Mission ADN-eau 

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Protect caribou populations thanks to genomics

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Tribute to four Québec researchers in precision medicine 

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Génome Québec

Making genomics work for Citizens, Industry and Society!
DNA: When the infinitely small generates big possibilities.

News on genomics

Take a look at Mission ADN-eau video Posted on Monday February 24, 2020

Mission ADN-eau (Mission eDNA) is a citizen based science project that aims to explore the biodiversity of Quebec water bodies using environmental DNA.  (...)

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Breeding Better Oysters with genomics Posted on Thursday February 20, 2020

A $3.8 million project puts a New Brunswick company at the forefront of oyster breeding technology in Atlantic Canada.

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Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Funding Opportunity Posted on Monday February 17, 2020

We are pleased to inform you that Genome Canada has partnered with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research  (CIHR) on an ongoing funding call entitled the Canadian 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (...)

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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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