Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Plouffe is open to PhD applications from candidates with a basic science background. Her fields of interest include: G protein-coupled receptor signalling, biased signalling and selectivity, compartmentalised G protein signalling, bioluminescence resonance energy transfer (BRET)-based biosensors, type 2 diabetes, glioblastoma multiforme, melanoma, and cardiovascular diseases. Previous lab experience is highly desirable.

20042020

Research output per year

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Activities

Member of the Wellcome Trust Funder Liaison Group Committee (Event)

Bianca Plouffe (Advisor)

31 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

Medical Mini Interviews

Bianca Plouffe (Examiner)

11 Mar 2020

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

GDR3545 GPCR International Meeting (France)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

09 Oct 201911 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Annual Research Symposium from the Centre of Membrane Proteins and Receptors (U.K.)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

26 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Inaugural Meeting of the European Research Network in Signal Transduction - GPCR Pharmacology: Activation, Signalling and Drug Design

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

28 Oct 201930 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Experimental Biology 2018 (USA)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

21 Apr 201825 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

FASEB Science Research Conferences on GRKs and Arrestins: From Structure to Disease (USA)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

18 Jun 201723 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Molecular Pharmacology Gordon Research Seminars (Italy) - Human melatonin type 2 receptor structural insights revealed by natural variants

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

12 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Molecular Pharmacology Gordon Research Conference 2017 (Italy)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

12 Mar 201717 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

18th GPCR Retreat 2017 (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

19 Oct 201721 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

17th GPCR Retreat (USA)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

13 Oct 201615 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Rencontre Louis-Philippe-Bouthillier (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer Student Recruitment Event (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

18 Jun 201521 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

MELA-BETES Joint Translational Call Meeting (France) - Analysis of the human melatonin transduction system using BRET-based biosensors

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

20 Mar 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Seminar Series - Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer, University of Montreal (Canada) - Do you have a bias? GPCRs do!

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

24 Apr 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

ASCEPT-MPGPCR Joint Scientific Meeting (Australia)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

07 Dec 201411 Dec 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

15th GPCR Retreat (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

02 Oct 201404 Oct 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

MELA-BETES Joint Translational Call Meeting (Germany) - Analysis of the human melatonin transduction system using BRET-based biosensors

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

23 Jun 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Molecular Pharmacology Gordon Research Conference (Italy)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

21 Apr 201326 Apr 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

MELA-BETES Joint Translational Call Meeting (Canada) - Functional analysis of the human melatonin transmission system using biosensors

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

03 Oct 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

XXVIIe Symposium Groupe d’étude des protéines membranaires (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Jun 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

MELA-BETES Joint Translational Call Meeting (Germany) - Functional analysis of the human melatonin transmission system; new candidates involved in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

Bianca Plouffe (Invited speaker)

21 Dec 2012

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

11th GPCR Retreat (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

2nd Annual Brain Health Research Day (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Molecular Pharmacology Gordon Research Conference (Italy)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

31 May 200905 Jun 2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

1st Annual Brain Health Research Day (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Jun 2009

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

9th GPCR Retreat (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Oct 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Experimental Biology 2008 (USA)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

05 Apr 200809 Apr 2008

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

11th Annual Y.D. Lapierre Resident Research Day, University of Ottawa (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Dec 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

8th GPCR Retreat

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

27 Sep 200729 Sep 2007

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

10th Annual Y.D. Lapierre Resident Research Day (Canada), University of Ottawa (Canada)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Dec 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

7th GPCR Retreat (USA)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Oct 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

32e Colloque de la Société de Neuroendocrinologie (France)

Bianca Plouffe (Participant)

Sep 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference