Fisher Scientific Studentship Award

The Fisher Scientific Summer Studentship Award supports summer students who are focused on biomedical science and provides successful applicants with an exciting, hands-on opportunity to spend four months in research labs and clinics in their field of interest.

2016 Recipients

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Phoebe Ng                   Marcus Narsaiya         Jessica Jiang                Jennifer Wildi

Phoebe Ng – Dr. Joanne Weinberg Lab

Ng is a 3rd Year student in UBC’s Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology. A very active volunteer, Ng’s past work includes being St. Paul’s Hospital’s Colorectal Surgery Research Coordinator. Her project title is “Additive Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Early Life Adversity on Adult Immune Function.” – Read Ng’s Project Abstract

Marcus Narsaiya – Dr. Elizabeth Rideout Lab

A repeat winner of this award, Narsaiya is completing a BSc in Kinesiology at UBC. His project is entitled “Sex-Specific Regulation of the Insulin Pathway.” – Read Narsaiya’s Project Abstract

Jessica Jiang – Dr. Lindsay Eltis Lab

Jiang is a Dean’s Honour Roll student in UBC’s BSc – Pharmacology program. She is very active in the local healthcare sector. Jiang’s project title is “Understanding and Targeting Cholesterol Catabolism in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” – Read Jiang’s Project Abstract

Jennifer Wildi – Dr. James D. Johnson Lab

An Honours student in UBC’s Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences, Wildi is also a talented musician and athlete. Her project title is “Lost in Translation: How Pancreatic Beta-cells Save Themselves from Stress.” – Read Wildi’s Project Abstract