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RQR-CREATE Scholarships - Summer 2015

Six undergraduate trainees received a RQR-CREATE scholarship of $2,500 for a RQR internship. Congratulations to the recipients! 

  • Audrey-Ann Dumont, laboratory of Dr. Nicolas Gévry
  • Kevin Ippersiel, laboratory of Dr. Sylvie Girard
  • Nancy Li, laboratory of Dr. Vassilio Papadopoulos
  • Richard Liu, laboratory of Dr. Teruko Taketo
  • Angelo Rizzolo laboratory of Dr. Daniel Bernard
  • Candice Taguibao, laboratory of Dr. Greg FitzHarris

2015 RQR Symposium

The 8th RQR Symposium will be held on November 17th and 18th at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal.

See the Preliminary Program

Again this year, it will be preceeded, of a pre-symposium workshop on Monday November 16th. The workshop is entitled Knowledge Translation as a Career: Success Stories from the RQR. For more details on this workshop, you can consult the preliminary program.



  • Christopher Geyer, East Carolina University : Defining the essential role for retinoic acid (RA) in spermatogonial differentiation
  • Rebecca Krisher, National Foundation for Fertility Research : The Mammalian Oocyte: Metabolic Challenges and Opportunities
  • Catherine RawcoskyBrigham and Women's Hospital : Embryo selection in clinical IVF: The relevance and current status



Symposium (November 17th and 18th 2015)

Pre-Symposium Workshop (November 16th 2015)

Lodging :


For trainees who are interested in getting involved in the organization of the 2015 Symposium, please contact Julie Blouin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .