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Cinader Awardees | John D Reynolds | Investigator AwardeesMeeting Travel Awards | ICI-CSI Travel Awardees
 

Cinader Award Recipients

The Bernhard Cinader award lectureship is given to a Canadian scientist who exemplifies distinguished scientific leadership and accomplishments in Immunology.

  Recipient Lecture title
2020 Martin Olivier  
2019 Jean Marshall Building Bridges with Mast Cells
2018 Michael Grant Edge to edge: Look  straight ahead
2017 Claude Perreault Know Thyself
2016 Tania Watts From planar membranes to TNFRs, a tale of costimulation and collaboration
2015 Eleanor Fish The Art Behind Going Viral
2014 Pamela Ohashi From Y Y Z and Beyond
2013 Mike Gold When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take it!
2012 Paul Kubes Imaging the Immune System in Blood Vessels: Seeing a Whole New World
2011 Michelle Letarte Experiments and Adventures with Endoglin and Immunology!
2010 Christopher Paige Dancing with the Bees
2009 André Veillette Signaling in the Immune System: T cells and Beyond
2008 Kent HayGlass What is Normal?
2007 Rafik-Pierre Sékaly Human Immunology: 15 years experience and an eternal challenge
2006 Chris Bleackley Confessions of a Thanatologist
2005 Michael Julius Une Histoire D'Amour
2003 Gillian Wu G.O.D. is in the details: Life forces and the Generation of Diversity
2002 Linda Pilarski Challenging the Status Quo: From Sombreros to Nanobiotechnology
2001 Bhagirath Singh Life before signaling: peptides, microbes, and regulation of autoimmunity
2000 John Schrader Science and Sunday afternoons: P-cells to proteomics
1999 Dean Befus From worms to asthma: the road to little feG
1998 Jack Gauldie From the Chicken to the Egg and with a Virus in Between
1997 Arnold Greenberg The molecular basis of cell mediated cytotoxicity
1996 Peter Bretscher Regulation of the immune response: the significance of quantitative and qualitative signals as physiological signs
1995 Dennis Osmond A B-cell biography: the soil and the seed
1994 Tak Mak And appear to be and appear not to be
1993 Tim Mosmann T-cells and cytokines: why does the immune system have to be so complex
1992 John Bienenstock From there to here
1991 Emil Skamene Experiments of nature and natural resistance
1990 John Roder The ghost of Metchnikov
1989 Rick Miller T cell differentiation
1988 Alec Sehon Tolerogenic derivatives of biologically active antigens for therapeutic intervention
1987 Hardy Cinader Developmental change in the second half of life - challenge and opportunity

 

John D Reynolds Recipients

This John D. Reynolds award is given for a long term member of the CSI for their exceptional service to CSI. The award can be, but is not necessarily, given each year.

Year Recipient
2020 Hanna Ostergaard
University of Alberta
2018 Tania Watts
University of Toronto
2017 Michelle Letarte
University of Toronto
2016 Gillian Wu
York University
2014 Hermann Ziltener
University of British Columbia
2012 Marianna Newkirk
University of Toronto
2011 Michael Ratcliffe
University of Toronto
2010 Bhagirath Singh
University of Western Ontario

 

Investigator Award Recipients

In 2006, CSI created two new award categories:

  • CSI New Investigator award - which is awarded to a member of CSI within 6 years from the date of their first faculty appointment, and can be in any sector (academic, industry) and has demonstrated excellence or potential excellence in research.
  • CSI Investigator award - which is awarded to a member of CSI at any stage of their career (academic, industry) and has demonstrated excellence in research over their career.

CSI New Investigator:

2020 Dr. Jean-Philippe Julie
University of Toronto
2019 Dr. Bebhinn Treanor
University of Toronto
2018 Dr. Martin J. Richer
McGill University
2017 Dr. Clinton Robbins
University of Toronto
2016 Dr. Irah King
McGill University
2015 Dr. Mani Larijani
Memorial University of Newfoundland
2014 Dr. Colby Zaph
University of British Columbia
2013 Dr. Troy Baldwin
University of Alberta
2012 Dr. Yan Shi
University of Calgary
2011 Dr. James R. Carlyle
University of Toronto
2010 Dr. Maya Saleh
McGill University
2009 Dr. Megan Levings
University of British Columbia
2008 Dr. Alberto Martin
University of Toronto
2007 Dr. Tong-Jun Lin
Dalhousie University
2006 Dr. Andrew P. Makrigiannis
University of Montreal

