Vice-principal honoured by Life Sciences Ontario
Professor Ulli Krull, Vice-Principal, Special Initiatives and Vice-Principal, Research, at U of T Mississauga, will receive a Community Services Award from Life Sciences Ontario at their gala on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The award recognizes “an individual who has helped build the life sciences community and strengthen its local and global reputation, where he or she has gone above and beyond the call of duty.”
“I’m truly honoured to received this award from Life Sciences Ontario, an organization which is helping to build productive relationships between the education, business and government sectors to grow the life sciences industry in this province,” says Krull. “It underscores the critical role that collaboration can play in creating a diverse industry and building economic momentum.”
Krull is a professor of analytical chemistry and holder of the AstraZeneca Chair in Biotechnology. He is recognized as one of the leading analytical chemists in Canada. He has also been a very active member of the community, playing various leadership roles, including his current appointments as chair of the Healthy City Stewardship Centre and vice-chair of Advantage Mississauga. Past awards/honours have included the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award at UTM, the University of Toronto Faculty Award, recognizing Krull’s excellence in research, teaching, and service, and the inaugural Outstanding Contributor Award from the School of Continuing Studies.
"LSO is very pleased to award Professor Ulli Krull with our 2013 Community Service Award," said Dr. Jason Field, executive director of Life Sciences Ontario. "Ulli has distinguished himself as a researcher, educator, administrator and ambassador within our life sciences community. He has demonstrated true leadership through his dedication and tireless contributions to raising the profile of life sciences in Ontario."
Life Sciences Ontario is an organization that represents and promotes the province’s life sciences sector, collaborating with governments, academia, industry and other provincial and national groups to promote and encourage commercial success. LSO has established relationships with nearly 30 partner organizations and currently represents over 150 individual and corporate members.