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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 […]

The IRIC welcomes 43 students from around the world for its 2017 Recruitment event

For the 4th consecutive year, the IRIC welcomes students to discover its graduate programs in the field of cancer research. The participant come from over 25 different universities and ten countries. Among the approximate 160 applications received, the selected students were chosen for the excellence of their academic record. The event offers a unique opportunity […]

The IRIC and IRICoR welcome Jeffrey Bockman from DefinedHealth

Today, the IRIC and IRICoR welcome Jeffrey M. Bockman, Senior VP and Head of the Oncology practice at DefinedHealth, for a business seminar. He will present a conference titled “Immuno-Oncology’s Signal-to-Noise Problem: Developing Proof of Relevance for Novel MOAs”.   Jeffrey M. Bockman, PhD Mr. Bockman has extensive commercial and strategic perspective on the pharmaceutical […]

The IRIC welcomed Dr. Robert Lefkowitz

Today, the IRIC welcomed Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, Laureate of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Lefkowitz is also a James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Duke University Medical Center. He presented a lecture titled GPCRs and ACRs (Arrestin-coupled receptors):A Tale of […]

Audacious 2017: 1 million dollars raised to support research against cancer

  Montreal, June 1, 2017 — Close to 425 guests joined forces last night at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec’s The Parquet to take part in the 4th edition of the Audacious fundraising event, benefitting the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal. Thanks to their generous contribution, […]

Winners of the IRIC Science Reflection 2017 contest

As part of the 2017 edition of the IRIC Science Reflection contest, more than 50 high-quality scientific works of art were submitted to the internal scientific promotion committee. Of this number, 8 were selected. Congratulations to the winners: Assya Trofimov, Cedric Plutoni, Éric Audemard, Laurence Dubé, Mathieu Dupont and Sarah Keil! The selected works of […]

A real success for the 7th edition of IRIC’s Scientific Day!

The 7th edition of IRIC’s Scientific Day, a great success, just ended! More than 80 oral and poster presentations were shared to the 170 attendees gathered at IRIC. Furthermore, 11 students (master’s or PhD), postdoc and employees received an award for the excellence of their presentation. Congratulation to Bernhard Lehnertz, Nezahat Ozlem Arat, David Kachaner, […]

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