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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Dalhousie
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adamson, Robert
Department
Biomedical Engineering, School of - Biomedical Engineering, School of
RGPIN Development of akinetic swept-source OCT for middle ear imaging 1505 5 $35,000.00
Akay, Turgay
Department
Medical Neuroscience
RGPIN Crossed reflex pathways and their role during locomotor behavior in mice 1502 5 $28,000.00
Al Taweel, Adel
Department
Process Engineering and Applied Science - Process Engineering and Applied Science
RGPIN Using Microbubbles to Intensify the Performance of Airlift Bioreactors 1511 5 $25,000.00
Astephen Wilson, Janie
Department
Biomedical Engineering, School of - Biomedical Engineering, School of
RGPIN Scalable Biomechanical Modeling of Joint and Muscle Forces in the Study of Knee Osteoarthritis 1512 5 $25,000.00
Basu, Prabir
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Innovative approach towards near-term reduction in Carbon emission from major industrial sources of CO2 1511 5 $25,000.00
Bauer, Robert
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Grinding wheel grooving: an innovative solution to increase grinding productivity 1512 5 $29,000.00
Bertrand, Erin
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Micronutrient-based interactions in marine microbial communities 1501 5 $32,000.00
Beyea, Steven
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
EQPEQ Radio frequency shielded booth for multimodal imaging facilities. 1505 1 $23,404.00
Bielawski, Joseph
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN A general framework for modelling functional divergence at the molecular level, and investigating relationships to phenotype. 1503 5 $21,000.00
Boe, Shaun
Department
Physiotherapy, School of - Physiotherapy, School of
RGPIN Imagining to learn: quantifying network activation patterns to understand the brain mechanisms underlying motor imagery-based skill acquisition 1502 5 $24,000.00
Burton, David
Department
Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture) - Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN The influence of trigger events on bursts of soil microbial metabolism and N2O production and consumption 1506 5 $27,000.00
Chang, Rachel
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
EQPEQ Generating and Characterizing Marine Aerosols in the Laboratory 1506 1 $71,249.00
Corbin, Stephen
Department
Civil and Resource Engineering - Civil and Resource Engineering
RGPIN Development of advanced sintering processes using novel high temperature thermal analysis techniques 1511 5 $35,000.00
Corcoran, Jennifer
Department
Microbiology and Immunology - Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Understanding the Control of Processing Bodies by RhoA GTPase 1501 5 $32,000.00
Corkum, Andrew
Department
Civil and Resource Engineering - Civil and Resource Engineering
RGPIN Three Hinge Buckling Stability of Laminated Rock Masses 1509 5 $24,000.00
Corscadden, Kenneth
Department
Engineering (Faculty of Agriculture) - Engineering (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Multivariable Estimation of Wind Shear Profiles and Optimal Wind Turbine Energy Prediction 1512 5 $22,000.00
Crowder, Nathan
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Contextual modulation in the mammalian primary visual cortex: linking neural circuits to perception 1502 5 $40,000.00
Cutler, Gerald
Department
Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture) - Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Insecticide-induced hormesis in insects 1503 5 $32,000.00
Dellaire, Graham
Department
Pathology - Pathology
RGPIN The role of ubiquitin-like proteins (UBLs) in DNA repair in vertebrates 1501 5 $34,000.00
Doman, Darrel
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Novel Powder Metallurgy Compacts with Internal Structures 1512 5 $25,000.00
Duffy, Kevin
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Investigation of Structural Plasticity Mechanisms in the Mammalian Visual System 1502 5 $24,000.00
El-Hawary, Mohamed
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent Optimal and Economic Integration of Renewables in Legacy Power Systems 1510 5 $30,000.00
Fedortchouk, Yana
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Mantle metasomatism and kimberlite emplacement recorded in the dissolution and reaction products on diamond and other mantle minerals 1506 5 $22,000.00
Gagnon, Graham
Department
Civil and Resource Engineering
EQPEQ Analysis of trace contaminants by LC-MS/MS for the Clean Water Technology Laboratory 1509 1 $150,000.00
Gibson, Mark
Department
Process Engineering and Applied Science - Process Engineering and Applied Science
RGPIN An evaluation of alternate fuels for cement kilns 1511 5 $25,000.00
Grujic, Djordje
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Drivers and modulators of collisional tectonics and their impact on geohazards 1506 5 $27,000.00
Heywood, Malcolm
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of - Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Permutation based task transfer for genetic programming 1507 5 $18,000.00
Iulianella, Angelo
Department
Anatomy and Neurobiology - Anatomy and Neurobiology
RGPIN Signaling receptor turnover by endocytic pathways in the patterning of the vertebrate nervous system 1501 5 $30,000.00
Iverson, Sara
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Physiological and biochemical insights into the biology of marine vertebrates and the ecosystems within which they function 1502 5 $40,000.00
Jakeman, David
Department
Pharmacy, College of - Pharmacy, College of
RGPIN Carbohydrates, enzymes and natural products 1504 5 $45,000.00
Jamieson, Rebecca
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Metamorphism and ductile flow in the deep crust - controls and tectonic consequences 1506 5 $33,000.00
Kalamkarov, Alexander
