Congratulations to BSc student Chris Cadonic (Albensi lab), who has been racking up several awards in the past few weeks, including:
President’s Scholarship (University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship) (2014) $24 000
This fellowship is provided annually by the Government of Manitoba to ensure that Manitoba’s best students continue education at home and foster research that leads to economic growth. Award winners must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) over two full years of study.
Scottish Rite of Canada award (2014) $1500
The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada is a private charitable Foundation funded by donations and bequests from members and friends of The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada. The Foundation assists dedicated researchers in a search for the causes and cure of intellectual impairment.
Seahorse Bioscience Travel Award (2014) $500
To support the exploration of cellular bioenergetics, Seahorse Bioscience offers travel awards to graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and young investigators who present talks or posters at scientific meetings and conferences. Seahorse seeks to increase the body of knowledge about bioenergetics in pathophysiology.
Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award (2014) $750
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Graduate Studies allocates funds to assist Master’s and Ph.D. students with costs for travel for presentations of papers, posters, or other creative work pertinent to their studies.
Joint Centre on Aging/Alzheimer Society Award (2014) $4000
The purpose of this award is to enhance knowledge about the cause, treatment, cure and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in the biomedical and psychosocial domains; to increase knowledge about the care of people with dementia by formal and informal caregivers; to encourage and to stimulate graduate student research activity in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Cadonic received the award for his study entitled “Computational modeling of mitochondrial energetics in Alzheimer’s Disease”.