October 19-20, 2023

IRIC 20th Anniversary Symposium: Two decades of innovative science!

IRIC is pleased to hold an international scientific symposium on October 19th and 20th 2023 to officially mark its 20th anniversary!

Through its triple mission of acquiring new knowledge, training the next generation and accelerating the transformation of discoveries into therapeutic innovations, IRIC has proudly contributed over the past 20 years and continues to actively change the landscape of cancer research.

This event will bring together members, present and past, of the greater community of the Institute, and will provide a unique opportunity to hear eminent scientists from here and abroad describe their latest discoveries and discuss the potential for developing new cancer therapies. Praised for the quality of their discoveries, these lecturers will offer participants an exceptional training opportunity as well as multiple networking opportunities to discuss the progress of cancer research and the hopes it generates for the future.

A festive cocktail will take place on the first evening of the symposium as well as a career workshop on the second day!

The IRIC community looks forward to your participation in what promises to be an exceptional educational and multidisciplinary experience!

DEADLINE TO REGISTER*: Friday, October 6, 2023 at 5:00pm.
*Registration is free and mandatory to participate.

List of confirmed speakers :

Stéphane Angers - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Sonia Cellot - CHU Ste-Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
Jean-François Côté - IRCM, Montreal, QC, Canada
Daniel Durocher - Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
Abigail Gerhold - McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Anne-Claude Gingras - Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
Céline Laumont - BC Cancer - Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Éric Lécuyer - IRCM, Montreal, QC, Canada
Stefano Marullo - Institut Cochin, Paris, France
Helen McNeill - Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Stéphane Pelletier - Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Frank Sicheri - Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
Julie St-Pierre - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Unnur Þorsteinsdóttir - University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
Matthias Trost - Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Hugo Wurtele - Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Organizing committee:
Vincent Archambault, Michel Bouvier, Anne Ferré, Charles Homsi (AEIRIC), Nora Mostefaï, Steve Ntambwe, Philippe Roux, Brian Wilhelm

Below, see 20 years of IRIC in pictures.

In pictures

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IRIC - Université de Montréal

2950, Chemin de Polytechnique Montréal, QC Canada, H3T 1J4

Registration period

August 21, 2023 - 07:00 until October 6, 2023 - 17:30

Contact us

For any questions about the event, please contact symposium@iric.ca

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