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Teams from the CRC stand out in the recent competition for CIHR grants


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The results of the CIHR Project Grants for the Fall 2023 competition, known for its competitiveness, indicate that 4 proposals from CRC researchers have been successfully selected! 

 The selected projects are as follows: 

 Guy Poirier, in collaboration with Jean-Yves Masson and Michael J. Hendzel (Universisty of L’Alberta) 

  • Title: Emerging roles of Zinc Finger PAR-Interacting Proteins (ZIPPs) in DNA double-strand break (DSB) repair: implications in PARPi therapy More info 

 Jacques Simard, in collaboration with Jean-Yves Masson, Arnaud Droit, Antonis Antoniou and Douglas Easton (University of Cambridge) 

  • Title: Characterization of novel breast cancer susceptibility genes through large-scale targeted sequencing and functional assays More info 

 Sheng-Xiang Lin, in collaboration with Donald Poirier 

  • Title: Pre-clinical pharmacokinetic and efficacy assays with an efficient 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 7 inhibitor for breast cancer therapy More info 

 Tom Moss 

  • Title: The Ribosomal RNA Genes in Growth, Pluripotency, Senescence and Cancer More info