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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.

Sylvain Moineau awarded l'Ordre national du Québec

June 17, 2019

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Professor Sylvain Moineau, from Université Laval, who received the prestigious Order of Québec as an Officer for his outstanding career and his contribution to genomics.


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Phase 2 study of cystinosis treatment receives authorization of clinical trial application by Health Canada

June 11, 2019

Funded by Génome Québec and Genome Canada under the Genome Canada Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP), this trial will be led by Dr. Paul Goodyer, a professor of pediatrics at McGill University and recognized leader in hereditary renal disease. 


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Webinar - One billion pieces of data and growing: Canada’s Living Population Laboratory Overview, Case Studies & Access Guide

June 5, 2019

Presented at noon on June 11th, this webinar will provide an overview of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) —Canada’s largest population study.  


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The Coolest Hotspot: Québec's Life Sciences and Health Technologies Ecosystem Joins Promotion Forces Abroad

June 3, 2019

Launched during the Rendez-vous Québec at BIO International Convention 2019 in Philadelphia, this umbrella initiative is led by Québec Life Sciences and Health Technologies (LSHT) sector players aiming to represent the ecosystem with an outlook toward regional promotion for investment attraction.


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