When the infinitely small
generates big possibilities!

 

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Protecting our forests
from pests

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Genomics offering new avenues
for breast cancer prevention

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Genomics joins the fight
against the spruce budworm

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Demystifying pediatric
brain cancer

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Decontaminating soils
with mother nature's help

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Génome Québec

Making genomics work for Citizens, Industry and Society!
DNA: When the infinitely small generates big possibilities.

News on genomics

Three Centres of Excellence are awarded Genome Canada’s Genomics Technology Platforms Operations Support and Technology Development Funds Posted on Wednesday February 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 Chemogenom (...)

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New funding opportunity for research on the Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay Posted on Thursday February 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 Posted on Sunday February 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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About
Génome Québec

 

Génome Québec’s mission is to catalyze the development and excellence of genomics research and promote its integration and democratization. It is a pillar of the Québec bioeconomy and contributes to Québec’s influence and its social and sustainable development. 

 

Génome Québec is helping to accelerate the discovery of new applications for genomics in strategic areas such as healthagrifood, forestry and the environment.

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What is genomics?

You may not realize it, but you probably already know a little about genomics. Perhaps you’ve heard of DNA and genes in the media. Maybe you’re aware that you have inherited many of your traits from your ancestors. These traits are determined by our genes, which are organized within our cells into chromosomes. That’s what genomics is all about…and more!

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