Marc Therrien’s team at IRIC recently discovered a mechanism that controls the development of many forms of cancer. This breakthrough was one of 10 chosen by Québec Science as the top discoveries of the year. Readers are now asked to vote for their favorite discovery.

You can vote here (in French only): www.quebecscience.qc.ca/La-mouche-et-le-crabe
Click on the blue button “Votez pour cette découverte” to complete the voting process. Voting ends on February 25, 2011.

A video explaining this discovery is available in French by clicking on the following icon:

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IRIC | Université de Montréal
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