“The Janet Rossant Lectureship” (Est. 2018)

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The Janet Rossant Lectureship was established at Massey College in recognition of Dr. Janet Rossant’s distinguished career as a scientist, scholar, builder and leader in medical research. This, coupled with her dedicated mentorship of young scientists and scholars, is reflected in the purpose of this honour. This honorific Lectureship will attract accomplished visiting scientists to engage graduate students and faculty members alike, as part of the Massey Grand Rounds (MGR) program at Massey College.


To host promising health scientists and enliven the intellectual discourse at Massey College. To expand the exposure of Junior and Senior Fellows to advances in health research. To enhance the impact and interest in the annual Massey Grand Round Symposium.


The Award consists of a cash prize of $2,000 CAD plus economy air fare, hotel and hospitality costs associated with the fulfillment of the Lecture and participation in the annual MGR Symposium. An engraved plaque commemorating the honour is presented.