UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

distinguished science alumni News Archive

Faculty of Science

2022 Canadian Gairdner International Award Laureate: UM Alumnus Dr. John Dick

April 6, 2022 — 
Congratulations to the 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate: Dr. John E. Dick, PhD, FRS, FRSC, [BSc. (Hons.)/78, PhD/84], Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, the University of Toronto. The Gairdner Awards recognize some of the world’s most significant biomedical and global health research and discoveries.  This award recognizes Dr. Dick's discovery and characterization of leukemic stem cells, which has provided insights into the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

, , , ,

thumbnail

Faculty of Science

Meet Robert Tate, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Robert Tate continues to advance health science as Director of the Manitoba Follow-Up Study (MFUS), the longest-running study of cardiovascular disease and aging in Canada. It started at the University of Manitoba in 1948, and in the 72 years of the project, 44 of them have involved Dr. Tate, more than 50 of whose publications come from this study.

, , , , ,

Artic Research

Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Emily Choy, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.

, , , , , ,

thumbnail

Faculty of Science

Meet Lorisa Dubuc, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

January 27, 2021 — 
Executive VP Goldman Sachs, and a 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science.

, , ,

Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Melanie Martin, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 29, 2017 — 
Dr. Martin has become a visionary physicist who has pioneered the development of microscopic MRI techniques, applying them to the physiological changes in living tissues – work that has the potential to speed up and improve the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Schizophrenia.

, , , ,

Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Leslie Tari, recipient of the Faculty of Science Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Leslie Tari was working comfortably as an Assistant Professor in the University of Calgary’s Department of Biological Sciences 15 years ago when he got the call that would change the trajectory of his career.

, , , ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top