Annual Trainee Awards 2019/20

Competition Deadline Date: January 21, 2020

Although our 2020 Scientific Day and poster judging has been cancelled, the BBDC has decided to award prizes to the top 10 abstract submissions for the 2019/2020 Annual Trainee Awards competition.

Award RecipientSupervisorTitle of ResearchPrize
Febbraro, DaniellaDr. Minna WooUVRAG Regulated Mitochondrial Dynamics and EGFR Signaling in Skeletal Muscle Homeostasis$200 gift card
Gustafson, DakotaDr. Jason FishCirculating Extracellular Vesicles in the Context of Diabetes Promote the Induction of Vascular Leak Through MEK/ROCK Signaling$200 gift card
Han, Daniel Jong JinDr. Cynthia LukAdipocyte YAP Regulated Glucose Homeostatis and Browning of Adipose Tissue In Vivo$200 gift card
Lai, MiDr. Michael WheelerThe Early Postpartum Period After Gestational Diabetes Reveals Subclinical Amino Acid Dysmetabolism and  a Signature that Accurately Predicts Progression to Type 2 Diabetes: A Metabolic Profiling Study$200 gift card
Li, Yu ZheDr. Minna WooInvestigating the Metabolic Role of PTEN in Parasympathetic Phox2B Neurons$200 gift card
Martchenko (nee Wheeler), SarahDr. Patricia BrubakerElucidating the Interactions Between the Microbiome, Intestinal Immunity and Circadian Secretion of Glucagon-like Peptide-1$200 gift card
Poon, FrankieDr. Cristina NostroDeciphering the Signaling Pathways Driving β-cells Development From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells$200 gift card
Raka, FitoreDr. Khosrow AdeliPeripheral Serotonin Regulates Dietary Fat Absorption and Intestinal Chylomicron Production$200 gift card
Shoaib, FalakDr. Adria GiaccaPalmitate Induces NOD1-mediated Insulin Resistance in Vivo$200 gift card
Veitch, ShawnDr. Jason FishMicroRNA-30 Regulated Endothelial Fatty Acid Metabolism and Microvascular Function in Diabetic Cardiomyopathy$200 gift card