MBB Honours & Awards

Faculty Awards & Distinctions

Canada Research Chair (CRC)


  • David Vocadlo (Chemistry), Tier 1
  • Tim Audas (Functional RNA and Cellular Stress), Tier 2
  • Lorena Braid (Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Biology), Tier 2

Michael Smith Foundation for
Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar

  • Ryan Morin

Graduate Student Major Awards

 

Dr Bruce Brandhorst Graduate Prizes in MBB   

  • Razvan Cojocaru (Unrau lab) - 2021 Best PhD thesis
  • Razvan Cojocaru (Unrau lab) - 2021 Best Publication
  • Christopher Rushton (Morin lab) - 2022 Best Oral Presentation at the MBB Grad Colloquium
  • Javairia Rahim (Choy lab) - 2022 Best Poster Presentation at the MBB Grad Colloquium

Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship             

  • Samira Ebrahimi (Unrau lab) - Spring 2021 to Fall 2024
  • Kewei Yu (Verheyen lab) - Fall 2021 - Summer 2025
  • Hendrik Boog (Unrau lab) - Fall 2022 - Summer 2025

CIHR/NSERC CGS-M

  • Jennifer Chan (Gorski lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2023
  • Emily McMann (Gorski lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2023
  • Lionel Pereira (Audas lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2023
  • Kristen Kong (Unrau lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2023

CIHR CGS-D

  • Justin Jia (Brinkman lab) - Spring 2020 to Fall 2022
  • Cally Ho (Gorski lab) - Summer 2020 to Spring 2023
  • Kristen Gray (Brinkman lab) - Fall 2020 to Summer 2023
  • Emma Lacroix (Audas lab) - Fall 2020 to Summer 2023
  • Cody Despins (Holt lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2025

NSERC CGS-D

  • Breanna Raymond (Quarmby lab) - Summer 2022 to Spring 2025
NSERC PGS-D
  • Alaa Al-Shaer (Forde lab) - Summer 2021 to Spring 2024

 

Postdoctorate Fellows Awards & Distinctions

ASH Research Restart Award

  • Krysta Coyle

Other Awards & Recognitions

Esther Verheyen 

  

  • William F Grant and Peter B Moens Award of Excellence in Genetics, Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) (2016)

Lynne Quarmby             

  • Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy (2015)     
  • B.C.'s Top 100 Women of Influence (Vancouver Sun)

Ryan Morin

  • Maud Menten New Principal Investigator Finalist Prize
  • Terry Fox New Investigator Award

Fiona Brinkman

  • Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada (2018)
  • Distinguished SFU Professor (2019)
  • Canada's Most Powerful Women (Women's Executive Network)
  • Canadian Society of Microbiologists Fisher Scientific Award
  • Canada Top 40 under 40 (Caldwell Parners International)
  • Science Council of BC Young Innovator Award
  • TR100 Award (M.I.T.)

William S. Davidson

  • Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence

Robert Holt

  • Time Magazine Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs
  • Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence, LifeSciences British Columbia

 

Dipankar Sen

  • Fellow, Canadian Institutes for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
 

David Vocadlo

  • Teva Canada Award (Canadian Chemical Society)
  • Bernard Belleau Award of the Canadian Society of Chemistry (2018)