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Dr. B. Mario Pinto: Knowledge Sharing and Social Responsibility

Dr. B. Mario Pinto is a Canadian chemical biologist, academic and the current President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Prior to his appointment at NSERC, Pinto served as a chemistry professor and as the Vice-President of Research at Simon Fraser University. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Chemical Institute of Canada and the American Chemical Society.


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Pinto received his undergraduate degree and doctorate from Queen's University in Ontario. He completed his post-doctoral work at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique in France and the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa. Pinto has published over 225 papers.

Awards and honours

- Horace S. Isbell Award from the American Chemical Society in 1992

- CSC Bernard Belleau Award in 2002

- Elected to the Academy of Sciences of the Royal Society of Canada in 2003

- R.U. Lemieux Award in 2012

- Alfred Bader Award in 2013

- Montreal Medal in 2014 awarded for his "outstanding contribution to the profession of chemistry or chemical engineering in Canada."


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