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Awards and Honours Received

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The faculty have received recognition through the award of local,
national and international awards presented by professional associations,
foundations and academic institutions, including:

  • One Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research
  • Five Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
  • Two Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs
  • Three Howard Hughes International Research Scholars
  • Three Steacie Prizes
  • One CIHR Distinguished Investigator
  • Three MRC Senior Scientists
  • Nobel Prize, 1993

 

Year Award Recipient
2017 Fellow to the National Academy of Inventors Terry Snutch
2017 Genome British Columbia Award for Scientific Excellence Leonard Foster
2017 Ken Standing Award Leonard Foster
2016 B.A. Stone Award for Excellence in Plant Polysaccharide Biochemistry Harry Brumer
2016 Canada Research Chair Tier 2 Award Cara Haney
2016 Elected to the National Academy of Sciences Phil Hieter
2016 Major Sir Frederick Banting MC, RCAMC Award Christian Kastrup
2016 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Christian Kastrup
2016 Thomson Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers Jörg Bohlmann
2016 Thomson Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers Brett Finlay
2016 Thomson Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers Brian Ellis
2016 UBC Killam Research Prize Harry Brumer
2015 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Service James Piret
2015 Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Jörg Bohlmann
2015 Thomson Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers Jörg Bohlmann
2015 UBC Killam Research Prize Leonard Foster
2014 Innovative Dissemination Of Research Award David Ng
2014 Prix Galien Canada Research Award Brett Finlay
2014 Thomson Reuters List of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds Jörg Bohlmann
2013 Genome British Columbia Award for Scientific Excellence Brett Finlay