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  • 2020-07-08: Our group leader Christian Landry was interviewed by Radio-Canada today for  Anna’s paper on the Jean-Talon beer strain. A cool interview for a cool paper!
  • 2020-06-10: More great news: Angel was recently awarded an excellence fellowship for foreign students in Québec. Bravo Angel!
  • 2020-06-01: Fantastic news: Alicia and Pascale have each been awarded the  Université Laval leadership fellowship to begin their MSc studies. Bravo Alicia and Pascale!
  • 2020-05-21: A big congratulations to our group leader Christian Landry for winning the 2020 Margaret Dayhoff Mid-Career Award! Thoroughly well deserved!
  • 2020-05-14: Phil’s recent genome editing paper in Nature Communications received coverage on the university website. Well done Phil!
  • 2020-05-06: Fantastic news: Emilie Alexander has been awarded a PROTEO fellowship for her summer internship in the lab. Bravo Emilie!
  • 2020-04-30: A big congratulations to Angel and François for being awarded FRQNT PhD scholarships this year! Angel was ranked first in his committee!
  • 2020-04-10: Great news! Camille, Charlotte, and Alicia have all been awarded NSERC fellowships this year. Congratulations girls!
  • 2020-03-02: Anna and Pauline’s paper on the genome evolution of Ophiostoma species has just been published in Nature Ecology & Evolution! Congratulations Anna and Pauline!
  • 2020-01-17. A very warm welcome to our new master’s student David Jordan and intern Camille Bedard!
  • 2019-12-10. Great news: David Bradley has just been awarded a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship from EMBO! Well done David!
  • 2019-12-10. Congratulations to Simon and Angel for successfully proposing their master’s and PhD projects, respectively. Both received excellent evaluations!
  • 2019-11-08. Congratulations to this year’s iGEM team (featuring Angel, Carla, Francois, and Pascale) for winning the gold medal and the prize for the ‘best new applications’ project! Great job guys!
  • 2019-09-15. Looking for some Sunday reading? Check out Gillaume’s blog post about the newest paper from the lab.
  • 2019-08-30. The Landry lab had a good day at the office during this years iteration of IBIS day; poster prizes to Pauline, Simon, Marika and Souhir!
  • 2019-08-16. The more the merrier! A warm welcome to our new postdoctoral fellows: David Bradley and Samuel Plante!
  • 2019-07-30. SMBE is coming to Quebec! Don’t miss this chance to meet with your peers, share science, and discover our beautiful city!
  • 2019-05-10. Philippe, Caroline and Ugo walk away from this years PROTEO symposium with poster prizes, great work!
  • 2019-04-27. Congratulations to Philippe for his Canada Vanier Scholarship!
  • 2019-04-27. Congratulations to Simon for his NSERC MSc Scholarship!
  • 2019-04-27. Congratulations to Émilie for her NSERC MSc Scholarship!
  • 2019-04-27. Congratulations to Mathieu for his NSERC AG Bell PhD Scholarship!
  • 2019-04-26. Congratulations to Lou for his theoretical paper on de novo genes accepted with minor modifications! Looking forward to seeing it online.
  • 2019-04-18. Congratulations to Carla and Philippe for completing their PhD quals and project proposals. Welcome to the world of PhD students!
  • 2019-04-15. Congratulations to Simon, Philippe and Marika for their Scientific Leadership Scholarships from Université Laval!
  • 2019-04-15. Congratulations to Johan for his postdoc fellowship from the Human Frontiers Science Program, one of the most competitive fellowships in the world!
  • 2019-03-22. Big congratulations to Carla for her PhD presentation third price and to Caroline for the “prix de l’IBIS” at this years iteration of the Colloque de Biologie!

