Bernard Belleau Award

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Paraza Pharma Inc.

The Bernard Belleau Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of medicinal chemistry through research involving biochemical or organic chemical mechanisms.

View the Terms of Reference and list of Past Winners

The 2019 winner of the Bernard Belleau Award is:


David Perrin
University of British Columbia

David M. Perrin graduated from University of California at Berkeley.  He obtained his PhD  from University of California at Los Angeles with David Sigman and did postdoctoral work in France with Claude Helene. He has published extensively at the inteface of chemistry and biology on chemically modified DNAzymes, heterocycles for recognizing DNA, indole-crosslinked peptides and natural products, ribozymology, and PET imaging agents. He has been a professor at University of British Columbia since 2000.

 

Past Winners

2018
David Vocadlo
Simon Fraser University

2017
Jeffrey W. Keillor
University of Ottawa

2016
Patrick T. Gunning
University of Toronto

2015
Andrei K. Yudin, University of Toronto
Presented by Kaine Villeneuve, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Inc. (right)

2014
John Honek
University of Waterloo

2013
William Lubell
Université de Montréal