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Nine next generation scientists from IRIC receive a training award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec

Published on juin 8, 2022

The Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) awarded $39.3 million in training grants for its 2022-2023 competitions. The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) is awarding 469 new funding offers this year, representing a total amount of $11.8 million. The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature and Technologies (FRQNT) are awarding 579 new scholarships for a total of $12.5 million. IRIC is proud to count nine scientists from its next generation among the recipients of these competitions.

FRQ training scholarships are prestigious nominal awards. They are granted according to the excellence of the academic records, the quality and scientific interest of the research projects as well as the quality of the training places.

Congratulations to everyone!

 

Master’s

  • Irfan Mathieu Badrudin, laboratory of Trang Hoang: $35,000 grant from the FRQS for his project “Chemogenomic approach for the elimination of pre-leukemic stem cells in T-cell ALL”
  • Alexanne Bisson, laboratory of Anne Marinier: $35,000 grant from the FRQNT for her project “Study of new photoreactive probes for determining the target of UM171”
  • Simon Chasles, laboratory of François Major: grant of $23,334 from the FRQNT for his project “Machine learning of ribonucleic acid folding”
  • Virginie Emond-Fraser, laboratory of Vincent Archambault: grant of $23,334 from the FRQNT for her project “Otefin function and regulation at the nuclear envelope and centrosomes”

 

Doctorate

  • Léa Lacroix, laboratory of Jean-Claude Labbé: $84,000 grant from the FRQS for her project “Characterization of the role of human monooxygenases OSGIN1 and OSGIN2 in the regulation of RhoA activity during cytokinesis”
  • Justine Mathé, laboratory of Claude Perreault: $35,000 grant from the FRQS for her project “Regulation of MHC I expression in pulmonary epithelial cells”
  • Karla Lucia Paez Martinez, laboratory of Brian Wilhelm: $70,000 grant from the FRQS for her project “Research for new anti-leukemia compounds by high-throughput screening of human leukemia models”
  • Mohamed Réda Zellag, laboratory of Jean-Claude Labbé: $70,000 grant from the FRQNT for his project “Regulation of the orientation of the mitotic spindle during germline stem cells division in Caenorhabditis elegans

 

Postdoc

  • Kien Tran, Marc Therrien’s laboratory: $90,000 grant from the FRQS for his project “Development of allosteric Ras inhibitors”