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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McGill
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Abouheif, Ehab E
Department
Biology
EQPEQ Steacie Fellowship RTI -From genes to societies in ants: infrastructure for rapid determination of expression and function of genes controlling development and evolution of complexity in ant societies 1501 1 $131,975.00
Amabili, Marco M
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ Micro system analyzer (MSA) for vibration testing of micro structures 1512 1 $147,350.00
Baliga, Bantwal
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Next-Generation Thermal Energy Exchange and Storage Devices for Conventional and Alternative Power Systems, Space Cooling Applications, and Microelectronics 1512 5 $26,000.00
Barrett, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Photo-Reversible Polymers for the Opto-Bio Interface 1504 5 $54,000.00
Barrett, Rowan RDH
Department
Redpath Museum
EQPEQ Aquatron to study the genomics of adaptation to environmental change 1503 1 $116,875.00
Bede, Jacqueline
Department
Plant Science
RGPIN Oxidative post-translational modifications in plant-insect interactions 1502 5 $25,000.00
Bergthorson, Jeffrey JM
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ High-speed imaging and stereoscopic particle-image velocimetry for turbulent combustion and explosion research 1512 1 $150,000.00
Berk, Dimitrios
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Graphene based catalysts for environmental and energy applications 1511 5 $20,000.00
berlo, kim
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
RGPIN Magma degassing: Defusing volcanic eruptions? 1506 5 $28,000.00
Bernard, Daniel
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RGPIN Mechanisms of pituitary gonadotrope cell maintenance and renewal in adult mice 1502 1 $25,000.00
Biswas, Asim
Department
Natural Resource Sciences
RGPIN Multi-scale controls of soil water dynamics and connectivity 1506 5 $28,000.00
Blum, Amy
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Tobacco Mosaic Virus Coat Protein as a Template for Nanostructured Materials 1504 5 $34,000.00
Bohle, Scott
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Bioinorganic Chemical Biology 1504 5 $43,000.00
Boyaci, Tamer
Department
Management, Desautels Faculty of
RGPIN Profitable, Resilient and Sustainable Supply Chains 1509 5 $19,000.00
Britt, Jonathan
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Generalization of Stimulus Value in Reinforcement Learning 1502 5 $30,000.00
Brochu, Mathieu
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering. - Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Processing and Testing of Materials using New Advanced Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing Strategies 1511 5 $35,000.00
Brouhard, Gary
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN The functional significance of microtubule quaternary structure 1501 5 $33,000.00
Caines, Peter
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Mean Field, Distributed and Hybrid Control Systems 1510 5 $60,000.00
Chacron, Maurice
Department
Physiology
RGPIN The neural mechanisms that lead to sparse coding within the midbrain of weakly electric fish 1502 1 $29,000.00
Chu, Vincent
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Transport Processes in Inland and Coastal Waters 1509 5 $21,000.00
Clark, Grant
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Ecological Engineering for Optimal Management of Agricultural and Municipal Organic Residues 1509 5 $19,000.00
Coderre, Terence
Department
Anesthesia
RGPIN Role of protein kinase M zeta in spinal nociceptive sensitization 1502 5 $57,000.00
Cosa, Gonzalo
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Chemical and biological processes studied with advanced imaging techniques 1504 5 $84,000.00
Cosa, Gonzalo G
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Supercontinuum ultrafast fiber laser with tunable outputs 1504 1 $97,065.00
Crιpeau, Claude
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Quantum-safe Cryptographic protocols 1507 5 $19,000.00
Dasgupta, Keshab
Department
Physics - Physics
SAPIN Solving thermal QCD using string theory techniques 19 5 $49,000.00
de Villers-Sidani, Etienne
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
RGPIN Role of auditory experience in the regulation of plasticity in the developing and adult brain 1502 5 $38,000.00
Dobbs, Matt
Department
Physics
RGPIN Exploring the origin and fate of the universe with millimeter-wave and radio instrumentation and observations 1505 5 $86,000.00
Dudek, Gregory
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Robotic teamwork and collaboration 1507 5 $54,000.00
Duggavathi, Raj
Department
Animal Science
RGPIN Metabolic signalling to the ovary 1502 5 $29,000.00
Dumont, Marie-Josιe
