Postodoctoral Fellows

Romain Aucagne, PhD

Current position: INSERM, Dijon, France
Research Interests: SAPHIHR: Signaling and Physiology in Hematological Research

Clarisse Thiollier, PhD


Jonathan Yeh, PhD

Current position: Associate at CCRM, Toronto
Research Interests: Commercialization of research

Richard Armstrong, PhD

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, University of Oxford
Research Interests: Functional effects of ASXL1 mutations in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Arhamatoulaye Maiga, PhD

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, M. Bouvier Laboratory, IRIC
Research Interests:
G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Caroline Pabst, MD

Current position: Medical Doctor, Scientist, University Hospital Halle, Germany
Research Interests: Regulators of normal and malignant hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal, Mechanisms of leukemic transformation and progressions, Leukemia stem cell phenotypes.

David Grote, PhD

Current position: Team lead at CHIR / IRSC

Gawa Bilda, PhD

Eva Schmidt, MD

Current position: Munster, Germany
Research Interests: Hippo pathway

Kristin Hope, PhD

Current position: Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Principal Investigator, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute, Hamilton
Research Interests: Regulation of HSC self-renewal and asymmetric division
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Gino Laberge, PhD

Brian Wilhelm, PhD

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, UdeM
Principal Investigator, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC)
Research Interests: Somatic mutations in leukemias
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Surapong Koonpaew, PhD

Current position: Researcher at National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Thailand

Valeria Azcoitia, PhD

Stephen Ting, MD, PhD

Current position: Clinical Research Fellow, Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, Melbourne
Research Interests: Cell polarity factors in hematopoesis
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Olivier Hérault, MD, PhD

Current position: Professor in Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Université François-Rabelais, Tours, France
Hematologist, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Tours, France
Research Interests: Microenvironment, Redox metobolism of mesenchymal stem cells

Nathalie Beslu, PhD

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Alex Thompson, PhD

Current position: Scientist and Lecturer, Centre for Cancer Research Cell Biology, Queen's University, Belfast
Research Interests: HOX and co-factors in hematopoeisis and leukemia

Janetta Bijl, PhD

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Principal Investigator, Centre de Recherche Guy-Bernier Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Mtl
Research Interests: Molecular genetics of hematopoiesis and leukemia
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Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, PhD

Current position: Vice President of Research, deCODE Genetics
Research Interests: Discovery of genetic risk factor for common diseases and diagnostic tests for assessing individual risk.

Evert Kroon, PhD

Current position: Director, Research Physiology, ViaCyte Inc., San Diego
Research Interests: Pancreatic cell differentiation from ES cells, diabetes

PhD Graduates

Iman Fares

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Simon Fortier

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Daniel Constam's lab, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Eric Deneault

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Steve Scherer's Lab, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Research Interests: Next-Gen sequencing, Hematopoeitic Stem Cells

Sonia Cellot, MD

Current position: Research clinician, Hopital Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Canada
Research Interests: Cord Blood Transplantation and Immunology

Martin Sauvageau

Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, John Rinn's Lab, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University; Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Research Interests: Long Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer

Mélanie Bilodeau

Current position: Research Associate at CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre
Research Interests: Modeling pediatric leukemia

Amélie Faubert

Current position: Project Manager, Clinical Research, Servier Canada

Nicole Martin

Current position: Technology specialist, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Washington DC
Research Interests: Preparation and prosecution of biotechnology and pharmaceutical patents

Aline Mamo

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Stéphane Lefrançois's lab, Centre de Recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal
Research Interests: Lysosomal proteins sorting and transport mechanism

Julie Lessard

Current position: Principal Investigator, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Université de Montréal
Research Interests: BAF remodeling complexes and Stem cells
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MSc Graduates

Laura Rivest-Khan

Swati Shetty


May, 2017
The Sauvageau lab currently accepting applications for exceptional PhD students. If you are passionate about research and interested in joining our team, please submit your application to Marie-Eve Bordeleau.

IRIC Next Generation awards

The IRIC Next Generation Awards program offers students an unique opportunity to receive an undergraduate research award and to conduct an internship at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal during the summer.

Please try next year! Application deadline is in February.

IRIC Student Recruitment Event

The IRIC Student Recruitment Event offers students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the field of cancer research a unique opportunity to participate in an international student recruitment event in June at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal.

Please try next year!

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