Année : 2021

Mathia and Nina at work

Mathia and Nina at work

Mathia and Nina are doing their internship at the same time and I could not imagine a better duo to team up on their experiments! 🙂  

Congratulations Jeru!

Congratulations Jeru!

Congratulations to Jeru Manoj Manuel! He was just awarded a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship from the RNA Innovation program. He will be joining the lab very shortly to start an exciting project on RNA alternative splicing!  

Welcome back Nina!

Welcome back Nina!

Welcome back to Nina Di Grande! Nina is doing another internship in the lab on a different project to learn new techniques – and also because she loves us! 🙂  

Congratulations Riaz!

Congratulations Riaz!

Today, Riaz’s review got accepted for publication in Trends in Genetics! A few weeks before you can read his review “Exploring the alternative splicing of long noncoding RNAs”. On our side, we did not wait to celebrate! Congratulations Riaz!    Update: The review is now […]

Welcome Mathia!

Welcome Mathia!

Welcome to Mathia Canepa! Mathia is doing an internship in the lab as part of his degree of « Laboratory techniques: biotechnologies » at the Sherbrooke Cégep.   

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 […]

Congratulations Darren!

Congratulations Darren!

Congratulations to Darren Carpentier-Lalancette! He was just awarded a travel fellowship from the Neurodis Foundation to continue his MD-MSc research with our collaborators in France at the Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience (GIN).

New review

New review

Our review entitled “Lipid transport and metabolism at the blood-brain interface: implications in health and disease” is now online. This review illustrates the collaborative work that we are doing with Pr Mélanie Plourde and Pr Fabien Pifferi! You can find the review here.   

Congratulations Viktoriia!

Congratulations Viktoriia!

Congratulations to Viktoriia Bavykina! She was just awarded a fellowship from the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program to come to our lab starting May 1st!

Pilot grant – Research center on aging

Pilot grant – Research center on aging

Our proposal on the identification of new biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease just received financial support from the Research Center on Aging. Thanks to our collaborators on this project (Tamas Fulop, Abdelouahed Khalil, Marie Brunet) for this great success! Let’s characterize new biomarkers to assess the […]

Happy Birthday Inès!

Happy Birthday Inès!

Yesterday was Inès’s birthday! We celebrated it with cakes and some presents! Her birthday is also the one year mark of the first COVID-19 lockdown… NB: Inès « lost » her phone the other day while hiking. Few days after, she realized that the phone was still […]

COVID-style

COVID-style

The number of people per office is limited and it is a problem for our lab. Therefore, I asked the University to install plexiglass panels between the desks in order to have more people in the office. After few weeks, we have decided to celebrate […]