The objective of the competition is to encourage IRIC M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, as well as postdoctoral fellows, to participate in major scientific congresses taking place outside the province of Quebec.


Amira Bencherif

Lab: Delphine Bouilly

Title of the presentation: Design of Nanocarbon Electronic Devices for Single-Molecule Measurements

Meeting: APS March Meeting 2019

Location: Boston, United States

Date: March 4 – March 8, 2019


Audrey Connolly

Lab: Étienne Gagnon

Title of the presentation: TMEM16F Regulates Bystander TCR-CD3 Membrane Binding and Signaling at the Immunological Synapse

Meeting: Immunology 2019

Location: San Diego, United States

Date: May 9 – May 13, 2019

Layane Duarte e Souza

Lab: Louis Gaboury

Title of the presentation: Carbon nanotube-based ER and HER2 detection in breast cancer by Raman spectroscopy

Meeting: TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo

Location: Boston, United States

Date : June 16 – June 19, 2019

Alizée Gouronnec

Lab: Philippe Roux

Title of the presentation: Étude de marqueurs de la sénescence induite par la chimiothérapie dans le cancer de l’ovaire

Meeting: ICSA Athens 2019

Location: Athens, Greece

Date: September 9 – September 12, 2019

Olivier Mailhot

Lab: François Major

Title of the presentation: Conformational space derived from normal mode analysis: a dynamical metric for scoring 3D predictions of RNA, proteins and their complexes

Meeting: Second RNA-Puzzles meeting

Location: Varsovia, Poland

Date: December 6 – December 8, 2018