2010 Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence
The Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence was won by Drs. Marco Marra, Rob Holt, and Steven Jones of the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at the BC Cancer Agency which they have collectively helped to transform into one of the world’s most advanced and productive centres for development and application of genomics, bioinformatics and related technologies. Their combined efforts, along with collaborations with the BC Cancer Agency and other local, national and international researchers and organizations, have led to several major scientific breakthroughs over the past decade.
The 2010 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards Gala took place on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, drawing nearly 600 biopharmaceutical, medical device, bioproducts, bioenergy and greater life sciences community and public policy leaders. The theme of this year's event was ‘Bridges to the Future’, recognizing individuals that have brought new knowledge, leadership, innovation and technologies to the life sciences industry in BC. This information is from the LifeSciences BC website.
For further information about the Awards Gala, LifeSciences BC and a photo gallery from the April 14th, 2010 event please go to: http://www.lifesciencesbc.ca/News/BC_Biotech_News/news04191001.aspx
Drs. Rob Holt, Marco Marra and Steven Jones receiving the award from Don Enns, Genome British Columbia, Board of Directors.