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Research opportunities for students

Below is a list of postdoctoral, doctoral and master's offers available in the various projects of the Sentinel North research program. Scholarships are available for several of these offers.

For more information or to apply, you must contact the project supervisors directly.

Masters', Ph.D. and Postdoctoral research scholarships are also available for applicants wishing to submit their own research project. Calls for applications are made through open competitions twice a year. Deadlines: March 10 and October 10.

 


 

 

Postdoctoral projects

 

Project title Discipline(s) Director(s) SP

Modeling the geographical distribution of species in Northern Québec

Physics, mathematics, biology, ecology

Antoine Allard
Daniel Fortin

1.1

Development of diffraction optical tomography approaches to explore neural cell structure

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Development of high-resolution quantitative phase imaging techniques, based on digital holographic principle, to explore cell dynamics

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Gut mechanisms of the relation between lifestyle, xenobiotics and mental health in Inuit youth from Nunavik

Psychology, health, microbiology, infectiology, immunology

Richard Bélanger
Gina Muckle

3.6

Novel technologies to evaluate mental health of Inuit youth from Nunavik

Neuroscience, ophtalmology, psychology, health

Marc Hébert
Pierre Marquet

3.6

Establishment of optogenetics measurements in developing zebrafish brain

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics, physics, phys. eng., optics

Daniel Côté
Paul De Koninck

3.7

 

Ph.D. projects

 

Project title Discipline(s) Director(s) SP

Experimental work on the zebrafish and modelization

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics

Paul de Koninck

1.2

Data analysis and dynamical modelization

Mathematics, statistics, physics, phys. eng., optics

Nicolas Doyon

1.2

Development of multimodality imaging, based on digital holographic microscopy, to resolve living neural networks

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Development of label-free super-resolution imaging based on deep learning approaches

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Test the usability of real-time feedback to assist health professionals in patient assessment

Health, biology

François Routhier

2.8

Intégration de capteurs EMG et de mouvements dédiés au vêtement intelligent

Electrical eng., software eng., physics, phys. eng., optics, Health

Benoit Gosselin

2.8

Isolation and characterization of Arctic bacteria and phages, phage host dynamics, host resistance

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics

Alexander Culley
Sylvain Moineau

3.2

Data analytics and integration for multi-omic aspect of nordic environment. Develop software to integrate data and classify phenotypes, including geospatial aspect

Software eng., géomatics

Thierry Badard
François Laviolette

3.2

Respiratory microbiota and respiratory health

Health, microbiology, infectiology, immunology

François Maltais

3.5

Establishment of optogenetics measurements in developing zebrafish brain

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics, physics, phys. eng., optics

Daniel Côté
Paul De Koninck

3.7

Development of the light-inducible CRISPR-Cas9 technology and the testing of light-dependent growth induction/inhibition

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics

Sylvain Moineau

3.7

Development of the multispectral imaging of the microbiota

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics, physics, phys. eng., optics

Daniel Côté
Paul De Koninck
Sylvain Moineau

3.7

Meta-genomics, meta-transcriptomics and epigenetics analyses

Biochemistry, biology, microbiology, bio-informatics, molecular healthcare

Alexander Culley
Nicolas Derome
Arnaud Droit

3.7

Gestion de la qualité de l'eau potable dans les communautés nordiques: le cas du Nunavik

Health, spatial planning

Manuel Rodriguez

Other

 

Master's projects

 

Project title Discipline(s) Director(s) SP

Functional connectome inference with deep learning from calcium imaging

Software dev, neurobiology, biophotonics, mathematics, complex systems

Simon Hardy
Patrick Desrosiers

1.2

Work towards conducting an overall portrait of the drinking water quality situation and health related issues in selected Northern communities

Health, spatial planning

Manuel Rodriguez

1.3

Development of an innovative wildlife satellite collar

Biology, phys. eng.

Martin Bernier
Steeve Côté

2.2

Work on the light-response of Arctic microalgae for developing new light treatments for improving Northerners mental health

Marine biology, environmental health

Johann Lavaud
Marc Hébert

2.3 

Development of label-free super-resolution imaging based on deep learning approaches

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Development of a high-resolution digital holographic microscope, to resolve living neural networks

Neuroscience, physics, phys. eng., optics, mathematics

Pierre Marquet

2.4

Computational Modelling of Organic Solar Cells

Chemistry

Paul Johnson

2.5

Active methane detection using medium-infrared emitting fiber laser

Phys. eng., physics, optics

Réal Vallée

2.6

Acceptability of the technologies by end-users (Northern populations/workers) using questionnaires, semi-structured interviews and involved in conducting educational and co-design workshops. 

Health

Andréanne Blanchette

2.8

Impact of cigarette smoke and circadian cycles on the respiratory microbiota

Health

Mathieu Morissette

3.5

The pulmonary immune response to bioaerosol components found in the northern homes

Health, biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics

David Marsolais

3.5

Development of the light-inducible CRISPR-Cas9 technology and the testing of light-dependent growth induction/inhibition

Biochemistry, microbiology, bio-informatics

Sylvain Moineau

3.7

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