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News on genomics

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 is putting in place a Concertation Table on Precision Medicine Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2020

Génome Québec is proud to announce the creation of a Concertation Table on Precision Medicine following the recent dissolution of the RSSPQ. A new web portal will be created soon on our website.   W (...)

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Bartha Maria Knoppers to Accept the Esteemed Till & McCulloch Award Posted on Tuesday September 15, 2020

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Bartha Maria Knoppers, O.C, O.Q, PhD, Professor and Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University who received the prestigious 2020 Till & (...)

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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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