January and February 2016

1 Jan 2016
Vol. 9, no. 1

Renaming of the CSR to the CRRD!

The Centre for the Study of Reproduction becomes the Centre for Research in Reproduction and Development.  The Executive Committee voted unanimously to change the Centre’s name to better reflect the scope of research conducted by their members.


This new name comes with a new logo,

an updated website, and a promotional video!


Training Workshops

qPCR and ddPCR in collaboration with Bio-Rad

Date: February 19th 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Place: Room 1134 from the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire of the Université de Montréal in St-Hyacinthe.

Registration: please contact Katia Nadeau from Bio-Rad by email at katia_nadeau@bio-rad.com or by phone at 514 554-8145.

Consult the poster for all the details.

Please, note that the seminar will be repeated in Québec City during the week of March 21th (place and date to be confirmed according to interest).  If you are interested in the renewal of this seminar in Québec, please contact Julie Blouin by email at j.blouin@umontreal.ca no later than March 4th.

Staging spermatogenesis workshop in collaboration with the CRRD from McGill

Dates: March 15th and 16th

Place: Dr. Yves Clermont Histology Lab (room 1/56) Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, 3640 University St. (corner of Pine Ave.)

Registration: Please complete the from.

Consult the poster and the program for all the details.


RQR videoconferences – Dr. David Pépin

Dr. David Pépin from the Harvard Medical School will give a talk entitled Gene therapy with the “sex change” hormone: from cancer to contraception at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire from the Université de Montréal on Wednesday February 24th at 2:00PM.

His presentation will be offered in videoconference to the RQR members. Please use the link to register to the videoconference. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation containing the information relating to the procedure for access to the webinar.

For further information: j.blouin@umontreal.ca

HMR Summer Scholarships

The Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Foundation offers four scholarships valued at $ 6,500 for summer research projects at the HMR Research Center.

Duration of the scholarship: 16 weeks

Deadline for the competition: March 1st, 2016

For more information, visit the HMR website.

New job opportunities are available on the RQR website, click here to consult!