Année : 2020

Christmas challenge

Christmas challenge

These past days, we have intensively decorated the student office for our Department’s Christmas challenge. Objective: to have the most decorated office to win a lunch for the whole lab! We went for it. Ceiling, windows, door, wall, offices,… Everything has been decorated! The judges […]

Participate to our reasearch topic!

Participate to our reasearch topic!

Some collaborators and I are guest associate editors for Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. We created a research topic entitled « Central nervous system: from aging to repair and regeneration ». All contributions to this research topic must be within the scope of the section (see description below). […]

Welcome back Florent!

Welcome back Florent!

Welcome back to Florent Amiot! After an internship this past spring, Florent secured a fellowship from Gerond’If to start a PhD under international joint supervision. He will be travelling between our lab and that of Pr Fabien Pifferi at the National Museum of Natural History […]

:-)

:-)

I bought cute mini bench trashes for everybody. Now, they have fun sending photos! haha  

Outdoor classes

Outdoor classes

Since the beginning of the pandemic, many classes have gone into virtual mode. This situation disrupts the habits of students but also… professors! In September and October, an initiative has been launched at the Université de Sherbrooke: open-air classes! 11 outdoor classes were set up […]

Congratulations Javier!

Congratulations Javier!

Javier’s MSc thesis has been approved so he is officially graduated with a MSc degree! Woohoo! Congratulations! Javier does not want to continue with a PhD degree and is actively looking for a research assistant position in Montreal area.  

Happy birthday Jessica!

Happy birthday Jessica!

Yesterday was Jessica’s birthday! We celebrated it with a cake and some presents! 🙂  

Welcome Amir!

Welcome Amir!

Welcome to Mohammed Amir Husain! After his quarantine, Amir is finally with us! Amir did his PhD at Aligarh Muslim University in India and a short post-doc at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. Amir is part of the Plourde lab and I will be […]

Congratulations Darren!

Congratulations Darren!

Today, the results of the scholarship program for graduate studies (MSc and PhD) at the Université de Sherbrooke were released. Congratulations to Darren who got awarded with the scholarship of excellence VoiceAge for his MSc!  

Nina at work

Nina at work

First research experience for Nina who joined our lab few days ago to do some research credits. Animal dissection, brain microdissection, quantitative PCR and western blot!  

Lab lunch

Lab lunch

Yesterday, we went to the brasserie Jasper for lunch, and it was so good! 🙂  

Hachis parmentier

Hachis parmentier

Last week, we had a conversation in the lab about the traditional dishes in our respective countries and/or regions. I mentioned the hachis parmentier and Riaz never heard about it. So I decided to cook one (in hallal version) for him and the rest of […]