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Genomics in the digital age: IVADO and Génome Québec foster interdisciplinary research Posted on Tuesday January 24, 2023

A frontrunner of Québec biotechnology, Génome Québec is investing $500,000 in two major research projects overseen by IVADO and already supported to the tune of $2.4 million by the Institute as part o (...)

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Family activities on biodiversity a resounding success Posted on Tuesday December 13, 2022

The entertainment zones organized by Génome Québec under the theme “Biodiversity: Wherever there is life, there is DNA” were a great success. More than 300 people, most of them with their families, pa (...)

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COP15 - Génome Québec Family Zone Posted on Tuesday December 6, 2022

Génome Québec is proud to present the Family Zone under the theme Biodiversity: Wherever there is life, there is DNA as part of the COP15 Public Action Zone. On Saturday, December 10, starting at 9:00 (...)

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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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