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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Mohammad Qasaimeh, PhD student in Biomedical Engineering
Université McGill

Award-winning publication: Microfluidic quadrupole and floating concentration gradient

Published in: Nature Communications , September 6 2011

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Sarah Assadian, PhD student in Biochemistry, McGill University

Award-winning publication: p53 Inhibits Angiogenesis by Inducing the Production of Arresten 

Published in: Cancer Research , 72(5), March 1, 2012, pages 1270-1279.

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Marie-Ève Lang, PhD student in Communication, Université Laval

Award-winning publication: L'agentivité sexuelle des adolescentes et des jeunes femmes : une définition 

Published in: Recherches féministes , vol. 24, n°2, p. 189-209

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of college and 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.

 

Source :

Benoit Sévigny
Directeur des communications et de la mobilisation des connaissances
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619
benoit.sevigny@frq.gouv.qc.ca