Awardees


2020 Faculty Awards

Dr. Tom Hobman Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp Sponsored Research Contract for COVID-19
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant
Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology Pilot Grant for COVID-19


2020 Trainee Awards

Meghan Ferguson Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
NSERC Doctoral Scholarship
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Maria Herrera Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Solomon Hussein Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's (NSERC)
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Sophie Keegan Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Dean's Doctoral Student Award
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Rowayna Shouib Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's (CIHR)
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship
Eric Zhang Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's (CIHR)
Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship



2020 Undergraduate Awards

Sana Bibi Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Kaylan Burns Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Bronze
Ruicen (David) He Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Bronze
Yan Shu Kong Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Kyle Nickel Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Vaishvi Patel Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Bronze
Malak Trad Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Bronze
Kazuki Ueda Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Bronze
Jessica Wang Lieutenant-Governor's Gold Medal
The RT Honourable CD Howe Memorial Fellowship
Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research- Gold
Michael Wang Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Graydon Yee Department of Cell Biology Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research - Silver



2019 Faculty Awards

Dr. Gary Eitzen NSERC Discovery Grant
Dr. Michael Hendzel Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant
Dr. Tom Hobman Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant
NSERC Discovery Grant
Dr. Paul LaPointe NSERC Discovery Grant
Alberta Cancer Foundation Translational Research Investment
Dr. Thomas Simmen Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant
Dr. Andrew Simmonds Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's Tier I Basic Science Award for Excellence in Mentoring Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Dr. Qiumin Tan NSERC Discovery Grant
Canada Research Chair Tier II in Molecular Genetics of Human Disease

2019 Trainee Awards

Tomás Gutiérrez University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship
Sophie Keegan University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
Conrad Pridie Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Brett Roughead Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Eric Zhang University of Alberta Thesis-Based Master's Recruitment Scholarship


2018 Faculty Awards

Dr. Richard Rachubinski Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award
Dr. Richard Wozniak Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant

2018 Trainee Awards

Sophie Keegan Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Award
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Shweta Pipaliya Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry/Alberta Health Services Graduate Student Recruitment Studentship
Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Conrad Pridie Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level
Brett Roughead Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Master's Level
Natasha Saik NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral
President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Level

2018 Undergraduate Awards

Paige Shelemey Dean's Gold Medal in Science
Abby Rentz Dean's Silver Medal in Science
Iryna Stryapunina Dean's Silver Medal in Science

 

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
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship
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