Undergraduate Awards and Student Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Awards

DR. WALTER ROSCHLAU MEMORIAL AWARD IN PHARMACOLOGY

This award recognizes excellence from within our undergraduate student population. The award is given to the top graduating student from our Departmental Bachelor of Science Honours programs and is awarded during the annual Visions in Pharmacology (VIP) Research Day. Past award winners include:

  • 2016-2017: Isabelle Laksono, Sing Yung Regina Chu, and Zhi Hui (Charlie Yang)
  • 2015-2016: Mable (Wing Yan) Chan
  • 2014-2015: Alexander Pan  
  • 2013-2014: Roman Zyla
  • 2012-2013: Yuxiao Sonny Chen
  • 2011-2012: Bardia Abbasi
     

DEZSO KADAR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

This award is presented by the Division of Teaching Laboratories and recognizes the top student within the Undergraduate Laboratory course. Past award winners include:

  • 2016-2017: Hailey French
  • 2015-2016: Yu Ting (Cherry) Lin
  • 2014-2015: Winnie Yi Ying Wang
  • 2013-2014: Xiaoyun Lu
  • 2012-2013: Yuxiao Sonny Chen
  • 2011-2012:  Bardia Abbasi 

 
GRADUATE AND LIFE SCIENCES EDUCATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD

These awards provide opportunities for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine, Arts and Science Programs to be recognized for their leadership and scholarship. The award carries a value of $500 each. Please visit the Student Leadership Award page for further information. Past winners from the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology include:

                                                                                                                           

Student Research Opportunities

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is pleased to offer the following categories of summer research awards to undergraduate students on a competitive basis for 2017:

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP):
    -
    Cardiovascular / heart (2 awards)
    - Dr. John P. Mitchell Award in the disease area cancer (1 award)
    - General medicine / health research in other areas (1 award)
  • Departmental Summer Student Research Award (1 award)

THE INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE ABOVE AWARDS IS March 24, 2017

Information regarding ALL award descriptions, eligibility criteria, application procedures, and deadlines can be found in the information package: 

Summer2017-InfoPackage.pdf (280.46 KB)

If you require further information about the summer research awards program in Pharmacology and Toxicology, please contact the program coordinator:

Dr. David Riddick
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Medical Sciences Bldg.
University of Toronto
1 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 1A8
Tel: (416) 978-0813
Email: david.riddick@utoronto.ca
 

Further summer student research opportunities through the Faculty of Medicine.

A description of undergraduate research student expectations can be found here: URO - Research Expectations.pdf (12.04 KB)

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