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From researchers to end users: The next step

As part of the RQR Knowledge Translation Workshop Series, the RQR announces its second workshop entitled "From researchers to end users: The next step". 

Eight guest speakers will address Tech Transfer and knowledge mobilization according to their personal experiences. See Program. Dr. Frédéric Leduc, past RQR trainee now CEO and founder of Immune BioSolutions, and Dr. Janice L. Bailey, chair of the RQR Knowledge Transfer committee, will lead the discussions. 

The event will take place on Monday December 1 at the Longueuil Campus of the Université de Sherbrooke (located at the Longueuil metro) room L1-5680 and the registration deadline is Monday November 24: Registration form. The first workshop in the series took place during the RQR pre-symposium workshop in November 2011. 

The dealine to register is Monday November 24th. For more details, contact Julie Blouin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

7th Symposium of the RQR

The 7th Symposium of the Réseau Québécois en reproduction took place on November 11 and 12 2014 at the Plaza Québec in Ste-Foy. A pre-symposium workshop aslo took place on November 10th 2014. Both events were a great success! 174 participants attended the Symposium, and 78 attended the pre-symposium workshop.

We would like to tank everyone who participated in this success: the guest speakers, the judges, the presenters, the administrative team and all participants!

The pictures of the event are available on our Facebook page! For more details on the event, or to know who won the RQR knowldege transfer awards and best presentation prizes click here: 7th Symposium of the Réseau Québécois

Guest Speakers
  • Ovary Theme: Pierre Comizzoli, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Female Fertility Preservation in Rare and Endangered Species.
  • Embryo-Uterus Theme: William Kelly, Emory University - Transcription-Dependent Establishment of Epigenetic Memory in the Germline of C. elegans
  • Male Theme: Wei Yan, University of Nevada School of Medicine - Small noncoding RNAs in gametogenesis and epigenetic transgenerational inheritance


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