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Réseau Québécois en reproduction

February 2014, Volume 7, Number 2

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Questions or comments ? Send us an e-mail at  eliane.auger@umontreal.ca or call 450-773-8521 extension 8286

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RQR-CREATE Scholarships: Spring 2014

The RQR-CREATE scholarship program aims at providing financial assistance to the best candidates at the beginning of or during masters, doctoral or postdoctoral study in the field of reproductive biology. The aim within the RQR is to support accomplished and emerging researchers. The scholarships are for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows that are studying under the supervision of one or more RQR researchers. The scholarships are awarded for one year, not renewable. Scholarship support for graduate studies through the RQR-CREATE program is limited to a maximum of 4 years.


· M.Sc.: 10 000$ per year, not renewable

· Ph.D.: 10 000$ per year, not renewable

· Postdoctoral fellows: 15 000$ per year, not renewable

· Summer students: 2 500$ per summer, not renewable



Application deadline: Friday March 14th at midnight


Application form: Click here


Detailed guidelines: Click here, or visit the scholarship page of the RQR website

The 2014 RQR Symposium in Québec City

Training Workshop in Confocal Microscopy

We are delighted to inform you that the 7th Symposium of the Réseau Québécois en reproduction will take place on November 11th and 12th 2014 at the Plaza Québec in Ste-Foy. As always, a presymposium workshop will be offered on the previous day, that is Monday November 10th 2014.



Registration (form to come): October 15th 2014

Submit an abstract (form to come): October 1st 2014

Hotel room reservation: October 10th 2014


Pre-Symposium Workshop 

November 10th 2014 (details to come)



Rooms are reserved for the RQR at the Plaza Québec at the following rates :

· Simple or double : 112.99$

· Triple : 132.99$

· Quadruple : 152.99$

Reservation :1-800-567-5276 or www.hotelsjaro.com

Group number: # 3203944 


Dr Patrick Vincent from L'Alliance Boviteq Inc. and Frédéric Berthiaume from the Université de Montréal will present a workshop on confocal


A demonstration will follow the theoric presentation.


· When: March 27th 2014 at 10h30

· Where: Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Saint-Hyacinthe, room 1134


Plan of the presentation and other details: Click here

Deadline to register: March 20th 2014

Registration form: Click here

RQR Travel Awards

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


Trainees or postdoctoral fellows can submit their registration form to j.blouin@umontreal.ca by May 1st 2014.


The admission criteria are the following:

· The meeting must occur between May 1st to October 31th 2014

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

· Your research director must be an RQR member and his/her annual update of the web page 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


Details : Click here