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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.

Génome Québec very proud to partner with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Génome Québec very proud to partner with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

May 23, 2017

 

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, was very proud to participate on Sunday in the signing of an agreement between Génome Québec and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The event was held as part of Québec's economic mission in Israel, led by Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, along with Dominique Anglade, Québec's minister of economy, science and innovation.


 

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Apr. 3, 2017

 

Génome Québec invites you to view this short video on the importance of the patient-doctor relation in order to overcome barriers, accelerate research, facilitate funding and change perceptions.


 

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Don't miss the Genomics and Precision Health Networking Event

Don't miss the Genomics and Precision Health Networking Event

Mar. 13, 2017

 

Networking Event Genomics and Precision Health - Monday, March 27, 2017


Génome Québec, in partnership with Montréal InVivo, Québec International, BIOQuébec and Innovative Medicines Canada, is organizing a partnering event to foster the creation of collaborations/partnerships between Québec scientists involved in large-scale Genomics and Precision Health initiatives and innovative companies from the life sciences sector.


 

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Genomics - to boost Canada's outputs in the mining sector

Genomics - to boost Canada's outputs in the mining sector

Mar. 7, 2017

 

Discover how genomics can help to preserve a clean, safe and sustainable environment through the development of technologies to monitor and manage the impacts of humans, climate change, and invasive species on our environment.

 

Our team will regularly feature a video on the impact of genomics in key sectors of Québec's economy. Next to come, the aquaculture and fisheries sector.


 

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Don't miss CellCAN's First Pancanadian Strategic Forum - Cell and Gene Therapy revolution

Don't miss CellCAN's First Pancanadian Strategic Forum - Cell and Gene Therapy revolution

Feb. 22, 2017

 

CellCAN's First Pancanadian Strategic Forum on cell and gene therapy will be held in Montréal March 9 and 10. Hosted by Michel Rochon, speakers include Denis-Claude Roy, William Brock, Joanne Castonguay, Bartha Knoppers and other international speakers.  


 

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Launch of the new Genome Canada 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition - Genomics and Precision Health

Launch of the new Genome Canada 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition - Genomics and Precision Health

Jan. 30, 2017

 

We are pleased to announce that Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), is seeking proposals for large-scale research projects that will demonstrate how genomics-based research can contribute to a more evidence-based approach to health and, thereby, improve health outcomes, and/or enhance the cost-effectiveness of the healthcare system. 


 

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Genomics - for maintaining a clean, safe and sustainable environment

Genomics - for maintaining a clean, safe and sustainable environment

Jan. 18, 2017

 

Discover how genomics can help to preserve a clean, safe and sustainable environment through the development of technologies to monitor and manage the impacts of humans, climate change, and invasive species on our environment.


Our team will regularly feature a video on the impact of genomics in key sectors of Québec's economy. Next to come, the energy sector.


 

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Génome Québec Goes Digital and Recruits a Recognized Expert in Bioinformatics and Genomics from Toronto

Génome Québec Goes Digital and Recruits a Recognized Expert in Bioinformatics and Genomics from Toronto

Jan. 12, 2017

 

Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is pleased to announce the appointment of B.F. Francis Ouellette as Vice President of Scientific Affairs - a decision unanimously endorsed by the organization's board of directors. Mr. Ouellette will be taking up his duties on February 27, 2017.  


 

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Genomics - for a more profitable and sustainable forestry sector

Genomics - for a more profitable and sustainable forestry sector

Jan. 5, 2017

 

Discover how genomics contributes to the development of productive and healthy forests. It can offset the impacts of climate change, boost forest productivity, monitor biodiversity and track invasive species for trees of economic importance, such as the white spruce and balsam fir. 


Our team will regularly feature a video on the impact of genomics in key sectors of Québec's economy. Next to come, the environment sector.


 

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Québec Researchers Ahead of the Curve in Disruptive Technologies

Québec Researchers Ahead of the Curve in Disruptive Technologies

Dec. 9, 2016

 

Montréal, December 9, 2016 - Daniel Coderre, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is proud to announce that five Québec research teams have been awarded funding under the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition.

"The expertise and leading-edge infrastructures now available here in Québec make it possible for genomics technology to unleash its tremendous potential for developing innovative solutions in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases. Québec's outstanding performance in this competition is a clear indication that university research is a thriving sector with significant economic potential." Daniel Coderre, President and CEO, Génome Québec


 

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