Lab

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 […]

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! 🙂  

Keep smiling

Keep smiling

Javier did his first western blot today and… it was a total fail! At least he keeps smiling…  

Javier’s first seminar

Javier’s first seminar

Today, Javier presented the first seminar of his Master (Physiology program) and… it was a success! Congratulations Javier!  

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 […]

Bye bye Boston !

Bye bye Boston !

Javier’s training is over, everything went well! Thanks to Joshua from the Lehtinen lab for his time! Javier now masters the microdissection of choroid plexus in the brain! Time to celebrate with a (small) beer at the Boston Yardhouse and tomorrow we head back to […]

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 […]

Buffer buffer buffer…

Buffer buffer buffer…

It looks like that Javier is having a lot of fun… 😉

Let’s do it!

Let’s do it!

The Laurent lab officially starts today ! The first weeks are going to be dedicated to set up the work space and to deal with other organizational matters. Experiments are expected to start soon! 🙂