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'Inspiring' teens with 'research virus': Expert-mentored bioscience contest proves a powerful vector
Date:2/20/2013

om at NRC's Headquarters where distinguished leaders of some of Canada's foremost science organizations awaited his presentation, earned a chuckle with his wonderfully self-possessed teen greeting: "How's it going, guys?"

Among many leading experts who have served as judges over the years:

  • Dr. Alain Beaudet, President; Dr. Marc Ouellette, Scientific Director, Institute of Infection and Immunity; and Dr. Alan Bernstein, former President, Canadian Institutes of Health Research;
  • Dr. John Dirks, President, and Dr. Ron Pearlman, Associate Scientific Director, The Gairdner Foundation;
  • Dr. Pierre Meulien, President and CEO, and Dr. Martin Godbout, former President, Genome Canada
  • Dr. Janet Rossant, Chief of Research, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  • Dr. Peter Hackett, former President & CEO, Alberta Ingenuity Fund, now Executive Professor, School of Business, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Denis Kay, Chief Scientific Officer, Neurodyn Inc. PEI
  • Dr. Eliot Phillipson, former President and CEO, Canada Foundation for Innovation


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Contact: Terry Collins
tc@tca.tc
416-538-8712
Bioscience Education Canada
Source:Eurekalert

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