Awards Committee

Mandate:  In collaboration with the Board, the Award Committee will solicit nominations for and select winners for the Research Award being offered at the CSMB Annual Meeting.   The committee will take into consideration in addition to excellence issues of equity, diversity and inclusivity into account for its candidates. In addition, the Committee will solicit and evaluate applications for CSMB support for student events  held during the year.

Composition:  Secretary (chair), President, one Councillor and two additional members from outside the board.


  • Yearly review the slate of awards being offered by CSMB.
  • Identify and solicit potential sponsors for CSMB Awards
  • Seek nominations for awards through member emails, social media and direct engagement with department chairs.
  • Select Award winners
  • Communications to announce award winners (email, web, press release)

Members of the committee 2020-2021


CSMB Secretary

James Davie

University of Manitoba

Imogen Coe CSMB President

Imogen Coe

Ryerson University

Walid Houry

Walid Houry

University of Toronto

Cordula Enenkel At-large member

Cordula Enenkel

University of Toronto

Jian Yang At-large member

Jian Yang

University of Saskatchewan

Julia Brill At-large member

Julie Brill

Hospital for Sick Kids

Bradley Doble At-large member

Bradley W Doble

University of Manitoba