Thanks to Izzy Rahman (U3, MIMM) and Marylin Rheault (U2, BIOC) who presented their summer research and represented the Sagan lab at the McGill Undergraduate Research Conference!
Congratulations to Sophie Cousineau (Ph.D. Candidate), who coauthored a meeting summary that was published this week in the Canadian liver Journal entitled: “The 7th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus: Toward Elimination of HCV: How to Get There”.
View the abstract here: https://canlivj.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/canlivj.2018-0018
Congratulations to Annie Bernier (Ph.D. Candidate), who published a review article this week in Viruses entitled: “The diverse roles of microRNAs at the host-virus interface”.
View the abstract here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30126238
Congratulations to Jasmin Chahal who received an Internal Fellowship from McGill University to pursue her research on the structure of the 5’ end of the HCV genome!
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.