Congratulation to Reilly Pidgeon for getting a well-deserved CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships doctoral award to continue his amazing work on polyphenols and the human gut microbiota!
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Postdoc Position: The Castagner Lab at McGill University in Montreal is looking for a postdoc with carbohydrate or bio-organic chemistry experience for an exciting drug discovery projet in the area of cancer. Applicants should have a PhD in chemistry and synthesis experience, ideally in carbohydrate, inositol, or nucleic acids. Please submit your CV with aContinue reading “Hiring Chemists!”
Congrats Catherine Prattico!
Congratulations to Catherine for being awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship from CIHR! This award supports her work on prebiotic glycans for cancer immunotherapy.
We are hiring!
Postdoc Position: The Castagner Lab at McGill University in Montreal is looking for a postdoc with bio-organic chemistry experience for a CIHR-funded project involving the design and synthesis polyanionic molecules for the inhibition of scavenger receptors in collaboration with Dr. Paul Kubes (see Zindel et al., Science 2021, 371, eabe0595). Applicant should have a PhD inContinue reading “We are hiring!”
Congrats to Elaine Xing!
Congratulations to Elaine Xing for getting a Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s scholarship from CIHR! This award supports her work that aims to contribute to the understanding of glycan metabolism by the human gut microbiota.
Finally a group BBQ!
It was a great occasion to say goodbye to Suraya, Hannah, and Arrani, and welcome our new Castagner Lab members, Elaine, Mary, and Layan. (From left to right: Hannah, Arrani, Elaine, Justin, Layan, Mary, Suraya, Olivia, Raphaël, Reilly, Shiva, and Lharbi. Missing from the picture: Rebecca and Noah.)
Congratulations to Suraya!
Congratulations to Suraya Yasmine who has successfully completed her M.Sc. thesis. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavour!
Get together(ish) – Part II
So we had to split into two groups on two different days, but we could finally meet again! It was great to congratulate Kulsum and Alexia on their graduation, welcome Hannah, Shiva, Arrani, Justin, and Raphaël to the group, and celebrate funding successes. And yes, we now have matching picnic blankets in the Castagner LabContinue reading “Get together(ish) – Part II”
A warm virtual welcome!
A warm if virtual welcome to Arrani Thambimuthu (Melville Bursary 2021 winner) and Shiva Jazestani (a SURA Award winner) that are joining our lab this summer. We look forward to meet them in person when possible.
Congrats to our FRQS scholars!
Congratulations to Reilly and Olivia for their FRQS scholarship! This is exciting news and we hope to uncover more microbiota mystery with this support.