Results of the Lucie Besner Travel Awards Competition – Fall 2019

The MRM Network is pleased to announce the results of the Fall 2019 Lucie Besner Travel Awards competition.

The Lucie Besner Traval Awards support national and international presence of the MRM Trainees. Over the Fall Competition, the MRM Network was giving three prizes of $500 to cover for travel and/or registration fees. Each submitted application was evaluated by the MRM Prizes and Awards Committee.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 3 Awardees:

Dr. Audrey Burban

Mr. Ishtiaque Hossain

Dr. Hovy Wong

  • Audrey Burban, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Arezu Jahani-Asl’s Lab (Oncology)
  • Ishtiaque Hossain, B.Sc., Master Candidate in Dr. Will Pastor’s Lab (Biochemistry)
  • Hovy Ho Wai Wong, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Jesper Sjöström’s Lab (Medicine and Neurology & Neurosurgery)



We would like to congratulate all the winners and participants in this competition and to extend the warmest thanks to the members of the Prizes & Awards Committee for their evaluation of all the applications.

This competition would not be possible without the generosity of Mme. Lucie Besner, patron sponsor of the Travel Awards.

If you are planning to present your work at a scientific meeting next year, stay tuned for the upcoming Lucie Besner Travel Awards Competition  (opening in early January).

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