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Archive 2018

  • 2018-10-11. Souhir won the first prize for her poster on ploidy variation in hybrids at RECOMB-GC 2018 and Carla was among the finalist of the poster session. Impressive work, congratulations!!!!
  • 2018-09-24. Welcome to our new undergraduate student Marika Drouin!
  • 2018-09-12. It was a pleasure to host you in our lab, Daniel. Welcome back to the Yachie lab!
  • 2018-08-30. Philippe, Caroline, Carla and Lou received a price for their amazing poster communication at the Ibis day! Congratulations!!
  • 2018-08-30. Thanks to the student committee lead by Clara from the Landry lab and Clément from the Bernatchez Lab we had an exciting Ibis day! Congratulations for the organisation!!
  • 2018-07-17. Christian got a highly competitive grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to bridge the mutation and interactome landscapes of the eukaryotic cell for the next 7 years. Congratulations!!!
  • 2018-07-03. Early Career Leadership Spotlight — Angel Fernando Cisneros Caballero.
  • 2018-06-04. Latest preprint from the lab on bioRxiv: A systems biology approach to explore the impact of maple tree dormancy release on sap variation and maple syrup quality. Congrats to all authors!
  • 2018-06-03. The lab is getting bigger!! Welcome to our new pdfs: Diana Ascencio and Johan Hallin.
  • 2018-05-30. François got the Leadership Fellowship from FSG! Congrats!
  • 2018-05-24. Latest preprint from the lab on bioRxiv: The high turnover of ribosome-associated transcripts from de novo ORFs produces gene-like characteristics available for de novo gene emergence in wild yeast populations. Congrats to all authors!
  • 2018-05-22. Early Career Leadership Spotlight — Carla Bautista Rodriguez.
  • 2018-05-14. The lab is getting bigger!! Welcome to our new intern Emilie Bourgault and new pdf Rohan Dandage.
  • 2018-04-30. Axelle is among the awardees of the last FRQS Postdoc competition, François received the FRQNT fellowship for his Master’s and Christian received a grant from the FRQNT! Nice haul!
  • 2018-04-17. Mathieu will receive a travel award to attend a meeting on Evolution in Heidelberg and Axelle to attend a meeting in Lyon in systems biology. Congrats guys!
  • 2018-04-08. Carla received a fellowship to attend a meeting in Astrobiology in the US this summer. Congrats Carla!
  • 2018-04-03. François will receive NSERC fellowship to come work with us this summer! Congratulations!
  • 2018-03-23. Simon and Emilie will receive NSERC summer scholarships to come work with us this summer! Congratulations!
  • 2018-03-22. Congratulations to Véronique who wins the second price of Bernard Richard Foundation, for her talk at the Colloque de Biologie.
  • 2018-03-16. Francois just received a fellowship for his leadership and student activities. Congrats!
  • 2018-03-10. Congratulations: Angel was awarded an Undergraduate Travel & Mentoring award for SMBE 2018, to attend the meeting in Yokohama, Japan!
  • 2018-03-06. Congratulations to Claudine and Philippe for their Master’s seminar!
  • 2018-03-02. The paper that Isabelle and Christian collaborated on with X. Roucou’s lab is discussed in The Scientist this week!
  • 2018-02-15. Latest paper from the lab published online: Extended linkers improve the detection of PPIs by DHFR PCA in Living Cells. Congrats to all authors!
  • 2018-01-23. Christian ranked 2nd out of 55 in the Genetics committee and his grant applications of the Fall to CIHR was approved!
  • 2018-01-12. Short movie about our work on paralogous genes in Quebec Science!

    Archive 2017

  • 2017-12-05. Congrats to Carla and Angel for their Master’s project proposals.
  • 2017-12-02. Latest paper from the lab published online: Yeast population genomics goes wild: the case of Saccharomyces paradoxus. Congrats to all authors!
  • 2017-11-24. Congrats to Angel for his scientific leadership scholarship and Anna and Chris who received a PROTEO travel award!
  • 2017-11-07. Congrats to Véronique for her Master’s seminar!
  • 2017-10-30. Postdoctoral position in Evolutionary Cell Biology available in the Landry lab!
  • 2017-10-30. The paper that Isabelle and Christian collaborated on with X. Roucou’s lab was just accepted for publication in eLife! Deep transcriptome annotation enables the discovery and functional characterization of cryptic small proteins. Congrats to all authors!
  • 2017-09-05. Welcome François Rouleau, our new undergrade student!
  • 2017-08-24. Welcome Matteo Bouvier, our new undergraduate student!
  • 2017-08-23. Congrats to Carla who received a scholarship from La Caixa Foundation and from Laval university to join us. Welcome in the lab!
  • 2017-05-17. Angel will receive a MITACS scholarship to come back in the lab!
  • 2017-05-12. Congrats to Souhir, Véronique and Philippe, who will respectively receive a postdoctoral, PhD and Master fellowship from FRQS, and Mathieu for his FRQNT scholarship!
  • 2017-04-06. Mathieu and Claudine received a NSERC scholarship and Philippe got a CIHR fellowship, congrats!
  • 2017-03-17. Lou received the famous AG Bell graduate scholarship from NSERC for his PhD, congrats!
  • 2017-03-15. published an article about the recent work of Guillaume Diss and other Landry lab members: “Quand l’évolution s’enfarge dans ses rechanges…”
  • The Scientist discusses our recent findings on gene duplicates.
  • 2017-02-11. Christian is interviewed by the CBC (French) to talk about evolutionary cell biology.
  • 2017-02-09. Le Fil talked about our work: “Résilient ou fragile?” » based on the last paper by Guillaume Diss et other Landry lab members.
  • 2017-02-09. The work of Guillaume Diss et al. “Gene duplication can impart fragility, not robustness, in the yeast protein interaction network” is now published in Science. Congrats to all authors! Go read it!
  • 2017-02-08. The media talk about Christian’s E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship:
    – Christian was interviewed by Claude Bernatchez on Radio Canada [link for replay].
    – And « Trois prix nationaux d’excellence en recherche », Le Fil.
  • 2017-02-07. Christian received the prestigious E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, from the NSERC, during a ceremony at the residence of the Governor General of Canada. This prize rewards highly promising young scientists who have done many outstanding achievement.
  •  2017-02-06. Congratulations to François-Olivier who successfully defended his PhD!
  • 2017-01-18. Claudine and Caroline have received an international internship fellowship from PROTEO/FRQNT, to go to Nagahama and Vancouver respectively. Congrats!

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