Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC), Celebrating 20 years

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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Isabelle Labeca-Gordon

May 29, 2014

Isabelle Labeca-Gordon competed in the SBCC in 2013, during her grade 12 year of high school. She was mentored by Dr. Tony Mazzulli at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. In our interview, Isabelle highlights how the SBCC gave her a unique opportunity to pursue research in a university lab under the guidance of a mentor, […]

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Un nouveau test élaboré par une étudiante de la Colombie-Britannique pour diagnotisquer le VIH chez les nouveau-nés gagne le Défi BioGENEius Sanofi Canada

May 26, 2014

Le Défi BioGENEius Sanofi Canada 2014 (DBSC) Pleins feux sur les étoiles montantes de la science et de la technologie OTTAWA, le 23 mai  2014 – Une nouvelle méthode de dépistage du VIH chez les nouveau-nés de moins de 18 mois et chez les adultes, moins de trois mois après la transmission du virus, a permis […]

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British Columbia Student’s New Method for Diagnosing HIV in Newborns wins Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada

May 26, 2014

2014 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC) Highlights Newest Crop of Young Scientists OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 – A novel method of HIV detection for newborns under the age of 18 months and for adults before three months post-transmission earned a grade 10, British Columbia student top national honours today in the 2014 “Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada” […]

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SBCC 2014 National Competitor Project Descriptions

May 23, 2014

First place & Commercialization Award Nicole Ticea, Grade 10 York House School, Burnaby, BC “Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification System for Point-of-Care HIV Diagnosis” Approximately 34 million people worldwide are infected with HIV, including 2.3 million children. To date, there is no accurate point-of-care HIV test for neonates or acutely infected adults. Prompt diagnosis is vital […]

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Canada’s youth bring real-life science innovations to life as 9 regional winners head to Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada national competition

May 13, 2014

21st annual SBCC National Awards take place in Ottawa on May 23, 2014 TORONTO, ON, May 13, 2014 – After months of preparation, research and collaboration with top university mentors, an elite group of 10 young scientists from across the country will be in Ottawa May 22, 2014 competing for Canada’s ultimate student biotechnology science prizes […]

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Les Gagnants du DBSC Vous Parlent de Leur Expérience: Nivatha Balendra

April 2, 2014

D’origine après / Original post: http://defibiogeneiussanoficanada2014.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/les-gagnants-du-dbsc-vous-parlent-de-leur-experience-3/ Nivatha Balendra, gagnante de la première place au niveau régional et récipiendaire d’une prix de mérite au niveau national, 2011-2012: Que faites-vous actuellement? / What are you doing now? I am currently a 2nd year Health Sciences student at Marianopolis College. Apart from researching, I am also a founding member […]

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Les Gagnants du DBSC Vous Parlent de Leur Expérience: Jonathan Khouzam

March 31, 2014

D’origine après / Original post: http://defibiogeneiussanoficanada2014.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/les-gagnants-du-dbsc-vous-parlent-de-leur-experience-4/ Jonathan Khouzam, gagnant de la première place au niveau régional et de la seconde place au niveau national, 2010-2011: Que faites-vous actuellement? / What are you doing now? Je termine présentement mon bac en chimie alimentaire à McGill. Je travaille également sur le développement d’un nouveau produit alimentaire pour le […]

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Les Gagnants du DBSC Vous Parlent de Leur Expérience: Eunice Linh You

March 25, 2014

D’origine après / Original post: http://defibiogeneiussanoficanada2014.wordpress.com/ Eunice Linh You, gagnante de la première place au niveau régional et de la seconde place au niveau national: Que faites-vous actuellement? / What are you doing now? I am a first year Honours Health Science Program at Marianopolis College. Currently, I act as a mentor for several teams from […]

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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Ted Paranjothy

March 21, 2014

I had the opportunity to interview Ted Paranjothy, a multi-year SBCC alumnus, and a “triple crown winner” – winning the regional, national, and international competitions – of the SBCC in 2007. His winning project studied an innovative cancer treatment that he continued to work on and commercialize beyond the SBCC. Ted tells us more about […]

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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Uliana Kovaltchouk

February 8, 2014

Uliana Kovaltchouk was involved with the SBCC from 2008-2010, through grades 10, 11, and 12. In 2009, she submitted her project, “Molecular Insights on DNA Uptake and Transit Pathways in Saccharomyces cerevisiae,” a continuation of a project that she started in 2007. Uliana describes her project: “Problems of DNA uptake are important in the emerging […]

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