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Sherbrooke: best student city in Canada!

Sherbrooke: best student city in Canada!

A recent national survey just ranked Sherbrooke first among the best student cities in Canada, closely followed by Montreal, Kingston (Ontario) and Québec city – all the details are here. What are the main factors that put Sherbrooke in this enviable position? The living environment, […]

Happy Birthday Olivier!

Happy Birthday Olivier!

Today we celebrated Olivier’s birthday! As Olivier is new in the lab, I just realized that his birthday was last week! One good reason to have another cake this week! 🙂  

Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day

As a lab tradition, I decided to show my « love » to every lab member with sweet presents: a cake and some heart-shapped macarons! It was a success!  

I did it!

I did it!

Sometimes, some grants are harder to write than others (= your students can see that you do not sleep a lot and you are tired). I just submitted a new grant today (deadline at 12pm) and when I came to the students’ office to let […]

Welcome Olivier!

Welcome Olivier!

Welcome to Olivier Dionne! Olivier is currently a Ph.D student in Dr Francois Corbin’s lab where he did his M.Sc. degree. Starting today, I am officially his co-director and will guide him for his project related to the X fragile syndrome.  

Wake up!

Wake up!

Since the holidays, lab members have the tendency to arrive later than usual. I found a way to cunningly motivate them to wake up: viennoiseries! 🙂   They are on the desk by 8:30am and removed at 10am. You arrive late, too bad for you! […]

Congratulations Amir!

Congratulations Amir!

Today, Amir’s review got accepted for publication in Frontiers in Neuroscience! A few weeks before you can read his review “APOE and Alzheimer’s disease: from lipid transport to physiopathology and therapeutics”. On our side, we did not wait to celebrate! Congratulations Amir!   

Proof by the image

Proof by the image

Jessica decided to participate in the “Proof by the image” contest (La preuve par l’image in french) of the 88th Acfas Congress. I share with you her photo and text. Good luck Jessica!   The butterfly effect “Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in […]

Happy birthday Riaz & Amir!

Happy birthday Riaz & Amir!

We are just back to the lab after the holiday season and we have already two birthdays to celebrate! Chocolate cakes and presents for Amir and Riaz! Cheers to them!  

Happy New year!

Happy New year!

Every end marks a new beginning. Happy New Year! May 2021 bring new goals and achievements, and a lot of scientific inspirations on your life. Keep your spirits and determination unshaken, and you shall achieve everything you desire! PS: My New Year’s resolution => archive […]