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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

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Demystify CRISPR : a must-see panel!

Apr. 8, 2019

As part of DNA Day festivities, Génome Québec presents a panel at EFFERVESCENCE, an event bringing together the actors of life sciences and health technologies in Québec.


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

Mar. 22, 2019

Génome Québec welcomes the first budget of François Legault’s government, which positions genomics as a driver of economic development. 


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Did you know that March is GE3LS Month?

Mar. 21, 2019

We take this opportunity to invite you to discover the journey and researchs of Pr. Vardit Ravitsky, a world-reknowned bioethician and researcher of Université de Montréal.


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Budget 2019 : Excellent news for genomics research in Canada

Mar. 20, 2019

Génome Québec congratulates Genome Canada for a five-year, $100.5 million commitment from the federal government.


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A Woman to Lead the Génome Québec Board of Directors

Mar. 19, 2019

Today, Ms. Anie Perrault becomes the first woman to hold this position since the organization’s inception in 2000.


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Two simultaneous events in Québec for the CIHR - Genetics Institute

Mar. 13, 2019

The Canadian GE3LS and Health Services and Policy Research Conference and the 8th annual Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting will be held at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, from June 16 to 19, 2019.


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The second international conference on holobionts will take place in Montréal

Feb. 27, 2019

After a successful first edition in Paris two years ago, the local organizing comittee recently confirmed that Holobiont 2 Montréal will be taking place from May 8 to 10, 2019. 


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EFFERVESCENCE 2019 : The Future of Life Sciences

Feb. 19, 2019

Don't miss this essential business meeting for all co-creators of life sciences and Health technologies in Quebec.


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New Genome Canada funding opportunity

Feb. 14, 2019

Genome Canada launched the Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program.


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Congratulations to the EpiShare project named in the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Feb. 5, 2019

Congratulations to McGill-led EpiShare project, now part of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) Driver Project.


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