Our graduate student Jade Lasiste was awarded at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2017 in Baltimo

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Congratulations to our graduate student Dr. Jade Lasiste from Dr. Miguel Burnier’s lab in the Department of Pathology at the McGill University.  As part of the Closing Keynote Jade was awarded the "Member-in-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster“ at the Annual Conference of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO/Alcon) on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Baltimore.

Approximately 4000 posters were presented at the conference.  Jade’s Master thesis entitled: "Metformin Inhibits Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal transition in lens epithelial cells." was named as the best. A great achievement for the Department of Pathology and for McGil University