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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McMaster
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Ali, Shirook
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design, Optimization, and Fabrication of an Advanced Infrared Energy Harvesting System 1510 5 $22,000.00
Arain, M. Altaf
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of - Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Impacts of climate change, extreme weather events and management activities on managed conifer and deciduous forests 1506 5 $41,000.00
Balakrishnan, Narayanaswamy
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Some parametric and semiparametric inference in survival analysis and reliability 1508 5 $31,000.00
Becker, Tracy
Department
Civil Engineering
EQPEQ Dynamic Sensing and Data Acquisition Suite for Structural Engineering and Energy Research Topics 1509 1 $139,399.00
Beyene, Joseph
Department
Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics - Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
RGPIN Statistical methods for data integration 1508 5 $14,000.00
Bhatia, Mickie
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences - Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Elucidating the Diverse Biochemical Potency of Human OCT4 1501 5 $52,000.00
Botton, Gianluigi
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
EQPEQ New EDS detector for Ultrahigh-resolution TEM 1511 1 $150,000.00
Bowdish, Dawn
Department
Pathology and Molecular Medicine - Pathology and Molecular Medicine
RGPIN Uncovering mechanisms of phagocytosis by class A scavenger receptors 1501 5 $45,000.00
Brown, Steven
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour - Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Joint action: fMRI and Kinematic Analyses 1502 5 $28,000.00
Burgess, Clifford
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
SAPIN New Physics on the Brane 19 5 $80,000.00
Cameron, Robin
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Understanding the priming response in Systemic Acquired Resistance and Age-Related Resistance 1502 5 $24,000.00
Carey, Sean
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of - Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN New Advances in Cold Region Hydrology 1506 5 $27,000.00
Chettle, David
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences - Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
RGPIN Development of non destructive elemental analyses of bulk samples using techniques derived from atomic and nuclear physics 1505 5 $35,000.00
Chow-Fraser, Patricia
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Identifying and mapping essential habitat for fish and freshwater turtles in coastal wetlands of Georgian Bay 1503 5 $21,000.00
Dalnoki-Veress, Kari
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Atomic Force Microscope for Soft Condensed Matter Laboratory 1505 1 $149,500.00
Daniel, Juliet
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN POZ-ZF Transcription Factors in Signal Transduction and Development. 1501 5 $34,000.00
Davidson, Timothy
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advances in Wireless Networks: Topology, Signal Structure, and Feedback 1510 5 $37,000.00
deCatanzaro, Denys
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
EQPEQ Solid phase extraction equipment for use in conjunction with scintillation counting 1502 1 $22,801.00
deCatanzaro, Denys
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour - Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Reproductive impacts of excreted and environmental estrogens, including steroid transfer between individuals 1502 5 $49,000.00
Deza, Antoine
Department
Computing and Software - Computing and Software
RGPIN Computational, Combinatorial, and Geometric Aspects of Linear Optimization 1509 5 $28,000.00
Dworkin, Ian
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN An integrative approach to elucidating the genotype-phenotype map of Drosophila wing shape and form. 1501 1 $34,000.00
Earn, David
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematics of Epidemics 1508 5 $31,000.00
Elliot, Marie
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN RNA metabolism and regulation in Streptomyces bacteria 1501 5 $52,000.00
Emslie, David
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Ligand Design for the Development of New Applications in Organometallic Chemistry 1504 5 $45,000.00
Fang, Qiyin
Department
Engineering Physics
EQPEQ High Power Ultrafast Fiber Laser for Studying Laser Bone Ablation 1510 1 $143,000.00
Farmer, William
Department
Computing and Software - Computing and Software
RGPIN Reasoning about Syntax-Based Mathematical Algorithms within a Formal Logic 1507 5 $18,000.00
Faure, Paul
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour - Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Bioacoustics, hearing, and the integrative physiology of bats 1502 5 $33,000.00
Fradin, Cecile
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN A quantitative look at protein diffusion in cells and crowded media 1505 5 $53,000.00
Gibala, Martin
Department
Kinesiology - Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulation of human skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise training 1502 5 $33,000.00
Golding, G. Brian
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Patterns of Molecular Evolution 1503 5 $49,000.00
Guo, Yiping
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Improving the Hydrologic Design of Low Impact Development Practices 1509 1 $22,000.00
Habibi, Saeid
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Control of Dual Redundant Electro-Hydrostatic Actuator 1512 5 $34,000.00
Heisz, Jennifer
Department
Kinesiology - Kinesiology
RGPIN Acute and chronic effects of exercise-cognition interactions on neuroplasticity 1502 5 $29,000.00
Hitchcock, Adam
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Advancing Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy 1504 5 $89,000.00
Holloway, Alison
Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology
RGPIN Peripheral serotonergic signaling: A novel target for endocrine disruption 1502 5 $24,000.00
Huang, Kai
Department
Business, DeGroote School of - Business, DeGroote School of
RGPIN Stochastic Capacity Expansion with Applications in Logistics and Telecommunications Networks 1509 5 $20,000.00
Janicki, Ryszard
Department
Computing and Software - Computing and Software
RGPIN Concurrency Theory and Non-Numerical Approximation 1507 5 $24,000.00
Kim, Sang-Tae
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of - Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Isotope effects in carbonate minerals: Proxies for environmental changes and biosignatures 1506 5 $22,000.00
Kish, Joseph (Joey)
