The importance of continuous improvement in the drug discovery process: A conversation with Étienne Rochette
An Associate Team Leader at OmegaChem for the past year, Étienne Rochette sees himself as a positive and collaborative leader. Shortly after his arrival at Omega, the Ph.D. graduate in chemistry from Université Laval was able to optimize the processes in place to make the work of his team considerably easier and more efficient. At work and in life, Étienne is never afraid to leave his comfort zone and find creative and innovative solutions to complex problems.Read the news
Why is work-life balance essential for scientists? We ask Mélissa Arbour
As the holder of a master’s degree in organic chemistry and former employee of Merck, Mélissa brings her impressive scientific knowledge and remarkable curiosity to work every day as a Research Scientist at OmegaChem.
The key to her incredible work ethic and detail-oriented approach? Being able to balance quality time with her family and to achieving scientific success in the lab.
We spoke to Mélissa about the benefits of being versatile, the importance of maintaining a fulfilling personal and professional life and the skills required for a successful career in organic synthesis.
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What can leaders in science learn from sport? A conversation with Pierre Garcia
Born and raised in Tarbes in the south of France, Pierre Garcia was deeply immersed in rugby. His early experiences of the sport gave him an aptitude for coaching that he brings to work every day as a Team Leader at OmegaChem.
As he celebrates one year in the position, we ask Pierre about his approach to leading a team of scientists, the joys of living and working in Quebec City and what he thinks the future holds for drug discovery.Read the news
OmegaChem welcomes trainees to its world-class laboratories
Dedicated to fostering new scientific talent, OmegaChem is delighted to welcome three undergraduate students from Canadian universities as trainees.Read the news
Women In Chemistry postponed due to coronavirus concerns
Due to the growing concerns caused by the COVID-19 (“ coronavirus “) outbreak, OmegaChem had to take some measures regarding the actual and the future situation. The “ Women and Chemistry Day ” will be postponed until further notice. We are following the recommendations of the government by cancelling any gatherings in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
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OmegaChem invites you to its second day for Women in Chemistry
OmegaChem is proud to organize its second Women in Chemistry day, which will be held at OmegaChem on April 3rd 2020. All female students (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. and Post-Doc) are invited to come and present their research work in a poster or simply to visit our company and take part in this event. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org. We're looking forward to meeting you!Read the news
Publication of the research done between our colleagues and Prof. Louis Barriault
Congratulations to our colleagues Dr. Guillaume Revol and Thomas Marmin in collaboration with Prof Louis Barriault for the publication of "Single-Electron Transfer from Dimsyl Anion in the Alkylation of Phenols".Read the news
OmegaChem will be at the Journée Carrière de l'AEDCUM
OmegaChem is proud to be a sponsor of the AEDCUM's Journée Carrière en Chimie which will take place on January 14th at the University of Montréal.Read the news
OmegaChem inc. will be present at ChemOutsourcing 2018
OmegaChem will attent the ChemOutsourcing conference and exhibition show in New Jersey (Booth #42) (http://www.chemoutsourcing.com/) on September 17-19, 2018. Also, don’t miss our Exhibitor Presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Shrewsbury Room (11:15 - 11:30) entitled: “30 Years of Experience in Synthetic Chemistry Services From A Canadian Based CRO”.Read the news
A new scientific paper co-written by OmegaChem scientists has been published
Use of XtalFluor-E as an Alternative to POCl3 in the Vilsmeier–Haack Formylation of C-2-Glycals. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2018, 83, 8731-8738.Read the news
OmegaChem inc. will be present at ChemOutsourcing and the American Pharma Outsourcing Summit 2017
September 2017 will certainly offer great opportunities to meet our team. OmegaChem will attent both the ChemOutsourcing conference and exhibition show in New Jersey (Booth 122) (http://www.chemoutsourcing.com/) and the American Pharma Outsourcing Summit in Boston (http://posummit.com/).Read the news