Guillaume Bourque

Genome Canada and McGill to track COVID-19 variants of concern

Published: 27Apr2021

Genome Canada launched the Canadian VirusSeq Data Portal today to track the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across Canada. McGill University researcher Guillaume Bourque, a professor in the Department...

New partnership to unravel genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 virus in Quebec

Published: 28Apr2020

The Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) and the McGill Genome Centre today announced they will partner to sequence the viral genomes of Quebec patients with COVID-19 disease. The...

McGill-led EpiShare project named a 2019 GA4GH Driver Project

Published: 4Feb2019

EpiShare will join the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) as a 2019 Driver Project. GA4GH, an international group of 22 leading genomic data initiatives, works collaboratively to...

McGill-led genomics centres win $9.8 M, three-year funding support from Genome Canada

Published: 21Feb2018

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre and the Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics will receive a total of $9.8 million in funding over three years through Genome Canada...

International Human Epigenome Consortium studies mark major step forward for epigenetics research

Published: 17Nov2016

One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome. We have learned a lot from...

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