Nagarajan Kannan, Ph.D., M.S.

  • Mammary stem cells
  • Breast cancer stem cells
  • Mammary gland development and cancer
  1. 2015
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Stem Cell BiologyDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia
  2. 2013
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Stem Cell BiologyTerry Fox Laboratory, British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
  3. 2008
    Ph.D. - Molecular MedicineThe Liggins Institute, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland
  4. 2003
    MSc - Industrial BiotechnologyDepartment of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University
  5. 2001
    BSc - BiochemistryDepartment of Biochemistry, The American College

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Edward W. Highsmith Research AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 2019
    Developmental Research Program AwardMayo Clinic Ovarian Cancer SPORE
  3. 2017
    Cancer Research AwardFraternal Order of Eagles
  4. 2017
    Career Enhancement AwardMayo Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE
  5. 2016
    Conference Assistance ScholarshipKeystone Symposium
  6. 2014
    International Travel AwardSociety for Free Radical Biology and Medicine
  7. 2013
    "Expert" Selection for the "Ask the Expert" SeriesCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  8. 2013
    International Travel AwardSociety for Free Radical Biology and Medicine
  9. 2013
    Millennium Scholar-in-Training AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  10. 2013
    MITACS Elevate Postdoctoral FellowshipMitacs Canada
  11. 2011
    Axel Ullrich Scholar-in-Training AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  12. 2011
    CBCF Postdoctoral FellowshipCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  13. 2010
    Selected PresentationCanadian Stem Cell Network
  14. 2007
    Selected New Zealand RepresentativeAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  15. 2007
    AFLAC Scholar-in-TrainingAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  16. 2005
    Selected New Zealand Doctoral StudentNational Research Centre for Growth and Development
  17. 2003
    International Doctoral Fee AwardUniversity of Auckland
  18. 2003
    Junior Research Fellowship and Lecturership Award (Declined)Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  19. 2000
    Award for Academic Excellence, Bachelor's DegreeMadurai Kamaraj University, The American College

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Full MemberRadiation Research Society
  2. 2022 - present
    Full MemberEndocrine Society
  3. 2021 - 2022
    Stem Cell Therapies Grant Assessment Committee MemberAustralian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  4. 2021 - 2022
    Regenerative Cancer Medicine Scientific Review CommitteeAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  5. 2019 - present
    Full MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  6. 2019 - present
    Annual Meeting Abstract ReviewerInternational Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
  7. 2019 - present
    Faculty Wellness Liaison MemberMCGSBS Student Life and Wellness Committee
  8. 2019 - present
    Grant ReviewerCancerCare Manitoba Foundation
  9. 2019 - present
    Scientist MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  10. 2018 - 2019
    Grant ReviewerNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  11. 2018 - 2019
    Grant Review Panel MemberCanadian Cancer Society Grant Review Panel
  12. 2016 - present
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  13. 2016 - 2017
    Grant ReviewerCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation-National Grants Program
  14. 2016
    Session ChairKeystone Symposia on Stem Cells and Cancer
  15. 2015 - 2016
    AdvisorCanadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS)
  16. 2014 - 2015
    ChairCanadian Association for Postdoctoral Scholars
  17. 2014 - 2015
    EditorMitacs Canada
  18. 2014 - 2015
    Grant ReviewerMITACS, Canada
  19. 2014 - 2015
    ChairCanadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS)
  20. 2014 - 2015
    Vice President - ExternalPostdoc Association, University of British Columbia
  21. 2013 - present
    Full MemberInternational Society for Stem Cell Research
  22. 2013 - present
    Active MemberSociety for Redox Biology and Medicine
  23. 2007 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.