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Jun 17, 2020, 07:00 ET Two INRS researchers involved in the process of creating a vaccine against COVID-19 with Glycovax Pharma

LAVAL, QC, June 17, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Professors Nicolas Doucet and Yves St-Pierre of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) are contributing their expertise in structural and...


Apr 22, 2020, 07:00 ET Human Coronaviruses May Target Neurons

A number of respiratory viruses appear to be capable of infecting the central nervous system LAVAL, QC, April 22 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The family of human coronaviruses and other respiratory viruses...


Feb 27, 2020, 14:26 ET Rare disease in children: the key role of a protein revealed

INRS scientists take one step closer towards a better understanding of Batten disease LAVAL, QC, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Professor Stéphane Lefrançois, a researcher at the Institut National de...


Feb 19, 2020, 12:51 ET Eliminating viruses in our food with cranberries and citrus fruit

An INRS team is developing a treatment combining fruit extracts and irradiation to prevent outbreaks of foodborne infections LAVAL, QC, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Fresh produce is a major vehicle...


Jan 27, 2020, 07:00 ET ALS: Quebec's first philanthropic research chair - $1 million to advance research in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis at the INRS

LAVAL, QC, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - A one million-dollar ($1M) donation from the Manouk Djoukhadjian Family Foundation II to the Armand-Frappier Foundation has allowed the creation of the Anna...


Jan 15, 2020, 12:34 ET Decontaminating pesticide-polluted water using engineered nanomaterial and sunlight

Two INRS teams join forces and develop a new ecological process to degrade atrazine. QUÉBEC, Jan. 15 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Atrazine is one of the most widely used pesticides in North America....


Jan 08, 2020, 07:30 ET Are some antidepressants less risky for pregnant women?

A research team at INRS studies the effects of antidepressants on the placenta MONTREAL, Jan. 8 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - About one in ten women in Québec will suffer from depression during pregnancy....


Dec 19, 2019, 16:09 ET Hepatitis D: The mystery of the virus' life cycle revealed

MONTREAL, Dec. 19 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A team led by Professor Patrick Labonté at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) has identified the role of a key process in the replication...


Dec 04, 2019, 09:10 ET Bio-K Plus International Inc., opens a research laboratory at INRS-Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - During the Antibiotic Awareness Week, Bio-K Plus International Inc. announces the inauguration of its new basic and preclinical research laboratory at the INRS...


Nov 08, 2019, 13:31 ET Research Infosource - INRS remains Québec leader for research intensity

QUÉBEC, Nov. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) holds onto its first‑place ranking in Québec for funding received per professor and per student in the...


May 02, 2019, 15:00 ET Donna Strickland, Winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, to Receive Honorary INRS Doctorate

INRS recognizes Professor Strickland's outstanding contribution to laser science and gratefully acknowledges her ongoing research collaboration. MONTREAL, May 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - An exciting...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- International conference at INRS - Together for the environment, energy, and health/

MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - INRS is hosting the second International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes for Energy, Environment and Health (iCAMP-2018). In its second edition,...


Oct 25, 2018, 11:04 ET International conference at INRS - Together for the environment, energy, and health

MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - INRS is hosting the second International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes for Energy, Environment and Health (iCAMP-2018). In its second edition,...


Oct 24, 2018, 10:26 ET The American Physical Society rewards INRS professor for his involvement in developing countries

Federico Rosei receives the 2019 John Wheatley Award for his commitment and the impact of his work in developing countries MONTREAL, Oct. 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Capitalizing on his vision of...


Oct 12, 2018, 12:52 ET World's fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per second

T-CUP makes it possible to see phenomena -- and even light! -- in extremely slow motion MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - What happens when a new technology is so precise that it operates on a...


Sep 07, 2018, 12:12 ET Nanomaterials Conference - Big Names in Nanoscience Gather at INRS

September 10–12, leading nanomaterials scientists come together for a conference planned jointly by Italy and Canada at the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre in Varennes....


Sep 20, 2013, 09:39 ET Creation of the Louise and André Charron Research Chair in Alzheimer's Disease - Preventing and improving treatment of Alzheimer's disease

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - On September 19, INRS director general Daniel Coderre and INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier Centre director Charles M. Dozois announced the creation of the Louise ...


Sep 04, 2013, 16:36 ET INRS awarded $1.6 M for a unique applied research program on wireless networks and systems

MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In the 21st century digital economy, developing smart wireless applications such as smart homes, offices, hospitals, vehicles, power grids, or cities requires...


Aug 29, 2013, 14:07 ET Toward an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease

Tiago H. Falk characterizes brain wave modulation in patients MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite all the research done on Alzheimer's, there is still no early diagnostic tool for the...


Aug 13, 2013, 12:19 ET For his contribution in the field of materials - Professor Federico Rosei is named the ASM Canada Council M. Brian Ives Lecturer

MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Professor Federico Rosei, Director of the INRS Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, has been named the 2013-2014 ASM Canada Council M. Brian Ives...


May 29, 2013, 17:00 ET Honorary doctorate awarded to Steven MacLean - INRS pays tribute to a leading figure in the Canadian space adventure

QUEBEC CITY, May 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Steven MacLean, president of the Canadian Space Agency from 2008 to 2013, received an honorary doctorate from Université du Québec under the aegis of INRS, in ...


May 29, 2013, 16:59 ET Professor emeritus George Stegeman receives an honorary degree - INRS pays tribute to one of the world's leading optics experts

QUEBEC CITY, May 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - INRS University awarded an honorary doctorate to professor emeritus George Stegeman of the University of Central Florida at its convocation, which took place...


Oct 18, 2012, 17:01 ET INRS: Again Canada's top university for research intensity

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - INRS has once again come out number 1 among Canadian universities for research intensity (sponsored research income per researcher), based on the latest data ...


Nov 12, 2010, 11:05 ET INRS professor Federico Rosei receives a 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel
Research Award

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Professor Federico Rosei of the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Center has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel ...


Nov 11, 2010, 11:05 ET INRS professor Federico Rosei receives a 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel
Research Award

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Professor Federico Rosei of the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Center has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel ...