This website was created to keep you up-to-date with the research being conducted at Dr. Prado's Lab at the University of Alberta. 


- Selected Lab Awards:
  • Leticia Pereira - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2015-2019.
  • Camila Pinto - Graduate Student Rising Star Award, GSA, University of Alberta, 2016.
  • Camila Pinto - Honourable Mention – Poster Presentation. Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Day, 2016.
  • Camila Pinto - University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2016. 
  • Sarah Purcell - Elizabeth Russell MacEachran Scholarship, 2016/2017.
  • Sarah Purcell - Government of Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award, 2015.
  • Sarah Purcell - 1st Place Poster Competition, Canadian Nutrition Society, 2015.
  • Sarah Purcell -  Tuition Award, University of Alberta, 2014.
  • Ilana Roitman - Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2016-2017.
  • Dr. Prado - Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator, 2016-2021.
  • Dr. PradoTeacher of the Year, ALES, University of Alberta, 2016.
  • Dr. PradoResearch & Innovation Award, ALES, University of Alberta , 2016.
  • Dr. PradoInternational Engagement Award, ALES, University of Alberta, 2015.

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- March 7 & 8, 2018. Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
- April 13th, 2018. Calgary, AB

- April 19 & 20, 2018. Sun Valley, Idaho - USA



Joining our group
- Prospective Graduate Students:

If you are interested in pursuing a position at Dr. Prado’s lab, please contact her directly.

Information on the admission process can be found at: http://www.afns.ualberta.ca/Graduate.aspx 

Question specifically related to the application process should be directed to the Department. The contact information is listed in the website above.