Genome Canada

Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28Mar2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

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...

McGill researchers lead development of tool to assess environmental risks of chemicals

Published: 8Dec2016

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a huge challenge, given the thousands of chemicals that require testing. But the task is expected soon to become less daunting...

Great performance of Québec researchers at last GAPP

Published: 12Jul2016

McGill Newsroom Génome Québec is happy to report that Québec has achieved excellent results in the 5th cycle of the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP).

Almost $10 million for salmonella research

Published: 21Jul2015

Poultry used to be the usual suspect in cases of Salmonella poisoning. Today, however, most outbreaks of the illness come from fruit and vegetables that have become infected when the soil in which...