Conference

CSHL meeting

CSHL meeting

The seventh Cold Spring Harbor conference on Brain Barriers ended yesterday and it was a beautiful success! Thanks to the organizers Dritan Agalliu, Maria Lehtinen and Benoit Vanhollebeke! More than 600 participants from everywhere in the world were part of the virtual event composed of […]

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 […]

My thesis in 180 seconds

My thesis in 180 seconds

My thesis in 180 seconds (“Ma thèse en 180 secondes” in french) is an international science competition open to French-speaking PhD students from all over the world. Students present their research topic in three minutes and in French with simple terms for a lay and […]

Acfas 2020 – Conference RNA

Acfas 2020 – Conference RNA

François Bachand and I are organizing a symposium as part of the 88th Acfas congress. This symposium entitled “RNA at the heart of cellular functions and at the basis of human diseases” addresses many questions related to RNA biology, including transcription, splicing, maturation and degradation […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

University of the Third Age (UTA)

University of the Third Age (UTA)

There is no age to attend University… even at 50, 60 or 70! The University of the Third Age (UTA) enables people aged 50 and over to continue their education and learn throughout their lives. The UTA covers 11 regions of Québec and nearly 50 […]

RiboClub annual meeting

RiboClub annual meeting

The lab attended the 20th RiboClub annual meeting (September 22-27, 2019) at the Hôtel Chéribourg in Magog (Québec, Canada). This anniversary program was exceptional (check it here), with talks given by amazing scientists and nobel prize personnalities. Javier also had the opportunity to present his […]

Workshop – The Compagny of Biologists

Workshop – The Compagny of Biologists

I had the opportunity to attend the workshop “New frontiers in the brain: unexpected roles of the choroid plexus – cerebrospinal fluid system in health and disease” organized by Fiona Doetsch and Maria Lehtinen in coordination with the Compagny of Biologists. This workshop took place […]

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 […]

Evening of recognition

Evening of recognition

Last night, the Research Center on Aging celebrated an evening of recognition. The purpose of this evening was to thank the participants and to present to them the results of the research studies in which they were involved. It was an opportunity for them to […]