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News on genomics

$1.5 million to support cancer research by leveraging data! Posted on Thursday November 5, 2020

Early this year, Génome Québec, Oncopole and IVADO joined forces to launch the “Omics Data Against Cancer” (ODAC) competition.Today, the three organizations are proud to announce the winners of this c (...)

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GAPP Projects: Genomics solutions in agriculture, agrifood, health and the environment Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Génome Québec is proud to announce that four research teams have received major funding in agriculture, agrifood, health and the environment in Québec.  The funds were awarded for projects under Genom (...)

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Génome Québec announces the appointment of its new Vice President, Scientific Affairs Posted on Tuesday October 6, 2020

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is happy to announce the appointment of Stéphanie Lord-Fontaine, PhD as Vice President, Scientific Affairs. The decision was unanimously endorsed by (...)

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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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