Recent Awards

Congratulations to the BTCTRL Recent Awardees!


Sabrina Schaly

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Sabrina Schaly joined the BBME program in September 2020 as a Master's student and later fast-tracked into the Doctoral program. Sabrina has been awarded with the 2022 Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral Award to help support her research in creating a new generation of gene eluting cardiovascular stents.

 


Jacqueline Boyajian

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Jacqueline Boyajian joined the BBME program in September 2021 and is a second year PhD student after fast-tracking from the Master's program. Jacqueline has been awarded the 2022-2023 BBME Excellence Award and the 2022-2023 Internal Studentship from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. She will use the awards to further her research on new probiotic-based biotherapeutics for metabolic syndrome and other chronic diseases.

 

 

Member Awards & Honors


Dr. Satya Prakash

  • 2021-2028 James McGill Professor
  • 2002-2020 Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Research and Teaching Merit, awarded yearly
  • 2017 China Friendship Award
    • For excellence in promoting business and other activities in People's Republic of China
  • 2005 Doctor of Science
  • 2005-2010 Canadian Institute of Health Research New Investigator Salary Endowment
  • 2003-2005 Chercher-Boursier Junior 1 Salary Endowment
  • 2003 Fraser, Monar and McPherson Salary Award Salary Endowment, Faculty of Medicine - Declined
  • 2001 FCAR Professeur Chercheur Salary Endowment

Sabrina Schaly

  • 2022-2023 Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral program
  • 2021-2022 Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Master's program

Jacqueline Boyajian

  • 2022-2023 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Internal Studentship
  • 2022-2023 BBME Excellence Award
  • 2021-2022 BBME Excellence Award

Merry Ghebretatios

  • 2021-2022 Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Master's program

Rahul Thareja

  • 2021-2022 Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Master's program

Alain Labbé

  • 2009-2010 Industrial R&D Fellowship

Christopher John Martoni

  • 2009-2010 Industrial R&D Fellowship

Misara Hamoudeh

  • 2008-2009 Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT) Post Doc Fellowship

Xiao Hong

  • 2006 Zongshan Kunpo Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Dominique Anehme

  • 2004-2005 Industrial R&D Fellowship

Wei Ouyang

  • 2004-2006 Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nikita Lomis

  • 2015-2016 McGill University Graduate Excellence Award, Dept. Experimental Medicine
  • 2015 Second place poster presentation at NHPRS Conference, London, Ontario
  • 2015 Travel Award for NHPRS Conference, London Ontario

Susan Westfall

  • 2013-2016 Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) CGSD grant
  • 2016 First place poster/oral presentation Probiota Event, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2015 First place oral presentation at NHPRS Conference, London, Ontario
  • 2015 Travel Award for NHPRS Conference, London Ontario

Imen Kahouli

  • 2012 Dr Gerald B Price memorial travel award
  • 2010-2011 Research Excellence Scholarship
  • 2011-2013 Faculty of Medicine Scholarship

Wei Shao

  • 2011-2013 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) Doctoral Award

Catherine Tomaro-Duchesneau

  • 2012-2014Alexander Grahm Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship
  • 2010-2011 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2010-2011Provost Graduate Fellowship
  • 2010 Industrial Innovation Scholarship (IIS) BMP Innovation - NSERC, FQRNT and Micropharma Limited
  • 2009-2010 Provost Graduate Fellowship
  • 2009-2010 Principles Graduate Fellowship
  • 2009-2010 BMP IIS NSERC Innovation Scholarship

Shyamali Saha

  • 2012 Great award
  • 2012 Graduate Excellence Fellowship
  • 2011 Graduate Excellence Fellowship
  • 2010 Provost's Graduate Fellowship
  • 2012 Poster Presentation

Laetitia Rhodes

  • 2012-2014Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Doctoral Award

Arghya Paul

  • 2012 Medstar Award
  • 2012 Canada Graduate Scholarship-Michael Smith Foreign Study Award
  • 2012 Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology
  • 2010 NSERC-CGSD Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship
  • 2009 Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) Doctoral Award
  • 2009 James O. and Maria Meadows Scholarship :Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship Awards
  • 2008-2009MIDA Scholarship
  • 2009Best Presentation, McGill University Biomedical Engineering Student Research Day

Meenakshi Malhotra

  • 2011-2013 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ)- Bourse de 2e cyle
  • 2008-2009 Eileen Peters McGill Major Fellowship
  • 2008-2009 McGill University Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship
  • 2008-2009 McGill Graduate Studies Fellowship (MGSF)
  • 2087-2011 McGill International Doctoral Award (MIDA)

