The award recognizes new researchers in the microbiological sciences. Recipients receive an inscribed scroll, $1500 prize and give a lecture about their award-winning research at the conference.
Andrew Doxey research includes genomic data mining, unexplored molecular diversity, and protein function discovery. Doxey's work has merged his interests in protein biochemistry and computational genomics such as in his recent collaboration to identify a new type of the Botox protein.
Doxey is the second Waterloo biologist to win the award, Prof. Josh Neufeld won in 2013.
Congratulations Andrew Doxey on your award!