RQR Bulletin

April 2011 | Volume 4, Number 4






Reminder: Travel Awards

Awards of 500$ will be given by RQR to cover travel expenses for trainees. The meeting should occur between March 1st and August 31st 2011. Only one travel award per candidate per year.


Complete the application form and send it to j.blouin@umontreal.ca before April 15th 2011.


Dr. Asselin recipient of « Prix d’excellence en Recherche de l’UQTR»

New Collaboration Grants

Three grants of $5000 were provided by RQR to members to initiate new collaborations:  Drs. Eric Asselin and Derek Boerboom; Drs. Sarah Kimmins and Hugh Clarke; and Drs. Cathy Vaillancourt and Carlos Reyes-Moreno.


Congratulations and good luck with these new collaborative projects!

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Acfas 2011 in Sherbrooke

The colloquium program Reproduction assistée : les gamètes et l’embryon is now online! Follow these links to see all the activities that will be held on these three days. 

Program - Registration - Accommodation

It will be a great pleasure to see you in May at Sherbrooke!

You can visit the following link for more details and pictures of the ceremony.

Congratulations to Dr. Asselin!

Our Embryogenesis and Utero-Embryo Interaction Theme leader, Dr. Eric Asselin, from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, was recipient of the “Prix d’excellence en recherche de l’UQTR” sector “sciences naturelles, génie et sciences de la santé” during the “Distinction UQTR” ceremony held on March 17th 2011.


Dr. Asselin, holder of a Canada Research Chair in Molecular Gyneco-Oncology, is professor in Chemistry-Biology Department at the UQTR and also director of the “Groupe de recherche en Oncologie et Endocrinologie Moléculaires” at the UQTR.