Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited, the Teva Canada Limited Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (BMC) Lectureship Award is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of biological or medicinal chemistry within the past five years of the initial nomination deadline date while working in Canada.
Mike Organ has been chosen as the recipient of the Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (EROS) 2017 Best Reagent Award, in honour of his Pd-PEPPSI-IPent catalyst. He's only the sixth winner of this international award. Congratulations on this prestigious award!
A group of twelve researchers from the University of Ottawa will be joining the ranks of Canada’s brightest minds, with five elected to the Royal Society of Canada and seven others gaining admittance to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Congratulations to Muralee Murugesu and Alexandre Poulain! Read the complete article.
The research chairs will focus on pressing issues in areas as diverse as the deformation of the earth’s crust, health care delivery reform, metabolic and genetic factors causing obesity and diabetes, and health care for rare childhood diseases.
“These professors have raised the bar in terms of their accomplishments in the lab as well as in the classroom and will, through their research chairs, contribute to the wellbeing of their communities, their country and the world over,” said Mona Nemer, vice-president, research.