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Dr. Stavroula Andreopoulos wins 2017 Sustained Excellence and Innovation in Life Sciences Education Award

21 March 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Stavroula Andreopoulos on receiving the 2017 Sustained Excellence and Innovation in Life Sciences Education Award.

This award will be presented at the 15th Annual Education Achievement Celebration on May 15th.

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Dr. Sergio Grinstein wins the 2017 Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award!

1 March 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Sergio Grinstein was selected by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences as this year’s recipient of the  Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award. He will present his award talk at the upcoming meeting of the CSMB in Ottawa in May of this year.

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Charles Deber wins the 2017 Merrifield Award of the American Peptide Society

10 January 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Charles Deber, Senior Scientist in the Program in Molecular Structure & Function, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, has received the 2017 Bruce Merrifield Award of the American Peptide Society. The Award was created in 1997 in honour of Dr. R. Bruce Merrifield, who won […]

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Bamford awarded a 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

3 October 2016|0 Comments

Natalie Bamford, a former University of Toronto Biochemistry Specialist and current PhD student in the Howell lab, was recently awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to continue her studies. Natalie’s research focuses on understanding the biosynthesis of the fungal biofilm exopolysaccharide galactosaminogalactan.

“This is […]

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Dr. Greg Fairn wins the 2017 Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award!

9 August 2016|0 Comments

Dr. Greg Fairn, St. Micahel’s Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Biochemistry and Surgery, has won the 2017 Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Fairn is also the first Canadian to win this award.

The award recognizes outstanding research contributions in […]