Positions for graduate students are available!!!

We are seeking highly motivated students with a university degree. Applicants with a BSc degree may first enter an MSc Program toward a direct transfer to PhD after one year.

Outstanding students who want to pursue graduate studies at Université Laval and CRIUSMQ are invited to submit their complete application (letter of intent, CV and transcript of student grades) by email to:


Selected candidates will be offered scholarships.

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3rd World Parkinson Congress on October 1-4 2013

Our lab team will attend the 3rd World Parkinson Congress from October 1st to 4th, 2013. We will present 4 posters with our most recent results regarding Parkinson’s disease.

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Martin Parent received the “Jacques-Leblanc” Award

Dr. Martin Parent has received the “Jacques-Leblanc” award from the Graduate Student Association of the Faculty of Medicine on May 30th, 2013 at Université Laval. This award is given each year to a supervisor who stood out by his implication and the quality of the formation given to graduate students.

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Oral presentation

Innervations sérotoninergique et cholinergique du pallidum chez le singe écureuil : étude immunohistochimique en microscopie optique et électronique will be presented by Lara Eid on May 9th, 2013 during the 81st ACFAS congress held in Université Laval, Quebec City.

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Published article

”Quantitative and ultrastructural study of the serotonin innervation of the globus pallidus in squirrel monkeys” by Lara Eid, Marie-France Champigny, André Parent and Martin Parent is now available in European Journal of Neuroscience as ”early view”.

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