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St. Boniface Research Alumni Dr. Francis Amara is being honored this week among the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants for 2009. Dr. Amara is currently Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Medical Genetics at the University of Manitoba. He is also a tireless advocate for inner city science education.

Top 25 Canadian Immigrants is a peoples’ choice award that recognizes people who have come to Canada and have made a positive difference living here. Whether it’s a community advocate or volunteer, a successful entrepreneur or a cultural icon, this is the first Canadian national award program that recognizes immigrants’ achievements from all walks of life.

Congratulations Francis!

To read about Dr. Amara’s award, click here.

To read about Dr. Amara’s work in inner city science education, click here.