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Esme Franck

B.Sc. – Major in Neuroscience

The University of Winnipeg
May 2023 – Current


Esmé is going into her third year of Neuroscience at the University of Winnipeg. She hopes to use her experience as an NSERC-USRA student in the Wijenayake lab to decide future plans after graduation, including possibly graduate school. Esmé is involved in community groups like
Girl Guides, Siloam Mission, and Wild Outside. She enjoys dance, baking, hiking, and spending time with her pets, Nora and Slim.

  • Fav Scientist: Dr Anne Innis Dagg
  • Fav Book: All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  • Fav Movie: My Neighbor Totoro
  • Fav Artist: Arlo Parks


  1. 2023

    B.Sc. – Major in Neuroscience

    The University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg,MB, Canada

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2023
    Undergraduate Student Research Award
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • 2023
    Dean’s Honour List
  • 2021
    Special Entrance Scholarship