CSMB Arthur Wynne Gold Medal

Next awarded in 2020

The CSMB Arthur Wynne Gold Medal is presented by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) to an individual who has made a major contribution to molecular biosciences in Canada over their career. The recipient of this life-time achievement award typically has attained an international profile in research, has played a major role in the development and promotion of the discipline in Canada, and has a long-standing record of service to the academic community. The Medal is named in honour of Professor Arthur M. Wynne, the first President of the Society, and was initiated in 2007 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of CSMB. The recipient is presented with a plaque depicting the likeness of Professor Wynne.

The nominee need not be a member of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences. Self-nominations will not be considered. Nominations shall consist of a letter that summarizes the significance and impact of the nominee’s research, his or her role in promoting the discipline, and service to the academic community, as well as a summary of pertinent biographic data. A copy of the nomination letter and nominee’s curriculum vitae must be submitted to the Secretary of the Society by October 15, 2019. The awardee will be invited to attend the Annual Conference at the Society’s expense to receive the award and to make some remarks at the Banquet. He/she will also be invited to submit a manuscript summarizing their career for publication in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Previous winner of this award
  Alan Bernstein
2010  Michel Chrétien
2012  Henry Friesen
2014  Janet Rossant
2016  Morag Park
2018  Mona Nemer
2018  Jim Woodgett