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Welcome Joannie and Micah!

Welcome Joannie and Micah!

Welcome to Joannie St-Germain and Micah Scott! Joannie is our new research assistant and lab manager. Micah Scott is doing a 3-month summer internship in the lab. His first lab experience ever!  

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 […]

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 […]

Summer is coming !

Summer is coming !

After almost 6 months of winter, we were so so happy to enjoy our first lunch time outside the building! 🙂  

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!

What a surprise when I arrived in the students office this morning! Thank you guys for reminding me how old I am! 🙂  

Joint lab party – Act III

Joint lab party – Act III

Saturday night, I hosted in my house our monthly joint lab party with the Roucou lab. For this edition, the theme was Cinco de Mayo! We celebrated the arrival of the new students with a piñata ! Micah got it and made all the kids […]

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! 🙂  

Welcome Inès and Jessica!

Welcome Inès and Jessica!

Welcome to Inès Khatir and Jessica Avila Lopez! Inès and Jessica are doing a 3-month summer internship in the lab before starting a Master degree in January 2020!  

Keep smiling

Keep smiling

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