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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.

Québec Researchers Ahead of the Curve in Disruptive Technologies

Dec. 9, 2016

Montréal, December 9, 2016 - Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is proud to announce that five Québec research teams have been awarded funding under the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition.

"The expertise and leading-edge infrastructures now available here in Québec make it possible for genomics technology to unleash its tremendous potential for developing innovative solutions in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases. Québec's outstanding performance in this competition is a clear indication that university research is a thriving sector with significant economic potential." Daniel Coderre, President and CEO, Génome Québec

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Joint federal and provincial announcement: Funding of more than $21 million for genomics in Québec

Dec. 8, 2016

Montréal, December 8, 2016 - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, announced today funding in the amount of $10.8 and $10.4 million respectively for genomics in Québec. This welcome news demonstrates the resolve of the federal and provincial governments to making research and innovation one of their core strategic priorities.

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, was pleased with our governments' renewed support of the excellent genomics work being carried out in Québec universities. The funding will primarily be used to finance genomics projects that aim to find sustainable, cost-effective solutions for the environment and natural resources.

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World AIDS day: research must continue!

Dec. 1, 2016

On this World AIDS day, Génome Québec salutes the hard work and perseverance of Québec researchers and clinicians working in this sector.

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