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Joint lab party – Act I

Joint lab party – Act I

With the Roucou lab, we decided to start a new tradition: a monthly joint lab party! The first edition – a “bring your speciality” potluck – took place at Marie’s apartment and was a success! Everybody prepared his favorite dish. Of course, Javier prepared his […]

Québec, here we come!

Québec, here we come!

As part of the Quebec research on aging network, we have access a cohort of aging mice in Quebec City. Javier and I went there to collect samples for his Master’s project. Arriving late the day before, we spent the whole next day doing mouse […]

Christmas party – Department of Biochemistry

Christmas party – Department of Biochemistry

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

Christmas party – Research Center on Aging

Christmas party – Research Center on Aging

Christmas is just around the corner. The Research Center on Aging has decided to celebrate its 30th birthday with a big Christmas party ! The 80’s were in the spotlight with Mélanie Plourde’s band “Under pressure”. We ate, we drank, we danced… even with a […]

Scientific day – CNS

Scientific day – CNS

The CNS (Center of excellence in Neuroscience at the université de  Sherbrooke) was created in 2006. The CNS plays a fundamental and structuring role within the university research community in Sherbrooke, setting a good example in terms of translational and interdisciplinary research. The CNS brings […]

Winter is coming

Winter is coming

The snow is already here! The first snowflakes fell on November 10th, more came on November 13th and the night of November 15th we got our first snow storm of the season. Last time, Sherbrooke had so much snow that early was in November 1961 […]

Halloween

Halloween

The choice was easy this year! 🙂  

Boston, here we come!

Boston, here we come!

For his project, Javier is going to the lab of our collaborator Maria Lehtinen (check the website here) to learn brain microdissection. Since Sherbrooke is only 4h drive from Boston and since I kind of miss Boston (just left few months ago), I decided to […]

Jernej Ule in Sherbrooke

Jernej Ule in Sherbrooke

After his talk at the Riboclub annual meeting, our collaborator Jernej Ule (check his lab website here) has decided to enjoy the canadian way of life ! He stayed a couple of extra days in Sherbrooke area what gave us the time to hike Mont […]