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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Guelph
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Akhtar, Tariq
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Plant polyisoprenoids: Secondary metabolites or physiologically important superlipids? 1502 5 $29,000.00
Al-Turjman, Fadi
Department
School of Engineering
RGPIN Optimized Data Delivery in the Future Internet 1510 5 $25,000.00
Antonie, Luiza
Department
Computing and Information Science, School of
RGPIN Record Linkage Across Heterogeneous Data Sources 1507 5 $22,000.00
Bergeron, Renιe
Department
Animal and Poultry Science
RGPIN Grazing behaviour and feeding preferences in pastured dairy cows and heifers 1502 5 $25,000.00
Bienzle, Dorothee
Department
Pathobiology
RGPIN Host response to lentiviral infection 1501 5 $45,000.00
Biglarbegian, Mohammad
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Novel Robust Motion Control Methods for the Formation of Robots with Docking Capabilities 1510 5 $24,000.00
Campbell, John
Department
Physics
RGPIN Ion and photon beam interactions with atoms and materials: fundamental physics and inter-disciplinary applications including chemical analysis of the Martian surface 1505 5 $51,000.00
Cant, John
Department
Animal and Poultry Science
RGPIN Translational regulation of milk protein synthesis 1502 5 $29,000.00
Dang, Sanjeena
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Model-based clustering in bioinformatics 1508 5 $12,000.00
Dawson, John
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN How things move: Using short F-actin structures to understand the force-generating actomyosin complex. 1501 5 $45,000.00
DeVries, Trevor
Department
Animal and Poultry Science
RGPIN Advancing knowledge of feeding behaviour to enhance cow health and milk quality 1502 5 $39,000.00
Dunfield, Kari
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
RGPIN Linking microbial biodiversity and ecosystem function in agricultural soils 1506 5 $41,000.00
Dutcher, John
Department
Physics
RGPIN Soft Matter and Biological Physics at Surfaces 1505 5 $51,000.00
Dutta, Animesh
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Energy and Fuel Production through a Combination of Thermochemical and Biochemical Conversion of Low Grade Lignocellulosic Feedstocks 1512 1 $22,000.00
Eberl, Hermann
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Biofilm Processes 1508 5 $33,000.00
Feng, Zeny
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Statistical Methods in Genetic Studies 1508 5 $18,000.00
Glasauer, Susan
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
RGPIN The biomineralization of metals by microorganisms in organic sediments 1506 5 $35,000.00
Greer, Amy
Department
Population Medicine
RGPIN Threshold theory as a framework for understanding infectious disease dynamics in livestock populations: implications for the control of agriculturally important pathogens. 1502 5 $25,000.00
Grewal, Gary
Department
Computing and Information Science, School of
RGPIN An Intelligent, Parallel Framework for Field-Programmable Gate-Array Placement and Routing 1510 5 $24,000.00
Griswold, Cortland
Department
Integrative Biology
RGPIN Advancing a genealogical and systems-based theory of the evolution of biodiversity 1503 5 $27,000.00
Hale, Beverley
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
RGPIN Toxicity of Data-Poor Metals in Soil-Plant Systems 1502 5 $29,000.00
Harauz, George
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Molecular architecture of myelin - the roles of intrinsically-disordered myelin basic proteins 1501 5 $53,000.00
Harlander Matauschek, Alexandra
Department
Animal and Poultry Science
RGPIN Understanding underlying mechanisms for feather-pecking behaviour in laying hens 1502 5 $29,000.00
Heck, Richard
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
RGPIN Multiphasic Quantification of Soil Morphology using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography 1506 5 $29,000.00
Holloway, Graham
Department
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
RGPIN Understanding basic regulation of mitochondrial bioenergetics and adaptations to exercise 1502 5 $33,000.00
Jones, Nina N
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
EQPEQ Cage Washer to Support Diverse Research Programs in a Centralized Animal Facility 1501 1 $129,759.00
Koch, Thomas
Department
Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Domestic animal stem cell biology for understanding tissue development, maintenance and therapeutic interventions 1502 5 $34,000.00
Krell, Peter
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Functional Genomics of Insect Baculoviruses 1501 5 $71,000.00
Laberge, Frederic
Department
Integrative Biology
RGPIN Evolution of behavioural control in vertebrates 1502 5 $25,000.00
Ladizhansky, Vladimir
