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2017 Douglas & Psychiatry Department Research Day: Congratulations to all award winners

Douglas winners - left to right: Nicolas Cermakian (Director of Academic Affairs of the Research Centre), Lauren Reynolds, Santiago Cuesta, Chloé Nobis, Scott Bell, Abdelhalim Elsiekh, Brigitte Kieffer (Scientific Director of the Research Centre)

Thank you to all participants of the Douglas & Psychiatry Department Research Day, which took place on June 2nd.  We are proud to announce the winners of the prizes for best presentations:

Students of the Douglas Institute

Oral presentations:

  • 1st prize (Prix d'excellence du FRQ-S): Scott Bell (lab of Carl Ernst)
  • 2nd prize: Chloé Nobis (lab of Nicolas Cermakian)
  • 3rd prize: Santiago Cuesta (lab of Cecilia Flores)

Poster presentations:

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