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.


Research output per year

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Best Poster Award from Société de Neuroendocrinologie (France) (€500)

Plouffe, Bianca (Recipient), May 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Excellence Scholarship from University of Ottawa (Canada) ($18.000)

Plouffe, Bianca (Recipient), Sep 2007

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from Diabetes Canada ($80.000)

Plouffe, Bianca (Recipient), Jul 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Tuition Fee Scholarship from University of Ottawa (Canada) ($5.500)

Plouffe, Bianca (Recipient), Sep 2010

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship from Queen's University Belfast (U.K.) (£202.000)

Plouffe, Bianca (Recipient), 06 Nov 2018

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively