Governor General’s Gold Medal

Faculty of Medicine Deadline: Friday, February 10th at 4PM PST

A gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the Doctoral degree. A second gold medal is awarded to the graduate student who has achieved most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the master’s degree with thesis.

Details regarding nomination procedures are posted on the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

Please submit nomination packages to:

Dr. Wendy Robinson
c/o Graduate & Postdoctoral Research Coordinator
Assistant Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Education
Faculty of Medicine
319-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
med.research@ubc.ca

 

Previous Faculty of Medicine Recipients

Dustin King

 Dustin King, recent PhD graduate has been chosen as this year’s recipient for the 2016 Governor General’s Gold Medal Award (Doctoral). Dustin graduates with a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. His doctoral research project takes a multi-disciplinary approach towards understanding the molecular basis of beta-lactamase antibiotic resistance. His work, and collaborations stemming from it, has already led to numerous publications in prestigious journals such as Nature.