AllerGen trainee receives competitive leadership award

Natalia Mykhaylova

University of Toronto (U of T) PhD student Natalia Mykhaylova has received the Professor Douglas Reeve Leaders of Tomorrow Award. This award recognizes graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry who have shown the potential to become outstanding leaders, and to inspire others to action and to excellence.

Natalia serves as a co-chair for U of T’s Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering: Graduate (ILead:Grad), a role that has allowed her to support and mentor others to develop their leadership skills.

Natalia is part of the AllerGen-funded BEAM (Better Exposure Avoidance Measures) research project that is developing inexpensive air-quality monitoring devices. She works under the supervision of AllerGen investigator Dr. Greg Evans.