Dustin King, PhD, trainee from Natalie Strynadka’s Lab has been selected to receive a Governor General’s Gold Medal. Only one Gold Medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student. Dustin is one of 300 PhD’s graduating from UBC this year. Medals are presented on behalf of the Governor General of Canada by participating educational institutions, along with a personalized certificate signed by the Governor General. There is no monetary award associated with the medals.