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

Upcoming funding opportunity Posted on Tuesday April 10, 2018

Genome Canada is advising the research community of the upcoming launch of the 2018 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-food, Fisheries and Aquac (...)

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Genomics featured in a Curiosity on Stage Evening Event! Posted on Tuesday April 3, 2018

Don't miss this evening of thought-provoking discussions about genomics which will be held at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. An opportunity to hear speakers from academia and industry expl (...)

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Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land Posted on Wednesday March 28, 2018

A novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from McGill University and Université de Montréal was published in the journal Microbiome.

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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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