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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.

2015 Competition: Bioinformatics and computational biology

Oct. 28, 2015

Genome Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), is pleased to launch the 2015 Competition: Bioinformatics and computational biology. This funding opportunity is aimed at supporting projects that address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology as it relates to genomics.

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CHMS Biobank: Call for proposals

Oct. 22, 2015

From November 1 to December 31, 2015, Statistics Canada is inviting researchers to apply for access to blood, urine and DNA samples from the CHMS Biobank for use in health studies. 

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Better donor-recipient match with genomics

Oct. 1, 2015

International Consortium including the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre to find better donor-recipient match thanks to genomics.

It is all about finding the right person. More than 20,000 organ transplants have been performed in Canada over the last 10 years and routinely extend lives. But sometimes the recipient’s immune system recognizes the new organ as foreign and rejects it, which can lead to serious complications.

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