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Serge Marchand appointed vice-president, Scientific Affairs of Génome Québec

Chief Scientist of Québec, Rémi Quirion, and the leadership team of the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) warmly congratulate Serge Marchand, scientific director of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS), on his appointment as vice-president, Scientific Affairs of Génome Québec. He begins his new role on January 28, 2019. The chief scientist will act as interim scientific director of the FRQS from that date.

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“On behalf of the members of the board of directors and staff of the FRQS, my colleagues in the two other Fonds and the entire scientific community, I would like to congratulate Serge on his appointment. I also want to sincerely thank him for his contribution to the advancement of research and science in Québec. He will have the opportunity to pursue this work in his new position and we look forward to continuing to collaborate with him.”
– Rémi Quirion, Chief Scientist of Québec

“I would like to thank Chief Scientist Rémi Quirion, the members of the board of directors of the FRQS, my colleagues in the two other Fonds de recherche and the FRQ’s shared services, as well as the entire staff of the FRQS—a fantastic team of people with whom I very much enjoyed working. The decision to leave the Fonds was not an easy one but the challenges that lie ahead motivated me to step forward. In my new position, I will be very glad to collaborate with the FRQ so that we may continue to give impetus to Québec’s research ecosystem.”
– Serge Marchand, Scientific Director, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé

About the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ)
Reporting to the ministre de l’Économie et de l’Innovation, the FRQ strive to ensuring the strategic and coherent development as well as the financial support of Québec research, support the training of researchers, establish the necessary partnerships to carry out their mission, and promote and support knowledge mobilization. Visit our Web sites: FRQSC, FRQS, FRQNT.

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Benoit Sévigny
Director, Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619