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

To learn more on Genetic Discrimination Posted on Thursday October 5, 2017

To promote a better understanding and support decision making regarding the complex issues raised by genetic discrimination, Génome Québec asked the Centre of Genomics and Policy to produce a Policy B (...)

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Génome Québec applauds the appointment of Mona Nemer as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor Posted on Wednesday September 27, 2017

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, would like to congratulate Ms. Mona Nemer on her appointment as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor. (...)

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High-calibre leaders appointed to the Génome Québec Board of Directors Posted on Tuesday September 26, 2017

Montréal, September 26, 2017 -The Chairman of the Génome Québec Board, Martin Godbout, is proud to announce the appointment of five new board members to its Board of Directors:  -    Isabelle Bouffar (...)

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About
Génome Québec


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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