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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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Canadian researchers identify the unanticipated early origin of childhood brain cancer

May 2, 2019

The team of Dr. Nada Jabado, paediatric hemato-oncologist and senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in collaboration with researchers from SickKids and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), has identified the first traces of cancer at a very early stage in fetal development.


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Génome Québec celebrates DNA Day!

Apr. 25, 2019

On April 25, DNA Day commemorates the discovery of DNA's double helix in April 1953, as well as the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003.


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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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