The Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry has awarded Dominik a travel grant to attend the 22nd Annual Tandem Mass Spectrometry Workshop in Lake Louise on December 2-5th 2009. The award is $2,000 and will be presented to Dominik by MDS/Sciex, the award sponser, and Dr. Michael Siu, President of the CSMS.
Dominik joined the Proteomics Centre in September 2008 as a post doctorate fellow. He completed Ph.D studies with Dr. Caren Helbing at the University of Victoria.
for more information on the CSMS Lake Louise Workshop on Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Although Liz has been with the Proteomics Centre for less than a year, she has already accumulated more than $6,000 in awards that will help her attend conferences related to her studies. Liz is working towards building an integrated platform for MALDI tissue imaging.
Federal Investment Strengthens Life Sciences Sector June 25, 2009
Victoria, British Columbia
Today, Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board on behalf of
the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced
federal support for the University of Victoria's Genome BC Proteomics Centre to enhance its
research, analytical and training services.
"This investment will further strengthen the University of Victoria's Genome BC Proteomics
Centre's position as an international leader in life sciences," said Mr. Saxton. "Our Government is
taking action to support research and innovation in order to build a more competitive Canadian
BC Cancer Agency researchers, Drs. John Webb, Brad Nelson and Julian Lum, in collaboration with Dr. Christoph Borchers secured a CIHR Catalyst Grant for the development of the Ovarian Cancer Immune Epitope Database. This work will catalogue ovarian cancer cell surface proteins and thus potential ovarian cancer drug targets.