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Organic synthesis of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and levulinic acid from starches and subsequent transformation to bio-based materials 1511 5 $25,000.00
Ehrlicher, Allen
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Regulated dissipation in active mechanobiology 1511 5 $30,000.00
Fagotto, Francois
Department
Biology
RGPIN The cellular basis of morphogenetic differences between ectoderm and mesoderm 1501 1 $33,000.00
Finch, James
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Bubbles and flotation 1511 5 $44,000.00
Fussmann, Gregor
Department
Biology
RGPIN Eco-evolutionary dynamics of communities in changing environments 1503 5 $42,000.00
Galiana, Henrietta
Department
Biomedical Engineering
RGPIN Towards biomimetic control of robotic or paralyzed limbs 1510 5 $35,000.00
Gallouzi, Imed
Department
Medicine
RGPIN The role of Alternative Polyadenylation on the expression of the alarmin HMGB1. 1501 5 $39,000.00
Gehring, Kalle
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Protein folding in the endoplasmic reticulum 1501 5 $53,000.00
Gervais, Guillaume
Department
Physics
RGPIN Quantum Matter 'On-a-Chip' II 1505 5 $69,000.00
Gonzalez, Andrew
Department
Biology
RGPIN Integrative biodiversity science for global change 1503 5 $61,000.00
Goodridge, Lawrence
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Delineating the Fitness Effects of Bacteriophage Induced Mutations on the Survival and Virulence of Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) 1502 5 $29,000.00
Goren, Eyal
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Shimura varieties - intersection theory, rigid geometry, stratifications and p-adic modular forms 1508 5 $27,000.00
Greenwood, Celia
Department
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
RGPIN Finding important associations in genetic and genomic data 1508 5 $10,000.00
Gruenheid, Samantha
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Bacterial effector proteins as tools to study cell biology 1501 5 $39,000.00
Gumus, Mehmet
Department
Management, Desautels Faculty of
RGPIN Mechanism Design for a Sustainable Supply Chain Management 1509 5 $19,000.00
Hendricks, Adam
Department
Bioengineering
RGPIN Cytoskeleton-based regulation of microtubule motors in intracellular transport. 1501 5 $38,000.00
Hendricks, Michael
Department
Biology
RGPIN Neural circuits underlying sensorimotor behaviors in C. elegans 1502 5 $34,000.00
Higgins, Andrew
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Dynamics of Energetic Events in Condensed Phase Media 1512 5 $38,000.00
Hwang, Heungsun
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Structural equation models for functional data 1508 5 $14,000.00
Jabaji, Suha
Department
Plant Science
RGPIN Deciphering the mechanisms of fungal mycoparasitism by functional genomics-driven approaches 1502 1 $29,000.00
Jakobson, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Spectrum and Geometry 1508 5 $27,000.00
Jaksic, Vojkan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical Theory of Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics 1508 5 $27,000.00
Joseph, Lawrence
Department
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
RGPIN Applied Bayesian Biostatistics 1508 5 $27,000.00
Julien, Charles-Antoine
Department
School of Information Studies
RGPIN Improving Retrieval of Unstructured Information using existing Information Structures 1507 5 $22,000.00
Jung, In-Ho
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Development of microstructural solidification simulation code for light alloys 1511 5 $29,000.00
Kambhampati, Patanjali
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Nanoscale Excitonics: From Materials Chemistry to Ultrafast Photonics 1504 5 $43,000.00
Kaspi, Victoria VM
Department
Physics
EQPEQ Pulsar Signal Processing Instrumentation for the CHIME Telescope 1505 1 $128,776.00
Klein, Denise
Department
Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Brain plasticity and language learning 1502 5 $25,000.00
Kopyscinski, Jan
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Spatially-resolved gas concentration, surface species and temperature measurement for heterogeneous catalyzed reactions using an optical accessible channel reactor. 1511 5 $23,000.00
Kφvecses, Jozsef
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Dynamics of Mechanical Systems 1512 5 $32,000.00
Krahe, Rudiger
Department
Biology
RGPIN Interaction between sex-steroids, electric signaling, and electrosensory processing in weakly electric fish 1502 5 $29,000.00
Kubow, Stan
Department
Dietetics and Human Nutrition, School of
RGPIN Investigation of the protective effects of polyphenols on polychlorinated biphenyl-induced inflammation and oxidative stress: impact of biotransformation 1502 5 $52,000.00
L Kassaei, Payman
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Analytic Continuation of p-adic automorphic forms and applications to the Langlands program 1508 5 $27,000.00
Lasko, Paul
