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.


Race for the discovery of COVID-19 medications

Montreal, June 17, 2020 — Génome Québec, in partnership with IRIC, Université de Montréal, MILA and McMaster University, is proud to announce funding for a new research project intended to accelerate the discovery of antiviral COVID-19 medications. Spearheaded by professors Michael Tyers (IRIC/Univ (...)

Published on Wednesday June 17, 2020


Génome Québec commends the federal government’s contribution to research

Montréal, April 23, 2020 — The President and CEO of Génome Québec, Daniel Coderre, applauds Ottawa’s decision to invest $40 million in research on sequencing the genomes of the virus and of patients to better understand the behaviour and evolution of the virus, as well as the different immune react (...)

Published on Thursday April 23, 2020


COVID-19 – A New Initiative from the Québec Research Sector

Montréal, March 26, 2020 — As part of the initiatives put forward to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fonds de recherche du Québec and Génome Québec have tasked a group of researchers with establishing the Québec COVID Biobank.

Published on Thursday March 26, 2020