Congratulations to the Spring 2020 Student Award Winners for their CIHR and FRQS and McGill studentships and fellowships. Image courtesy of Elliot King

Spring 2020 Awards

The Meakins-Christie Laboratories staff would like to extend their congratulations as follows:

Congratulations to Dr. Eva Kaufmann (PDF with Dr. Maziar Divangahi) on receiving a CIHR Fellowship Award for her project entitled “Deciphering the Implementability of Epigenetic Reprogramming in Hematopoietic Stem Cells as a Novel Vaccination Strategy against Human Tuberculosis.” (3 years) (May 2020)

Congratulations to Mira Abou Rjeili (Grad PhD with Drs. Carolyn Baglole and Jean Bourbeau) on receiving a FRQS Doctoral Training Award for her project entitled “Une approche personnalise pour le diagnostic des patients atteints de la Maladie Pulmonaire Obstructive Chronique (MPOC) et de l’Insuffisance Cardiaque Chronique (ICC) concomitante.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Qian Li (Grad PhD with Dr. Basil Petrof) on receiving a Scholarship from the China Scholarship Council for her project entitled “New insights into macrophage dynamics in the mouse diaphragm.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Eisha Ahmed (Grad PhD with Dr. Bruce Mazer) on receiving a FRQS Doctoral Training Award for her project entitled “Développement et dynamique des cellules B régulatrices exprimant l’interleukins 10.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathon Campbell (PDF with Dr. Dick Menzies) on receiving a FRQS Postdoctoral Fellowship Award for his project entitled “Le rôle de la rifamycine dans le traitement de l’infection de la tuberculose latente: informer les lignes directrices et modifier la prise en charge.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Lydia Labrie (Grad PhD with Dr. Elizabeth Fixman and Dr. Brian Ward) on receiving a FRQS Doctoral Training Award for her project entitled “Protection dépendante d’un peptide inhibiteur dans un modèle d’asthme combiné de la virus respiratoire syncytial-acariens de la poussière.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Vanessa Moarbes (Grad PhD with Dr. Elizabeth D. Fixman) on receiving a FRQS Doctoral Training Award for her project entitled “Activité inhibitrice de STAT6-IP sur: la production d’IL-13 médiée par l’IL-33, l’activation des éosinophiles, et la polarisation des macrophages dans un modèle murin d’allergie.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Matthew Preteroti (MSc with Dr. Carolyn Baglole) on receiving the MeZu-hua Gao Graduate Award from McGill for his project entitled “Investigating Receptor-Mediated Effects of Select Cannabinoids on Innate Pulmonary Immunity.” (May 2020)

Congratulations to Bavanitha Thurairajah (MSc with Dr. Irah King) on receiving a FRQS Masters Training Award for her project entitled “L’effet d’un microbiote sauvage sur l’immunité cutanée médiée par IL-17.” (May 2020)