our genes, which are organized within our cells into chromosomes. That’s what genomics is all about…and more!

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