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News on genomics

Laurent Tessier, saved by genomic profiling Posted on Tuesday January 11, 2022

Laurent Tessier, 17, survived a virulent cancer thanks to a genetic research program launched to provide young people with personalized treatments.   At CHU Sainte-Justine in 2012, this precision me (...)

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Omics and machine learning for rare genetic diseases Posted on Monday December 13, 2021

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Alex Parker and Éric Samarut, researchers at the Centre de recherche du CHUM, who have received funding under the Genomics Integration Program - Human Health. (...)

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Génome Québec and the Fonds de recherche – Nature et technologies announce a $2.6 M partnership to support innovation as part of the economic recovery initiative Posted on Thursday October 21, 2021

Génome Québec and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) have joined forces for the first edition of the Geonomics integration program – agriculture and biofood, forestry an (...)

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About
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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