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Interacting Smart Composite Structures and Nano-Composites 1512 5 $25,000.00
Kermanshahi pour, Azadeh
Department
Process Engineering and Applied Science - Process Engineering and Applied Science
RGPIN Development of an integrated chemical plant for sustainable production of chemicals from microalgae 1511 5 $25,000.00
KIENESBERGER, PETRA
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
EQPEQ A multimodal small animal imaging system 1502 1 $147,750.00
Kuparinen, Anna
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Uncertainties of population resilience and recovery: linking life histories to ecosystems 1503 5 $24,700.00
LaRoche, Julie
Department
Biology
EQPEQ Linking next generation sequencing facilities across the Dalhousie Faculties:From marine genomics to human microbiome 1503 1 $143,963.00
Lee, J. Michael
Department
Biomedical Engineering, School of - Biomedical Engineering, School of
RGPIN What Is Failure? Nanoscaled Biomechanics of Collagen Disruption In Tissues & Semi-Synthetic Fibres 1511 1 $25,000.00
Lin, Tong-Jun
Department
Microbiology and Immunology - Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Mechanisms and regulation of Toll-like receptor signaling in Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection 1501 5 $34,000.00
Liu, Paul
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Intein-catalyzed protein splicing: functional versatility and utility 1501 5 $52,000.00
Liu, Yi
Department
Civil and Resource Engineering - Civil and Resource Engineering
RGPIN In-plane and out-of-plane behaviour of concrete masonry infills 1509 5 $20,000.00
Lynch, Derek
Department
Plant and Animal Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture) - Plant and Animal Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Agroecological impact of farming systems 1502 1 $24,000.00
MacRae, Thomas
Department
Biology
EQPEQ Instrumentation for Small Volume Applications in DNA, RNA and Protein Analysis 1501 1 $24,919.00
Martin, Randall
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
EQPEQ Measurements to Evaluate and Improve Satellite-Based Estimates of Air Quality 1506 1 $149,688.00
Milios, Evangelos
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of - Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Exploiting Semantic Analysis of Documents 1507 5 $43,000.00
Mitchell, Donald
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Plasticity of development of vision and of the mammalian visual pathways 1502 5 $33,000.00
Nams, Vilis
Department
Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture) - Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Edge shape, animal dispersal and habitat fragmentation. 1503 5 $21,000.00
Neyedli, Heather
Department
Health and Human Performance, School of - Health and Human Performance, School of
RGPIN The Dynamic Processes Underlying Decision Making Under Time-Pressure 1502 5 $28,000.00
Obrovac, Mark
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Metal-Ion Rechargeable Batteries 1504 5 $35,000.00
Pronk, Dorothea
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Localizations of higher categories with applications 1508 5 $14,000.00
Quinn, T Alexander
Department
Physiology and Biophysics - Physiology and Biophysics
RGPIN Mechano-electric Feedback in the Heart: Mechanisms and Relevance for Normal Cardiac Function 1501 1 $30,000.00
Rainey, Jan
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
EQPEQ A light scattering instrument for characterization of (bio)molecule and supramolecular assembly size, shape and oligomerization state. 1501 1 $131,720.00
Rouvinen-Watt, Kirsti
Department
Plant and Animal Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture) - Plant and Animal Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Pathophysiology of fatty liver disease: Understanding inflammation, insulin resistance and iron-overload 1502 5 $24,000.00
Schlegel, Christian
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN High-Density Random Access for High-Speed Satellite Data Services 1510 5 $25,000.00
Semba, Kazue
Department
Anatomy and Neurobiology - Anatomy and Neurobiology
RGPIN Role of astrocytic remodeling in sleep/wake regulation 1502 5 $40,000.00
Slamovits, Claudio
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Genome evolution and radical lifestyle changes in eukaryotic microbes 1501 5 $30,000.00
Stadnyk, Andrew
Department
Microbiology and Immunology - Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN The role of complement in epithelial cell interactions with the gut microbiome 1501 5 $30,000.00
Taggart, Christopher
Department
Oceanography - Oceanography
RGPIN Oceanographic perspectives on: 1) size and maturity at age in fishes and 2) the biomass spectrum in the Northumberland Strait 1503 5 $21,000.00
Tremblay, Francois
Department
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
RGPIN Determinants of Signal Characteristics in a Retinal Network: Contribution of Local Field Potentials and Spike Trains. 1502 5 $24,000.00
Truelstrup Hansen, Lisbeth
Department
Process Engineering and Applied Science
EQPEQ Advanced imaging system and image/pattern analyses software for applications in studies of biological and engineered systems 1502 1 $51,676.00
Ugursal, V.
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Energy, emissions and economic implications of distributed generation, smart grids, super energy efficient houses and electric cars in Canada 1512 5 $29,000.00
Venkatadri, Uday
Department
Industrial Engineering - Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Planning and Design of Production and Distribution Systems 1509 5 $20,000.00
Wang, Jun
Department
Microbiology and Immunology - Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Regulatory B cell development 1501 5 $30,000.00
White, Mary Anne
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Fundamental Science for Future Materials Applications 1504 5 $59,000.00