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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 commends the federal government’s contribution to research

Apr. 23, 2020

The President and CEO of Génome Québec, Daniel Coderre, applauds Ottawa’s decision to invest $40 million in research on sequencing the genomes of the virus and of patients to better understand the behaviour and evolution of the virus, as well as the different immune reactions by patients. The initiative is part of a $1 billion package of measures announced today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of medical research into COVID-19.

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Congratulations to Guy Rouleau, recipient of a Gairdner Award

Apr. 3, 2020

Dr. Guy Rouleau received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2020 for his outstanding work on identifying and elucidating the general mechanisms of neurological and psychiatric diseases, such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), autism and schizophrenia.

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