UNIQUE Conference Travel Grants

UNIQUE Conference Travel Grants

Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Competition

Application deadline: September 30, 2022

UNIQUE offers a limited number of conference travel grants to its students who will be presenting a paper (oral or poster) at a national or international scientific meeting. A maximum amount of $1,000 is provided to each recipient to cover expenses related to travel, accommodation and registration fees.

List of awardees

Summer 2022 Competition

Frédéric Beaupré, Département de biochimie, de microbiologie et de bio-informatique, Université Laval

Detection and localization of synaptic anomalies using deep learning and super-resolution STED microscopy

Optics and Photonics in Medicine and Biology: Exploring the Role of Machine Learning in the Future of Biophotonics (Gordon Research Seminar), Lewiston, USA, July 9-10, 2022

Supervisors: Christian Gagné & Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal

Nikhil Bhagwat, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

Assessment of brain-age prediction on longitudinal structural MR imaging data

Organization for Human Brain Mapping annual meeting (OHBM), Glasgow, Scotland, June 19-23, 2022

Supervisor: Jean-Baptiste Poline

Anthony Bilodeau, Département de biochimie, de microbiologie et de bio-informatique, Université Laval

Microscopy analysis neural network to solve detection, enumeration, and segmentation from image-level annotations

Optics and Photonics in Medicine and Biology: Exploring the Role of Machine Learning in the Future of Biophotonic (Gordon Research Seminar), Lewiston, USA, July 9-10, 2022

Supervisors: Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal & Audrey Durand

Catherine Bouchard, Département de génie électrique et de génie informatique, Université Laval

Generative Adversarial Network Assisted Super-Resolution Imaging

Optics and Photonics in Medicine and Biology: Exploring the Role of Machine Learning in the Future of Biophotonic (Gordon Research Seminar), Lewiston, USA, July 9-10, 2022

Supervisors: Christian Gagné & Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal

Joshua Durso-Finley, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University

Personalized Prediction of Future Lesion Activity and Treatment Effect in Multiple Sclerosis from Baseline MRI

Medical Imaging with Deep Learning (MIDL), Zurich, Switzerland, July 6-8, 2022

Supervisor: Tal Arbel

Naga Karthik Enamundram, Génie biomédical, Polytechnique Montréal

Automatic segmentation of hyperintense lesions in acute spinal cord injury from T2-weighted MRI scans

Quebec Bio-Imaging Network Scientific Day 2022, Sherbrooke, Canada, June 2, 2022

Supervisor: Julien Cohen-Adad

Ziqi Hao, Medicine, McGill University

Deep Learning for Brain Extraction from a Small and Diverse Dataset of Primate MRI

Organization for Human Brain Mapping annual meeting (OHBM), Glasgow, Scotland, June 19-23, 2022

Supervisor: Amir Shmuel

Dongyan Lin, Integrated Program in Neuroscience, McGill University

Heterogeneous Representations of Variables in Task-Optimized DRL Agents Depend on Task-Relevance

The 5th Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM2022), Providence, RI, USA, June 8-11, 2022

Supervisor: Blake Richards

Laura Suarez, Neurology and neurosurgery, McGill University

Conn2res: a toolbox for connectome-based reservoir computing

Organization for Human Brain Mapping annual meeting (OHBM), Glasgow, Scotland, June 19-23, 2022

Supervisors: Bratislav Misic & Guillaume Lajoie

Winter 2020 Competition

Anthony G.X. Chen, Computer Science, McGill University
From Neuroscience to Artificially Intelligent Systems (NAISys) Conference. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. NY, USA. March 24-28, 2020.
Supervisors: Blake Richards & Joelle Pineau

Raymond Chua, Computer Science, McGill University
From Neuroscience to Artificially Intelligent Systems (NAISys) Conference, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. NY, USA. March 24-28, 2020.
Supervisors: Doina Precup & Blake Richards

Victor Geadah, Département de Mathématiques et de statistique, Université de Montréal
Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2020. Denver, CO, USA. February 27- March 1, 2020,
Supervisor: Guillaume Lajoie

Samuel Laferriere Cyr, Département d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelle, Université de Montréal
From Neuroscience to Artificially Intelligent Systems (NAISys), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. NY, USA. March 24-28, 2020.
Supervisors: Guillaume Lajoie et Blake Richards

Ardavan Salehi Nobandegani, Psychology, McGill University
34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2020). NY, USA. February 7-12, 2020.
Supervisor: Thomas R. Shultz

Olivier Vincent, Institut de génie biomédical, Polytechnique Montréal
7th Spinal Cord MRI Workshop, University College London. London, United Kingdom. January 20-21, 2020.
Supervisors: Julien Cohen-Adad & Sarah Lippé