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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

CQDM Québec-Ontario 2012 / Call for proposals

June 21, 2012

CQDM is pleased to announce the launch of a new funding program for joint projects between Quebec and Ontario.

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FP7 - 2012 Calls for Proposals - With Targeted Opportunities for Canadians

June 19, 2012

Canadians are eligible to participate in European FP7 projects. In fact, some calls for proposals specifically welcome applications from research teams that include Canadians.

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Alain Moreau - Publication in European Spine Journal

June 19, 2012

Congratulations to Alain Moreau for his article in the Eurpopean Spine Journal stemming from his project in the Génome Québec Health Competition: The genetic epidemiology of idiopathic scoliosis.

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McGill University and Génome Québec Symposium

June 12, 2012

June 22 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leacock 232, 855 Sherbrooke West

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Launch of new Website: Everything you always wanted to know about genomics!

June 11, 2012

A showcase for Québec's life sciences researchers

Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is pleased to announce the official launch of a new Website that offers the general public information about genomics and the work done by Québec genomics researchers.

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Bartha Maria Knoppers Awarded l'Ordre national du Québec

June 8, 2012

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Professor Bartha Maria Knoppers, who received the prestigious Order of Québec as an Officer for her outstanding career and her contribution to genomics.

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Dr. Daniel Gaudet Receives the Biotechnology of Tomorrow Award at the 2012 Genesis Award Gala

June 7, 2012

Génome Québec would like to congratulate Dr. Daniel Gaudet, professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Montréal (U de M), Research Director at Chicoutimi Hospital and Director of the centre de médecine génique communautaire of U de M, for receiving the Biotechnology of Tomorrow Award at the 2012 Genesis Award Gala. For a fifth consecutive year, Génome Québec is proud to acknowledge the exceptional work of an individual (or company) which has had significant impact on the potential use of genomics in either the healthcare system or the development of a sustainable economy.

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Québec Life Sciences Forum - Génome Québec wants to recreate the Québec advantage

June 1, 2012

June 1st 2012, Montréal – Génome Québec welcomes the Québec government’s plan to initiate a strategic reflection on the future of the life sciences sector in the province. According to several speakers at the forum, Québec has several significant assets: scientific excellence, a synergistic ecosystem, world-class infrastructure, a public health system and a proven government willingness to deliver a common vision and plan of action to make Québec a world leader in the life sciences.

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