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Announcement of the July winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award

Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the July winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Maxime Chamberland, PhD student in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke
Winning article: 3D interactive tractography-informed resting-state fMRI connectivity
Published in: Frontiers in Neuroscience | Brain Imaging Methods

Award winners, Fonds Santé

Victor Chichkov and Victoria Zismanov, M.Sc students in Human Genetics, Lady Davis Institute
Winning article: Phosphorylation of eIF2α Is a Translational Control Mechanism Regulating Muscle Stem Cell Quiescence and Self-Renewal
Published in: Cell Stem Cell

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Marie-Pier Petit, PhD student in Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal
Winning article: Transparentalités : entre mythes, réalités... et hétéronormativité
Published in: Familles LGBT : le guide (pp. 53-74), Montréal, Éditions du remue-ménage

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of university students, postdoctoral fellows and members of professional bodies who are enrolled in advanced research training programs in the areas covered by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec. Every month, each Fund will award $1000 to a student researcher.

M. Quirion sends his congratulations to the winners.

Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619