W.A.E. McBryde Medal
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The 2012 winner is:
Yingfu Li, MCIC
Department of Chemistry
Yingfu Li was born and raised in Anhui, China. He received his BSc in chemistry at Anhui University in 1983, and his MSc in applied chemistry at Beijing Agriculture University in 1989, under the supervision of Changhai Zhou. He moved to Canada in 1992, and in 1997, he graduated with a PhD in chemistry and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University under the supervision of Dipankar Sen. He then did his postdoctoral research with Ronald Breaker at Yale University. In 1999, he joined McMaster University as an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. He was promoted to the rank of associate professor in 2005 and full professor in 2010. His research interests include basic and applied research concerning catalytic DNAs (DNAzymes), DNA and RNA aptamers, riboswitches, non-coding RNAs and bacterial toxins.
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This award is presented to a young scientist working in Canada who has made a significant achievement in pure or applied analytical chemistry.
Deadline: July 2 of every year
Sponsor: AB Sciex
Award: A medal, $1,500 cash to cover travel costs and conference registration The recipient will be required to present an award lecture at the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition.
Membership in the Institute is not a prerequisite for this award.
All nominations will remain in force for three years. Nominators are responsible for keeping the record of the nominee up to date and complete.
- CSC Director of Awards as non-voting Chair
- Chair of the Analytical Chemistry Division
- Past two winners of the W.A.E. McBryde Medal
The award shall be presented annually unless the Committee considers that no suitable candidate has been nominated.JOIN NOW