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Réseau Québécois en reproduction

FebruARY 2013, Volume 6, Number 3

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The RQR offers travel awards of $500 to cover costs associated with a national or international meetings to promote scientific exchange. For a meeting held in the province of Québec the amount of the award is $250.  


Deadline to submit your application : April 15th 2013.


The admission criteria are the following:

· The meeting must occur between March 1st and October 31st 2013

· Applicants must be giving a poster or platform presentation at the meeting

· Annual update of the web page of your research director on the RQR website must be completed

· Only one travel award per year per student

· The meeting cannot take place in the city where the applicant lives


*** Note: Students must include the RQR logo in their presentation ***


Students and postdoctoral fellows can apply by sending the Registration form to by April 15th 2013.


If the travel grant is awarded, the following documents will be required:

· Proof of registration to the meeting

· Proof your abstract was accepted for an oral or poster presentation

Travel Awards

Genome Browser Workshop

24 hours of science

This two-day workshops will be given by Dr. Robert Kuhn from UCSC at the Faculty of veterinary medicine on May 13th and 14th. It will provide participants with in-depth demonstration of the function of the Genome Browser.

Link to genome browser:

Material needed: Laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities

Limit: 125 participants

Application form - to be submitted by April 26th 2013


The RQR will participate again this year in 24 heures de science by presenting an activity entiteled : Sperm: not just a question of numbers.


After the presentation of the documentary Male fertility: sperm quality as important as their number, Dr. Bernard Robaire from McGill University, and Dr. Geraldine Delbès from the INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, will hold a debate on the topics presented and answer questions from the audience.


Friday May 10, 18h to 19h

Café des Beaux-Arts

1384, Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal

CSR Research Day

The McGill Center for the Study of Reproduction invites you to their Research Day on May 1st 2013 at the Plaza-Holiday Inn Midtown.


Poster of the event


Registration deadline : April 15th 2013

Abstract submission deadline : April 8th 2013


The RQR will be present to describe their different programs and answer your questions!


For more information, contact Aliea Jamal at

The RQR in Naturejobs

The RQR was mentioned in an article published in
Naturejobs on March 20th. You can read the article ‘
Reproductive biology: Breeding opportunities’ written by Charlotte Schubert by clicking here.


Dr. Pierre Miron, an RQR member, is also cited.