Results of the September 2018 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 27 applications, 10 Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards have been approved – a 37% 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.

Please note: 

  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded.
  • The start date for these awards is December 1, 2018.
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
Supervisor
Award
Barghout, Samir
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre UHN
60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Supervisor: Aaron Schimmer
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Bhandari, Vinayak
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
AACR Special Conference on Metabolism and Cancer
Supervisor: Robert Bristow
Supervisor: Paul Boutros
2018/2019 :  $1,967
Correa, Rohann
Western University
American Society for Radiation Oncology 2018 Annual Meeting
Supervisor: Alexander Louie
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Houlahan, Kathleen
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
TCGA Legacy: Multi Omics Studies in Cancer
Supervisor: Paul Boutros
2018/2019 :  $1,857
Jandaghi, Pouria
McGill University
11th AACR JCA Joint Conference on Breakthroughs in Cancer Research: Biology to Precision
Supervisor: Yasser Riazalhosseini
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Nouri, Mannan
University of British Columbia
EMBO: Cellular Signalling and Cancer Therapy 2018 Workshop
Supervisor: Ralph Buttyan
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Perron, Gabrielle
McGill University
Cell symposium: TCGA Legacy Multi Omnic Studies in Cancer
Supervisor: Yasser Riazalhosseini
Supervisor: Hamed Shateri Najafabadi
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Ramnarine, Varune
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology Long Noncoding RNAs: From Molecular Mechanism to Functional Genetics
Supervisor: Colin Collins
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Shapiro, Gilla
McGill University
The American Psychosocial Oncology Society 16th Annual Conference
Supervisor: Zeev Rosberger
2018/2019 :  $2,000
Simon, Laura
Université de Montréal
60th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition
Supervisor: Guy Sauvageau
2018/2019 :  $1,600

Last modified on: December 2, 2019