Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, selection to the Order recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. Companion to the Order of Canada is the highest such level and “recognizes national pre-eminence or international service or achievement.”
Brenda J. Andrews, PhD, C.C.
Charles H. Best Chair of Medical Research
Professor of Molecular Genetics
Director, Donnelly Centre for Cellular+Biomolecular Research
University of Toronto
Editor-in-Chief, G3: Genes|Genomes|Genomics
GSA Board of Directors, 2012–present
Ira Herskowitz Award, GSA Yeast Genetics Meeting, 2010
According to the official citation, Andrews is recognized:
For her globally significant research in systems biology and for developing and nurturing prominent scientific communities in molecular genetics.
Andrews is a Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, American Academy of Microbiology, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.