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Dr. Aleeza Gerstein recipient of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Award

View ArticleDr. Aleeza Gerstein has received the prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Award. Dr. Gerstein’s research applies evolutionary principles and computational and statistical methods to understand the acquisition of drug resistance and virulence in human fungal pathogens. You can learn more about the award and Dr. Gerstein here.
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New Edition of VADA Program Newsletter

View ArticleThe newest edition of the VADA Program newsletter is now available. It highlights recent awards and publications as well as information about internships, conferences and funding.
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VADA Program Faculty Julien Arino Julien Arino receives Radio-Canada Scientist of the Year Prize

View ArticleDr. Julien Arino has been recognized by Radio-Canada for his work as part of Canadian data modelling teams whose work has supported, informed and guided decision-making by public-health bodies and governments relative to management of the COVID-19 pandemic response. You can learn more about his contributions here    
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VADA Program Student Margot Henry Featured in UMToday

View ArticleHow are statistics applied during a pandemic? VADA Program Student Margot Henry has been working with COVID-19 hospitalization data and you can find out more here
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VADA Program Applications Open

View ArticleThe VADA Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 cohort. Applications for students are due January 29th and can be found here. Faculty applications can be found here.
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Dr. Pingzhao Hu wins Rh Award

View ArticleDr. Pingzhao Hu (Biochemistry and Medical Genetics – University of Manitoba) is the recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award. The award is the most prestigious award for junior faculty members at the University of Manitoba, and is awarded to those who make outstanding contributions to scholarship and…
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VADA Program Newsletter

View ArticleThe newest edition of the VADA Program newsletter has been released and can be found here: VADA Program Newsletter July 2020 This edition of the newsletter includes updates on internships and the summer school that took place in June as well as changes to conference funding.
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MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Award

View ArticleDr. Pingzhao Hu and Dr. Meaghan Jones have been named as the recipients of the MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Award. The award, which was created to promote basic science research at the University of Manitoba, has been equally split between the two recipients. The Clinical Professorship Award provides $25,000 annually for three…
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VADA Program Newsletter – 4th Edition

View ArticleThe 4th edition of the VADA Program newsletter is now available here. Review it to learn more about current program activities and upcoming initiatives.
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VADA Program Alumni Featured in UM Today

View ArticleVADA Program MSc alumni Marcello Nesca (2018 cohort) was featured in an article in UM Today which can be read here.
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