MGM's Asiya Gusa, PhD, has been named a Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Azrieli Global Scholar in its Fungal Kingdom: Threats and Opportunities program. She will serve a two-year term and will receive $100,000 CAD (approximately $74,000 USD) in unrestricted research support as well as funds for travel and accommodations for CIFAR meetings.
The Azrieli Global Scholars program is for researchers within their first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institute of higher education. In addition to financial support, scholars enter a global, interdisciplinary network of leading researchers and receive mentorship from a senior researcher within the CIFAR research program.
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