CSM Knowles Postdoctoral Research Prize

Deadline: See CSM Annual Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

About the Award

This award recognizes excellence in scientific research and communication from CSM postdoctoral research fellows.

One award valued at $500 will be presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists for best oral presentation in the Postdoctoral Research Symposium.

Value of the Award: $500 + Framed Certificate

Number of Awards: 1

Frequency of the Award: Annual – Determined at the CSM Annual Conference Post Doctoral Symposium

Eligibility: Post-Doctoral Fellow with a CSM membership

Application Contact: Mrs. Wafaa Antonious, CSM Secretariat

Terms of Reference: Download Here

Roger Knowles

About Professor Roger Knowles

Professor Roger Knowles, Professor Emeritus, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Macdonald College, McGill University. Roger Knowles was an internationally recognized leader in nitrogen and carbon cycling in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. His contributions to advancing our knowledge of denitrification, nitrification, nonsymbiotic nitrogen fixation and methane cycling is documented in over 160 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Roger’s lab provided training to over 50 graduate students and 20 postdoctoral fellows. Roger was a past president of the Association des Microbiologistes du Quebec and the Canadian Society of Microbiologists. He served on several committees as a member of the American Society for Microbiology and Soil Science Society of America. Roger was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1987, awarded a D.Sc. from the University of London in 1986 and was a member of the Society of Sigma Xi. 

Past Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our past award winners for the Knowles Postdoctoral Research Prize!