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News on genomics

Génome Québec commends the federal government’s contribution to research Posted on Thursday April 23, 2020

The President and CEO of Génome Québec, Daniel Coderre, applauds Ottawa’s decision to invest $40 million in research on sequencing the genomes of the virus and of patients to better understand the beh (...)

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Congratulations to Guy Rouleau, recipient of a Gairdner Award Posted on Friday April 3, 2020

Dr. Guy Rouleau received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2020 for his outstanding work on identifying and elucidating the general mechanisms of neurological and psychiatric diseases, such as ALS (a (...)

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Marc Bergeron Appointed Vice President, Finance Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2020

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Bergeron to the position of Vice President, Finance, starting April 1, 2020. Mr. Bergeron will be tak (...)

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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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