The third RQR symposium took place on November 16 and 17 2010at the hotel Loews Le Concorde in Quebec city.

The three guest speakers werre:

  • John McCarrey, University of Texas in San Antonio - Epigenetic Regulation of Genetic Integrity
  • John Critser, University of Missouri - Fundamental Cryobiology of Cells and Tissues
  • Mike Soares, University of Kansas Medical Center - Adaptations at the Maternal-Fetal Interface

Close to 200 participants were present for this event. Seventeen oral presentations were presented in addition to the three guest speakers and the 63 poster presentations.

We would like to congratulate the winners of the excellence awards for best oral and poster presentations:


1st prize: Dany Plourde, Université Laval

2nd prize: Alain Boulende, UQAM


1st prize:  Leslie Hausermann, Université de Montréal

2nd prize: Jessica Leroux, Université de Sherbrooke


Oral presentations

Poster presentations


The pre-symposium workshop: From student to independent scientist attracted close to 60 participants. many positive comments were received from students.