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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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$3M to accelerate the integration of genomics into clinical practice Posted on Monday December 14, 2020

Génome Québec, in partnership with Genome Canada, is pleased to announce that two CARTaGENE scientific directors, Guillaume Lettre, PhD and Simon Gravel, PhD, have been awarded funding of more than $3 (...)

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Submission - ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation du Québec Posted on Friday December 4, 2020

On November 27, 2020, Génome Québec took part in the 2017-2027 Québec Life Sciences Strategy renewal consultations led by the ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation du Québec and a submission was (...)

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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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