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 also took place on Monday November 10th 2014. Both events were a huge success! 174 participants were present at the symposium and 78 at the pre-symposium workshop. The pictures of the event are available on our Facebook page!

We would like to thank everyone who participated in this success: the guest speakers, the judges, the presenters, the administrative team and all participants!
The 3 Guest Speakers presented passionating talks!
  • 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 - miRNA and testis

Congratulations to the awardees of the 1st RQR knowledge transfer award!

  • Researche award: Claude Robert, Université Laval (400$)
  • Trainee award: Clotilde Maurice, Université Laval (400$)


Congratulations to the trainnees who received awards for best presentations!

Best Poster Presentations:

  1. Marie-Chantal Grégoire, Université de Shebrooke (300$)
  2. Anne Gouraud, Université de Shebrooke (200$)
  3. Nancy Côté, Université Laval (100$)


Best oral presentations:

  1. Angus Macaulay, Université Laval (300$)
  2. Atefeh Abedini, Université de Montréal (200$)
  3. Lundi Ly, McGill University (100$)


Additional information:


Participant Booklet

Pre-Symposium Workshop program: Back to the Future: Let’s see the state-of-the-art in several areas and try to predict where the future lies!