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UBC Chemistry Post-Doctoral Fellows Receive 2013 MSFHR Trainee Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Yi-Ling Du and Dr. Zhizeng Gao on receiving a 2013 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award in the Biomedical Division. The awards were granted for the following projects:

Michael Smith Foundation Health Research Trainee Awards are awarded annually in four divisions of health research to provide support to up-and-coming researchers, allowing them to focus on their research and collaborate with other established scholars.

A full list of MSFHR Trainee Award recipients for 2013 can be found here.





Dr. Yi-Ling Du

Ryan Research Lab

Project: Harnessing natural product biosynthetic machinery





Dr. Zhizeng Gao

Withers Research Lab

Project: Fight flu with mechanism-based covalent neuraminidase inhibitors