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Véronique Giroux, PhD

Postdoc: Gastroenterology Division, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Grad: Cell Biology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Véronique has been passionate about biology since high school and has developed a long-standing interest in gastrointestinal cancer research. She particularly enjoys working with mouse models and spending time with her trainees.


During her free time, she enjoys sharing a good meal with friends, doing fun activities with her boyfriend and their daughter and knitting for her family.

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Dominique Jean, PhD

Research Specialist

Postdoc: Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany

Grad: Microbiology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

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Alexis Gonneaud, PhD

Research Specialist

Grad: PhD Cell Biology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

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Julie Douchin, Engineer/Master II

PhD Student - FMSS Scholarship

Grad: Master - Biotechnology, École de Biologie Industrielle, France

Undergrad: Life Sciences, Université La Rochelle, France

Julie always wanted to do research since the science week in high school. She has different interest in biology but her work focuses on cancer research. She worked in national instate and start-up in France, and then decided to join Véronique's team. THE thing she needs in research is to see patients' interest behind fundamental research.

Beside research, she likes to travel, discover and share her interest and thought with her friends and boyfriend while sharing a drink or meal. She also has interest in art, loves to sing and dances ballet.

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Amit Dubey, M.Sc.

PhD Student

Previously: Research Specialist, Banaras Hindu University, India 

Grad: Master - Animal Biotechnology, National Dairy Research Institute, India

Amit is passionate and curious for biology research and is always ready to accept new challenges. As a master student, he worked on Embryonic and Mesenchymal Stem Cells. He is an expert at cell culture and confocal imaging. He is excited to move to Canada to continue working on somatic stem cells and get experience with several mouse models and organoid culture.

In his free time, he likes to write, read, cook and spend time with his friends. He also loves to travel and get close to nature when he gets a chance.

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Maude Hamilton 

MSc Student - CRIODUS Scholarship

Undergrad: B.Sc. student - Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke

Maude likes the idea that she could contribute to a better future by working in research and science. She is curious by nature and her thirst for knowledge drives her to be interested in several subjects, including cancer biology.

During her free time, she likes to watch TV shows and spend time with friends and family. She also has an interest for art and she loves to read.


Marjorie Rolland 

MSc Student (Fall 2020)

Currently: B.Sc. student - Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke

Her interest in science started really young when she received as a gift a subscription to a kid scientific magazine. While in High School, she fell in love with her biology classes and knew that she wanted to learn more about the human anatomy and physiology. She loves to learn new techniques and diversify her knowledge through her different internships.

In her free time, she loves to watch movies, play outdoor sports all year long, paint and draw. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and her beloved cat.

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Kassandra Gagnon 


Currently: B.Sc. student - Mol. and Cell Biology, Université de Sherbrooke


While in High School, she loved her science classes, especially Biology, and that's the main reason why she chose to continue her training in Biotechnology. Her interest for research grew while she was in college. Her strongest motivation to pursue a career in research is the impact her work could have on patients.

In her free time, she loves to hang out with her family and friends. She is passionate about animals and wildlife. She also enjoys reading, watching movies and climbing.

It could be you ...

If you are motivated and passionate and would like to join a new dynamic team. Please send your CV, a letter of presentation and the contact information of three references to Pr. Giroux at

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