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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.

National Geographic interested in a discovery by Pr. Guillaume Bourque published in a Nature publication

Mar. 31, 2014

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Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, Genomic Scientist, is named the winner of the 2014 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research.

Mar. 25, 2014

Toronto CNW – March 24, 2014 – The Prize, established by Friends of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FCIHR), in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes leaders of exceptional achievement in science and health policy of international stature. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, will receive the Prize and deliver a Public Forum Lecture on September 17th, 2014 in Ottawa.  In 2015, he will undertake one or more Institutional visits to Canadian universities and health science centres.

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Major breakthrough thanks to leukemic stem cells

Mar. 18, 2014

Dr. Guy Sauvageau’ team from the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) achieved a significant breakthrough thanks to the laboratory growth of leukemic stem cells, which will speed up the development of new cancer drugs.

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