Congratulations Jalees Nasir on being awarded the Dr. Jordon Page Harshman Bursary! The Dr. Jordan Page Harsham Bursary was established in 2011 by the Harshman Fellowships Society to honour Dr. Jordon Page Harshman, past president of the society. To be awarded annually by the School of Graduate Studies, based on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Health Sciences (Graduate), to a graduate student in the Faculty of Health Sciences who is engaged in medical research and who demonstrates financial need as well as good citizenship, good social responsibility, and leadership in society. This award is in recognition of Jalees’ design and support of the SARS-CoV-2 Illumina GeNome Assembly Line (SIGNAL; workflow for predicting SARS-CoV-2 variants used by public health agencies throughout Canada and beyond, as well as his direct efforts in assisting Ontario and Hamilton-area surveillance and official reporting of variants.

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