Sylvie Desjardins, Ph.D.


Research Professional
Bachelor degree in Biotechnology, Master and Ph.D. in Physiology-Endocrinology
Joined in : 2015

Nickname : Bibi
Likes : Working experiments
Dislikes : Empty stock solution bottles



Renault AL, Lesueur F, Coulombe Y, Gobeil S, Soucy P, Hamdi Y, Desjardins S, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Vallée M, Voegele C; Breast Cancer Family Registry, Hopper JL, Andrulis IL, Southey MC, John EM, Masson JY, Tavtigian SV, Simard J. (2016)  ABRAXAS (FAM175A) and Breast Cancer Susceptibility: No Evidence of Association in the Breast Cancer Family Registry.  PLoS One. 2016 Jun 7;11(6):e0156820. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156820. eCollection 2016.

Samuels ME, Majewski J, Alirezaie N, Fernandez I, Casals F, Patey N, Decaluwe H, Gosselin I, Haddad E, Hodgkinson A, Idaghdour Y, Marchand V, Michaud JL, Rodrigue MA, Desjardins S, Dubois S, Le Deist F, Awadalla P, Raymond V, Maranda B. (2013) Exome sequencing identifies mutations in the gene TTC7A in French-Canadian cases with hereditary multiple intestinal atresia. J Med Genet. 50(5) :324-9.

Plourde KV, Labrie Y, Desjardins S, Belleau P, Ouellette G, Durocher F; INHERIT BRCAs. (2013) Analysis of ZNF350/ZBRK1 promoter variants and breast cancer susceptibility in non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast cancer families. J Hum Genet. 58(2) :59-66.

Litim N, Labrie Y, Desjardins S, Ouellette G, Plourde K, Belleau P; INHERIT BRCAs, Durocher F. (2013) Polymorphic variations in the FANCA gene in high-risk non-BRCA1/2 breast cancer individuals from the French Canadian population. Mol Oncol. 7(1) :85-100.

Desjardins S, Beauparlant JC, Labrie Y, Ouellette G, Durocher F; INHERIT BRCAs. (2009) Variations in NBN/NBS1 gene and the risk of breast cancer in non-BRCA1/2 French Canadian families with high risk of breast cancer. BMC Cancer 9:181.

Desjardins S, Ouellette G, Labrie Y, Simard J; INHERIT BRCAs, Durocher F. (2008) Analysis of GADD45A sequence variations in French Canadian families with high risk of breast cancer. J Hum Genet. 53(6):490-8.

Desjardins S, Belleau P, Labrie Y, Ouellette G, Bessette P, Chiquette J, Laframboise R, Lépine J, Lespérance B, Pichette R, Plante M; INHERIT BRCAs, Durocher F. (2008) Genetic variants and haplotype analyses of the ZBRK1/ZNF350 gene in high-risk non BRCA1/2 French Canadian breast and ovarian cancer families. Int J Cancer.122(1):108-16.

Durocher F, Guénard F, Desjardins S, Ouellette G et Labrie Y. (2005) Inherited susceptibility to breast cancer: accomplishments and challenges. In: Sinnett D, editor. Molecular Genetics of Cancer. Research Signpost; p.9-93.