RQR Bulletin

September 2011 | Volume 4, Number 9



Again this fall, the RQR will offer travel awards of up to $ 500 to cover costs associated with a national or international meetings to promote scientific exchange.

Students and postdoctoral fellows can now apply by sending a
registration form for the fall competition. The admission criteria are the following:


· The meeting must occur between September 1st 2011 and February 29th 2012

· 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

Travel awards: Fall 2011

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Questions or comments ? Send us an e-mail at j.blouin@umontreal.ca

or call 450-773-8521 extension 8286

· Only one travel award per year per student

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


To participate, please apply before October 17th 2011 to j.blouin@umontreal.ca.

As you know, the 4th RQR Symposium will take place on November 15th and 16th at hotel Omni Mont-Royal, Montréal. This year, we welcome Peter Sutovsky from University of Missouri and Stephanie Pangas and Francesco DeMayo from Baylor College of Medicine as invited speakers.

You can now complete the registration form. You have until October 17th to do so. Also, do not forget to reserve your hotel room specifying the RQR to get group rates!


You are encouraged to present your research results at the symposium (poster or oral presentation), by submitting an abstract using the submission form by October 3rd.

Students are interested in being chair or co-chair of a session? Please send an email to Julie Blouin.
For more details, visit the section
Symposium 2011 on the RQR website. Updates will appear as information arrives.

RQR Symposium 2011

ACFAS: May 7th to 11th 2012

The deadline to submit a proposal for the colloquium is November 1st 2011. Do you have any suggestions for topics and/or you want to get involved in the organization? If so, please send an email to the network manager.