Donnelly Centre 2017 Annual Report
We would like to extend a warm thank you to our visionary donor Terrence Donnelly, whose gift 13 years ago helped found the Donnelly Centre, on another generous gift that will ensure Donnelly Centre scientists continue to do leading edge research in life sciences. By unlocking the secrets of the living world, our researchers continue to make discoveries that have the potential to improve lives.
Scroll down to learn more about our achievements in the past 12 months.
OUR RESEARCHERS GLEANED NEW INSIGHTS THAT HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE LIVES AND HEALTH FOR ALL CANADIANS
THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS DONOR, TERRENCE DONNELLY, AND COMPETITIVE RESEARCH GRANTS, OUR SCIENTISTS CONTINUE TO ADDRESS BIG QUESTIONS IN BIOLOGY
OUR RESEARCHERS HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE HIGHEST HONOURS AND ELECTED TO NEW LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Brenda Andrews was awarded the Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Award for scientific accomplishments by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biology and appointed to the governing council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Molly Shoichet received the Killam Prize for Engineering.
Professor Aaron Wheeler was named Canada Research Chair in Microfluidic Bioanalysis.
Gary Bader was named Ontario Research Chair in Biomarkers of Disease.
Tim Hughes was named John W. Billes Chair of Medical Research.
OUR DISCOVERIES ARE HELPING CREATE NEW TREATMENTS AND IMPROVE DISEASE DIAGNOSIS
THROUGH DIVERSE ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS OUR RESEARCH IS HAVING A WIDER IMPACT
MEET SOME OF OUR AWARD-WINNING GRADUATE STUDENTS
MEET OUR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS WHO ARE MAKING THEIR MARK ON CANCER RESEARCH
THROUGH YOUTH OUTREACH WE ARE SPARKING CURIOSITY AND A LOVE OF SCIENCE AMONG OUR YOUNGEST CITIZENS
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR DONORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT
THANKS EVERYONE FOR ANOTHER GREAT YEAR!