CITIZENSHIP:    Canadian
Degree University Department Year
B.Sc. University of Toronto Mathematics 1987
C.A.S.M.* University of Cambridge D.A.M.T.P.** 1988
M.Sc. University of Toronto Mathematics 1989
Ph.D. University of Cambridge Institute of Astronomy 1993
* Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Part III of Math. Tripos)
** Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics


Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Associate Member, Department of Biology
Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Member, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR)


2013      McMaster Synergy Award
2006-2011      J. S. McDonnell Foundation Research Award
2003-2004      Rx&D-Health Research Foundation (HRF) Special Research Award
2002-2007      CIHR New Investigator Award
2002      SHARC-Net Research Fellowship
2000      Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award (PREA)
1996-1999      Wellcome Trust Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Biology

     Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK; and
     Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA

1994-1996      Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellowship

     Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1993      Weizmann Institute Exchange Fellowship (six months)

     Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

1993      Cambridge Philosophical Society Research Studentship

     Braithwaite-Batty Research Studentship, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

1991-1992      Isaac Newton Studentship
1987-1991      United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship
1988-1989      Massey College Junior Fellowship, University of Toronto
1987      C. L. Burton Open Scholarship
1986      The Hudson Bay Company Scholarship in Science

     The Ivan Szak Scholarship in Mathematics and Physics
     C. L. Burton Scholarship for Mathematics and Physical Sciences

1985      The William Hossack Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Physics

     Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarship
     Samuel Beatty Scholarship


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
American Society of Naturalists (ASN)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS)
Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
International Society for Behavioural Ecology (ISBE)
Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)
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