Gérard T. Simon Award

Gérard T. Simon Award

The MSC is proud to present awards to the best junior scientists. These awards are made on the basis of the scientific quality and the quality of the presentation (oral communication or poster) made at the MSC-SMC Annual Meeting.
 

Eligibility: Candidates must be students registered in a Canadian university or associated with a research director that is a regular member of the Microscopical Society of Canada. Candidates may also be postdoctoral fellows or technologists up to three years after their last University degree. The abstract must be accompanied by a letter from the candidate’s supervisor attesting to the status of the individual. The candidate must be the main or sole author of the abstract.
 

Frequency: Up to 4 awards given annually at the MSC/SMC Annual Meeting
 

Recipient will receive: $250 from the MSC/SMC + certificate
 

Nomination Process: Candidates are required to submit their abstracts on the Annual Meeting forms found on the conference website. Candidates must indicate their intention to have the abstract submitted for the award at the time of abstract submission. The abstract will be also submitted through the MSC/SMC website accompanied by a letter from the candidate’s supervisor attesting to the status of the individual.
 


This year's awards were given to:

Materials Science:

Sagar Prabhudev
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
McMaster University
Posters Presentation: Probing Phase Transformation and Electrocatalysis of Pt-Alloy Nanoparticles Using Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

Biological Sciences:

Martin Smith
The Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Talk: Characterization of VacA Using Electron Cryomicroscopy

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