Introducing the winner of UM first Falling Partitions Lab

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Falling Partitions Lab Manitoba 2022 winner Natasha Theriault (left) obtained the grand prize from Jay Doering, UM Affiliate Vice-President (Partnerships).

On Sept. 13, 15 college students and early profession professionals pitched their grand thought with the potential to vary the world on the College of Manitoba’s first Falling Partitions Lab occasion. In three minutes, presenters defined their groundbreaking thought to the jury and to a public viewers.

Falling Partitions Lab is a global competitors, created by the Falling Partitions Basis, impressed by the autumn of the Berlin Wall in 1989.  It promotes analysis and innovation in all disciplines, by posing the query, “Which partitions will fall subsequent?”

Natasha Theriault gained the grand prize together with her presentation, “Breaking the Wall of Vaccine Fairness”. Natasha will journey to Berlin, Germany to ship her pitch on the international Falling Partitions finale Nov. 7 to 9.

Natasha is a graduate pupil within the College of Science on the College of Manitoba and in addition works at Cytophage, a Canadian firm that develops bacteriophage merchandise to forestall and deal with bacterial infections.

The second prize, sponsored by Analysis Manitoba, went to Andrew Tse, from the Rady College of Well being Sciences. His presentation was entitled, “Breaking the Wall of Prenatal Remedy with Nanoparticles.”

The third prize winner was Mun Kim, from the College of Science, for “Breaking the Wall of Genetic Detection utilizing Biosensors.”

Calvin Howard, from the Rady College of Well being Science, gained the audience-choice award for his presentation, “Breaking the Partitions of Dementia Analysis”.

The College of Manitoba believes this is a crucial alternative to showcase the world-class analysis and advances which are taking place inside the Province.

Dr. Darren Quick, Director of Partnerships & Improvements acknowledged:

“We need to assist transfer these nice concepts from the lab to the higher group and realizing that they exist is step one in doing so.

We hope that a number of of the concepts offered shall be additional developed and applied in order that we will make the world a greater place.”

Congratulations to all of the presenters for sharing their thrilling analysis and being part of this inaugural occasion:

(Left-right) Darren Quick (Director, UM Partnerships and Innovation), Jay Doering (Affiliate Vice-President, Partnerships), Andrew Tse, Mun Kim, Natasha Theriault, Calvin Howard, Joelle Foster (Choose), Andrea Legary (Choose), Wenlong Yuan (Choose), Emcee: Joshua Zaporzan.

Dr. Jay Doering, UM Affiliate Vice-President (Partnerships) thanked everybody who attended, saying “This Falling Partitions Lab occasion is a wonderful alternative for trade and researchers to come back collectively and discover new concepts and lay the muse for the breakthroughs of tomorrow.”

UM want to thank their companions, North Forge Know-how Trade, the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, and Euraxess North America, for his or her assist.

Analysis on the College of Manitoba is partially supported by funding from the Authorities of Canada Analysis Assist Fund.
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