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  • Louis Martin, BSc. (Hon)


Dr. Denis J. Dupré

Program of Study:

MSc, Pharmacology

Project Title:

The role of bitter taste receptors in ovarian and prostate cancer

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award (January 2016-December 2017)
  • Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship – CIHR (2016-2017)
  • Ross Stewart Smith Scholarship – Dalhousie (2015)
  • NSERC Undergraduate Research Award (2014)
  • Betty Spencer Scholarship – Dalhousie (2013)
  • Dalhousie Alumni Association Scholarship (2012)
  • Dalhousie Dean’s List (2012-2015)

Career Aspirations:

Louis developed his interest in research during his undergraduate degree in biochemistry. Focusing on the pharmacological aspects of cancer, he hopes to one day incorporate the identification of novel drug targets and bettering the understanding of cancer cell biology in both an academic and clinical setting as a medical doctor.


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