2016 Awards Recipients
Congratulations to the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Internal Graduate Awards recipients
We are pleased to announce the 11 recipients of several Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Internal Graduate Awards. Congratulations to all recipients.
Collip Medal Award
Sarah Svenningsen, PhD, Medical Biophysics
Supervisor: Grace Parraga, PhD
Title of thesis: Pulmonary Imaging to Better Understand Asthma
Established in 1959, the award is presented annually to the most outstanding PhD trainee graduating from one of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s programs. The award commemorates the contributions of Dr. J. B. Collip, one of the School’s former Deans.
Cobban Student Award in Heart and Stroke Research
Ramina Adam, Neuroscience
Supervisor: Stefan Everling, PhD
Established by Audrey and Delmar Cobban and matched by Robarts Research Institute, this award recognizes doctoral research in the area of heart and stroke disease.
Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Teaching and Research in Medical Sciences
Sonya Van Nuland, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Supervisor: Kem A. Rogers, PhD
This fellowship is available to full-time doctoral trainees, and it recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching and research. This fellowship was established by a bequest from Margaret Macklin Frewen.
Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Publication in Medical Sciences
Tara Condos, Biochemistry
Supervisor: Gary S. Shaw, PhD
The fellowship is available to full-time doctoral students who have published their doctoral research as first author in a peer reviewed journal. This fellowship was established through a legacy donation from Margaret Macklin Frewen.
Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Graduate Scholarship (Two Doctoral Awards)
Tamara Tavares, Neuroscience
Supervisors: Dr. Elizabeth Finger and Derek Mitchell, PhD
Andrew Nicholson, Neuroscience
Supervisor: Dr. Ruth Lanius
This scholarship is given to doctoral students who are specializing in the neuroscience of mental health disorders, and is generously made available by Mr. Robert McKinnon.
Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Graduate Scholarship (Masters or Doctoral)
Amy Schranz, Medical Biophysics
Supervisors: Robert Bartha, PhD
This scholarship is given to a doctoral or masters student who is specializing in mental health research, and is generously made available by Mr. Robert McKinnon and friends.
Nellie Farthing Fellowship in Medical Sciences (Three Awards)
Kathryn Manning, Medical Biophysics
Supervisor: Ravi Menon, PhD
Cason King, Microbiology and Immunology
Supervisor: Joe Mymryk, PhD
Man-Ger (Margaret) Sun, Physiology and Pharmacology
Supervisor: Frank Beier, PhD
Established in 1960 through a generous legacy donation from Nellie Farthing, the Fellowship recognizes excellence in research to a full-time doctoral student in Medical Sciences.
Norman E. Nixon Marie Rämö Nixon Award
Chao Gu, Psychology
Supervisor: Brian D. Corneil, PhD
Awarded to a full-time graduate student in a Masters or PhD program at Western who is working with a Robarts Research Institute Scientist. This award was established by a generous donation from Mrs. Marie Nixon.