Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC), Celebrating 20 years

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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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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Adamo Young

January 28, 2014

Adamo Young is an Ottawa high school student who participated in the SBCC for the first time last year. His project, “Emerging Fusarium Chemotypes: Threats to Crop Production,” won first place at the regional competition, and he is looking forward to participating in the SBCC again this year. Among his success at the SBCC, Adamo […]

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Sanofi BioGENEius Canada Challenge Alumni: Interview with Krishna Modi

January 22, 2014

We are pleased to share another interview with a SBCC alumna, Krishna Modi, whose project with her three other partners won 5th place in the 2010 GTA regional competition when she was in grade 12. Krishna and her project partners were the first SBCC participants from their high school. Mentored by Dr. Yeger and Dr. […]

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Tips for time management, lab work, and presenting your project at the competition

January 16, 2014

Guest blog by Adrian Chan, 2009 and 2010 SBCC alumnus Time Management The SBCC is a huge time commitment for high school students who already have to juggle school, part-time jobs, and other extra-curricular studies. You’ll have to work out a schedule that fits both yours and the lab members’ since you will need supervision […]

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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Anton Dobrin

January 15, 2014

Anton Dobrin is a multi-year SBCC alumnus, whose project, “Studying the Effects of the pH level on Protein Activity, Inhibition and Structure,” won fifth place prize at the GTA SBCC regional competition in 2008. In this interview, Anton shares what the SBCC experience was like for him and how it has helped him beyond high […]

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Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada Alumni: Interview with Adrian Chan

January 9, 2014

Adrian Chan participated in the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada in 2009 and 2010. His project in 2009 examined the role of the protein TRIM22 in inhibiting HIV replication. Currently working on a degree in Microbiology and Immunology at Western University and interning at Sanofi Pasteur, Adrian strongly believes that his participation in the SBCC has […]

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