Results of the Lucie Besner Travel Awards Competition – Winter 2020

The MRM Network is pleased to announce the results of the Winter 2020 Lucie Besner Travel Awards competition.

The Lucie Besner Traval Awards support national and international presence of the MRM Trainees. Over the Winter Competition, the MRM Network gave 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:

Mr. Ray Tran

Mr. Zhenwei Ma

Ms. Kyla Bourque

  • Ray Tran, MASc, Ph.D. Candidate in Dr. Corinne Hoesli’s and Dr. Christopher Moraes’ Lab (Chemical Engineering)
  • Zhenwei Ma, M.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate in Dr. Jianyu Li’s Lab (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Kyla Bourque, B.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate in Dr. Terry Hébert’s Lab (Pharmacology and Therapeutics)



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 between July 2020 and January 2021, stay tuned for the upcoming Lucie Besner Travel Awards Competition  (opening in early June).

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