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I encourage anyone interested in working with us to get in touch with me, including those with no previous experience and especially those who identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in STEM fields.


Postdocs: We currently have a funded postdoc position available for a project involving early phase spaceflight countermeasure development based on hibernation-related nitrogen recycling. The project will involve proteomics work, so prior experience with this technique and analyses is ideal, though not necessary. A full job posting will be released later in November 2022.


For those interested in other postdoctoral work, I will gladly help develop project proposals for external and internal funding opportunities.


Graduate students: If the work outlined in the Research Streams section is in line with your interests, please feel free to get in touch. Secure scholarship funding is not necessary, but a track record that is likely to be competitive for future scholarship funding is helpful. In your initial email, please include your CV, an unofficial transcript (relevé de notes), and an explanation of the type of work you’re interested in.


Undergraduate students: Students interested in research stages (BIO2050 or BIO3050) or Honours projects are welcome to get in touch. Interns (stagiaires) are usually supervised by a graduate student in the lab. In your initial email, please include your CV and an unofficial transcript (relevé de notes), and an explanation of the type of work you’re interested in.


Potential funding



  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship program – Link

  • CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship program – Link

  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program (international) – Link

  • FRQNT Postdoctoral Fellowship program – Link

  • Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellowship program – Link


Graduate students:

  • NSERC scholarships for PhD and MSc – Link

  • FRQNT scholarships for PhD and MSc – Link


Undergraduate students:

  • NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award – Link

  • FRQNT NSERC Undergraduate Supplement – Link


Travel awards:

  • Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowship – Link

  • NSERC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement – Link


Are you interested in coming to Montréal to work with us? If so, see below for info on opportunities and potential funding vehicles.


Top image: Complexe des sciences at Campus MIL, home of the Département de sciences biologiques. Photo by Int.Design.

Bottom image: Station de biologie des Laurentides (SBL), UdeM's research and teaching station ~1h north of Montréal. Photo by by l'AECBUM (

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