Launch of the 2020 Brain Star Award Competition

We are happy to announce the launch of the 2020 Brain Star Award Competition!  Application deadline is January 31, 2021.

View all the details here: Brain Star Awards

CAN Trainee research feature: Willemieke Kouwenhoven – Université de Montréal

Dr. Willemieke Kouwenhoven presents work she has done in Louis-Eric Trudeau’s laboratory at Université de Montréal and published here:

Kouwenhoven WM, Fortin G, Penttinen A-M, Florence C, Delignat-Lavaud B, Bourque M-J, Trimbuch T, Luppi MP, Salvail-Lacoste A, Legault P, Poulin J-F, Rosenmund C, Awatramani R, Trudeau L-É (2020) VGluT2 Expression in Dopamine Neurons Contributes to Postlesional Striatal Reinnervation. J Neurosci 40:8262–8275. https://www.jneurosci.org/content/40/43/8262

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CAN Trainee research feature: Ranya Khaleel – University of Ottawa

Watch a new CAN Trainee Research Feature, by Ranya Khaleel, who worked in the laboratory of Dr. François Tremblay at the University of Ottawa.

In this research feature, she presents the publication:
Khaleel R, Tremblay F. Modulation of the cutaneous and cortical silent period in response to local menthol application. Somatosens Mot Res. 2020 Dec;37(4):277-283. doi: 10.1080/08990220.2020.1815691. Epub 2020 Sep 2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32873145/

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CAN President Charles Bourque participation in the Canadian Science Policy Conference as panelist

Professor Charles Bourque will participate in the session: Roles & Responsibilities of Academic Science Societies in informing Policy: Lessons & Observations from Around the World – November 17th at 8:30 via zoom, as part of the Canadian Science Policy Conference which takes place virtually this year.

Take a look at the whole program here: https://sciencepolicyconference.ca/program-2020-2/

Panel description and participants

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