Kim is the catalyst of BAM. Her unrestrained passion for creating a strong bioscience industry in Manitoba has shaped the province in incalculable ways.
Women in Bioscience
February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and March 8 is the International Women’s Day! In celebration of this day, and as part of the ongoing conversation about amplifying diversity, equality and inclusion, Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) has asked women-identified researchers, scientists, analysts, employees (front-end and/or back-end) to tell their stories.
Nisha Ajmani is a Bioinformatician and has been working on various genomics and bioinformatics projects with Fisheries and Oceans, University of Manitoba, and the University of Winnipeg.
Dr. Melanie Martin is a Professor of Physics at University of Winnipeg, the Director of the Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Centre, and the co-Director of the University of Winnipeg Brain Imaging and Metabolic Research Lab.
Following a degree in Mathematics from Queen’s University, Joanne began her career in banking before taking the leap into the world of self-employment.
Camila Chacon is a master’s student with the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology at the University of Manitoba. She completed her Bachelor of Science at McGill University with a major in Physiology.
Dr. Victoria Nwachukwu is a graduate student in the Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba. She graduated as a medical doctor from the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria; and prior to starting her program at the U of M.
Kelley Fitzpatrick, NutriScience Solutions has over thirty years of expertise in functional food and natural health products (FFNHP) including in the areas of regulatory reviews and submissions; scientific and consumer presentations, bibliographies, newsl
Katrina Jean-Laflamme is one of the co-founders and the Chief Operating Officer at Ukkö Robotics. Ukkö Robotics is on a mission to change how we grow today's food and provide farmers with tools to help them be more efficient in their everyday operations.
Dr. Manisha Ajmani is a Research Project Manager at the University of Winnipeg working with Physics/Applied Computer Science Department on a project related to Digital Agriculture.
Dr. Anju Bajaj is the Vice Principal and STEM Educator at Holy Cross School, Manitoba Catholics School (MCS), Archdiocese of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Victoria is exploring the value of the three sisters planting method to both the soil, plant, and insect communities and an extensive hands-on experience working with insects.
Irene is a published scientist, reviewer, teacher and an Adjunct Professor at Providence University College, Otterburne, University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.
Apurva is a bioscience professional with over 4 years of experience in the industry around business research, consulting, marketing and business development. Currently she is working with Intrinsic Analytics as the Business and Market Analyst.
Carla Coyle is a female entrepreneur (President and CEO of C2 Custom Furnishings Inc ) with a passion for helping people find easy solutions during difficult times.
Hailey Jefferies is the Co-Founder and CEO of Prairie Fava, the only toll manufacturer focused solely on fava as a “whole food ingredient” – from seed to farm to fork.