Our 1st Catalyzing Discovery virtual gala in almost 100 years!
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Mitacs-Banting Discovery Awards
The Banting Research Foundation is very pleased to announce a new partnership with Mitacs that will double the number of Discovery Awards for the coming year. Six emerging biomedical researchers will receive the new Mitacs-Banting Discovery Award, valued at $25,000 each.
The Co-funded Discovery Awards reflect the shared commitment of Mitacs and the Banting Research Foundation to identify and catalyze Canadian talent to build our nation’s innovation capacity.
We identify young Canadian researchers with limited resources who demonstrate excellence and creativity in health and biomedical science and provide them with Discovery Awards.
Dr. Lou Siminovitch (Discovery Award recipient 1958) was a lover of science – an outstanding Canadian scientist who made brilliant contributions to cell virology, stem cell research and the field of genetics. As a scientific visionary, he mentored and influenced several generations…
OTTAWA — Mitacs is expanding its support for early career researchers across Canada by funding six new Banting Research Foundation Discovery Awards, valued at $25,000 each, for researchers in the first three years of a faculty position following their post-doctoral…
While the public is aware of the potentially deadly pathogens invading our hospitals, such as the highly infectious agents C. difficile or drug resistant Staph aureus (MRSA), a newer and much lesser known fungal pathogen has been emerging. This deadly,…
York University Team Works to Reduce or Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis TRAF1 is a protein our bodies make naturally, and people with a specific variation of TRAF1 have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Removing or adjusting TRAF1 to reduce…
Please accept our sincere thanks and trust that these funds were central in advancing our work on head protection.
Early support of the Foundation was very helpful in setting my course towards the Gairdner Wightman award.
Assistance from my award helped me on my path to becoming the advocate, scientist, and academic leader I am today.
[the grant] was essential to the survival and development of my research lab at a very difficult time of funding…
Owing to the generous Banting Discovery Award we where able to significantly advance our research program.
Success begets success so smaller grants like the Discovery Award can make a big difference to early career investigators ...