Press releases


Génome Québec invests time and money to make sure that genomics becomes a powerful economic force and delivers innovative solutions in health and the environment. In this section, you will find all the latest press releases published by Génome Québec.


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Appointment of Marc LePage

Montréal, December 21, 2015 - Martin Godbout, Chair of the Board, would like to announce the departure of Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec. Given his vast and diversified track record in the field of research and innovation, Mr. LePage has agreed to serve as the new President and CEO (...)

Published on Monday December 21, 2015



Government of Canada establishes centre for food virology

The Government of Canada is proud to announced an agreement between the CFIA and Génome Québec that will develop genomics-based analytical methods for pathogen detection and epidemiological support. This partnership is expected to lead to the development of more precise, molecular-based methods for (...)

Published on Thursday July 23, 2015


Quebec researchers receive funding to fight salmonellosis and improve soybean production

Montréal, July 21, 2015 – Génome Québec is pleased to announce that two major international research projects have been selected for funding under Genome Canada’s new funding competition, Genomics and Feeding the Future. 

Published on Tuesday July 21, 2015


Cutting-edge genomics: Québec secures one-third of the federal envelope

Montreal, March 31, 2015 - Génome Québec would like to commend Québec researchers for their outstanding performance in the pan-Canadian Genomics Innovation Network competition launched by Genome Canada. A total of 4 Québec “nodes” out of 10 in Canada were selected under this competition, for an inv (...)

Published on Tuesday March 31, 2015


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