Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology

Nicolas Cermakian


Members of the laboratory

Nicolas Cermakian, Ph.D.

Researcher, Director of Academic Affairs, Douglas Institute

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University (and Associate Member, Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Physiology, and Neurology and Neurosurgery)



Postdoc, laboratory of Dr. Paolo Sassone-Corsi, IGBMC, Strasbourg, France, 2002

Ph.D. Biochemistry, laboratory of Dr. Robert Cedergren, Université de Montréal, 1998

B.Sc. Biochemistry, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, 1992


Geneviève Dubeau Laramée, M.Sc.

Research Assistant


Project: Circadian control of immune functions


Training: M.Sc. Immunologie, under the supervision of Dr. Luchino Cohen and Dr. Laurent Sabbagh, University of Montreal, 2013.


Laura Kervezee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow 

(co-supervised with Dr. Diane Boivin)


Project: Regulation of central and peripheral clocks in humans


Training: Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. J. H. Meijer, Prof. J. Burggraaf and Dr. E.C.M. de Lange, Leiden University, Netherlands, 2017 («Mind the time: 24-hour rhythms in drug exposure and effect»).

Nicola Ludin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow 


Project: Circadian disruption and schizophrenia; molecular mechanisms of the circadian clock


Training: Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Guy Warman and Dr. James Cheeseman, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2017 («The effect of general anaesthesia on the mammalian circadian clock and its clinical implications and potential treatment»).


Chloé Nobis, M.Sc.

Student, program of Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Montreal

(co-supervised with Dr. Nathalie Labrecque)


Project: Circadian control of the immune response


Training: B.Sc. Cell Biology & Physiology, Université de Toulouse Paul Sabatier, 2012; M.Sc. Immunology, Université de Toulouse Paul Sabatier and University of Vienna, 2014

Priscilla Carvalho Cabral, M.Sc.

Student, program of Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

(co-supervised with Dr. Martin Olivier)


Project: Circadian control of parasitic infections


Training: M.Sc. Immunology, University of Sao Paulo, 2016 («Development of an experimental murine model for the study of melanoma’s immunobiology»)

Tara Delorme

Student, program of M.Sc. in Neuroscience, McGill University

(co-supervised with Dr. Lalit Srivastava) 


Projet: Circadian disruption and schizophrenia


Formation: B.Sc. Psychology, Concordia University, 2017


Kanza Alami Marrouni

Student, program of B.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Montreal


Projet: Role of the deubiquitinase USP2 in the clock and in the brain

Anna-Maria Lazaratos

Student, program of B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology, McGill Université


Projet: Circadian control of the immune response

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