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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.

$3M to accelerate the integration of genomics into clinical practice

Dec. 14, 2020

Génome Québec, in partnership with Genome Canada, is pleased to announce that two CARTaGENE scientific directors, Guillaume Lettre, PhD and Simon Gravel, PhD, have been awarded funding of more than $3 million for the GenoRef-Q Initiative. This initiative will sequence the genome of more than 2000 participants from previously genotyped individuals recruited for the CARTaGENE population-based cohort.

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Submission - ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation du Québec

Dec. 4, 2020

On November 27, 2020, Génome Québec took part in the 2017-2027 Québec Life Sciences Strategy renewal consultations led by the ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation du Québec and a submission was tabled.

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Order of Canada is bestowed on Dr. Guy A. Rouleau

Dec. 1, 2020

Génome Québec warmly congratulates Dr. Guy A. Rouleau for his appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honors. Created in 1967, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.


Dr. Guy A. Rouleau receives this honor for his excellence in clinical care and research, and for championing open science principles in the neuroscience community.




Text credit : Order of Canada website

Photo credit : The Neuro

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