RQR Bulletin

March 2010 | Volume 3, Number 2



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Training Workshop

Last chance to register – You have until this Friday March 5th to register to the RQR training workshop in confocal microscopy which will be held at 10h30 on March 12th at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Université de Montréal in Saint-Hyacinthe. Financial aid is available to RQR trainees.


Presentation Plan


Results of the RQR-CREATE scholarship competition

RQR Conferences

Dr. Kristy Brown’s conference entitled ‘Sex, Fat and Breast Cancer: A new molecular link’ will be available on the RQR website (member section) until March 15th 2010.


As of March 16th, it will be replaced by the presentation of Florian-Kai  Storch. Dr. Storch’s seminar was held at the CRRA on February 10 2010. It is entitled ‘Circadian Clocks along the reproductive axis’.

The final program of the RQR Colloquium at the Acfas congress is now available. The colloquium will take place on May 10th 2010 at the Université de Montréal. Nine guest speakers will speak on the environmental toxicology of reproduction. The programs includes an invited lecture by Dr. Rémy Slama from INSERM in France. To attend this colloquium, you must register to the Acfas congress. You have until March 31st 2010 to take advantage of the reduced registration fee. Note that all conferences will be given in French.


RQR colloquium at the Acfas congress

Congratulations to the winners of the 2009 fall RQR-CREATE scholarship competition:

Karine Bibeau

McGill University

Romain Lambrot

McGill University

Mylène Brunelle

Université de Sherbrooke

Raifish Mendoza

Université Laval

Jessica Leroux

Université de Sherbrooke

Katy Leduc

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Amy Svotelis

Université de Sherbrooke

Christine Sykas

McGill University