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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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Genomics featured in a Curiosity on Stage Evening Event!

Apr. 3, 2018

Don't miss this evening of thought-provoking discussions about genomics which will be held at the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

An opportunity to hear speakers from academia and industry explore the science, ethics, and impacts of genomics in our lives.

B.F. Francis Ouellette, our VP, Scientific Affairs, is among the speakers who will discuss  some interesting movements in current research.

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Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Mar. 28, 2018

A novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from McGill University and Université de Montréal was published in the journal Microbiome.

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New funding opportunity for research on rare diseases

Mar. 26, 2018

Genome Canada has partnered with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to launch a funding opportunity to support a national Research Catalyst Network.

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Genome Canada’s Genomics Technology Platforms Competition - Two other Québec researchers receive funding

Mar. 15, 2018

Génome Québec congratulates Silvia Vidal from McGill University and Christopher Borchers from the Jewish General Hospital who are respectively co-project leaders of the Centre for Phenogenomics and the Proteomics Centre, both recipients of the Genome Canada’s Genomics Technology Platforms Competition.

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Québec and France join forces in genomics research

Mar. 7, 2018

Génome Québec is pleased to announce that it concluded two partnerships agreements in genomics with the Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives and with Genopole.

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Three Centres of Excellence are awarded Genome Canada’s Genomics Technology Platforms Operations Support and Technology Development Funds

Feb. 21, 2018

Congratulations to the research teams of McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, of the Canadian Centre for Computational Genomic and of the Centre for Advanced Proteomic and Chemogenomic Analyses

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Call for applications for ICPerMed’s « Best practice in Personalised Medecine » Award

Feb. 16, 2018

The 2018 Award aims to recognise, encourage, promote and disseminate outstanding examples of best practices in personalised medicine.

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New funding opportunity for research on the Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay

Feb. 15, 2018

The Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation offers annual research fellowships to find a treatment for this rare disease. 

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World Cancer Day

Feb. 4, 2018

On this February 4, Génome Québec wishes to underline the paramount importance of research in the fight against this disease that claims 80,000 Canadians every year. 

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Concordia Professor Awarded $6M for Uncovering Antibiotic Alternatives

Jan. 24, 2018

This funding, given over three years, will allow Adrian Tsang to create a library of lysozymes. 

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