Year: 2019

Christmas party – Department of Biochemistry

Christmas party – Department of Biochemistry

Another Christmas party ! The Department of Biochemistry and Functional Genomics has decided to organize a laser game tournament. This sportive afternoon was followed by a dinner in a restaurant !  

Diana at work

Diana at work

First lab experience for Diana! Animal dissection, stem cell differentiation, quantitative PCR and western blot! Today was her final exam with a poster presentation!  

Christmas party – Research Center on Aging

Christmas party – Research Center on Aging

Christmas is coming soon! The Research Center on Aging has decided to celebrate it with a big Christmas party ! Last year, the theme was the 80’s; this year, it is the One thousand and one nights! We ate, we played, we drank, we danced… […]

News

News

Some bulk news: The name of the department has changed! It is now Department of Biochemistry and Functional Genomics. This new denomination covers better the overall research of the different labs within the department The department has recruited a new bioinformatician: Dr Mariano Avino. Welcome […]

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Meeting

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health Meeting

The early career investigators who recently got awarded a CIHR operating grant were invited by the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health for a meeting in Montréal. I was delighted to have the opportunity to discuss with colleagues in different research fields but also to […]

Recruitment forum – UdeS

Recruitment forum – UdeS

Last evening, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences was organizing a recruitment fair for the students. Professors of the different departments have a poster and students can stop by to learn more about the research developed in their lab. We had a big snow […]

Symposium Biology of Aging

Symposium Biology of Aging

Javier just attended the International Symposium “Biology of aging: understanding aging to better intervene”. During this symposium, many key themes related to the biology of aging (e.g. cellular senescence, systems biology, epidemiology, anti-aging treatments, …) were discussed and Javier presented his results with a poster! […]

Maclean’s ranking 2020

Maclean’s ranking 2020

Maclean’s annually ranks the major Canadian institutions with medical schools. This year, the University of Sherbrooke (UdeS) comes in 13th place in the ranking of Universities which have a broad range of Ph.D programs, research and a medical school. For the details of the ranking, […]

Congratulations Javier !

Congratulations Javier !

Congratulations to Javier who just received a travel scholarship from the Center of excellence in Neurocience from the University of Sherbrooke and the NeuroPôle. The scholarship will support expenses for his attendance to the Keystone symposium on “Cerebral Fluid Flow and Function: Lymphatics, Glymphatics and […]

Happy birthday Javier !

Happy birthday Javier !

Today was Javier’s birthday! We celebrated it with some cakes! 🙂