The Québec government is reaffirming its confidence in Génome Québec by granting it $50 million to support its operations, its activities in the funding and democratization of genomics research and the operation of its technology platforms.

Additional financial assistance of $6.62 million was granted to set up new facilities for the Centre d’expertise et de services Génome Québec (CES), the largest integrated provider of biochips and sequencing and genotyping services for research in Canada. The CHU Sainte-Justine has made an additional contribution by upgrading the facilities that house the CES.

Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy, Minister Responsible for Regional Economic Development, and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montréal Region, and Christian Dubé, Minister of Health, made the announcement today, along with Josette-Renée Landry, President and CEO of Génome Québec, Caroline Barbir, President and CEO of the CHU Sainte-Justine, and Jacques Michaud, Director of the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre.

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