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.


2019 Budget : 7.5 million invested in the development of genomics in Québec

Montréal, March 22, 2019 — Génome Québec welcomes the first budget of François Legault’s government, which positions genomics as a driver of economic development. Finance Minister Eric Girard announced yesterday that an amount of $7.5 million would be made available to support Génome Québec’s opera (...)

Published on Friday March 22, 2019


Published on Tuesday March 19, 2019


Québec, a key driver of innovation in genomics

Eleven Québec projects to benefit from major investments Montréal, February 4, 2019 – Major federal and provincial investments in the genomics sector were announced today in conjunction with three recent Genome Canada competitions.   Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is proud t (...)

Published on Monday February 4, 2019


Breast Cancer - Researchers develop the most accurate risk-prediction model to date

Québec City, January 15, 2019 – A simple saliva test could help to gauge, with unprecedented accuracy, a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime, according to an international study published today involving researchers from Université Laval and the CHU de Québec-Université Lav (...)

Published on Tuesday January 15, 2019