Press releases

Génome Québec invests time and money to make sure that genomics becomes a powerful economic force and delivers innovative solutions in health and the environment. In this section, you will find all the latest press releases published by Génome Québec.

Genomics working in support of developing countries

Génome Québec commends the Government of Canada’s initiative that aims to improve maternal, newborn and child health Montréal, November 14, 2014 – Génome Québec commends the dedication of the federal government, which today launched a call for proposals for projects aiming to reduce infant mortali (...)

Published on Friday November 14, 2014

Genomics working for the economy and the environment

Two new Québec projects selected under the Canadian academia-industry partnership program   Montréal, October 15, 2014 – Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, is proud to announce that Québec has been awarded funding for two major research projects under the Genomics Application Partn (...)

Published on Wednesday October 15, 2014

Génome Québec and Université Laval salute the 2nd Conifer Genome Summit

Montréal, June 16, 2014 – The second Conifer Genome Summit is being held in Québec this week. The event takes place in the Forêt Montmorency and brings together sixty researchers from Europe and North America. This meeting follows on the first summit held in Sweden last year at the same time, in Bj (...)

Published on Monday June 16, 2014

World scientists gather in Montréal to discuss obesity, heart disease and other ailments of modern times

Montréal, February 13, 2014 – Why are obesity, diabetes and heart disease among the leading causes of mortality in our society? How can promoting a healthy lifestyle turn back that tide? How can genomic research help us better understand the specific role prevention plays when it comes to health? (...)

Published on Thursday February 13, 2014