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Curling night

Curling night

Last night, we went to have some beers and fish & chips at Siboire before spending the night curling! 🙂 It was a first for Ines, Riaz and I (last year I had my cast so I couldn’t play) and our beginnings were… epic! Here […]

Keystone Conference

Keystone Conference

Joannie is just back from the Keystone Conference “Cerebral Fluid Flow and Function: Lymphatics, Glymphatics and the Choroid Plexus” that took place in Santa Fe (New Mexico, USA). She presented a poster of our results on the aging of the choroid plexus. I asked her […]

BioChem Club

BioChem Club

Last night, it was the BioChem Club! This meeting gives the opportunity to several students of the Biochemistry program to vulgarize a scientific article. Jessica and Inès were among the 6 students who presented at the Club last night. Jessica presented an article on aging: […]

Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day

There is no mystery for my lab that I am “anti” Valentine’s day! As a joke (and to surprised them!), I decided to show my “love” to every lab member with sweet presents: a cake and a beautiful picture!  

Mont Bellevue

Mont Bellevue

People often ask me why I installed my lab in Sherbrooke. Aside scientific reasons, the city and its surrounding areas (Magog and Mont Orford National Park) are beautiful. Sherbrooke itself has a small montain in the middle of the city: Mont Bellevue. You can hike, […]

Our new toy

Our new toy

Recently, the lab did the acquisition of the new iBright for DNA and protein analysis. Today, we had our training and everybody was excited… especially when imaging gummy bears!   Everybody did good (= they did not break the machine!) so we celebrated with a […]

Welcome back Inès!

Welcome back Inès!

After an intership last summer in the lab, Inès is back from France and ready to start her Master degree in Biochemistry! Her project will be on alternative splicing and neuronal differentiation. She will be co-supervised with Pr Xavier Roucou.   

Welcome Riaz!

Welcome Riaz!

Welcome to Muhammed Riaz Khan! Riaz did his PhD at Anhui University of Science and Technology in China. I met him 2 years ago at a conference in Guangzhou (China); he was then interested in doing a post-doc in what will be my future lab! […]

The maternity is open!

The maternity is open!

We are proud to announce that we welcomed our first babies today! 🙂   

Welcome back Jessica!

Welcome back Jessica!

After an intership last summer in the lab, Jessica is back from Mexico and ready to start her Master degree in Biochemistry! Her project will be on aging, nutrition and Alzheimer’s disease. She will be co-supervised with Pre Mélanie Plourde.