Protecting our forests
from pests


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Genomics offering new avenues
for breast cancer prevention


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Genomics joins the fight
against the spruce budworm


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Demystifying pediatric
brain cancer


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Decontaminating soils
with mother nature's help


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News on genomics

Launch of a new Genome Canada competition in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (B/CB) Posted on Wednesday December 6, 2017

We are pleased to announce this new competition seeking proposals aimed at supporting projects focusing on the development and/or creation of new bioinformatics and computational biology tools and/or (...)

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Concordia University agrifood researchers receive major funding Posted on Friday December 1, 2017

Génome Québec congratulates Pr. Adrian Tsang’s team, whose research will be funded as part of the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP). 

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Two Québec Researchers Funded to Study the Societal Implications of Genomics Research Posted on Wednesday November 15, 2017

Congratulations to professors David M. Secko of Concordia University and Michel Dorval of Université Laval, who will be supported by a joint initiative of Genome Canada and the Social Sciences and Hum (...)

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Génome Québec


Learn more about who we are and what we do

Génome Québec is an economic development organization that contributes to strengthening the competitiveness of the genomics innovation system in order to maximize its socioeconomic impact in Québec. It does so by funding major genomic research initiatives and putting in place the tools necessary for scientific and strategic development in the field.

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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