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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

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Bartha Maria Knoppers Awarded l'Ordre national du Québec

June 8, 2012

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Professor Bartha Maria Knoppers, who received the prestigious Order of Québec as an Officer for her outstanding career and her contribution to genomics.


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Dr. Daniel Gaudet Receives the Biotechnology of Tomorrow Award at the 2012 Genesis Award Gala

June 7, 2012

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Dr. Daniel Gaudet, professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Montréal (U de M), Research Director at Chicoutimi Hospital and Director of the centre de médecine génique communautaire of U de M, for receiving the Biotechnology of Tomorrow Award at the 2012 Genesis Award Gala. For a fifth consecutive year, Génome Québec is proud to acknowledge the exceptional work of an individual (or company) which has had significant impact on the potential use of genomics in either the healthcare system or the development of a sustainable economy.


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Québec Life Sciences Forum - Génome Québec wants to recreate the Québec advantage

June 1, 2012

June 1st 2012, Montréal – Génome Québec welcomes the Québec government’s plan to initiate a strategic reflection on the future of the life sciences sector in the province. According to several speakers at the forum, Québec has several significant assets: scientific excellence, a synergistic ecosystem, world-class infrastructure, a public health system and a proven government willingness to deliver a common vision and plan of action to make Québec a world leader in the life sciences.


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Genome Canada Competition

May 30, 2012

For all the steps in the application process to the competition, refer to Genome Canada guidelines concerning this funding opportunity.


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Dr. Thomas J. Hudson Appointed to the Génome Québec Board of Directors

Apr. 24, 2012

Martin Godbout, Chair of the Board, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Thomas J. Hudson to the Génome Québec Board of Directors. The appointment was unanimously approved at the last general assembly. “Given the current shift in the life sciences business model, Dr. Hudson’s contribution will be pivotal to Génome Québec’s development and growth. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work together again on bringing the benefits of genomics to the community,” Martin Godbout explained.


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RECORD FUNDING FOR QUEBEC

Apr. 24, 2012

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre is pleased to announce that they have been awarded funding totalling $7.6 million over a two-year period from Genome Canada’s 2010 Competition: Science and Technology Innovation Centre Operations Support. This award, a record sum for Québec, will be used to fund the operations of the Innovation Centre as well as the services offered to scientific communities in Québec, the rest of Canada and around the world.


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$300,000 as part of Québec Vert competition

Mar. 14, 2012

Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is pleased to announce the results of the Québec Vert Competition, launched last spring, and made possible thanks to a grant from the Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation. The aim of this competition is to fund pilot projects that will use genomics to solve issues related to ecosystem health.


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A new President and CEO at the helm of Génome Québec

Jan. 28, 2012

The Chairman of the Board, Martin Godbout, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc LePage as President and CEO of Génome Québec.


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