Congratulations to IRIC Travel Awards

Published on May 29, 2019

As part of the Winter 2019 IRIC Travel Awards competition, 4 students received a scholarship to present the results of their research outside the province of Quebec.

The objective of the competition is to encourage IRIC M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, as well as postdoctoral fellows, to participate in major scientific congresses taking place outside the province of Quebec.

Congratulations to Jack, Swati, Salwa and Caroline!


Jack Bauer
Lab: Jean-Claude Labbé
Title of the presentation: Developmental regulation of germline syncytium organization
in C. elegans.
Meeting: 22nd International C. elegans Conference
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date: June 20 – June 24, 2019

Swati Singh
Lab: Matthew Smith
Title of the presentation: Evolved plasticity of RAS family GTPase interactions with effector binding domains
Meeting: FASEB Science Research Conference
Location: Olean, New York, United States
Date: June 23 – June 28, 2019

Salwa Haidar
Lab: Sylvie Mader
Title of the presentation: GRHL2 as a master regulator of the epithelial cell fate in breast
cancer cell lines
Meeting: Cold Spring Harbor Biology of Cancer: Microenvironment & Metastasis
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States
Date: September 24 – September 28, 2019

Caroline Labelle
Lab: Sébastien Lemieux
Title of the presentation: Enhancing the Drug Discovery Process: Bayesian Inference for the Analysis and Comparison of Dose-Response
Meeting: 27th Conference on Intelligent System for Molecular Biology & 18th European
Conference on Computational Biology (ISMB/ECCB 2019)
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Date: July 21 – July 25, 2019