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:

  • 2017-2018: Michel Ouk, Hayley French, Yue Hao Lan
  • 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

 

W. MAC BURNHAM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This award is presented by the Department for Outstanding Achievement in a Pharmacology or Biomedical Toxicology Major Program. The award recognizes the highest academic achievement in our courses by a student graduating from one of our Major programs. This award highlights the excellent and long-standing nature of Professor W. Mac Burnham’s contributions to The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology’s Educational Programs.

  • 2017-2018 Award Winner: Hoomam Homsi

 

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:

  • 2016-17: Linlei Ye
  • 2015-16: Mable (Wing Yan) Chan
  • 2013-14: Francine Chingcuanco                                                                                                                    

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 2019...

THE INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE ABOVE AWARDS IS March 18, 2019

For further information, please contact:

Undergraduate Program
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle, Room 4207
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 1A8
undergrad.pharmtox@utoronto.ca

Further summer student research opportunities through the Faculty of Medicine.

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