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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.

Génome Québec congratulates the teams of Guillaume Bourque, Yann Joly and Tomi Pastinen

Nov. 17, 2016

Congratulations to the teams of researchers Guillaume Bourque, Yann Joly and Tomi Pastinen, whose research results were published in the prestigious journal Cell and other renowned scientific magazines. These scientific articles are the results of their research projects funded through the Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium initiative.


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Don't miss the next Rendez-Vous Génome Québec

Nov. 15, 2016

Thursday December 8, don't miss the next Rendez-Vous Génome Québec on the theme: The future of "omics" applications.


The Rendez-vous Génome Québec 2016 will focus on researchers leading initiatives using next-generation "omics" technologies in very diverse areas of research.

Keynote speakers are Sally Aitken (University of British Columbia, Vancouver) and Tim Reddy (Duke University, North Carolina). Topics covered will include: personalized health, environmental genomics, agri-food and aquaculture genomics.

The event will take place at:
McGill New Residence Hall
3625 Park Avenue, Montréal, H2X 3P8 

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Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity

Nov. 7, 2016

November 7, 2016 – Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition – Genomics and Precision Health. This Competition is anticipated to be formally launched in early 2017. Detailed guidelines and application forms will be available at that time. 

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