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New article in nature's career column by Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou, PhD candidate in the YDKlab


"Stay productive by setting a routine, identifying a workspace and getting dressed, says Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou."

At the moment, staying motivated can be tough. Many scientists have admitted this on social media or in online meetings. I’ve struggled to follow a consistent routine and to be productive, thinking twice about getting dressed in the morning while wondering, “What’s the point?” This is especially true when we’re surrounded by distractions at home — a place usually kept away from work.

For me, finding a way to stay motivated involved trial and...


We celebrate 10 years of optogenetics research with Karl Deisseroth


We had the pleasure to celebrate the 10th anniversary of optogenetics research with Karl Deisseroth, who delivered the Keynote and Public lecture at the recent Frontiers in Neurophotonics Symposium.  FINS2015 was held October 3-6 in Québec city.

On the picture, Karl Deisseroth, Yves De Koninck and Valentin Nägerl celebrate with a 10th anniversary cake.  

Read a special edition of Nature Neuroscience about the 10 years of...


24h de sciences - interview with Yves De Koninck at Canal M


The Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec participate in the  24 heures de sciences event by hosting an open house event on May 9 2015.  On this occasion, Marianne Paquette interviewed Yves De Koninck to talk about the workings of the brain.  Listen to the interview, in French, here:   Émission c’est bon pour la santé! | Comprendre son cerveau -Yves De Koninck avec Marianne Paquette

See the details of this event: ...

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