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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, […]

Two IRIC Investigators receive a grant (Research scholars junior 2) from the FRQS

Benjamin Kwok and Étienne Gagnon, two Principal Investigators at the Institute received a grant (Research scholars junior 2) from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS). This program is designed to facilitate the recruitment of qualified researchers in health-care research in three areas: basic research, clinical and epidemiological research and research on health […]

10 IRIC Investigators receive a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently presented the grants of its Project Grant Program. For the fall competition, 10 IRIC Investigators received the valued grants, a success rate of 71 % for IRIC. It is worth noting that no less than 2884 applications were submitted for this edition. The Project Grant Program is designed […]

Agreement reached between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Montreal and new collaborations with IRIC

Tel Aviv, May 23, 2017 – As part of his mission to Israel, the Premier of Quebec announced today an agreement between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Montreal. It includes the development of new projects in collaboration with the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) in the fields of […]

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