Celebrating your achievements

Dr. Susan Koval was recently appointed as an Honourary Member of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) for her distinctive and distinguished contributions to microbiology in Canada and internationally. The award was presented to Dr. Koval by Dr. Chris Yost during the President’s Banquet at the 66th Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists. During the award presentation Dr. Koval was recognized for her past leadership and sustained commitment to supporting the CSM and microbiology research in Canada. Dr. Koval has been actively involved in CSM activities for 38 years and was the third female president of the CSM. She has made impactful research contributions to our understanding of structure and function of prokaryotic surfaces and the biology of predatory prokaryotes such as Bdellovibrio. The CSM is honoured to include Dr. Koval as one of its distinguished members.

Congratulations to Dr. Amit Garg. As part of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2016, Dr. Garg was honoured with the Young Investigator Award during the society's annual meeting this past weekend in Chicago, IL. Read More.

Congratulations to the 2016 Student Research Training Program (SRTP) award recipients. Roshan Navaratnam, Steven Wong, Dominic LeBlanc and Jake Armstrong have been recognized for their involvement in advancing health research through the SRTP. Read More.

Western University recently honoured its long-serving, part-time employees at a celebration for faculty and staff who have been working at the University for 25 years or more. These 41 university employees have made Western like a second home since they were first hired in 1991 or earlier. The honorees included Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty and staff: Gordon Campbell, PhD, Medical Biophysics and Robarts Research Institute; Dr. Peter Fendrich, Dentistry; Dr. Clive Friedman, Dentistry; Nicole MacLeod, Anatomy & Cell Biology; Dr. Gordon Payne, Dentistry; and Dr. Kenneth Wright, Dentistry. Read More.