RQR Bulletin

February 2011 | Volume 4, Number 2



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RQR-CREATE scholarships - Spring 2011

Congratulation to five members of the Réseau Québécois en reproduction who were awarded CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Operating Grants in the 2010-2011 competition:


· Jean-Francois BILODEAU, Université Laval, for “Characterisation and roles of isoprostanes in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia”


And from The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre:

The RQR-CREATE scholarship program aims to provide partial financial support to the best candidates at the beginning or during a MSc, a PhD or a postdoctoral degree training in the field of reproductive biology.


The application deadline is March 15th 2011.


Guidelines - Application Form


Don’t forget the deadlines:


· NEW COLLABORATION GRANTS: February 15th 2011

                          Application Form


                          Application Form


The details of the guidelines for each competition are on the RQR website.

Operating Grant: 2010-2011

· Hugh J CLARKE, for “Defining the role of FSH in oocyte development: an essential prerequisite to treat infertility”

· Vassilios PAPADOPOULOS, for “Fetal Origin of Endocrine Dysfunction: The Phthalate Model”

· Rima SLIM, for “Role of NRLP7 in the spectrum of reproductive wastage”

· Jacquetta M TRASLER, for “Mechanisms of regulation of gene expression in the mammalian germline”