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.

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Congratulations to Joanne Castonguay on her appointment as Health and Welfare Commissioner

Montréal, December 19, 2019 -Anie Perrault, Chair of the Board of Génome Québec and Daniel Coderre, President and CEO, would like to commend Joanne Castonguay for her appointment to the position of Health and Welfare Commissioner.

Published on Thursday December 19, 2019

Sylvain Moineau awarded the 2019 Prix du Québec Marie-Victorin

Génome Québec congratulates Professor Sylvain Moineau on receiving the prestigious Marie-Victorin Award, presented, since 1977, to an individual who has had a distinguished career in the fields of natural science and engineering but whose work is not related to the biomedical field.

Published on Friday October 11, 2019

$20 million invested in genomics research

Montréal, July 23, 2019 – New federal investments were announced today as part of the Genome Canada competition Genomics Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-food, Fisheries and Aquaculture and under its Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP).

Published on Tuesday July 23, 2019

A strategic collaboration between IVADO and Génome Québec

Montréal, July 3, 2019 – Génome Québec is proud to announce its financial participation in nine genomics projects selected for funding under the IVADO Fundamental Research Funding Program. This strategic collaboration is particularly relevant given that a number of projects financed focus on the us (...)

Published on Wednesday July 3, 2019

2019 Budget : 7.5 million invested in the development of genomics in Québec

Montréal, March 22, 2019 — Génome Québec welcomes the first budget of François Legault’s government, which positions genomics as a driver of economic development. Finance Minister Eric Girard announced yesterday that an amount of $7.5 million would be made available to support Génome Québec’s opera (...)

Published on Friday March 22, 2019

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