The code driving all living things: DNA


Génome Québec

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News on genomics

International Day of Forests Posted on Tuesday March 21, 2023

On this International Day of Forests, Génome Québec is extremely proud to present the promotional video for the FastTRAC II project in collaboration with Genome Atlantic, Génome Canada and numerous pu (...)

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A partnership to fund research for hereditary ataxias Posted on Monday February 27, 2023

Montréal, February 28, 2023 – It is with great pleasure that Génome Québec, Ataxia Canada, and Muscular Dystrophy Canada join forces to create a funding program for research on hereditary ataxias. (...)

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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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