Melanie Sekeres

Melanie Sekeres

Education

  • 2012: PhD, Physiology, University of Toronto
  • 2002: BSc., Psychology, Trent University

Distinctions and Awards

  • 2013: CIHR Fellowship (post-doctoral), CIHR, $ 135,000
  • 2013: Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal Award nominee, Governor General of Canada
  • 2012: Dr. Jacob Kraicer Doctoral Award, Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, $ 1000
  • 2012: Early Researcher Award, Ontario Research Coalition, $2,750
  • 2011: University of Toronto Neuroscience Program Travel Award, University of Toronto Neuroscience Program, $500
  • 2011: School of Graduate Studies Conference Grant, University of Toronto, $150
  • 2011: Restracomp Travel Award, The Hospital for Sick Children , $1,000
  • 2011: SCACE Graduate Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Research , University of Toronto Neuroscience Program, (declined), $5,000
  • 2011: Doctoral Completion Award, Unniversity of Toronto, $18,000
  • 2011: Hayden Hantho Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, $5,000
  • 2011: Margaret & Howard Gamble Research Grant, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, (declined), $5,000
  • 2011: Dr. Joe A. Connolly Memorial Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, $6,000
  • 2010: Exceptional Trainee Award, Program in Neurosciences & Mental Health , The Hospital for Sick Children , $1,000
  • 2010: Restracomp Travel Award, The Hospital for Sick Children , $1,000
  • 2010: University of Toronto Neuroscience Program Travel Award, University of Toronto, $500
  • 2009: BRAIN Research Symposium, winner (oral presentation), University of Toronto, Physiology Department, $200
  • 2009: Restracomp Travel Award, The Hospital for Sick Children, $1,000
  • 2008: Restracomp Travel Award, The Hospital for Sick Children, $1,000
  • 2008: Ontario Graduate Scholarship , Ontario Ministry of Training,Colleges, and Universities, (declined), $15,000
  • 2008: CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Award, CIHR, $105,000
  • 2007: Restracomp Award, The Hospital for Sick Children, $20,000
  • 2007: University of Toronto Fellowship, University of Toronto, $2,000
  • 2007: Peterborough K.M. Hunter Graduate Studentship Award , Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, (declined), $20,000
  • 2006: University of Toronto Fellowship, University of Toronto, $1,000
  • 2006: Research Training Competition Tuition Bursary , The Hospital for Sick Children, $2,000
  • 2006: CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's Award, CIHR, $15,000
  • 1999: John Pettigrew Award, Trent University, English Department
  • 1998: Trent University Scholarships, Trent University, $1,850

Curriculum Vitae