Paid Summer Research Training

Paid Summer Research Training

Selected students from Science and Pre-Medicine programs at Bishop’s University can perfect their scientific abilities while receiving financial support from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Université de Sherbrooke.

They can contribute to numerous projects in the following research fields:

Anatomy and Cell biology
Gastrointestinal development: cell cycle and transcription factors
Gastrointestinal pathology: colon cancer, intestinal inflammation
Cardiovascular cell

Biochemistry
Antiviral therapy, RNA metabolism
Protein methylation and DNA rearrangements
Bioinformatics: gene and protein sequencing

Microbiology and Infectiology
RNA metabolism
Genes and cancer progression
Chromosomes and telomerase

Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology
Molecular imaging
Development of radiotherapy

Pharmacology
Intracellular calcium metabolism
Caspases and cell death
Medical chemistry: synthesis of new therapeutic molecules

Physiology and Biophysics
Neurosciences: hormone action and chronic pain
Diabetes and lipid metabolism
Adrenal physiology and hypertension

Rheumatology (Department of Medicine)
Bone remodelling, osteoporosis
Inflammatory molecules and signalling

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive endocrinology
Maternal-fetal interactions

Pediatrics
Medical genetics, pneumopediatry

Research Themes

The research is organised in six themes. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences research philosophy is the “translational research”.

translational research

How to Apply For Summer Research Training

To submit your resume for summer research training, review the list of the research fields, visit the Student Seeking Advisor web page, then in January or February, contact a specific director for a training opportunity. Researcher selection is typically done at the beginning of March for the following summer.

There are many good reasons to apply for a summer research training at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Université de Sherbrooke at the Bachelor Degree Level:

  • Receive financial support (from lab director or faculty program)
  • Develop specialized technical skills and self-confidence
  • Become part of a research team
  • Create a new social network
  • Learn more about biomedical research and scientific careers
  • Share your results at our Annual Student Symposium in September
  • Work in high quality research labs
  • Get to work within an internationally renowned team