Fellowship Winners
2002-2003 Award Winner
Blue Lake

The selection committee for the J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship is pleased to announce that Blue Lake has been awarded the Fellowship for 2002-2003.

Mr. Lake received a BSc in Biochemistry/Behavioral Neuroscience from Memorial University. Mr. Lake is currently enrolled in the PhD program in Cancer Research at Memorial.

Mr. Lake's research focuses on how the nervous system develops in the frog, Xenopus laevis. By studying the role of specific genes in the developmental process, Mr. Lake expects to learn more about the cause of birth defects and cancer, which may lead the way to new treatments.