Research Leadership Award
Through the Research Leadership Awards Program, Genome BC is committed to strengthening the capacity of the BC life sciences sector. Working with academic institutions, the program aims to recruit internationally recognized research scientists, in areas of strategic economic importance to BC. Genome BC will provide one-time, unrestricted funds to the Genome BC Fellow for a period of up to three years. Candidates nominated by an institution will:
- Be a recognized leader in their field of research;
- Attract significant research investment to BC in their field;
- Impact more than a single BC institution;
- Focus on research activities at the most senior level at the institution.
Institutions, through their Office of the Vice President of Research, must contact Genome BC's Chief Scientific Officer for more information.