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Meet the 2018 Discovery Award recipients

Nomazulu Dlamini, MD PhD
Nomazulu Dlamini, MD PhD
Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children
Studying neural network reorganization in dystonia after childhood basal ganglia stroke
John Trant, PhD
John Trant, PhD
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor
Developing enzymatically-resistant carbohydrate vaccines for treating lung cancer
Ali Abdul-Sater, PhD
Ali Abdul-Sater, PhD
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University
Dissecting the role of TRAF1 in regulating inflammatory and autoimmune diseases
Robert Huber, PhD
Robert Huber, PhD
Department of Biology, Trent University
Using the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum to study Batten disease
Kyle Biggar, PhD
Kyle Biggar, PhD
Department of Biology, Carleton University
Identifying new substrates of SMYD3 and their implication in lung cancer development
Ian Rodrigue-Gervais, PhD
Ian Rodrigue-Gervais, PhD
Department of Infectious Diseases, INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier
Examining the function of mitochondrial proteases in flu pathogenesis
Dylan Cooke, PhD
Dylan Cooke, PhD
Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
Mapping of individual variation in brain organization with online detection of EMG activity
Rebecca Shapiro, PhD
Rebecca Shapiro, PhD
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph
Using genetic and functional genomic analysis to study antifungal drug resistance in Candida auris
Salim Islam, PhD
Salim Islam, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier
Understanding colonization and persistence in bacterial social networking
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Banting Research Foundation 2019 Discovery Award supported by Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Canada

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Banting Research Foundation/ McLaughlin Centre Discovery Award 2019

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