April 11th, 2020: The Charette lab is growing, with new and returning summer students! We welcome to the lab Nicole Russel who was awarded a prestigious NSERC-USRA!  Well done Nicole!  We also welcome to the lab Joel Hardy who was awarded a prestigious CHRIM undergraduate summer studentship! Congrats Joel!

Last but not least, Taylor Goodon returns to the lab with her second!!! NSERC-USRA! Well done Taylor! and thrilled to have you back!

April 11th, 2020: Congrats to our amazing honours student, Derek Harris, who just got into Med School at the University of Manitoba!!!  Congrats Derek!  He will join a bumper crop of other fantastic Brandon University students who also got in this year!!!

April 23rd, 2020: Dr. Susan J. Baserga, M.D./Ph.D, the Post-Doc mentor of Dr. Charette, is appointed as the endowed William H. Fleming, M.D. Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry  at Yale Medical School. Congrats Susan!

April 10th, 2020: The week of April 6th to 10th is “Children’s Hospital Week in Canada”. As a member of the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM),  the Charette lab is doing its part to support child health through research on childhood diseases, namely ribosomopathies and Bowen-Conradi Syndrome. #ChildrensHospitalsWeekCanada.















Jan 7, 2020: The two fantastic Charette Lab Honours students, Cassidy Baumung and Derek Harris give fantastic talks for their Honours thesis progress seminars! Such great talks! So much incredible data! Way to go Cass and Derek!









Aug 12, 2019: The Charette Lab’s first Honours student, Gol Roberts, starts Med School at the University of Manitoba! Way to go Gol! We’re so proud of you!

Gol Roberts, 2nd from left.







Sept 6, 2017:  First day of grad school for the lab’s first graduate student!  You’re the trailblazer, James Cluff!

August 13, 2015:  Dr. Charette’s post-doc supervisor, Dr. Susan Baserga at Yale Med School has been awarded the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s (ASBMB) William C. Rose Award for “outstanding contributions to biochemical and molecular biological research and a demonstrated commitment to the training of younger scientists.”  We can attest to how deserving Dr. Baserga is of this award for her excellence in research and for her unwavering emphasis and dedication to mentoring.  This rare combination of scientific excellence and commitment to mentorship has resulted in a generation of successful junior PIs in prestigious university professorships through the US, Canada, and Europe – including our very own Dr. Charette.  Dr. Baserga is set to give a lecture and receive her award on April 5th, 2016 at the Annual Meeting of the ASBMB in San Diego.  Congrats Susan!! ! Read more about it here and here , and listen to her talk

Susan Baserga Rose award

Peter Glazer, M.D./Ph.D (Susan’s husband), Francis Collins (Director of the NIH), Susan, Sam Sondalle and Katie Farley (graduate students).

January 13, 2016:  The Charette Ribosome Assembly and Ribosomopathy Lab officially becomes a member of the prestigious Canada-wide RNA research group RiboClub.  We’re even listed at the top of the page on their Associated Labs site!  We participate in the Canada-wide RiboClub seminars – if you’re passionate about RNA like we are, you should tune into these webinars too!