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular genetics underlying reproductive isolation of species 1501 5 $71,000.00
Le Moual, Hervι
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Emerging roles for phosphoethanolamine modification of bacterial lipopolysaccharide 1501 5 $33,000.00
Lee, John
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Research on Detonation and Explosion 1512 5 $38,000.00
Lee, Tim
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN On the measurement, characterization and control of static-wing tip vortex flow and its extension to flapping wing 1512 5 $22,000.00
Lin, Hai
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Subseasonal climate variability and prediction 1506 5 $35,000.00
Liu, Xinyu XY
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ A Multispectral Spatial Illumination System for Imaging and Manipulation of Small Organisms and Soft Tissues 1512 1 $129,824.00
Luheshi, Giamal
Department
Psychiatry
RGPIN Leptin as a modulator of glial activity in inflammation 1502 1 $25,000.00
Madramootoo, Chandra
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Soil-Plant-Water Dynamics and Water Productivity Benefits of Subsurface Drip Irrigation 1509 5 $23,000.00
Maric, Milan
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Controlled Radical Polymerization for Novel Soft Materials 1511 5 $29,000.00
Merlis, Timothy
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Atmospheric circulations and climate change 1506 5 $25,000.00
Miranda-Moreno, Luis
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN A multimodal framework for studying mobility and transportation safety in an urban network 1509 5 $34,000.00
Mitchell, Denis
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Seismic Design and Evaluation of Concrete Bridges and Buildings 1509 5 $45,000.00
Mitsis, Georgios
Department
Bioengineering
RGPIN Advanced signal processing and systems identification for investigating the brain's resting-state 1510 5 $29,000.00
Mittermaier, Anthony
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Binding Mechanisms and Conformational Equilibria in Biomacromolecular Interactions 1504 5 $54,000.00
Moodie, Erica
Department
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
RGPIN A new framework for estimation and inference of optimal dynamic treatment regimes 1508 5 $27,000.00
Moon, Nam Sung
Department
Biology
RGPIN Investigating Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of dE2F1 Expression during Drosophila Development 1501 5 $33,000.00
Moore, Tim
Department
Geography
RGPIN Biogeochemistry and ecology of peatlands: response to global change and linking the C, N and P cycles 1503 5 $34,000.00
Mussbacher, Gunter
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Concern-Driven Requirements for Adaptive Socio-Technical Systems 1507 5 $24,000.00
Near, James
Department
Psychiatry
RGPIN Investigating the neurochemical response to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation induced plasticity changes using proton and carbon-13 magnetic resonance spectroscopy. 1502 5 $29,000.00
Nicolau, Dan
Department
Bioengineering - Bioengineering
RGPIN High-throughput quantification of the interactions between biomolecules and cells with engineered surfaces 1511 1 $20,000.00
Perepichka, Dmitrii DF
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ UV-Vis-NIR spectrofluorometer with integrating sphere 1504 1 $118,635.00
Petrides, Michael
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Behavioural Functions of the Frontal Cortex 1502 5 $57,000.00
Plant, David V
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
EQPEQ All-Band Device Testbed (ABDT) 1510 1 $150,000.00
Popovich, Milica
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Breast screening with microwave pulses 1510 5 $24,000.00
Potvin, Catherine
Department
Biology
RGPIN Complex interactions between diversity, land use and carbon stocks in tropical landscapes 1503 1 $27,000.00
Przytycki, Piotr
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Hyperbolicity and dismantlability 1508 5 $31,736.00
Qi, Zhiming
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Development of a Model-based Phosphorus Management Tool for Manure Applications in Subsurface Drained Field 1509 5 $23,000.00
Raghavan, Vijaya
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Innovation of technologies in food, energy, and environmental nexus 1512 1 $26,000.00
Raghavan, Vijaya GS
Department
Bioresource Engineering
EQPEQ Desktop scanning electron microscope for examination of materials undergoing various processes 1512 1 $102,915.00
Reinhardt, Dieter
Department
Select or enter value
RGPIN Elastogenesis in vertebrates 1501 1 $33,000.00
Reven, Linda
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Solid-State NMR of Polymer and Liquid Crystalline Nanocomposites 1504 5 $34,000.00
Rogers, Colin
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Advancing the seismic performance of cold-formed steel framed building structures 1509 5 $26,000.00
