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UBC's New 2013 Banting Postdoctoral Fellows

Each of the Tri-council agencies selects deserving recipients based on their specific criteria.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies would like to congratulate our UBC colleagues on their remarkable achievement.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Daisuke Ennishi, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Cancer

Jeremy Hirota, Respiratory Division - Environmental Influences on Health

Supipi Kaluarachchi Duffy, Michael Smith Laboratories - Genetics

National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Eric Largy, Cellular & Molecular Biology - Biochemistry

Marinus van Loenhout, Cellular & Molecular Biology - Genetics

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Lyndsay Hayhurst,  Liu Institute for Global Issues - International Relations, Development and Trade

Dylan Robinson, First Nations Studies - Indigenous Peoples

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is designed to attract and retain world-class postdoctoral talent, develop their leadership potential and position them for success as the research leaders of tomorrow. Banting Fellows are selected on the basis of demonstrated research excellence, leadership and synergy with the research priorities of the host institution. Fellowship recipients receive $70,000 per year for up to two years of research.

The 70 new Banting Fellows announced today represent postdoctoral researchers from Canada, the United States, Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia who will be carrying out innovative research projects at Canadian universities as well as leading research institutions abroad.

Government of Canada 2013 Banting News Release

 

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Contact:

Carolynne Ciceri, Communications Manager, UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Carolynne.ciceri@ubc.ca