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CTG Honor Board

Welcome to the Complex Traits Group HONOR BOARD!

This page is dedicated to the recent successes of members from the CTG.


January 15, 2014: Not only an exciting paper was published in Cell Host and Microbe, but we made the cover of the journal as well!

Click HERE to view the manuscript.

Contributors: Ian Gaël Rodrigue-Gervais, Katherine Labbé, Maryse Dagenais, Jeremy Dupaul-Chicoine, Claudia Champagne, Alexandre Morizot, Alexander Skeldon, Erik L. Brincks, Silvia Vidal, Thomas S. Griffith and Maya Saleh

David Langlais

David was selected to give a presentation at the 2013 Inaugural meeting of the Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS): Cytokines: From Molecular Mechanisms to Human Disease. The meeting was held in San Francisco the week of September 29, 2013.

David also received the Milsten Young Investigator Award 2013


Alex Skeldon

Alex was selected to serve as Conference Assistant at the Keystone Symposium - Metabolic Control of Inflammation and Immunity that was held at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge in Colorado last January (2013).

Alex was also selected to give an oral presentation at the American Association of Immunology (AAI) in a block symposium AND for a poster presentation. The meeting was held in Hawaii, the week of May 3-7, 2013. The title of his abstact was:  Caspase-12 inhibits obesity and insulin resistance. 


Maryse Dagenais

Maryse was selected to deliver an oral presentation at the International Congress of Mucosal Immunology (ICMI) in July which is a great privilege for a graduate student at her stage of career. She is schedule to present on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11h30 AM. The title of her abstact is: The role of the cellular inhibitors of apoptosis in colitis and colitis-associated colorectal cancer.

She also ranked 1st in the FRSQ studentship competition panel that evaluated her application.


Baby News!

Congratulations to two of our PI, Ana Nijnick and Jörg Fritz!

- We are so happy to announce the birth of Gustav Lennart Fritz, born April 22, 2013 as well as Ana's new bundle of joy, Leo Adrian Nijnik-Joseph, born June 2, 2013!