Muriel Kovitz Prize Winner 2021
Kristian graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He helped investigate curcumin biosynthesis pathways in yeast and assisted in refining a modular yeast genetic engineering platform. He also served as VP of Right to Play UCalgary, a non-profit dedicated to using sport and play as a vehicle to empower children facing war, poverty, and disease. Outside of the university, Kristian has a passion for international culture, having travelled to over 50 countries and 6 continents. Kristian is set to depart to Japan as a JET Programme ambassador this fall to help facilitate grassroots cultural exchange between Canada and Japan.
The Muriel Kovitz Prize is awarded annually to a graduating student from any undergraduate faculty with the highest overall GPA in their final year at the University of Calgary. Learn more.