Dr. Pieter Cullis
Dr. Pieter Cullis, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Former Director, Life Sciences Centre, UBC, founding Director, Centre for Drug Research and Development Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – UBC Canadian Medical Research Council (MRC) Scholar (1978-1983) MRC Scientist (1983-1988).
Dr. Cullis was awarded the Ayerst Award by the Canadian Biochemical Society in 1986, the B.C. Science Council Gold Medal for Health Sciences in 1991, the Alec D. Bangham Award for contributions to liposome science and technology in 2000, the B.C. Biotechnology Association award for Innovation and Achievement in 2002, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2004 and was awarded the Barre award for contributions to Pharmaceutical Sciences by the University of Montreal in 2005. Dr. Cullis also received the UBC Alumni Award for Research in Science and Medicine in 2005. In 2011, Dr. Cullis won the prestigious Prix Galien Canada award and the Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award.