Connie Eaves

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Connie Jean Eaves, FRSC (née Constance Halperin; born 1944), Director and co-founder with Allen C Eaves of Terry Fox Laboratory (Vancouver, Canada).


Eaves received a BA in Biology and Chemistry and a MSc in Biology (Genetics) from Queen's University in 1964 and 1966. She then pursued doctoral training at the Paterson Laboratories of the Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute and obtained a PhD from the University of Manchester in Great Britain in 1969.


Eaves was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1993 and, in 2003, she received the Robert L. Noble Prize for Excellence in Cancer Research from the National Cancer Institute of Canada. In 2008 she was awarded the Donald Metcalf Lecture Award by the International Society for Experimental Hematology.[1]


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