Rouiller, Isabelle
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Investigation of the assembly mechanisms of COPI-coated vesicles using cryo-electron microscopy 1501 5 $33,000.00
Rousseau, Simon
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Functional consequences of dynamic MAPK signalling on the host defence response of vertebrates to bacterial infections 1501 1 $33,000.00
Ruthazer, Edward ES
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
EQPEQ Electrophysiology system to study novel regulators of synaptogenesis 1501 1 $137,405.00
Saarela, Olli
Department
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
RGPIN Towards more dynamic modeling of high-dimensional register-based data 1508 5 $12,000.00
Sagan, Selena
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Using Live Cell Selective 2' Hydroxyl Acylation Analyzed by Primer Extension (SHAPE) to Investigate the Dynamic Structure of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA during the Viral Life Cycle 1501 5 $35,000.00
Schoeck, Frieder
Department
Biology
RGPIN Modulation of the actin cytoskeleton by the nebulin domain protein Lasp 1501 1 $33,000.00
Seuntjens, Jan
Department
Medical Physics Unit
RGPIN Advanced Accurate Dosimetry Techniques in Radiation Therapy using Calorimetric Techniques and Monte Carlo Simulations 1505 5 $51,000.00
Sharf, Inna
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Dynamics and control of small aerial vehicles in contact with environment and of space webs for debris removal. 1512 5 $32,000.00
Shih, Ishiang
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Research on Crystalline Compound Semiconductors and Transparent-Conducting Oxides 1510 5 $24,000.00
Siwick, Bradley
Department
Physics
RGPIN Ultrafast Structural Dynamics in Materials at Atomic to Microscale Resolution 1505 5 $41,000.00
Smith, Donald
Department
Plant Science
RGPIN Microbes and plants chat about stress: Best signal compounds for plant productivity 1502 1 $39,000.00
Stix, John
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
RGPIN Transport of magma and gas from the mantle to the atmosphere by volcanic eruptions 1506 5 $85,000.00
Syme, Alasdair
Department
Oncology
RGPIN Exploration of Organic Electronics as Radiation Detectors 1505 5 $27,000.00
Timofeev, Evgeny
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Unsteady wave phenomena in high-speed compressible flows 1512 5 $22,000.00
Tufenkji, Nathalie
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Multi-scale Investigations of the Environmental Transformation, Fate and Inhibitory Effects of Engineered Nanoparticles 1511 5 $29,000.00
Turcotte, Bernard
Department
Medicine/ Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Regulatory gene networks controlling carbon utilization in yeast 1501 5 $33,000.00
Vengallatore, Srikar
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Structure-Property Relationships for Designing Multifunctional Microsystems and Nanosystems 1511 5 $29,000.00
Walcher, Johannes
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
SAPIN BPS states from number theory to knot homology 19 5 $62,000.00
Walker, Claire-Dominique CD
Department
Psychiatry
EQPEQ Microscope and tissue preparation core facility for the molecular and neuroanatomical dissection of neurocircuits 1502 1 $149,528.00
Wanderley, Marcelo
Department
Music Research
RGPIN Fast and Accurate Prototyping of Input Devices for Expert Interaction 1507 5 $25,000.00
Waters, Kristian
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN The fundamentals of rare earth flotation with ionic liquid collectors 1511 5 $20,000.00
Western, Tamara
Department
Biology
RGPIN Getting pectins into the plant cell wall: synthesis, secretion and targeting 1502 5 $33,000.00
White, John
Department
Physiology
RGPGP Determining the interactome of the transcriptional coregulator LCoR 1501 5 $45,000.00
Williams, Sylvain
Department
Psychiatry
RGPIN An optogenetic investigation to reveal the role and function of septohippocampal glutamatergic neurons in oscillations and memory 1502 5 $39,000.00
Wing, Boswell
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
RGPIN Microbial evolution and the isotopic record of early life - sulfur isotope constraints 1506 5 $41,000.00
Xia, Yu
Department
Bioengineering - Bioengineering
RGPIN High-Resolution Modeling of Protein-Protein Interaction Networks Within and Between Species 1501 5 $49,000.00
Yaylayan, Varoujan
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Elucidation of the mechanism of formation of thermally generated volatile and non-volatile Maillard reaction products using isotope labeling technique combined with ESI-TOF MS/MS and GC/MS analysis. 1502 5 $29,000.00
Zuend, Andreas
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Simulating and Simplifying the Physicochemical Complexity of Gas-Aerosol Systems to Promote Development of the Next Generation of Atmospheric 3-D Models 1506 5 $34,000.00