Awards Won by Students

 

Phoebe Tsang (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Winner, CDA/Dentsply Student Clinician Competition, UBC, 2000.
  • Winner, Canadian CDA/Dentsply Student Clinician Competition, 2000.

Amy Tseng (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Winner, CDA/Dentsply Student Clinician Competition, Novice Group, UBC, 2002.

Stacey Matheson (Supervisor:  L. Häkkinen)

  • Best Research Presentation, MSc Seminar Series – Faculty of Dentistry, UBC, 2002.

Johanna Jokinen (Supervisor:  J. Heino, H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Third Swedish-Finnish Connective Tissue Meeting, Harjattula Conference Centre, Turku, Finland, September 26-27, 2003. Winner in the poster competition.

Heidar Alimohamad (Supervisor:  L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2004.

Ameneh Eslami (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students ,UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2004.

Giorgio Petricca (Supervisor:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Nobel Biocare Achievement Award, Nobel Biocare Canada Inc. 2006.

Sarah Johnston (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2005.

Ameneh Eslami (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2005.

Marissa Garcia (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2005.

Tara Habijanac (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Best Presentation, Seminar Award 2005/2006 – MSc Category, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry.

Ameneh Eslami (Supervisors:  H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2006.

Heidar Alimohamad (Supervisor:  L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2005.

Andrea Csiszar (Supervisor:  L. Häkkinen)

  • Kathleen McAnulty Memorial Prize for graduate students, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, 2006.

Andrea Csiszar (Supervisor:  L. Häkkinen)

  • Nobel Biocare Achievement Award, Nobel Biocare Canada Inc. 2006.

Yangshuang Xie (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, 2007, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry.

Ameneh Eslami (Supervisors: H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Best Presentation, Seminar Award 2007 – Ph.D. Student Category, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry.

Ameneh Eslami (Supervisors: H. Larjava, L. Häkkinen)

  • Best Presentation, Seminar Award 2008 – Ph.D. Student Category, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry.

Dariush Honardoust (supervisor: L. Häkkinen)

  • Winner of the poster  presentation competition (PhD student category).University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, January 29, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Karen Mak (supervisor: L. Häkkinen)

  • 3rd Price Winner in the poster competition. 14th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference, June 5-7, 2008, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Yangshuang Xie (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • CIHR-SRTC (CIHR Skin Research Training Centre) Training Scholarship, 2008, UBC, Faculty of Medicine.

Yangshuang Xie (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • Joseph Tonzetich Fellowship for graduate students, 2008, UBC, Faculty of Dentistry.

Ameneh Eslami (supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • Winner of the poster  presentation competition (PhD student category).University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, January 27, 2009, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Yangshuang Xie (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • CIHR-SRTC (CIHR Skin Research Training Centre) PhD Training Scholarship, May 2009, UBC, Faculty of Medicine.

Joyce Wong (supervisor: L Häkkinen)

  • Winner of the presitigious Anita Roberts Award by the international Wound Healing Society. The award is given to the young investigator whose original submission to Wound Repair and Regeneration journal is judged the best among all eligible papers during the prior year. April 17-20, 2010, Orlado, FL, USA.

Matthew Choi (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • UBC Reprentative for the American Dental Association’s 46th Annual Dental Students’ Conference on Research, on May 2 – 4, 2010, Washington, DC, USA

Leila Mohazab L (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • 2nd price in the Canadian Dental Association IADR/Unilever Hatton Award Competition, Junior category,  Sept 23, 2010.

Leila Mohazab L (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • 2nd price in the Canadian Dental Association IADR/Unilever Hatton Award Competition, Junior category,  Sept 23, 2010.

Leila Mohazab L (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • 1st price in the UBC, Faculty of Dentistry, Resrarch Day Poster competition, Undergraduate Student category, Jan 25, 2011.

Leila Mohazab (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • International Association for Dental Reasearch (IADR) General Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, March 2011. Junior category of the 2010 – 2011 CADR-IMHA Student Research Awards (Critical role for αvß6 integrin in enamel biomineralization).

Wesley Mah (Supervisor: L. Häkkinen)

  • CIHR-SRTC (CIHR Skin Research Training Centre) Scholar Award ($17,8000), March 1, 2011-Feb 28, 2012, Faculty of Medicine.

Noora Jaakkola (Supervisors: H. Larjava and L. Häkkinen)

  • Graduate programs in Biochemsity, Biotechnology and Food Chemistry, rsearch presentation competition. 1st price in oral presentation (Proteomic analysis of wound healing). April 22-25, 2011, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.

Rana Tarzemany (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, January 24, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner of the poster presentation competition, PhD Student category.

Rana Tarzemany

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, Jozeph Tonzetich Fellowship, 2012. The award is made to a student in the Craniofacial Biology Ph.D. program who shows superior research ability in the field of Oral Biochemistry or Cell Biology.

Rana Tarzemany (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, January 22, 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner of the poster presentation competition, PhD Student category.

Godwin Cheung (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, January 22, 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner of the poster presentation competition, Undergraduate Student category.

Rana Tarzemany (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • CIHR Institute Community Support Travel Award to attend the International Association of Dental Research General Session, March 20, 2013.

Godwin Cheung (Supervisor L. Hakkinen)

  • 2013 CDA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Selected Representative, Presentation: Neural Crest and Stemness Gene Expression by Human Gingival Fibroblasts. May 2-4, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Rana Tarzemany (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, Jozeph Tonzetich Fellowship, 2013. The award is made to a student in the Craniofacial Biology Ph.D. program who shows superior research ability in the field of Oral Biochemistry or Cell Biology.

Ben Kim (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research January 28, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner in the poster competition, Novice Undergraduate Student category.

Dylan Olver (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research January 28, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner in the poster competition, Novice Undergraduate Student category.

Kambiz Vatandoost (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry Research January 28, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Winner of the poster competition, Undergraduate Student category.

Dylan Olver (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • American Dental Association Foundation, 50th Annual Dental Student Conference on Research. April 13-15,  2014, Bethesda, MD, USA. UBC, Faculty of Dentistry Nominated Student Representative.

Dylan Olver (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • Network for Canadian Oral Health Research, Canadian Dental Research Student Workshop. June 16-17, 2014, Edmonton, AL, Canada. UBC, Faculty of Dentistry Nominated Student Representative.

Rana Tarzemany (Supervisor L. Häkkinen)

  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, Jozeph Tonzetich Fellowship, 2014. The award is made to a student in the Craniofacial Biology Ph.D. program who shows superior research ability in the field of Oral Biochemistry or Cell Biology.