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Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal

A research team including many researchers from the CERVO Brain Research Centre and Université Laval just published a new machine learning approach to optimize super-resolution microscopy images.  The researchers published this important innovation in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, and made the tool available online for the scientific community by publishing their code. 


Read a recent article in Le Fil on the work of Majid Ghareghani, who recently joined Armen Saghatelyan's team as a PhD student at the CERVO brain research center

Majid Ghareghani is first author of an article recently published in Frontiers in Immunology which proposes a new hypothesis to explain the cascade of events leading to multiple sclerosis. 

Read the article in Le Fil: Une nouvelle piste pour la sclérose en plaques

Musée Armand-Frappier

Dr Caroline Ménard is part of the scientific committee of the exhibit Us and them, from prejudice to racism (Nous et les autres, des préjugés au racisme) at the Armand-Frappier Museum in Laval. Read an interview in le Soleil newspaper about this event (in French).


Are you interested in a paid research internship this summer?  You are looking for a laboratory to do a Master's or a PhD?  Participate in the CERVO Open House, Friday, November 23, 2018, AM or PM (your choice).


Mr Diellor Basha, from Igor Timofeev's laboratory, won the CERVO Tube contest with his animation titled "Sleep Oscillations - How memories ripple across the brain". You can view it here.

Congratulaitons to Mr Basha !

Pascale Tremblay

The Society for the Neurobiology of Language announced the awarding of the Early Career Award 2018 to Pascale Tremblay, researcher at the CERVO Brain Research Centre.  This prize is given yearly to two researchers who have distinguished themselves by the quality of their scientific and academic work which follows the values of the Society.


Psychological health mobile apps present flaws that suggest caution 

Read a recent article in the Journal LeFil  on an analysis made by a team from the School of psychology and the CERVO Brain research centre, which investigated mobile apps used to evaluate psychological and neuropsychological disorders.  Their analysis showed that these applications present flaws that suggest caution be used when using them.  


The 14th symposium of the Fondation André-Delambre on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) will take place Sept 21-22, 2018 at Université Laval, La Laurentienne Pavillion.

Pascale Tremblay

Read a recent profile of Pascale Tremblay, published by the Centre des congrès du Québec for the Annual meeting of the Society for Neurobiology of Language (SNL) in Québec city.  Professor Tremblay is one of the founders of the SNL, and the 2018 meeting is the 10th Edition of this sucessful event.


Congratulations to the following researchers, who won grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Yves De Koninck, Foundation grant ($2,1 millions):
Unraveling sensory coding dysfunctions that underlie chronic pain

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