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CSMB NEW Investigator Award
(formerly GE Healthcare NEW Investigator Award 2011 - 2015)

(Next awarded 2018)

The CSMB New Investigator Award is an annual award established by the Society to recognize meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. Beginning in 2017, this has been combined with the previously separate Robert H. Haynes Young Scientist Award in Genetics. The nominee shall have accomplished outstanding research in one or more of the fields of biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology and must not have more than ten years of independent research experience. Special consideration shall be given for independent thought and originality. Nominating material will be kept and reconsidered for three years in succession.

The nominee need not be a member of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences. Self-nominations will not be considered. Nominations shall consist of a letter which summarizes the significance of the nominee's research and pertinent biographic data, plus a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae. The awardee will deliver a lecture at the Annual Conference and submit a manuscript for publication in the CSMB BULLETIN.

Previous winners of this award

1966 G.H. Dixon

1968 J.F. Henderson

1970 C.M. Kay

1971 B.G. Lane

1972 J.H. Spencer

1973 J. Himms-Hagen

1974 D.H. MacLennan

1975 W.W-C. Chan

1976 M.C. Ganoza

1977 K.J. Dorrington

1978 I.C.P. Smith

1979 M.N.G. James

1980 W.A. Bridger

1981 W.F. Doolittle

1982 B.D. Sykes

1983 J. Greenblatt

1984 R. Nazar

1985 T.W. Mack

1986 P.R. Cullis

1987 S. Grinstein

1988 R. MacGillivray

1989 K.B. Storey

1990 M.P. Walsh

1991 G. Chaconas

1992 A. Klip

1993 S. Pelech

1994 D.B. Williams, H.Vogel

1995 R.O. Ryan

1996 L. Kay

1997 M. Bouvier

1998 D. Clarke

1999 M. Tyers

2000 A. Veillette

2001 N. Strynadka

2002 J. Wrana

2003 C. Boone

2004 R. Wozniak

2005 M. Glover, E. Brown

2006 J. Casey

2007 M. Marra

2008 F. Sicheri

2009 M. Bhatia         

2010  S. Muthuswamy

2011 G. Ferbeyre

2012 J. Brumell

2013  P. Roux

2014 John Rubinstein

2017 Martin Schmeing 


Previous winners of this award

The GSC Young Scientist Award was first given in 1987

1987 Hilliker, A.J.

1988 None Given

1989 Golding, G.B.

1990 Bonen, L.

1991 Haughn, G.W.

1992 Brock, H.W.

1993 Sokolowski, M.M.

1994 Ritland, K.

1995 Evans, D.H.

1996 Rosenberg, Susan M.

1997McDermid, Heather

1998 Lasko, Paul

1999 Rancourt, Derrick E.

2000 Boulianne, Gabrielle

2001 Hudson, Thomas

2002 Scherer, S.



In 2003 the award was renamed the Robert Haynes Young Scientist Award

2003 Chippindale, Adam

2004 Bulman, Dennis E.

2005 Xu, J.P.

2006 Steward, Bryan 

2007 Agrawal, Aneil

2008 Kassen, Rees

2009  none given

2010 Gregory, Ryan

2013  Masse, Eric        

2014 Bachand, Francois 

 2015  Luigi Bouchard

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