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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
2006 Winnaker Technology Transfer Award Charles Haynes
2005 E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship Jörg Bohlmann
2005 Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology Jim Kronstad
2005 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science Phil Hieter
2005 Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Brett Finlay
2005 Fellow, Royal Society of Canada Phil Hieter
2005 Partnership Award for Sars Accelerated Vaccine Initiative (SAVI), CIHR Brett Finlay
2005 PolyPops Foundation Award, The Society for Biomolecular Screening Terry Snutch
2005 The Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize Brett Finlay
2005 Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Terry Snutch
2005 Van Ness Medal, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Charles Haynes
2004 BC Innovation Council Award (New Frontiers in Research Award) Terry Snutch
2004 BC Innovation Council Award (Solutions through Innovation) Brett Finlay
2004 Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada James Piret
2004 Michael Smith Prize in Health Research Brett Finlay
2004 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist Terry Snutch
2004 Researcher of the Year, BC Biotech Terry Snutch
2004 Squibb Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Brett Finlay
2004 UBC Distinguished Junior Scholar Jörg Bohlmann
2003 BC Biotechnology Award for Innovation and Achievement Brett Finlay