Yuliya Shapova

Research Competitions Coordinator

As Research Competitions Coordinator, Yuliya is responsible for the implementation and management of MSFHR competitions including launch, coordination of application review processes, award administration and close out.

Before joining the Foundation, Yuliya worked as a grants coordinator for the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at the University of British Columbia where she coordinated all aspects of grant preparation and proposal development for the Centre’s principal investigators and their trainees. She has also held research and administrative roles at UBC and worked as part of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic Games.

Yuliya holds a Master of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma in accounting from UBC.