On October 3-4, the Biodiversity Centre will host the 2011 Jacques Cartier Conference, which will explore scientific issues and new perspectives on water system rehabilitation.
The Université de Montréal and IRBV are proud to announce that a grant of over $7.6 million was awarded to researchers including IRBV professor Mohamed Hijri (photo) for a major environmental genomics project.
The 4th conference of the Société québecoise de phytotechnologie will be held at the Montreal Botanical Garden on June 2, 2011. This year’s conference, organized jointly with the Canadian Land Reclamation Association, will focus on phytostabilization of slopes and reclamation of disturbed sites. Speakers are in the process of confirming their participation. The number of participants is limited, so early registration is recommended for this popular event. For more information click here.
Anne Bruneau will deliver a public presentation on April 8 at 10 a.m. in the Marie-Victorin Pavilion (D452) on the launching of Canadensys, a new pancanadian information network on biodiversity.
The Université de Montréal newsletter Forum reviews a special activity on improving our understanding of natural specimens.
Here are a few photos of the inauguration of the Biodiversity Centre which took place on March 10th.
The Université de Montréal newsletter Forum reviews the opening of the Biodiversity Centre.
The Pehr-Kalm Grant was created in the spring of 2010 by Les Amis du Jardin botanique de Montréal (The Friends of the Montreal Botanical Garden) to support students wishing to pursue graduate level studies at the IRBV. Marielle Babineau, a graduate student in Anne Bruneau’s laboratory, and Mathieu Bélanger Morin, a graduate student in Jacques Brodeur’s laboratory, each received a grant of $5,000. Marielle’s research is on the evolution of Malagasy legumes; Mathieu studies the impact of partial clearcuts on xylophagous insects in the balsam fir-white birch domain.