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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.

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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When the infinitely small generates big possibilities!

Jan. 15, 2018

Génome Québec is proud to present a new video highlighting the impact of genomics in our lives. 

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Search for partners in an international call for proposals in agrifood and environment

Jan. 11, 2018

The 5th edition of the Bioeconomy International competition, aimed at German researchers, encourages international collaboration, especially with Canada.

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Génome Québec congratulates two Québec researchers named Officers of the Order of Canada

Jan. 3, 2018

Last December 29, Ms. Sophie D'Amours and Professor Sylvain Moineau were named Officers of the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada.

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