Awards and honours

A successful second edition of the IRCM Scientific Forum

July 24 2018 | Students

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Over 150 people took part in the IRCM's 2nd Scientific Forum, which was held on June 7 and 8 at the Hôtel & Spa Mont Gabriel. During the event, 68 students presented their work, 23 in an oral presentation and 45 in a poster presentation. A dozen researchers also took the opportunity to give an overview of their work.

A total of 19 prizes were awarded to students who distinguished themselves by the quality of their presentation. Congratulations to the winners:

Poster presentations

MASTER’S
1st prize

  • Maude Vinette, Michel Cayouette’s research unit, BioLegend Award

PHD
1st prizes

  • Marion Lacroix, Tarik Möröy’s research unit, Marie and Willie Chrétien Award
  • Alfred Lee, Hideto Takahashi’s research unit, Marie and Willie Chrétien Award
  • Yusuke Naito, Hideto Takahashi’s research unit, Merck Award
  • Farah Saad, David Hipfner’s research unit, Richard Rabasa-Lhoret Award

2nd prizes

  • Thérence Bois, Javier Di Noia’s research unit, Université de Montréal’s Department of Medicine Award
  • Awais Javed, Michel Cayouette’s research unit, Université de Montréal’s Department of Medicine Award
  • Mariko Witalis, Woong-Kyung Suh’s research unit, Marie and Willie Chrétien Award
  • Shannon Swikert, Frédéric Charron’s research unit, Merck Award

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 
1st prizes

  • Ines Desanlis, Marie Kmita’s research unit, Université de Montréal’s Department of Medicine Award
  • Michael Housset, Michel Cayouette’s research unit, Richard Rabasa-Lhoret Award

2nd prizes

  • Fanny Eyboulet, François Robert’s research unit, Richard Rabasa-Lhoret Award
  • Ariel Cascio, Eric Racine’s research unit, Marie et Willie Chrétien Award

Oral presentations

MASTER’S
1st prize

  • Sylvie Lahaie, Artur Kania’s research unit, Richard Rabasa-Lhoret Award

PHD
1st prizes

  • Michel Fries, Michel Cayouette’s research unit, IRCM Foundation Award
  • Camille Boudreau-Pinsonneault, Michel Cayouette’s research unit, IRCM Foundation Award

2nd prizes

  • Stéphanie Duval, Nabil G. Seidah’s research unit, CMDO Award
  • Lukas Tamayo-Orrego, Frédéric Charron’s research unit, CMDO Award

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW 
1st prize

  • Daniel Scott, Marlene Oeffinger’s research unit, Richard Rabasa-Lhoret Award