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IIDR Presents Promising Scientist with Prestigious Award

The Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research would like to congratulate fourth-year student Kali Iyer on receiving the 2015 Michael Kamin Hart Memorial Scholarship for Undergraduate Research.

Each year the Institute presents this $500 award to a student who has demonstrated leadership and academic excellence, as well as genuine passion for scientific discovery.

As a member of the Brown Lab, Kali has shown great potential to thrive in a research environment, and as she completes her final project – which looks to classify essentiality of biotin biosynthesis in vivo during Klebsiella pneumonia infection – we are certain she will continue to find success and exceed expectations.

Michael Kamin Hart was a promising young scientist who sadly passed away after a courageous battle with lymphoma in 2011, and the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research is honoured to recognize him each year with this series of awards.