Tribute to four Québec researchers in precision medicine 

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Génome Québec launches its new Education Platform

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A message by Minister Dominique Anglade


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Making genomics work for Citizens, Industry and Society!
DNA: When the infinitely small generates big possibilities.

News on genomics

Fifteen high-school students explore the wonders of genomics Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre received today enthusiastic Secondary 3 and 4 students as part of a career discovery week in Life Sciences and Health Technologies (LFHT) orga (...)

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Quebec Forum on Genetic Discrimination Posted on Tuesday July 10, 2018

The use of genetic information outside of the health context can create some concerns regarding the possibility that it may negatively affect someone based on their genetic profile, a phenomenon refer (...)

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Call for proposals - National initiative for the clinical implementation of precision health Posted on Friday June 29, 2018

The foundational step of this major project is a pilot program on rare diseases.

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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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