Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the April winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies
Guillaume Desnoyers, PhD student in Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke
Award-winning publication: Noncanonical repression of translation initiation through small RNA recruitment of the RNA chaperone Hfq
Published in: Genes & Development , 2012 26: 726-739
Award winner, Fonds Santé
Geneviève Oligny Longpré, Student in Medicine and PhD student in Biochemistry, Université de Montréal
Award winner, Fonds Société et culture
Nicholas Dion, Postdoctoral researcher in Letters and Social Communication, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Award-winning publication: Entre les larmes et l'effroi. La tragédie classique française, 1677-1726
Published in: Classiques Garnier, le 07-2012
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.
Directeur des communications et de la mobilisation des connaissances
Fonds de recherche du Québec