Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the June winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies
Nicole Avakyan, PhD student in Chemistry, McGill University
Winning article: Reprogramming the assembly of unmodified DNA with a small molecule
Published in: Nature Chemistry
Award winner, Fonds Santé
Maria Del Trigo, fellow in Cardiology, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Winning article: Incidence, Timing, and Predictors of Valve Hemodynamic Deterioration After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Multicenter Registry
Published in: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Award winner, Fonds Société et culture
Yoann Guntzburger, PhD student in Management, HEC Montréal
Winning article: Professional Biases in Ethics Practice and Ethics Education: An Empirical Investigation of Seven Professions
Published in: Journal of Business Ethics Education
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.
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec