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Scientific Presentation and Training Award Recipients

September 1st 2019


Jiaru LIU (laboratory: Dr Mona Harissi-Dagher)
MD student – extern 2 (Program MDCM) – McGill University
Meeting: Annual meeting of the American Association of Ophthalmology –October 23-26  2019, Atlanta (Georgia), USA (oral presentation)
Soft Contact Lens Wear Folowing Boston Keratoprosthesis Type I 

Nicolas BELFORTE (laboratory: Dr Adriana Di Polo)
Postdoctoral Fellow – Université de Montréal
Society for Eye Research (ISER)/BrightFocus Glaucoma SymposiumOctober 11-15  2019, San Francisco (California), USA (oral presentation)
Title: Activation of the energy biosensor AMPK triggers early dendritic retraction and neurodegeneration in glaucoma

December 1st 2019


Gaëtan LE-BEL (laboratory: Dr Lucie Germain)
PhD student – Université Laval
Training details: Dr Vincent Borderie, Institut de la vision January 6-10  2020, Paris, France
Observation internship on the extraction of keratocytes from in vitro CSSH differentiated human stromal stem cells

Sarah ROY (laboratory: Dr Christian Salesse)
PhD student – Université Laval
64th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society – February 15-19 2020, San Diego (California), USA (poster presentation)
Title: Comparison between the enzymatic activity, structure and substrate binding of mouse and human lecithin retinol acyltransferase

 March 1st 2020

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