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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Hervé Lombaert, PhD student in Computer Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Winning article: Human Atlas of the Cardiac Fiber Architecture: Study of a Healthy Population
Published in: Journal IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 31 (7), April 2012

Award winner, Fonds Santé

David Langlais, PhD student in Molecular biology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: The Stat3/GR interaction code: predictive value of direct/indirect DNA recruitment for transcription outcome
Published in: Molecular Cell, July 2012

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Maude Flamand-Hubert, PhD student in Regional development, UQAR
Winning article: Louis Bertrand à L'Isle-Verte (1811-1871) : propriété foncière et exploitation des ressources
Published in: Presses de l'Université du Québec, April 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.


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