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Dr. Sean Brosnan receives 2014 President's Award

Dr. Sean Brosnan

Dr. Seán Brosnan has been awarded the 2014 John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship, Memorial’s newest and most prestigious award for faculty. Named for the founding president of Memorial University College, the award recognizes those who distinguish themselves across the continuum of teaching and learning, research and public engagement. Dr. Brosnan is an accomplished educator and one of Memorial’s premier scientists and researchers in the Department of Biochemistry.


PhD students receive CRTP Fellowship

Nikitha Kendyala Pallegar and Craig Ayre

Congratulations to Craig Ayre and Nikitha Kendyala Pallegar, PhD students in Dr. Sherri Christian’s lab, on receiving Cancer Research Training Program Fellowships from the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, matched by Memorial University. CRTP fellowships are awarded to outstanding graduate students or post-doctoral fellows undertaking any type of research with relevance to cancer.



Graduate student awarded an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Travel Award

Emily Courage

Congratulations to Emily Courage, an M.Sc. student under the supervision of Dr. Brown , who was awarded an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award for her submitted abstract to the Experimental Biology 2015 conference in Boston, MA in early Spring.

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Graduate Student receives the J. Beryl Truscott Graduate Scholarship

Kayode Balogun

Congratulations to Kayode Balogun, a PhD candidate in Dr. Cheema’s lab, on receiving the J. Beryl Truscott Graduate Scholarship for the second consecutive time.

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