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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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Josette-Renée Landry appointed President and CEO of Génome Québec Posted on Wednesday November 9, 2022

Montréal, November 9, 2022 – Today, the Génome Québec Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Josette-Renée Landry, PhD, as President and CEO of Génome Québec. She will officially (...)

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Over $4 million for genomics solutions in health Posted on Tuesday October 18, 2022

Montréal, October 18, 2022 – Génome Québec is happy to announce today the eleven research teams, from four Québec universities, that have received major funding in genomics. The total investment, incl (...)

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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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