Dr. Miguel Valvano honoured with Zellers Senior Scientist Award

Friday, March 25, 2011

Dr. Miguel Valvano, a Schulich Professor and Canada Research Chair in Infectious Diseases and Microbial Pathogenesis, was recently named the recipient of the 2011-12 Zellers Senior Scientist Award, as presented by Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

The Senior Scientist Award, an annual award with a one-year term, recognizes a high-ranking Canada-funded investigator who has an outstanding record of accomplishment in Cystic Fibrosis science, and who is willing and qualified to participate in selected local, regional and national media opportunities.

Dr. Valvano is considered an international leader in molecular research aimed at dissecting the key bacterial components that directly interact with host cells to cause infections. His work is frequently published in some of the world's most influential scientific journals.

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