Dr. Mathieu Lavallée-Adam is one of the five young researchers who received the 2017 Polanyi Prize in recognition of his exceptional research in the fields of chemistry. Dr. Lavallée-Adam is an assistant professor with the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology (BMI), and is also a member of the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology (OISB). He now leads his own lab in developing computational methods to help understand cellular mechanisms and disease processes, a field known as bioinformatics.
Learn more about this award and the contribution of Dr. Lavallée-Adam to the biomedical research here.
Official announcement from the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development.