Congratulations to Dr. Larissa Berloffa-Belardin, Dr. Clémence Belleannée and Dr. Sylvie Breton for their work on: Vasectomy and the conditions leading to inflammation

15 Nov 2022 Unclassified

Congratulations to Dr. Larissa Berloffa-Belardin, Dr. Clémence Belleannée, and Dr. Sylvie Breton for the publication of a text presenting their work on: Vasectomy and the conditions conducive to inflammation

Available here: https://nouvelles.ulaval.ca/2022/09/21/la-vasectomie-pourrait-creer-des-conditions-propices-a-linflammation-bb4e68b9fa9fcf66c555e8a84d1c118a?utm_campaign=DC_ulavalnouvelles2022&utm_content=20220922&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=infolettre

Congratulations to Dr. Serge McGraw for his interview on the “This is Epigenetics” podcast series.

14 Nov 2022 Unclassified

Congratulations to Dr. Serge McGraw for his interview on the October 31, 2022 THIS IS EPIGENETICS podcast series.

This interview, co-hosted by Ariane Lismer and Benjamin Lebeau, focuses on Dr. McGraw’s academic background and the study of the influence of parents’ lifestyle habits on the embryonic development of their children

Available here: https://thisisepigenetics.ca/epigenetics-ceehrc-podcast

Congratulations to Dr. Jocelyn Dubuc (Université de Montréal) and Dr. Nicole Hagen (École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse) for their paper resulting from a collaborative grant between the RQR and the GDR Repro 3606.

Congratulations to Dr. Jocelyn Dubuc (Université de Montréal) and Dr. Nicole Hagen (École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse) and all their collaborators for their paper resulting from a project funded by the 1st RQR competition for collaboration with the GDR Repro 3606 of France.

The article is titled: Association between prepartum nonesterified fatty acid serum concentrations and postpartum diseases in dairy cows. Published in Journal of dairy Science.

Available here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022030222005525

Congratulations to Pr. Claude Robert for his series of media interventions on the responsibility of fathers in prenatal alcohol exposure.

Congratulations to Pr. Claude Robert (ULaval) who transferred the knowledge on the responsibility of fathers in prenatal alcohol exposure.
His series of media interventions are available below:

Congratulations to Erfan Sharifi for his newspaper interview: From materials engineering to biology of reproduction

31 Aug 2022 Unclassified

Why biology of reproduction?

  • Erfan Sharifi, PhD student in Nicolas Gévry’s Laboratory (University of Sherbrooke) shares how he shifted from materials engineering to biology of reproduction.
  • He explains his project on the role of LRH-1 in folliculogenesis to tackle infertility in women.

Erfan Sharifi’s newspaper interview : From materials engineering to biology of reproduction

RQR New collaborations

31 Aug 2022 Unclassified

Congratulations to the three new collaborations which obtained $20 000 each, for our 2022 competition:

 Sophie Petropoulos and Sarah Kimmins: Impact of chronic cannabidiol consumption on fertility, gametes, and offspring.

Géraldine Delbès and Julie Brind’Amour: Impact of a sex steroid imbalance during gestation on the male germline epigenome.

Daniel Bernard and Vilceu Bordignon: Attenuating inhibin B action to enhance porcine fertility.

Results of the recruitment scholarship competition for foreign students and for Indigenous Canadian students

31 Aug 2022 Unclassified

We are pleased to announce the the following students are the recipients of the recruitment scholarship for foreign students from developing countries. They received $6 000, each.

  • Camila Almeida Cardoso, MSc student, in Dr Maritza Jaramillo’s laboratory, INRS
  • Diego Arturo Camacho Hernandez, MSc student, in Dr Serge McGraw’s laboratory, University of Montreal
  • Jalal Vallian Broojeni, PhD student, in Dr Rima Slim’s laboratory, McGill University
  • Rohit Kumar Deshmukh, PhD student, in Dr Pierre Leclerc’s laboratory, Laval University

Congratulations !

EDI Recognition program

In an effort to acknowledge RQR members that have been actively engaged in promoting more diverse and equal environments, the Diversity Committee is proud to announce the RQR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recognition program. Through this, RQR members (regular and trainees) can be nominated by their peers or self-nominate to highlight their efforts towards building a more inclusive, equal and diverse community. Successful nominees will be featured on the RQR bulletin and announced at the RQR annual Symposium.

Help us identify those members who positively shaped their spaces in terms of equity!

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Nominees must be a regular or trainee member of the Réseau Québécois en reproduction.
  2. Nominees must be recognized for their efforts to promote more inclusive, equal and diverse community within the RQR, the scientific community or within the general community.
  3. The action must have been done or started within the last 1 year from the date of nomination.

Note: Yearly commitments in associations can only be recognized once

For more details on the application guidelines, please see: application form

The deadline is October 9th, 2022.

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