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News on genomics

Breast cancer: a simple saliva test to evaluate the risk of developing the disease Posted on Tuesday January 15, 2019

Génome Québec is pleased to highlight the unprecedented advances of Prof. Jacques Simard’s work, co-author of two important studies on the risk of developing breast cancer.   Thanks to this work, a (...)

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Génome Québec recruits heavyweight of the Québec research community Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is pleased to announce the appointment of Serge Marchand as Vice President of Scientific Affairs – a decision unanimously endorsed by the Board of D (...)

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Major breakthrough in quest for cancer vaccine Posted on Thursday December 6, 2018

The team of Dr. Claude Perreault at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at Université de Montréal has successfully shown how a vaccine could work to fight several types of cance (...)

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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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