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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Tripartite Agreement with the United Kingdom - Québec Embraces Specialized Training in Genomics

Montréal, November 8, 2017 — Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, and Daniel Bouthillier, Chief Executive Officer of the Quebec Network for Personalized Health Care (QNPHC), are pleased to announce that a tripartite agreement has been reached with Health Education England (HEE), who (...)

Published on Wednesday November 8, 2017

Major study of genetics of breast cancer provides clues to mechanisms behind the disease

Montréal, October 23, 2017 - Seventy-two new genetic variants that contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer have been identified by a major international collaboration involving hundreds of researchers worldwide. The studies reported today in the journals Nature and Nature Genetics ident (...)

Published on Monday October 23, 2017

Génome Québec applauds the appointment of Mona Nemer as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor

Montréal, September 27, 2017 — Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, would like to congratulate Ms. Mona Nemer on her appointment as Canada’s new Chief Science Advisor. The announcement, made yesterday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, confirmed that Ms. Nemer’s role will be to promot (...)

Published on Wednesday September 27, 2017

High-calibre leaders appointed to the Génome Québec Board of Directors

Montréal, September 26, 2017 —The Chairman of the Génome Québec Board, Martin Godbout, is proud to announce the appointment of five new board members to its Board of Directors:  -    Isabelle Bouffard, B. Sc. Director, Research and Agricultural Policy Department, Union des producteurs agricoles (...)

Published on Tuesday September 26, 2017

Génome Québec very proud to partner with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Montréal, May 23, 2017 – Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, was very proud to participate on Sunday in the signing of an agreement between Génome Québec and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The event was held as part of Québec’s economic mission in Israel, led by Québec Premier (...)

Published on Tuesday May 23, 2017

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