Stem Cell Network Announces Awardees of the 2024 Summer Studentships

June 11, 2024 (Ottawa) – The Stem Cell Network (SCN) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Summer Studentships – 20 senior undergraduate students from across Canada who will spend the summer months undertaking research at Canadian academic institutions under the supervision of world-class regenerative medicine researchers.

In total, SCN is investing $100,000 to supplement the cost of these summer studentships, providing a valuable hands-on experience for the awardees. At the end of August, students will present their project progress at the Virtual SCN Summer Studentship Symposium, and the two top undergraduates will be supported by SCN to attend and present a poster of their work at the 2024 Till and McCulloch Meetings (TMM2024), happening November 4-6 in Montreal.

The 2024 awardees and hosting institutions are:

Name Host Institute
Jaryeon Lee York University
Aryan Singh University of Toronto – Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery
Joshua How BC Cancer Research Institute – Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
Jason Say University Health Network
Dongjia (Daphne) Jiang Toronto General Hospital: University Health Network (UHN), University of Toronto
Jessica Gu Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Hannah Laquerre Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Allison Tse Western University
Yiran Zhou University of Toronto
Felicity Fenrich University of Alberta
Sina Zamiri University of Toronto
Sze Lok Ng The University of British Columbia
Cindy Lei University of Toronto
Pattarin Blanchard University of British Columbia
Anne-Julie Bernier Centre de recherche en organogénèse expérimentale de l’Université Laval (LOEX) du CRCHU de Québec
Danica Dobson University of Manitoba
Michal Kulasek McGill University
Sajanth Kanagasingam Université de Montréal
Vincent Wong McGill University
Natalia Nayyar University of British Columbia