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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Manitoba
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Albensi, Benedict
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RGPIN Mitochondrial Function, Neural Plasticity, and Memory 1502 5 $25,000.00
Aliani, Michel
Department
Human Nutritional Sciences
RGPIN Elucidating the role of low molecular weight peptides (< 1 kDa) as Maillard reactant flavour precursors in selected cooked white and red meats using a flavouromics approach 1502 5 $25,000.00
Anderson, Judy
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Satellite cell activation and its paracrine impact on fiber phenotype 1501 1 $39,000.00
Bassuoni, Mohamed Tamer
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Nano-modified Concrete Incorporating Industrial Waste for Sustainable Infrastructure 1509 5 $24,000.00
Bieringer, Mario
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Structure-Reactivity Relationships for Extended Solids: Tailored Design of Highly Functional Materials 1504 5 $34,000.00
Brassinga, Ann Karen
Department
Microbiology
RGPIN Regulatory control of genes associated with cyst biogenesis in Legionella pneumophila 1501 5 $33,000.00
Bridges, Greg
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Microwave Devices for Biosensors and Single Cell Analysis 1510 5 $35,000.00
Budzelaar, Peter
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN From Bond Activation to Catalysis 1504 5 $34,000.00
Chelikani, Prashen
Department
Oral Biology
RGPIN Molecular, biochemical and physiological studies on bitter taste receptors 1501 5 $45,000.00
Chen, Ying
Department
Biosystems Engineering
RGPIN Development of universal soil-tool-residue interaction models using the discrete element method (DEM) 1512 5 $38,000.00
Cicek, Nazim
Department
Biosystems Engineering
RGPIN Membrane Bioreactors for the Production of Bio-polymers from Industrial Waste Streams 1509 1 $21,000.00
Clay, Adam
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Ordered groups and 3-manifolds 1508 5 $19,000.00
Davoren, Gail
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The ecology of forage fish species and interactions with marine predators 1503 5 $45,000.00
Dmitrenko, Igor
Department
Environment, Earth, & Resources, Clayton Riddell Faculty of
RGPIN Vertical mixing below the land fast ice on the Arctic shelves: Efficiency and driving mechanisms 1506 5 $35,000.00
Ehn, Jens K
Department
Environment and Geography
EQPEQ Instrumental suite for high-resolution ice-ocean interface and boundary layer process studies in the Canadian Arctic 1506 1 $106,945.00
Fry, William
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Regulation of Subfornical Organ Neurons by the Novel Na+ leakage channel NALCN: Interactions with Neuropeptide Y 1501 5 $33,000.00
Gardiner, Phillip
Department
Kinesiology & Recreation Management, Faculty of
RGPIN Functional significance of motoneuronal persistent inward currents for locomotor activity 1502 5 $39,000.00
Gibson, Spencer
Department
Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
RGPIN The role of BH3-only protein BNIP3 in regulation of cell survival in the brain. 1501 1 $39,000.00
Gillis, Darren
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Advancing fisheries analysis through the application of ecological foraging principles 1503 5 $21,000.00
Guo, Benqi
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Direct and inverse approximation for finite element solutions of the p and h-p versions and applications to three-dimensional propblem, nonlinear problems and Kirchhoff plate problem. 1508 5 $18,000.00
Gupta, Chander
Department
Department of Mathematics
RGPIN Computational group theory and automorphisms of relatively free groups. 1508 5 $10,000.00
Hanson, Mark
Department
Environment and Geography
RGPIN Creating tools to predict the ecological mechanisms of stressor effect and recovery in freshwater systems. 1503 5 $27,000.00
Hatch, Grant
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RGPIN Regulation of membrane transport by cardiolipin 1502 5 $33,000.00
Hemmati, Hadi
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Enhancing Model-based Testing using Software Analytics 1507 5 $24,000.00
Herbert, David
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry Approaches to Small Molecule Activation Relevant to Renewable Energy and Resources 1504 5 $35,000.00
Hombach-Klonisch, Sabine
Department
Human Anatomy & Cell Science
RGPIN Molecular determinants of thyroid cell functional plasticity 1502 5 $25,000.00
Hossain, Abu
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Distributed and Self-organizing Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks: Design, Analysis, and Optimization 1510 5 $60,000.00
House, James
Department
Human Nutritional Sciences
RGPIN Nutritional regulation of sulphur amino acid metabolism 1502 5 $47,000.00
Hu, Can-Ming
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN New frontiers in nanoscale physics: creating dynamic spintronics devices for facilitating novel spintronic and microwave technologies 1505 5 $47,000.00
