CIFAR Global Science for Global Challenges. Alan Bernstein, O.C. PhD FRSC President & CEO. Founded on Research Excellence. Over 40% of CIFAR Fellows are in the top 1% of their fields. 15 Nobel Laureates have been associated with CIFAR since CIFAR’s founding in 1982.
Alan Bernstein, O.C. PhD FRSCPresident & CEO
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Over 40% of 400 CIFARresearchers are outside Canada.At 105 institutions in 16 countries. ~2,000 graduate and postgraduate students. Over 100 international guests from 9 countries last year.
Complex Questionsof Importance to Canadaand the world
Impact ThroughResearch Excellencein Action
Answering complex, important questions that are identified in an open, consultative way and require different disciplines to come togetherto meet today’s global challenges.
Connecting Canadian researchers with the world and finding new partners to open up our networksand expand our reach.
Networking the very best minds,sharing new knowledge broadlyand engaging young scholars for increased impact in the world.
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Devoted to discovering how genes interact with one anotherand finding the root causes to many complex genetic diseases.
Pooled screening results from 29 breast cancer cell lines reveal the genes implicated in four known subtypes of breast cancer.
Explores the diverse microbial world that surroundsand permeates human life.
A light micrograph of the human intestinal parasite,Blastocystis.
A vibrant market community in Malawi.
Takes an integrated approach to the question of what makessome countries rich and others poor.
New York Times bestseller on the origins of power, poverty and prosperity.