Department
Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Controlling Corrosion of Lightweight Magnesium Alloys through Improved Surface Stability 1511 5 $25,000.00
Kolasa, Jurek
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Variability in multicomponent ecological systems: a test of new framework 1503 5 $21,000.00
Li, Yingfu
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences - Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Expanding the function and utility of nucleic acids 1504 5 $125,000.00
Mishra, Ram
Department
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
EQPEQ The use of the liquid scintillation counter and automated set-shifting apparatus for studying the brain 1502 1 $60,771.00
Mossman, Karen
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences - Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Using herpes simplex virus as a tool to interrogate fundamental cellular stress pathways. 1501 1 $38,000.00
Mozharivskyj, Yurij
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
EQPEQ Spark Plasma Sintering System for Sample Preparation and Device Manufacturing 1504 1 $148,514.00
Murphy, Kathryn
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour - Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Development and Plasticity of Spatial Vision: Examining Structure and Function 1502 5 $24,000.00
Nelson, Aimee
Department
Kinesiology - Kinesiology
RGPIN Transcranial magnetic stimulation induced metaplasticity in primary somatosensory cortex 1502 5 $40,000.00
Nicolici, Nicola
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Systematic and Structural Methods for Post-Silicon Validation 1510 5 $37,000.00
Nikolova, Natalia
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
EQPEQ Microwave Imaging Prototype for Biomedical Applications 1510 1 $149,550.00
Nurse, Colin
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Comparative mechanisms of O2 and CO2/H+ sensing in vertebrates 1502 5 $40,000.00
O'Donnell, Michael
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Cellular and molecular mechanisms of epithelial ion transport and excretion in invertebrates 1502 5 $71,000.00
Parker, Laura
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The connection between galaxies and their host environments 1505 5 $28,000.00
Pelton, Robert
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Engineering Lignocellulosic Surfaces for Adhesion 1511 5 $57,000.00
Phillips, Stuart
Department
Kinesiology - Kinesiology
RGPIN Mechanisms of human skeletal muscle protein turnover 1502 5 $57,000.00
Poinar, Hendrik
Department
Anthropology - Anthropology
RGPIN Of mammoths, microbes and molecules, paleometagenomes from the past 1501 5 $45,000.00
Ratcliffe, Elyanne
Department
Health Sciences, Faculty of - Health Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Microbiota and the development of the enteric nervous system 1502 5 $24,000.00
Reinhardt, Eduard
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of - Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Paleohydrological Proxies for Anchialine Cave Systems 1506 5 $33,000.00
Rollo, Christopher
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Adaptive Responses to Stress and Mortality Risk with Emphasis on Aging Rates 1502 5 $24,000.00
Rubel, Oleg
Department
Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Computer-aided design of functional materials for optoelectronic application 1505 5 $24,000.00
Sawyer, Eric
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Harmonic Analysis, Function Theory and Partial Differential Equations 1508 5 $17,000.00
Schellhorn, Herb
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Post-Exponential Phase Gene Expression in Escherichia coli 1501 5 $38,000.00
Sekuler, Allison
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour - Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Stimulus and context effects on perception 1502 5 $40,000.00
Sekuler, Allison
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
EQPEQ Electroencephalography System for Sensory and Cognitive Neuroscience 1502 1 $149,860.00
Selvaganapathy, Ponnambalam
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Microsystems for drug discovery and biological studies 1510 5 $47,000.00
Shirani, Shahram
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Multi-Modality-Enriched Video: Potential, Strategies and Applications 1510 5 $25,000.00
Srinivasan, Seshasai
Department
Engineering, Faculty of - Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Multi-Scale Investigation of Thermodiffusion With Implications To Electrochemical Systems 1512 5 $22,000.00
Tait, Michael
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Structural Control Systems for Seismic and Wind Excitation 1509 5 $28,000.00
Tullis, Stephen
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Aerodynamics of vertical axis wind turbines 1512 5 $22,000.00
Valeriote, Matthew
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Algebraic and relational structures 1508 5 $25,000.00
Wang, McKenzie
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Einstein Metrics and Related Geometric Structures 1508 5 $20,000.00
Weretilnyk, Elizabeth
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Plant tolerance to abiotic stress: Physiological and metabolic mechanisms 1502 5 $33,000.00
Wohl, Gregory
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Bone formation in response to mechanical loading 1512 5 $22,000.00
Wright, Gerard
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences - Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Exploring and expanding natural product chemical diversity 1501 5 $63,000.00
Wylie, Ryan
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Dynamic biomaterials to study, manipulate and screen cell-matrix interactions 1511 5 $25,000.00
Xu, Gu
Department
Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Organic photovoltaics and nanostructure based electrochemical sensors 1511 5 $25,000.00
Xu, Jianping
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Speciation genetics and genomics in a basidiomycete yeast 1501 5 $34,000.00
Yavin, Itay
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
SAPIN Fundamental Interactions and Physics Beyond the Standard Model 19 5 $68,500.00
Zhu, Shiping
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Fundamentals and development of advanced polymer reaction engineering for precision production of smart functional polymer materials 1511 5 $86,000.00
Zhu, Xu-Dong
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Elucidating the Functional Crosstalk Between Promyelocytic Leukemia Nuclear Bodies and Transcriptional Regulators 1501 1 $30,000.00
Zurob, Hatem
Department
Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Behaviour of Advance Structural Materials 1511 5 $35,000.00