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Québec, here we come again!

Québec, here we come again!

Few months ago, Javier and I went to Québec to collect samples on the aging mouse cohort of the “Quebec research on aging network”. Today, here we go again but this time, we brought Jessica with us! We had a lot of mice to dissect […]

Interview Radio Canada

Interview Radio Canada

Yesterday, I was invited for a 10 min interview at the morning show on Radio Canada – Ici Estrie. Compared to my previous interview with Radio VM, this one was live at high audience time so my stress level was “slightly” higher! Everything went well, […]

Welcome Joannie and Micah!

Welcome Joannie and Micah!

Welcome to Joannie St-Germain and Micah Scott! Joannie is our new research assistant and lab manager. Micah Scott is doing a 3-month summer internship in the lab. His first lab experience ever!  

Joint lab meeting

Joint lab meeting

Big brainstorming yesterday! We had joint meeting with the laboratories of Mélanie Plourde and Marc-Antoine Lauzon. Fabien Piferri, a visiting professor this summer, also joined our discussions. After our joint meeting, we celebrated the Master graduation of Anita and enjoyed the summer weather in Mélanie’s […]

We love RNA !

We love RNA !

Oh Javi…  

Scientific day – DOCC

Scientific day – DOCC

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure to participate to the 8th edition of the Scientific Day “Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Complications (DOCC)”. This annual meeting is part of the activities dedicated to dissemination, enhancement and transfer of knowledge from this research field to stimulate constructive […]

Summer is coming !

Summer is coming !

After almost 6 months of winter, we were so so happy to enjoy our first lunch time outside the building! 🙂  

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

What a surprise when I arrived in the students office this morning! Thank you guys for reminding me how old I am! 🙂  

Joint lab party – Act III

Joint lab party – Act III

Saturday night, I hosted in my house our monthly joint lab party with the Roucou lab. For this edition, the theme was Cinco de Mayo! We celebrated the arrival of the new students with a piñata ! Micah got it and made all the kids […]

At work!

At work!

Why to wait?! Freshly arrived for her internship, Jessica started her first dissection of mouse choroid plexuses under Javier’s supervision. What is better than a “Cinco de Mayo” happy hour to celebrate this mexican duo! 🙂