Interview with Dr. Stéphane Laporte

Professor Stéphane Laporte's career as a pharmacologist has been, to say the least, extremely successful. He trained as a PhD student at the Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, and then as a postdoctoral fellow at...

Simon Clavagnier, a young researcher fascinated by thought and human perception

It was through networking that postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience Simon Clavagnier joined the McGill Vision Research Unit, led by Dr. Robert Hess of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in 2009.

The bright mind and curious spirit of young researcher Constantina Boikos

Constantina Boikos is a 25 year-old PhD Epidemiology candidate working in the field of Public Health at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Insatiably curious, she is always searching for new angles to approach her research.

A means to an end: PhD research student Steven Jones aims for career in public health

PhD candidate Steven Jones seems to have found the "right fit" for him in Dr. Martine Culty's lab which is part of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) at the Glen site. After earning a BSc at the McGill School of Environment and a Master's at INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique)...

Interview with Dr. Rima Rozen

Genetics has exploded in the last few decades and I've been part of that evolution. When I first trained, it was all about biochemistry and metabolites. Then we moved on to chromosomes, cellular studies and the cloning of genes. Now we're able to look at the entire genome.

Priyanka Sehgal turns fascination with science into an opportunity to make an impact on cancer research

At the beginning of her undergraduate studies in Biology in Bhopal, India, post-doctoral fellow Priyanka Sehgal didn't know if she had a flair for research or not. But as time went on, she says opportunities just kept presenting themselves and her fascination with research just kept pulling her in.

Alessandra Ricciardi, a passion for research and for sharing knowledge

As a teenager, 26-year-old Alessandra Ricciardi found infectious diseases "really cool", so she applied to study Biological Sciences as an undergraduate student. But it was the concrete experience of working in a lab during her studies that propelled her into research.

A live wire: Getting to know doctoral student Vedrana Cvetkovska

There are no crossed wires when discussing doctoral student Vedrana Cvetkovska's enthusiasm for science. "Since I was young, I have always been curious about nature and the interactions between animals," she says. "I was full of questions and wanted to know how we were all connected."