Department
Physics
RGPIN Interactions of membrane proteins with lipids, water, and other proteins in biological membranes 1501 5 $53,000.00
Lawniczak, Anna
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Investigations of Agents, Transportation and Data Communication Networks 1507 5 $25,000.00
Lee, Elizabeth
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Genetic Mechanisms Underlying Quantitative Traits in Maize - Dosage Effects & Loss of Function Mutations 1502 5 $25,000.00
Levison, Jana
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Improving crystalline bedrock aquifer conceptual models using novel discrete fracture network methods 1509 5 $24,000.00
Lim, Loong-Tak
Department
Food Science
RGPIN Quality Indicator for Intelligent Food Packaging 1511 5 $27,000.00
Lukens, Lewis
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Identification and characterization of gene regulatory evolution in crop plants 1502 5 $25,000.00
McCann, Kevin
Department
Integrative Biology
RGPIN Towards a Unified Theory of Whole Ecosystems 1503 5 $34,000.00
Meng, Baozhong
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Grapevine rupestris stem pitting-associated virus as a model system for the study of Betaflexiviridae, a new family of unique viruses that infect woody fruit crops 1501 5 $33,000.00
Murrant, Coral
Department
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
RGPIN The regulation of peripheral vascular function 1502 5 $25,000.00
Newman, Amy
Department
Integrative Biology
RGPIN The influence of early-life stress on behaviour, physiology and fitness in the wild. 1503 5 $26,000.00
Oliver, Michele
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Human Factors Approaches to the Design of Tools and Non-Invasive Treatments for Repetitive Strain Injuries 1509 5 $21,000.00
Parker, Beth BL
Department
Engineering, School of
EQPEQ Fibre Optic Tools to support Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing of Groundwater Flow in Boreholes 1506 1 $64,354.00
Parkin, Gary
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
RGPIN Impact of Land Use on Soil Hydrology in Winter 1506 5 $28,000.00
Pauls, Karl
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Interspecific introgression effects on bean breeding germplasm 1502 5 $25,000.00
Preuss, Kathryn
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Radical Materials: Molecular and Supramolecular Architectures using Paramagnetic Ligands 1504 5 $54,000.00
Raizada, Manish
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Mapping of genetic host compatibility loci that promote the colonization of bacterial endophytes in maize 1502 5 $29,000.00
Rajcan, Istvan
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Genetic and epigenetic bases for adaptation to mega-environments in soybean 1502 1 $29,000.00
Robinson, Beren
Department
Integrative Biology
RGPIN Origins of novel biodiversity 1503 5 $22,000.00
Rothstein, Steven
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Genetic and Genomic Analysis of Plant Response to Limiting Nutrient Environments 1502 5 $39,000.00
Ryan, Scott
Department
Biological Science, College of
RGPIN The role of nitric oxide signaling in synaptic plasticity 1501 5 $38,000.00
Shelp, Barry
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Metabolism and Functions of 4-Aminobutyrate (GABA) in Plants 1502 5 $39,000.00
Swanton, Clarence
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms of Early Plant Competition 1502 1 $25,000.00
Van Acker, Rene
Department
Plant Agriculture (Guelph)
RGPIN Characterizing the recruitment nature of weed species 1502 1 $29,000.00
van der Merwe, George
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN From Feast to Famine: Regulating carbon metabolism in yeast 1501 5 $39,000.00
Verbrugghe, Adronie
Department
Clinical Studies
RGPIN The role of the gut microbiota in feline energy metabolism 1502 5 $29,000.00
Vessey, John
Department
Molecular and Cellular Biology
RGPIN Investigating the mechanism of Staufen-mediated RNA-localization in mammalian neural stem cells 1501 5 $44,000.00
Vickaryous, Matthew
Department
Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Studies of spontaneous regeneration in a novel amniote model 1501 5 $53,000.00
Wagner-Riddle, Claudia C
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
EQPEQ Multi-gas analyzer for greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from agro-ecosystems 1506 1 $90,642.00
Warriner, Keith
Department
Food Science
RGPIN Intervention Technologies to Enhance the Microbiological Safety of Fresh Produce 1502 1 $25,000.00
Zhou, Hongde
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Membrane enhanced A/B staged biological processes to harvest energy and reuse municipal wastewater 1509 5 $21,000.00
Zytner, Richard
Department
Engineering, School of
RGPIN Bioventing Scale-up Factor 1509 5 $19,000.00