Congratulations to Annie Bernier and all our co-authors on publication of “6th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C virus. You can read it here: https://doi.org/10.3138/canlivj.1.2.008
Thank you to Trisha Barnard, Jasmin Chahal, and Sophie Cousineau for representing the Sagan Lab at ASV2018 at the University of Maryland. Great job ladies!
The Sagan Lab is looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to pursue a research project focused on viral entry and development of novel diagnostic strategies for several positive- and negative-sense RNA viruses. A job description and information on how to apply is provided here: Apply
The Sagan lab is looking for highly qualified candidates for a Research Assistant position in Molecular Biology and Virology. A job description and information on how to apply is provided here: Apply
Congratulations to Annie Bernier (Ph.D. Candidate), who together with our collaborators at the University of Saskatchewan (Dr. Yalena Amador-Cañizares and Dr. Joyce Wilson) published an article this week (ahead of press) in Nucleic Acids Research entitled: “miR-122 does not impact recognition of the HCV genome by innate sensors of RNA but rather protects the 5’ end from the cellular pyrophosphatases, DOM3Z and DUSP11.”
Congratulations to Trisha Barnard who received a Graduate Fellowship from CIHR to pursue her Ph.D. focused on Zika virus pathogenesis.
Congratulations to Izzy Rahman who received Undergraduate summer fellowships from both NSERC and CanHepC! Izzy will pursue summer research in the Sagan Lab and will work with Jasmin Chahal and Annie Bernier to investigate substrate requirements for human pyrophosphatases.
Congratulations to Thomas(Tengyi) Zhang who was accepted into the Global Health Scholars Program at McGill University. Max will pursue summer research in the Sagan lab and will work with Trisha Barnard to investigate strain-specific differences between historical and contemporary Zika virus isolates. Find out more about the Global Health Scholars Program here: http://www.mcgill.ca/globalhealth/funding/global-health-scholars
You can now find the Sagan Lab in the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, Room 805, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y6 Canada
Mike started Graduate School in the Sagan Lab in Fall 2015 after completing his Hon. B.Sc. in Integrative Biology with a focus in Anthropology (and a Minor in Psychology) at the University of Toronto in 2014...