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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 Amir!

Congratulations Amir!

Today, Amir’s review got accepted for publication in Frontiers in Neuroscience! A few weeks before you can read his review « APOE and Alzheimer’s disease: from lipid transport to physiopathology and therapeutics ». On our side, we did not wait to celebrate! Congratulations Amir!   

Happy New year!

Happy New year!

Every end marks a new beginning. Happy New Year! May 2021 bring new goals and achievements, and a lot of scientific inspirations on your life. Keep your spirits and determination unshaken, and you shall achieve everything you desire! PS: My New Year’s resolution => archive […]

Lab lunch

Lab lunch

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

Dissection week

Dissection week

Students often think that profs are not doing any experiments and are always in their office writing grants. Even I’m not an « old » investigator, doing experiments is helping me to balance my day and also to remain in touch with the « reality ». This week was […]

Yulia’s farewell

Yulia’s farewell

A short background for this post: Yulia is a post-doc from the Wellinger lab My office and the students’ office are close to that of the Wellinger lab. My research assistant Joannie was MSc student in the Wellinger lab before joining my lab Yulia is […]

Florent’s farewell

Florent’s farewell

Florent is leaving today so yesterday we celebrated his last day in Canada by hiking in Bois Beckett. After hiking, we had a little gathering at my place! Bye bye Florent, we hope to see you soon!  

Finally…

Finally…

Florent joined the lab just before the beginning of the pandemic and had to stay more than 2 months in lockdown. It was not the exciting international internship that he imagined! The University now authorizes students and interns to come few hours a week in […]

Meeting with view

Meeting with view

The director of our Department decided to do the last meeting of the scholar year in the main campus for sanitary reasons. Nobody said no because the main campus is on the side of Mont-Bellevue – read my previous post here – and we have […]

Createk challenge

Createk challenge

Joannie, Jessica, Ines and Florent took part in the Createk challenge. The aim is to develop a concept of a simple procedure mask that is easy to manufacture locally, on a large scale , with accessible materials to protect in priority the health personnel. They […]

The new normal

The new normal

It is not easy to maintain a normal scientific life while working from home – kids to take care of, lack of motivation, social isolation, etc… – but our Department organizes several weekly virtual meetings to help students, research assistants and profs to stay actively […]

COVID-19

COVID-19

Since March 13th, the Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS) is officially closed and we were asked to stay at home until further notice. The whole country is going under lockdown to minimize the deleterious effects of the pandemic and we do not know how long this […]