Arun Kulamarva

  • 2007-2008McGill Principal's Student-Athlete Academic Honour Roll Award
  • 2008 Cedarlane Award of Excellence- Best Poster Presentation by a Trainee , Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Banff, Canada
  • 2008-2010 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Bourse de formation: Formation de doctorat
  • 2007-2009 Alexander Graham Bell CGS Doctoral scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2008 Doctoral scholarship, Fonds Québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies(FQRNT)

Mitchell Jones

  • 2008-2010 Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS)
  • 2004 NSERC Synergy Innovation Awards Honorable Mention, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2004 CIHR Health Care Professional Student Research Bursary, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
  • 2001-2003 Dean's Honor List, Masters of Engineering, McGill University
  • 2001-2003 PGSM Award, NSERC
  • 2003 Innovation Challenge Awards
  • 2003 Geddes Prize
  • 2004 CIHR Health Care Professional Student Research Bursary

Jasmine Bhathena

  • 2007-2010 Doctoral Research Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • 2007-2010 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Bourse de formation: Formation de doctorat
  • 2006-2008 Canadian Liver Foundation Graduate Studentship-Doctoral
  • 2006McGill University Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship
  • 2008Best Poster, Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Christopher Martoni

  • 2006-2009 CGS Doctoral scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2005-2006 McGill University Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship - Shubert Memorial Scholarship
  • 2005-2006 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Bourse de formation: Formation de maîtrise
  • 2004-2005 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Aleksandra Urbanska

  • 2007-2010 PGS Doctoral scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2007-2010 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Bourse de formation: Formation de doctorat
  • 2006-2007 McGill Graduate Studies Fellowship (MGSF)
  • 2006-2007 McGill University Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship
  • 2006 Best Oral Presentation. NHP Research Society Conference. Toronto, Canada
  • 2005 Best Oral Presentation. European Conference on Probiotics and their Applications. Krakow, Poland

Fatemeh Afkhamizarreh

  • 2004-2009 Ph.D. Scholarship, Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Maryam Mirzaei

  • 2004-2007 Ph.D. Scholarship, Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Hongmei chen

  • 2007 D.W. Amridge Prize- Outstanding McGill Ph.D. Student in Physical Sciences or Engineering
  • 2007 Governor General's Gold Medal for top graduate in Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • 2005 Greville Smith McGill Major Fellowship
  • 2002 PGS D scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering research council (NSERC)
  • 2004 Doctoral scholarship, Fonds Québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT)

Christopher Jackson

  • 2011-2012Post Graduate Scholarship (PGSM) NSERC

Raza Chameli

  • 2011-2012 Provost Graduate Fellowship
  • 2010-2011 Principle Graduate Fellowship

Michael Coussa-Charley

  • 2010-2011 Masters Scholarship, Fonds Québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies

Sana Abbasi

  • 2010-2011 Ontario Post Graduate Scholarship
  • 2010-2011 Faculty of Medicine, Internal Studentship

Razek Coussa

  • 2007-2009 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2008-2009 Bourse de Maîtrise en Recherche Scholarship
  • 2007-2008 BME - Excellence Fellowship-Recruitment

Hani Sinno

  • 2007-2009 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2007-2009 McGill University Surgeon Scientist Fast Family Research Fund and the Division of Plastic Surgery Research Fund

Safaa Sebak

  • 2008-2009 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2007-2008 McGill University Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship
  • 2007 Best Oral Presentation. Canadian Society for Life Science Research, Montreal, Canada.

Trisna Lim

  • 2005 Outstanding Paper award, Biomedical Engineering conference, Singapore.
  • 2004 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Bisi Lawuyi

  • 2004-2006 Dean's Honor List, Masters of Engineering, McGill University

Tasima Haque

  • 2002 PGS Masters scholarship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • 2004 Third Place winner of Student Paper Competition for research paper and presentation held at CMBEC28 (Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference), Septmeber 9-12, 2004, Quebec City
  • 2005 Geddes Prize
  • 2005 Deans Honor List

Misara Hamoudeh

  • 2008-2010 Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) - Bourse de formation: Formation post doctorale

Xin Li

  • 2006 Siemens visiting scholar

Ouyang Wei

  • 2003 Postdoctoral fellowship, Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT)
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