Teaching Awards & Funding

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Funding Related to Teaching:

“AMBL Science Outreach Programs at the Michael Smith Laboratories”, 2010-2008 NSERC PromoScience Program, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Principal Applicant, Awarded $7000 per year 2008, 2009, 2010

“UBC MIX Project – Creating Interdisciplinary Connections in Classrooms at UBC” 2010-2009 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia, Principal Applicant, Awarded $16,650

“TEDx TERRY TALKS AND TERRY TALES – INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDENT JAM – Ideas that Inspire Action”, 2010-2009 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia, Co-Principal Applicant, Awarded $27,500

“University of British Columbia International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) team”, 2010-2009 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia, Co-Principal Applicant, Awarded $10,266.40

“Building a Sustainable Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program”, 2010-2009 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia, Co-Applicant, Awarded $12,750

“TERRY TALKS – INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDENT JAM – Ideas that Inspire Action”, 2009-2008 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia,Co-Principal Applicant, Awarded $38,000

“University of British Columbia International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) team”, 2009-2008 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia, Co-Principal Applicant, Awarded $36,816.80

“Accessing Genome Information Using the Web – Hosting the Ensembl HelpDesk Course for Students at UBC” Innovative Projects Fund, AMS, UBC, 2004-2005, Awarded $2000

“Applied Workshops in Bioinformatics – Introducing Bioinformatics into Undergraduate Education at UBC”, Principal Applicant, Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, 2005-2006, Awarded $17,775

“Hosting the NCBI Training Course in Bioinformatics at UBC”, Innovative Projects Fund, AMS, UBC, 2003-2004, Awarded $1200

“Applied Workshops in Bioinformatics – Enabling Students to Use Bioinformatics”, Co-Applicant, Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, 2004-2005, Awarded $20,000

Awards related to Teaching

2009 ASM/UNESCO Visiting Resource Person (VRP) Program, award in support of visit to Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, Lagos, Nigeria

2009 American Society for Microbiology, Early Career Travel Award, ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators

2006 Teaching Portfolio Competition Award, Centre for Teaching & Academic Growth, University of British Columbia

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