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News on genomics

Posted on Friday January 29, 2021

As part of today's announcement by the Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Génome Québec is proud to collaborate on the SARS-CoV-2 variant surveillance program for Québec, an initiative of (...)

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Genomics Integration Program - Human Health Posted on Friday January 15, 2021

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS - In order to increase the value of genomic discoveries, Génome Québec is offering grants ranging between $50,000 and $200,000 to fund collaborations between academic research (...)

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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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