The Quebec Bio-Imaging Network

Promoting and facilitating bio-imaging research across Quebec

News

DIALOGUE – Student component – 2022-2023

For the fourth year, the FRQ is proposing a funding program to support the development of projects focusing on scientific communication to the general public. The deadline to submit an expression of interest to QBIN is September 20, 2022.
Read more

Events

Acoustics Week in Canada

Acoustics Week in Canada is happening in-person in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador from September 27-30 2022.  The conference will take place at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, and is being hosted by Dr. Len Zedel and Dr. Ben Zendel from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

QBIN Scientific Day – June 2nd, 2022

The 2022 edition of the QBIN Scientific Day will take place in-person on June 2nd at the faculty of medicine and health sciences of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Blog

The link between hearing loss and cognitive decline

In Canada, 38% of adults between the age of 20 and 79 years old suffer from hearing loss, and many never receive treatment. Furthermore, scientists have found that hearing loss often precedes diagnoses of age-related dementia by 5 to 10 years. Flavie Detcheverry, master’s student in biomedical engineering at the Université de Montréal, summarizes what we know about the relationship between hearing loss, cognitive decline, and age-related dementia.
Read more

Sleep and Memory: A Story to Remember!

Master’s student in psychiatry at McGill, Béry Mohammediyan, explores the interesting and complex relationship between sleep and memory and the consequences of sleep deprivation – a topic that most graduate students can personally relate to!
Read more

From mentee to mentor: a conversation with two QBIN awardees, Louis Collins and Hassan Rivaz

During the 2022 QBIN Scientific Day in Sherbrooke on June 2nd, three exceptional keynote lectures were given by this year’s William Feindel lecturer, Professor Louis Collins, and the two recipients of the 2022 Rising Star in Bio-Imaging in Quebec award, Professors Sylvia Villeneuve and Hassan Rivaz. In order to learn more about their career paths, research, and interests, the QBIN blog team conducted interviews with each of the award recipients.
Read more

Jobs