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Annual QBIN Scientific Day


Each year, QBIN organizes a Scientific Day during which bio-imaging researchers from across Quebec come together to showcase their work and form new collaborations. During the day, the results of projects funded by QBIN are presented and students who have received Training Abroad Scholarships summarize their experiences. Student members also have the opportunity to present their research through poster presentations and several poster prizes are awarded.

In addition to the presentations by QBIN members, two keynote lectures are given by the annual awardees of the William Feindel Lecture and the Rising Star in Bio-imaging in Quebec awards.

Click here for photos and information about past QBIN Scientific Days


Virtual Scientific Days 2021 - March 9-11


Registration is now open for this year's Annual Scientific Days, which will be held virtually from March 9-11, 2021. The program will include presentations by trainees and exciting keynote lectures by this year's William Feindel lecture invitee, Paul Thompson (University of Southern California), as well as our second annual Rising Star in Bio-Imaging in Quebec awardee, Bratislav Misic (McGill University). Details of the program, registration, and abstract submission are available on the event website and will be updated as the program is finalized.

See the program and register here »


William Feindel Lecture


Each year, the William Feindel Lecture honours a scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of imaging.

Past awardees:

Paul Thompson (2021)
Hedvig Hricak (2020)
Cheryl Grady (2019)
Heidi Johansen-Berg (2018)
R. Mark Henkelman (2017)
Roger Lecomte (2016)
Bruce Pike (2015)
Alan Evans (2014)
Richard Frackowiak (2013)
Christopher Thompson (2012)
Terry Peters (2011)


Rising Star in Bio-imaging in Quebec


By presenting the annual Rising Star in Bio-Imaging in Quebec Award, QBIN highlights the work of an emerging researcher in the field of bio-imaging. Anyone can nominate themselves or a colleague for this award. In order to be eligible, the candidate must meet the following criteria: have obtained their doctorate degree (MD or PhD) in the last seven years (excluding any maternal, parental, or medical leave) and have made a significant contribution to bio-imaging research in Quebec.

To submit a nomination for the 2021 Rising Star in Bio-imaging in Quebec Award, please use this form. The deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, December 18, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. The awardee will be invited to give a talk during the QBIN's Virtual Scientific Week in 2021.

Past awardees:

Bratislav Misic (2021)
Maxime Descoteaux (2020)