Awards & Achievements
2018:  Awards | Grants | Publications |
2017
:  AwardsGrants | Publications |  


2018 AWARDS 

GRADUATE STUDENTS & POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

  • CIHR GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
    • Margorie Buist - MSc student with Dr. Mojgan Rastegar
    • Rachelle DinchongMSc GCP student with Dr. Patrick Frosk
    • Angela KrutishMSc GCP student with Jessica Hartley
    • Ashleigh Hansen - MSc GCP student with Dr. Francis Amara
    • Chloe Lepage - MSc student with Drs. Kirk McManus & Mark Nachtigal 
  •  UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - THREE-MINUTE THESIS 
    • Sandhini Lockman, MSc student with Dr. Mojgan Rastegar 
      • Finalist
    • Ashleigh Hansen, MSc GCP student with Dr. Francis Amara
      • Finalist

 


2017 AWARDS 

FACULTY MEMBERS

Dr. Francis Amara
Teaching Award, 2015-16 Manitoba Medical Students’ Association (MMSA) (February)

Dr. Jim Davie
Researcher of the Month, Canadians for Health Research (CHR) (April)

Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg
2017 Founders Award, Clinical Genetics and Metabolic Disorders (February)

Dr. Sandra Marles
Teaching award nominee for “Inspiration”, UGME Med I Class 2019 (April)

Dr. Tamra Ogilvie
Science, Technology and Research Nominee, 2017 YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards (April)
Successful Renewal of CRC, Tier 2 (May)

Dr. Jeff Wigle
Teaching award for “Inspiration”, Class of 2019 (April)


GRADUATE STUDENTS & POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

  • MANITOBA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
    • Angela Krutish, MSc - Genetic Counselling Program  

  • UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP 
    • Angela Krutish, MSc - Genetic Counselling Program
    • Rachelle Dinchong, MSc - Genetic Counselling Program
  • PRESIDENT'S GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN HUMAN GENETICS
    • Sasha Blant, PhD student with Dr. Trevor Pemberton
  • RESEARCH MANITOBA 2017
    • Fadumo Osman, MSc student with Dr. Jim Davie
    • Amandeep Singh, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
    • Jamie Zagozewski, Post Doctoral Fellow with Dr. Tamra Ogilvie
  • SHEU L. LEE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN ONCOLOGY
    • Lisa Liang, PhD student with Dr. Tamra Ogilvie

     

  • AMERICAN GASROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION DIGESTIVE DISEASE WEEK
    • Dr. Svetlana Frenkel, Post Doctoral Fellow with Dr. Pingzhao Hu
      • Poster of Distinction Award
  • 19th ANNUAL RESEARCH DAY
    • Laura Thompson, PhD student with Dr. Kirk McManus
      • 3rd Place, Basic Science Poster
      • Arnold Portigal Award
    • Lisa Liang, PhD student with Dr. Tamra Ogilvie
      • 1st Place, Basic Science Oral Presentation
    • Lucile Jeusset, PhD student with Dr. Kirk McManus
      • 2nd Place, Basic Science Oral Presentation
      • Best Cell Biology Oral Presentation
    • Lexi Ciapala, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
      • 3rd Place, Basic Science Oral Presentation
  • NSERC CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP - MASTERS
    • Amandeep Singh, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
  • FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES TRAVEL AWARD
    • Anna Blankstein, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
  • UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - THREE-MINUTE THESIS
    • Lexi Ciapala, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
      • Second-Place Winner
  • NANCIE J. MAURO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN ONCOLOGY RESEARCH
    • Lisa Liang, PhD student with Dr. Tamra Ogilvie
  • UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - THREE-MINUTE THESIS 
    • Lexi Ciapala, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
      • Finalist
    • Miriam Derksen, MSc student with Dr. Spencer Gibson
      • Finalist
  • INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
    • Fadumo Osman, MSc student with Dr. Jim Davie

Faculty Research Grant Recipients:

  • Dr. Jim Davie (NSERC - April). "Histone arginine methylation and transcriptionally active chromosomal domains". $140,000.
  • Dr. Barb Triggs-Raine (NSERC - April). "Characterization of HYAL2 and non-HYAL2 dependent pathways of hyaluronan degradation". $200,000.
  • Dr. Pingzhao Hu (NSERC CREATE - April). "Visual and automated disease analytics". 2017-2023
  • Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie (CIHR Bridge - May). "Characterization of novel OTX2-semaphorin gene signaling pathways regulating the "grow and go" arms of highly aggressive medulloblastomas”". $100,000.