Results of the May 2017 Travel Awards competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the most recent Travel Awards competition. Below is a listing of newly awarded Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Travel Awards.

Out of a total of 34 applications, 18 Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards have been approved – a 53% success rate.

Funds committed to this competition have been made possible by the significant efforts of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers and donors across the country and generously supported by the Ernie Westergaard Travel Awards Fund.

Please note: 

  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded.
  • The start date for these awards is August 1, 2017.
Note Carefully:

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the listing below, this list does not constitute an "official" notification.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, with an official Notification of Award giving the details pertaining to their award.

Applicant
Institution
Conference
Award
Bahig, Houda
Centre de recherche du CHUM
5th MR in Radiotherapy Symposium
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Balasuriya Weebaddage, Nileeka
Western University
Protein Kinases and Protein Phosphorylation (FASEB)
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Gerak, Chloe
University of British Columbia
Gordon Research Conference and Seminar - Computational Aspects - Biomolecular NMR
2017/2018 :  $1,000
Hassan, Muhammad
Western University
EACR-AACR-SIC 2017 Special Conference: From Biology to the Clinic
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Jibb, Lindsay
University of Ottawa
Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology
2017/2018 :  $1,000
Lalonde, Arthur
Université de Montréal
AAPM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Laumont, Celine
Université de Montréal
Third CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Loo Yau, Helen
University of Toronto
Third CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival
2017/2018 :  $1,800
Nash, Claire
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)
2017 Gordon Research Conference on Hormone-dependent Cancers
2017/2018 :  $1,437
Rothe, Katharina
BC Cancer Agency (Vancouver)
International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH) - 46th Annual Scientific Meeting
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Sulaiman, Andrew
University of Ottawa
EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference 2017: The Challenges of Optimizing Immuno- and Targeted Therapies: From Cancer Biology to the Clinic
2017/2018 :  $1,750
Taghizadeh, Niloofar
University of Calgary
2017 CSEB Conference
2017/2018 :  $1,468
Wood, Brianne
University of Ottawa
Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference
2017/2018 :  $1,193
Wouters, Maartje
BC Cancer Agency (Victoria)
Third CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Wu, Mona
McGill University
Hallmarks of Cancer: Focus on RNA conference
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Wurz, Amanda
University of Ottawa
19th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Zhang, Haifeng
University of British Columbia
16th Human Proteome Organization World Congress
2017/2018 :  $2,000
Zimmermann, Michal
Mount Sinai Hospital
Functional Analysis of Sequence Variants in Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genes: Improving Genetic Counseling and Cancer Treatment Strategies
2017/2018 :  $1,200

Last modified on: August 2, 2017