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  • BHCRI Announces September 2015 CRTP Award Recipients


Twice each year the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute holds a funding competition as part of its Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP), which is funded principally through the Terry Fox Foundation Strategic Health Research Training Program in Cancer Research at CIHR.

The BHCRI would like to congratulate the following September 2015 CRTP award recipients:

 

Postdoctoral Fellows:
    
Sami Benzina, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Moncton        
Supervisor: Dr. Gilles Robichaud
Funding provided jointly by a Breast Cancer Society of Canada/QEll Foundation/BHCRI Traineeship for Breast Cancer Research and funds from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation    

Goutam Ghosh, Chemistry, Acadia University        
Supervisor: Dr. Sherri A. McFarland
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute 

Jordan Pinder, Pathology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisor: Dr. Graham Dellaire
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

Wei Rao, Microbiology and Immunology, IWK Health Centre
Supervisor: Dr. Tong-Jun Lin
Funding provided by a Bruce and Dorothy Rosetti Traineeship


Graduate Students:

Kathleen Attwood, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisor: Dr. Graham Dellaire    
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and a CIBC Graduate Scholarship in Medical Research through Dalhousie University

Ryan Collins, Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland        
Supervisor: Dr. Erin McGowan    
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and funds received through Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dennis Curry, Biology, Cape Breton University        
Supervisors: Dr. Xu Zhang, Dr. Ken Oakes, Dr. Heping Xu, Dr. Mark Servos    
Funding provided by a Breast Cancer Society of Canada/QEll Foundation/BHCRI Traineeship for Breast Cancer Research and funds received through Cape Breton University

Wasu Fernando, Pathology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisors: Dr. David Hoskin and Dr. Vasantha Rupasinghe    
Funding provided by a Breast Cancer Society of Canada/QEll Foundation/BHCRI Traineeship for Breast Cancer Research

Corey Filiaggi, Pathology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Berman    
Funding provided by the Harvey Graham Cancer Research Fund and a CIBC Graduate Scholarship in Medical Research through Dalhousie University

Javad Ghassemi Rad, Pathology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisor: Dr. David Hoskin    
Funding provided jointly by an Edward F. Crease Memorial Graduate Studentship in Cancer Research and a CIBC Graduate Scholarship in Medical Research through Dalhousie University

Veronique LeBlanc, Chimie et Biochimie, Universit√© de Moncton        
Supervisor: Dr. Pier Jr Morin    
Funding provided jointly by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and funds from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation    
(Declined by the Applicant)

Amanda Revels, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University         
Supervisor: Dr. Brenda Sabo    
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and a CIBC Graduate Scholarship in Medical Research through Dalhousie University
                
Nicholas Sajko, Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University        
Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Corcoran    
Funding provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute


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