Jeffrey, Ian
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Optimization and High-Order Fast Algorithms Applied to Microwave Imaging 1510 5 $25,000.00
Kirkland, Stephen
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Markov Chains and Spectral Graph Theory: Interactions and Applications 1508 5 $18,000.00
Kormish, Jay D
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ Fluorescent stereomicroscope, microinjection training module and objective upgrade for C. elegans transgenic generation, husbandry and phenotypic screening 1501 1 $110,689.00
Kung, Sam
Department
Immunology
RGPIN Defining extrinsic and intrinsic factors that differentially regulate migratory properties, cytokine/chemokine production, cytolytic function of NK cells 1501 1 $39,000.00
Kuzyk, Zou Zou ZA
Department
Geological Sciences
EQPEQ Sediment Traps for Studying the Fate of Organic Matter and Associated Contaminants in the Arctic Ocean 1506 1 $78,000.00
Lin, Francis
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Investigation of Immune Cell Trafficking in Complex Cellular Environment 1501 5 $39,000.00
Liu, Song
Department
Textile Sciences
RGPIN Surface Engineering of Chemically Inert Polymers for Medical and Biomedical Applications 1511 5 $20,000.00
Mammei, Juliette
Department
Physics and Astronomy
SAPPJ Measurement of a Lepton-Lepton Electroweak Reaction (MOLLER): An Ultra-precise Measurement of the Weak Mixing Angle using Mψller Scattering at Jefferson Laboratory 19 1 $65,000.00
McGeough, Emma
Department
Animal Science
RGPIN Assessing forage-based feeding strategies for finishing beef cattle 1502 5 $29,000.00
Montufar, Isolde
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Development of Methods to Measure and Monitor Pedestrian Exposure for Planning, Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Transportation Infrastructure. 1509 5 $34,000.00
Myal, Yvonne
Department
Pathology
RGPIN Defining the role of mSMGP/mPIP as an immunoregulatory molecule in host defense 1502 5 $25,000.00
Ominski, Kimberly
Department
Animal Science
RGPIN Optimizing energetic efficiency in cold adapted beef cattle 1502 5 $29,000.00
Raouf, Afshin
Department
Immunology
RGPIN Delineating the role of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 7 in mammary gland development 1502 5 $25,000.00
Rasmussen, Peter
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Stochastic precipitation generation for climate change studies 1509 5 $23,000.00
Safi-Harb, Samar
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Supernova Remnants (SNRs), Pulsar Wind Nebulae (PWNe), and Associated Neutron Stars 1505 5 $23,000.00
Schroeder, Dana
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Elongin C complexes in Arabidopsis development and DNA repair 1502 5 $25,000.00
Sharma, Kumar
Department
Physics and Astronomy
SAPPJ Precision measurements with trapped radioactive ions using the Canadian Penning Trap Mass spectrometer and associated ion traps at the Argonne National Laboratory 19 1 $110,000.00
Sirker, Jesko
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Low-dimensional quantum systems out of equilibrium 1505 5 $29,000.00
Sparling, Richard
Department
Microbiology
RGPIN Integration of fermentation and energy conservation pathways in thermophilic, lignocellulolytic clostridia and related anaerobes. 1501 5 $33,000.00
Stern, Gary
Department
Environment, Earth, & Resources, Clayton Riddell Faculty of
RGPIN Petroleum hydrocarbons in sediments and invertebrates at the base of marine food webs in Baffin Bay; Climate change, industrial development and source apportionment. 1506 5 $41,000.00
Stetefeld, Jφrg J
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Efficient Protein and Protein-Ligand complex characterization via SEC-MALS 1501 1 $136,935.00
Svecova, Dagmar
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Improving durability of joints of precast decks 1509 5 $21,000.00
Taylor, Carla
Department
Human Nutritional Sciences
RGPIN Metabolic and Immune Functions of Zinc 1502 5 $33,000.00
Thavaneswaran, Aerambamoorthy
Department
Statistics
RGPIN Inference for Stochastic Processes and Applications 1508 5 $10,000.00
Wang, Jun-Feng
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RGPIN The role of reversible oxidative protein modification in regulation of neurotransmitter systems 1501 5 $33,000.00
West, Adrian
Department
Physiology
RGPIN A multiscale translational model of lung mechanobiology 1502 5 $30,000.00
Worley, Anne
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Natural selection on floral traits: variation in agents and targets 1503 5 $27,000.00
Young, James JE
Department
Computer Science
EQPEQ Humanoid Robots for Social Interaction between People and Groups of Robots 1507 1 $46,460.00
Yuan, Qiuyan
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Sustainable algal wastewater treatment in the Canadian context with energy and phosphorus recovery 1509 5 $24,000.00
Zahradka, Peter
Department
Physiology
RGPIN Hormonal mechanisms of gene regulation 1501 5 $45,000.00