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Stratégie québécoise de recherche et d'investissement en innovation 2022-2027 - A more than promising future for the development of genomics Posted on Thursday May 19, 2022

Stratégie québécoise de recherche et d'investissement en innovation 2022-2027 - A more than promising future for the development of genomics Montréal, May 19, 2022 - Génome Québec welcomes with ent (...)

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Launch of the Genome Canada Climate Action Genomics Initiative - Climate -Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Posted on Monday May 16, 2022

New $30M genomics initiative to reduce carbon footprint and support economic growth of Canadian agriculture and food systems   Genome Canada’s challenge-driven genomics initiative will support clima (...)

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Launch of Genovalia, the first non-human genomic data exploitation centre in Québec Posted on Tuesday April 12, 2022

Génome Québec and Université Laval are proud to announce the launch of Genovalia, the very first centre dedicated to the production, processing and exploitation of non-human genomic data in Québec. Th (...)

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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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