Awardees

2017 Faculty Awards

Dr. Andrew Simmonds NSERC Discovery Grant
 

2017 Trainee Awards

Matthew Anderson-Baron  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Calvin Chan 

University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction

Meghan Ferguson  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship 
Maria Herrera  NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction 
Sophie Keegan  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
Shweta Pipaliya  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
Conrad Pridie  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Elisabeth Richardson  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction 
Ulyss Karl Roesner  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Brett Roughead  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Natasha Saik  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 
   

2017 Undergraduate Awards

Gabriel Chan  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Gold
Rebecca Burchett  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Silver 
Sophie Keegan  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Silver 
   

2016 Faculty Awards

Dr. Joel Dacks 2016 Hutner Prize
Dr. Michael Hendzel  Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant 
Dr. Tom Hobman  Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team Grant 
Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology Grant for Emerging Priorities
Women and Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Partnership Grant 
   

2016 Trainee Awards

Lael Barlow NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Calvin Chan  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
Tomás Gutiérrez  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry November 2016 Med Star Graduate Student Award 
Shangmei Hou  Women and Children's Health Research Institute Graduate Studentship 
Christen Klinger  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction 
Azra Lari Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry March 2016 Med Star Graduate Student Award
NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Rebecca Mercier  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Elisabeth Richardson  Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures (AITF) Graduate Student Scholarship 
Natasha Saik  Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures (AITF) Graduate Student Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
Samira Samtleben  Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 
Avinash Sheshachalam 

University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures (AITF) Graduate Student Scholarship 

   

2016 Undergraduate Awards

Lucas Streith  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
   

2015 Faculty Awards

Dr. Tom Hobman  NCE IC-IMPACTS Collaborative Research Grant
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Research Grant
Dr. Richard Rachubinski  Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundation Grant 
Dr. Thomas Simmen  Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Operating Grant
NSERC Discovery Grant 
Dr. Rick Wozniak Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
   

2015 Trainee Awards

Lael Barlow  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Matthew Baron  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Calvin Chan  Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CIHR)
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Tomás Gutiérrez Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Graduate Studentship 
Maria Herrera  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Emily Herman  President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction 
Christen Klinger  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 
Dr. Daniel Limonta Velázquez Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Postgraduate Fellowship
Rebecca Mercier  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 
Biplab Paul Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Conrad Pridie Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship  
Elisabeth Richardson  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship 
Natasha Saik  Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (NSERC)
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship 
Alexander Schlacht President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Dr. Anil Kumar Victoria Ansalem Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Postgraduate Fellowship
Dr. Judith Vörös Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Postgraduate Fellowship
   

2015 Undergraduate Awards

Alexandra Bain  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Calvin Chan  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research 
Katherine Yurkiw  Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research 
   

2014 Faculty Awards

Dr. Luc Berthiaume  Alberta Cancer Foundation Transformative Operating Grant
Dr. Joel Dacks  NSERC Discovery Grant 
Dr. Gary Eitzen  NSERC Discovery Grant 
Dr. Richard Rachubinski  Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science  
Dr. Thomas Simmen  Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant 
   

2014 Trainee Awards

Dr. Maria Aguilar Gonzalez  Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Postdoctoral Fellowship 
Matthew Baron  Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters 
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Emily Herman  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral 
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Christen Klinger
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship 
Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship- Masters
WCHRI Graduate Studentship
Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Graduate Studentship
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Azra Lari Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship 
Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Graduate Student Scholarship
Chen Li
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship    
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 2014 Motyl Graduate Studentship in Cardiac Sciences
Matthew McDermand Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Rebecca Mercier  Alberta Innovates Health Solutions ACPLF Graduate Studentship
Alberta Cancer Foundation Graduate Studentship 
Conrad Pridie  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
David Van de Vosse Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Med Star Award 
Annemarie Wolmarans  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level
   

2014 Undergraduate Awards

Sarah Prendergast Department of Cell Biology Undergraduate Gold Medal Prize in Research 
   

2013 Faculty Awards

Dr. Gary Eitzen  AIHS Visiting Scientist Award 
Dr. Tom Hobman
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
Dr. Paul Melançon Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Dr. Ben Montpetit
Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Operating Grant
Canada Research Chair in RNA Transport    
Dr. Richard Rachubinski Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal 
Dr. Richard Rachubinski
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grants
AIHS Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Grant
Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Dr. Thomas Simmen  Cancer Research Society Operating Grant 
Dr. Andrew Simmonds
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
AIHS Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Grant
Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Dr. Richard Wozniak
Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant 
   

2013 Trainee Awards

Lucas Cairo  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry/AHS Med Star Award for Graduate Students 
Juliana Capitanio  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Dissertation Fellowship
Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Graduate Studentship 
Diego Lapetina  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Fred Mast  Governor General's Gold Medal 
Matthew McDermand  NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship 
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Rebecca Mercier
NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Biplab Paul  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 
Alexander Schlacht
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
   

2013 Undergraduate Awards

Azra Lari
Cell Biology Undergraduate Prize
Alice Troitskaia
Cell Biology Undergraduate Prize
   

2012 Faculty Awards

Dr. Luc Berthiaume  Alberta Cancer Foundation Bridge Operating Grant 
Dr. Joel Dacks  Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Oil Sands Research and Information Network Operating Grant 
Dr. Tom Hobman  Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant
Alberta Cancer Foundation Bridge Operating Grant
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Operating Grant
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Operating Grant
   

2012 Trainee Awards

James Alexander Bodman Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Shangmei Hou Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
Mary Klute Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Diego Lapetina  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 
Chris Neufeldt  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
Virginia Pimmett  Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 2012 Motyl Graduate Studentship in Cardiac Sciences
University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Douglas Quilty  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Alexander Schlacht 

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level

Yang Yang Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award 
   

2011 Faculty Awards

Dr. Joel Dacks  Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Cell Biology 
Dr. Tom Hobman  Canada Research Chair in RNA Viruses and Host Interactions 
Dr. Paul Melançon Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
   

2011 Trainee Awards

Zackie Aktary  Dissertation Fellowship 
Alicia Baier

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level

Erin Brown  Frederick Banting & Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award
Alberta Advanced Education & Technology Graduate Student Scholarship 
Juliana Capitanio

Alberta Advanced Education & Technology Graduate Student Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 

Emily Herman  Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Studentship 
Mary Klute  Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level 
Diego Lapetina

Alberta Advanced Education & Technology Graduate Student Scholarship
University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship 

Jing Li

Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Studentship
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award

Baochan Mai  Frederick Banting & Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award 
Vikki Northrup

Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Studentship
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award

Jungsook Park  Mary Louise Imrie Graduate Student Award
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level 
Maneka Perinpanayagam Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Douglas Quilty Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Dr. Christopher Ptak Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Klein Prize Fellowship Award
Dr. Arun Raturi Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Postdoctoral Fellowship
Matt Urbanowski  Frederick Banting & Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Award
Steven Willows Frederick Banting & Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Award
Alberta Advanced Education & Technology Graduate Student Scholarship
Yang Yang  University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship