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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
2010 Sarrazin Award, Canadian Physiological Society Terry Snutch
2009 Faculty of Science Achievement Award David Ng
2009 Roche Diagnostics Award, Canadian Society of Microbiologists Brett Finlay
2009 Society Gold Medal, Canadian Society of Plant Physiologies Brian Ellis
2008 C.D. Nelson Award, Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists Jörg Bohlmann
2008 Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Terry Snutch
2008 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship Xin Li
2008 Wiederhelm Award Wilfred Jefferies
2007 Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Simon Fraser University, Canada Terry Snutch
2007 Fellow, Royal Society of Canada Charles Haynes
2007 Order of British Columbia Brett Finlay
2007 UBC Killam Research Prize Phil Hieter
2006 Canada Council for the Arts, Killam Prize Brett Finlay
2006 Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research Jörg Bohlmann
2006 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science Jim Kronstad
2006 Flavelle Medal, Royal Society of Canada Brett Finlay
2006 Gaden Award (Finalist) Charles Haynes
2006 Howard Hughes International Scholar Phil Hieter
2006 Officer to the Order Canada Brett Finlay
2006 Winnaker Technology Transfer Award Charles Haynes