The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre at the heart of Nuit Blanche

Discover the “Night Lab – Forest of Mysteries”

February 13, 2017 – Inquisitive minds of all ages, explorers and learners, the CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre invites you to come and explore the “Night Lab – Forest of Mysteries” as part of the Nuit blanche à Montréal, organized by MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE. On March 4, from 4:00-11:00 pm, join us for a special opportunity to learn about the innovative research being done at the CHU Sainte-Justine and tour the ultramodern new facilities that were inaugurated in November.

A host of activities for learning and fun
In the unique atmosphere of the Night Lab, uncover the secrets of the Forest of Mysteries with Scientix the Owl. From interactive games, instrument exhibits and video stations to observing teams at work in the lab and chatting with experts in genomics and molecular biology, you’re invited to explore the Research Centre from its roots to the top of the Tree of Knowledge, which inspired the architecture of the new facilities.

Become a researcher for a night! Make observations under a microscope, examine a real skeleton, try a prosthetic device controlled by simple muscle contractions, test your brain’s activity with an EEG, and take part in many more exciting and enlightening activities.

New world-class research centre
The CHU Sainte-Justine is proud to be the first research centre featured as part of Nuit Blanche, and is delighted to welcome visitors to its state-of-the-art facilities. Come and discover Canada’s second-largest pediatric research centre as a family!
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The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Research Centre is located at 3175 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road.


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Source: CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
For information:
Delphine Brodeur
Director, Communication, Public Relations and Donor Relations
CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
514-345-4931, ext. 4356

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
The mission of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation is to engage the community and support CHU Sainte-Justine in its pursuit of excellence and its commitment to providing the children and mothers of today and tomorrow with one of the highest levels of healthcare in the world.

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center
CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is a leading mother-child research institution affiliated with Université de Montréal. It brings together more than 200 research investigators, including over 90 clinician-scientists, as well as 385 graduate and postgraduate students focused on finding innovative prevention means, faster and less invasive treatments, as well as personalized approaches to medicine. The Center is part of CHU Sainte-Justine, which is the largest mother-child center in Canada and second pediatric center in North America. More on

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