Vanessa Laflamme

M.Sc. student
Systems biology

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For me, science means much more than just a career or an interest. It is a way to contribute to today’s society and our future generations. I chose IRIC because the knowledge I acquire here, one experiment at a time, will allow me to one day to save lives and help win our battle against cancer.

My academic background

M.Sc. in Systems Biology
IRIC – Université de Montréal, Canada
2011 to today

B.Sc. in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Concordia University, Canada
2006 to 2011

My current research project

Rotation #1
Regulation of eIF4E activity in the cell through sumoylation
Research team: Katherine L.B. Borden

Rotation #2
Role of AhR on self-renewal function of pre-leukemic cells induced by SCL/LMO1
Research team: Trang Hoang