Three postdoctoral fellows receive 2017-2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellow recipients Sarah Moore, Kieran Campbell and Kenjiro Shirane

Three postdoctoral fellows from the Faculty of Medicine have received 2017-2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, out of seventy fellowships awarded nationally.

Each fellowship provides $70,000 in funding for up to two years and are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social, and research-based growth.

The 2018 recipients are:

Kieran Campbell, Departments of Statistics and Pathology, Faculties of Science and Medicine, supervisors: Sohrab P Shah and Alexander Bouchard Côté.
Research focus: Deciphering the adaptive and encoded drug response in ovarian cancer with single cell sequencing and scalable statistical modeling

Sarah Moore, Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, supervisor: Michael Kobor
Research focus: Prenatal epigenetic programming of infant stress reactivity

Kenjiro Shirane, Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, supervisor: Matthew Lorincz
Research focus: Defining the Roles of Overgrowth Syndrome Genes in Shaping Developmental Gene Networks in Early Embryos