Dr. Chris Dieni, Instructor in the Biochemistry Institute, has won an award for salary and research funds for his work on nanoparticles and their interactions with complex proteins. Dr. Dieni has published  well received papers on nanoparticles and will build on his research program while teaching senior Biochemistry courses for the institute.

Dr. Dieni is a previous reciepient of Carleton University Young Alumni of the Year award for his research and teaching.