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Renewal of Marc Therrien’s mandate as Scientific Director of the IRIC

Following a meeting of the Executive Committee, on October 10th, the Université de Montréal confirmed the extension of Marc Therrien’s mandate as Scientific Director of the IRIC for a second period of four years.  Marc Therrien is a Principal Investigator at the IRIC within the Intracellular Signalling research unit and Professor, Department of Pathology and […]

Appointment of Sébastien Carréno to the position of Director of Academic Affairs at the IRIC

Sébastien Carréno, Principal Investigator at the IRIC within the Cellular mechanisms of morphogenesis during mitosis and cell motility research unit, has been appointed the Institute’s Director of Academic Affairs. Mr. Carréno is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology of the Université de Montréal. For the past nine years, Professor Carréno […]

The IRIC’s next generation shines brightly abroad: Bastien Gerby is appointed investigator at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France

Following a thorough and selective nationwide search, Bastien Gerby has landed a prestigious position as staff investigator at the CNRS in France. Formerly a postdoctoral fellow in the Hematopoiesis and Leukemia research unit run by Dr. Trang Hoang, Principal Investigator at the IRIC, his work led to identifying pre-leukemic stem cells that cause T-acute lymphoblastic […]

Twenty young professionals get together to support research as part of the Knock Out Cancer Boxing Gala

Montreal, September 21, 2017 – The very first edition of the Knock Out Cancer Boxing Gala will be held on September 29, at the McCord Museum in Montreal, in aid of the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC). The event is organized by the IRIC Young Philanthropists. In August 2016, twenty young professionals […]

IRIC Great Challenges participants raise $195,000 for cancer research

Montreal, September 18, 2017 – The eighth edition of the IRIC Great Challenges Against Cancer took place on September 10, on Mount Royal’s north side. Participants biked on the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal circuit, ran and walked, raising $195,000 for cancer research and pushing the total of funds raised since the event’s creation in […]

Help fight cancer by racking up kilometres! Ride on the pros’ circuit on the very morning of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal during the IRIC Great Challenges Against Cancer

Montreal, August 30, 2017 – On Sunday morning, September 10th, the IRIC Great Challenges Against Cancer invite you to ride on the pros’ circuit of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal prior to the UCI WorldTour race, while doing your part for research! The IRIC Great Challenges are organized by the Institute for Research in […]

Appointment and reappointment to the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer of the Université de Montréal Board of Directors

Montreal, August 7, 2017 – The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal (UdeM) is pleased to announce that the UdeM Executive Committee has reappointed Mr. Robert Tessier as Chairman of the Board and has appointed Ms. Lucie Rémillard as a Board member. The IRIC welcomes with great enthusiasm Mr. Tessier’s reappointment […]

First 2017 IRIC Summer Interns’ day conference

Yesterday, the first 2017 IRIC Summer Interns’ day conference was held at the Institute! The interns offered more than 20 poster presentations, demonstrating the study project they led throughout the summer. It often is their first experience of poster presentation and the only occasion to complete the exercise during their baccalaureate. The presentations were evaluated […]

Two new appointments to IRICoR’s Board

Montreal, July 31, 2017— IRICoR (Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer – Commercialization of Research) proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Martin Godbout, president of Hodran Consultants Inc., as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors and of Ms. Catherine Bouchard, Head of Research, Life Sciences at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du […]

Vincent-Philippe Lavallée, student at the IRIC, recipient of a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship of the CIHR

Vincent-Philippe Lavallée, PhD student at the IRIC, received an important grant from the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program. This 3-year $150 000 scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), rewards students that distinguish themselves for their leadership and academic excellence. Vincent-Philippe’s thesis, entitled “Genetic, transcriptomic and chemical interrogations of human acute myeloid […]

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