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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.

To learn all about the state of Canada's Science Culture

Aug. 28, 2014

We invite you to read the report Science Culture: Where Canada Stands online today on the Council of Canadian Academies Website. Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, was part of the panel of experts on the state of the science culture in Canada.

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A Montréal invention to detect genetic anomalies

Aug. 4, 2014

Speedier diagnosis of diseases such as cancer likely thanks to new DNA analysis technique


Dr. Rob Sladek of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre was part of Pr. Sabrina Leslie's team from McGill University who developed a breakthrough technique for massive parallel genomic analysis of long DNA molecules. This technical breakthrough should result in speedier diagnosis of cancer and various pre-natal conditions. 

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