CSI Investigator:

2020 Dr. Naoto Hirano
University of Toronto
2019 Dr. Alberto Martin
University of Toronto
2018 Dr. Megan Levings
University of British Columbia
2017 Dr. Jude Uzonna
University of Manitoba
2016 Dr. Jen Gommerman
University of Toronto
2015 Dr. Dana Philpott
University of Toronto
2014 Dr. Martin Olivier
McGill University
2013 Dr. Hanne Ostergaard
University of Alberta
2012 Dr. Eleanor Fish
University of Toronto
2011 Dr. Pamela S. Ohashi
University of Toronto
2010 Dr. Paul Kubes
University of Calgary
2008 Dr. Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker
University of Toronto
2007 Dr. Linda Matsuuchi
University of British Columbia
2006 Dr. Tania H. Watts
University of Toronto

 

Trainee and Investigator Travel Awards

Travel awards for CSI membership students, post-doctoral fellows and investigators are available for the annual CSI meeting. Notice for accepting applications is sent out via email in early December. See attached for past CSI Annual Meeting travel award winners.


 

ICI-CSI Travel Award Recipients

The International Congress of Immunology meeting to be held in Beijing in October 2019. CSI has awarded the following travel awards to attend the meeting:

ICI-CSI 2019 Award Winners:

Jr. Investigators:

  • Dr. Alexandre Orthwein, McGill University

Student / PDF:

  • Adeolu Adegoke, University of Alberta
  • Amelie Cattin, CRCHUM - University of Montreal
  • Mengqi Dong, University of Montreal
  • Conglei Li, University of Toronto
  • Michelle Lim, Western University
  • Yanna Ma, University of Saskatchewan
  • Kang Yu, University of Alberta
  • Tiantian Zhao, University of Toronto

 

The International Congress of Immunology meeting to be held in Australia in August 2016. CSI has awarded the following travel awards to attend the meeting:

ICI-CSI 2016 Award Winners:

Jr. Investigators:

  • Dr. Shokrollah Elahi, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Martin Pelletier, University of Laval

Student / PDF:

  • Ali Abdul Sater, University of Toronto
  • Oscar Aguilar, University of Toronto
  • Todd Douglas, McGill University
  • Seung Hyun In, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto
  • Mithunah Krishnamoorthy, University of Toronto
  • Ludivine Litzler, Institut de Recherce Clinique de Montreal (IRCM)
  • Joshua Moreau, University of Toronto
  • Anne Pesenacker, University of British Columbia (CFRI)
  • Deepak Upreti, University of Manitoba
  • Kristin Van Den Ham, McGill University

 

ICI-CSI 2013 Award Winners:

Jr. Investigators:
  • Dr. Mazier Divangahi, McGill University
  • Dr. Jorge Fritz, McGill University
Graduate Students:
  • Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault, University of Montreal
  • Ka-Yee Choi, University of Manitoba
  • Jonathan Han, University of British Columbia
  • Fikregabrail Kassa, McGill University
  • Korosh Kianizad, University of Toronto
  • Michael Le, University of Toronto
Postdoctoral Fellows:
  • Annabelle Cesaro, University of Laval
  • Xiaoling Gao, University of Manitoba
  • Ramtin Rahbar, University of Toronto
  • Kathleen Thompson, University of Guelph


ICI-CSI 2010 Award Winners:

Jr. Investigators:
  • Dr. James Carlyle, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Colby Zaph, University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Yan Shi, University of Calgary
Graduate Students:
  • Aruz Mesci, University of Toronto
  • Gloria HY Lin, University of Toronto
  • Christine Ichim, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault, University of Montreal
  • Qingdong Guan, University of Manitoba
  • Adele Wang, University of British Columbia
  • Maya Poffenberger, University of British Columbia
  • Véronique Dugas, University of Montreal
  • Ingrid Saba, IRCM
  • Daniel Burke, University of Toronto
Postdoctoral Fellows:
  • Prithy Babu, University of Guelph
  • Maritza Jaramillo Patino, McGill University
  • Nirmal Robinson, University of Ottawa
  • Amirul Mallick, University of Guelph
  • Marina Tiemi Shio, McGill University