Allison Nixon recently received the Doctoral Fellowship from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This award is given out to talented graduate students working in the field of breast cancer research. Allison proposed to investigate the role of specific sugar modifications in breast cancer cells for in vivo functional genomics.
Dr. Jelena Tomic has been awarded the Charles H. Best Postdoctoral Fellowship, in recognition of her research excellence. The fellowship is awarded annually to a highly-qualified graduate who is no more than 2 years out of grad school and who demonstrates outstanding research potential in the fields of molecular, genetic or genomic research. Congratulations Jels!!
Dr. Moffat is among the most recent group of recipients of the prestigious Canada Research Chair award. He had the privilege of speaking on behalf of all of this year’s recipients at the official announcement, held October 12, 2012 in the CCBR atrium. Representatives from the federal government, the Canada Foundation for Innovation and NSERC were on hand to express continued support of the CRC program, which enables innovative researchers across a range of academic disciplines to develop new technologies and to gain important new insights in their respective fields. Read more at http://www.news.utoronto.ca/eight-new-canada-research-chairs-u-t