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April 2024 Award Winners

By May 1, 2024June 3rd, 2024No Comments

Dr. Yongjin Park (pictured) has been named Canada Research Chair in Integrative Causality Inference of Cancer Mechanisms (Tier 2).

The Canada Research Chairs Program enables researchers to excel in their disciplines. By advancing cutting-edge research, chairholders are improving the health and well-being of Canadians, strengthening Canada’s international competitiveness, and training the next generation of talent in their labs.

See all award winners for April 2024 below

Grants

Winner
Grant
Link to Article
Dr. Alexander Rauscher
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. Bhavi Modi
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Rare Disease Research Initiative
Dr. David Cabral
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Rare Disease Research Initiative
Dr. Elizabeth Rideout
CFI Innovation Fund
Dr. François Bénard
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. James Johnson
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. James Johnson
CFI Innovation Fund
Dr. Janice Eng
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. Leonard Foster
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. Leonard Foster
CFI Innovation Fund
Dr. Lori Tucker
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Rare Disease Research Initiative
Dr. Natalie Strynadka
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. Natalie Strynadka
CFI Innovation Fund
Dr. Quynh Doan
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Rare Disease Research Initiative
Dr. Shaghayegh Nouruzi
Early Investigator Research Award from the US Department of Defense
Dr. Steven Jones
B.C. Knowledge Development Fund
Dr. Stuart Turvey
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Rare Disease Research Initiative

Awards

Winner
Award
Link to Article
Abishek Wadhwa
NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) Graduate Award
Dr. Adrian Yee
Honorary Medical Alumni Award
Allison Campbell
Killam Teaching Prize
Alvin Qiu
Student Leadership Award
Busra Turgu
Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Dr. Cameron Hague
Killam Teaching Prize
Dr. Christina Luong
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Investigator Awards
Dr. Cornelia Laule
Killam Teaching Prize
Dr. Dolph Schluter
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
Dr. Eric McGinnis
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Investigator Awards
Dr. Esther Verheyen
Excellence in Supervision
Hallie Dau
Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Dr. Kishor Wasan
Outstanding Reviewer from CIHR
Loujain Bilal
Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Award
Dr. Miles Mannas
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Investigator Awards
Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew
Killam Teaching Prize
Dr. Silke Appel-Cresswell
Honorary Medical Alumni Award
Dr. Stefan Lang
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Investigator Awards
Dr. Yongjin Park
Canada Research Chair
Valerie Mok
Student Leadership Award

Fellowships

Winner
Fellowship
Link to Article
Dr. Lars Kruse
(Bohlmann Lab)
Pathway to Independence Award
Dr. Marissa Lithopoulos
(Miller and Kaplan Labs)
Pathway to Independence Award
Dr. Ross Jones
(Zandstra Lab)
Pathway to Independence Award
Dr. Santanu Sasidharan
(Tokuriki and Plotkin Labs)
Pathway to Independence Award

Scholarships

Winner
Scholarship
Link to Article
Nicholas Viegas
UBC Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Harry Logan Memorial Scholarship
Shabnam Molan
FHS Faculty of Science
CIHR CGS-M
Simona Mastroianni
FHS Faculty of Science
CIHR CGS-M
Simona Mastroianni
FHS Faculty of Science
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme