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.

2011-2012 Award Winner: Bardia Abbasi 
2012-2013 Award Winner: Yuxiao Sonny Chen 
2013-2014 Award Winner: Roman Zyla
2014-2015 Award Winner: Alexander Pan  
2015-2016 Award Winner: Mabel (Wing Yan) Chan                                                                                                                                     

 

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.

2011-2012 Award Winner: Bardia Abbasi 
2012-2013 Award Winner: Yuxiao Sonny Chen 
2013-2014 Award Winner: Xiaoyun Lu
2014-2015 Winnie Yi Ying Wang                                                                                                                                 

 

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)
  • Graduate and Life Sciences Education (GLSE) Undergraduate Summer Research Project Studentship (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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