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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Québec Researchers Ahead of the Curve in Disruptive Technologies

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 goal of this competition is to support the development and integration (...)

Published on Friday December 9, 2016


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

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 (...)

Published on Thursday December 8, 2016


Two Québec projects win under the Canadian partnership program between academics and industry

Montréal, October 11, 2016 — Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is proud to announce the results of the 6th funding round of the Genomic Application Partnership Program (GAPP), a pan-Canadian Genome Canada competition.   GAPP was created to promote partnerships between university (...)

Published on Tuesday October 11, 2016


Two new female members join the Génome Québec Board

Montréal, September 16, 2016 — The Chair of the Génome Québec Board of Directors, Martin Godbout, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board. Sophie D’Amours and Anie Perrault are both seasoned professionals in the fields of public administration, forestry, innovation an (...)

Published on Friday September 16, 2016


Big data: Québec stands out in genomics in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology

Montréal, September 13, 2016 — Génome Québec would like to commend the Québec research teams for their performance in the 2015 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition (B/CB) launched by Genome Canada in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). In all, four pr (...)

Published on Tuesday September 13, 2016


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