Bruce D. Murphy designated as “Distinguised Fellow” by the Society for the Study of Reproduction

Bruce D. Murphy, professor in the veterinary biomedicine Department at the Faculty of veterinary medicine at University of Montreal, and CRRF member, has been designated as  Distinguished Fellow by the Society for the Study of Reproduction.

This recognition highlights, amoung other things, the innovative caracter of his research, which has contributed to increasing knowledge about reproduction, both in humans and animals, a crucial area for the species survival and often underestimated.

Congratulations for this well-deserved honnor!

To consult the full article in the UdeM Nouvelles (in French only) : Click here

Job opportunity

Semex is looking for a highly qualified candidate to join their R&D team to develop new antibodies. The candidate must have experience in antibodies research, for example:

  • Antibody discovery work
  • Antibody binding assays
  • Functional Antibody research
  • Antibody binding or conjugation work (microparticles, assays on beads)
  • Antibody quantification work
  • Research on cell separation methods with antibodies

The candidate may be a PhD student with the interest of pursuing a 2-year industrial postdoc or a young professional with research experience in the field who would like to know more about applied research with industry.

Place: Semex/Boviteq research laboratories in St-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada.
Start date: Immediatly

For more information or to submit your application, please contact Dr. Patrick Blondin at

Job opportunity

Semex, a dynamic global organization that is committed to developing and delivering innovative genetic solutions, is looking for a Data Scientist to join its genomics research and innovation team located in Guelph, ON.

This role will be responsible for collaborating with their passionate team members from their R&I and IT teams to design and maintain the data infrastructure and management platform for their semen and embryo research in Ontario and Quebec.

More details here.

Christmas cards competition!

As part of the 11th WiP held on December 3rd, students had fun creating original Christmas cards for their director! A friendly competition ensued and the big winner was Rafael Sampaio, from the laboratory of Dr. Lawrence Smith (1st image)! Congratulations for your originality and your  “creation skills”!

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