Dr. Nathalie Rivard
Université de Sherbrooke
Nathalie Rivard received her PhD from Université de Sherbrooke in 1994 and completed a 3.5-year Post-doctorate at the Centre de Biochimie-CNRS, Université de Nice, in France with Dr. J. Pouysségur in 1997. Then, she accepted a faculty position in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la santé de l’Université de Sherbrooke. His research focuses on the analysis of signalling pathways that control proliferation, differentiation, tumorigenesis and inflammatory response of intestinal epithelial cells. She has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals. She is the recipient of 2013 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Research Excellence Award and holds a Canada Research Chair.