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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Saskatchewan
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adl, Sina
Department
Agriculture and Bioresources, College of - Agriculture and Bioresources, College of
RGPIN Rhizosphere ecology and root nutrient availability 1503 5 $26,000.00
Ambrose, Chris
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Subcellular Dynamics, Cell Morphogenesis, and Organ Formation in Plants 1501 5 $35,000.00
Badea, Ildiko
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of - Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
RGPIN Engineering functionalized diamond nanoparticles for intracellular delivery of nucleic acids 1511 5 $30,000.00
Bourassa, Adam
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
EQPEQ Calibration of atmospheric remote sensing instrumentation 1506 1 $98,349.00
Bradley, Michael
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics - Physics and Engineering Physics
RGPIN Laboratory and Synchrotron Measurements of Electromagnetic Phenomena in Nanostructured Materials 1505 5 $22,000.00
Campanucci, Veronica
Department
Physiology - Physiology
RGPIN Role of ion channels from the Cys-loop family in autonomic function 1502 5 $24,000.00
Campbell, Jamie
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Processes of Mathematical Cognition 1502 5 $40,000.00
Caruncho, Hector
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of - Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
RGPIN Reelin regulation of the crosstalk between the Immune and Nervous systems 1502 5 $24,000.00
Cayabyab, Francisco
Department
Physiology - Physiology
RGPIN Binding of Endophilin Endocytic Proteins to AMPA Receptors and Neuronal Voltage-gated Potassium (Kv) Channels: Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity 1501 5 $30,000.00
Chilton, Neil
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Tick microbiomes; are endosymbiotic bacteria mutualists, commensals or hyperparasites? 1501 5 $45,000.00
Deters, Ralph
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Mobile Cloud-Computing: Supporting users with multiple devices 1507 5 $18,000.00
El-Aneed, Anas
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of - Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
RGPIN Mass spectrometric approaches to assess the biodistribution and fate of cationic surfactants used as drug delivery nanoparticles 1504 5 $20,000.00
Elias, Lorin
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN The Laterality of Everday Life 1502 5 $24,000.00
Eskiw, Christopher
Department
Food and Bioproduct Sciences - Food and Bioproduct Sciences
RGPIN Human genomic response to nutrient availability and sensing 1502 5 $29,000.00
Fisher, Thomas
Department
Physiology - Physiology
RGPIN The roles of the CaVbeta2 subunit and the synaptic protein interaction site in determining Ca2+ channel function in neuroendocrine secretion 1501 5 $30,000.00
Foley, Stephen
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN New ligand technology for solving challenging environmental problems 1504 5 $28,000.00
Gerdts, Volker
Department
VIDO-Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization - VIDO-Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
RGPIN Understanding the role of porcine dendritic cells during acute and chronic viral infections 1501 5 $38,000.00
Germida, James
Department
Soil Science - Soil Science
RGPIN Plant endophytes: bacterial and fungal associations that improve plant health, facilitate soil nutrient transformations and sustain soil ecosystems 1502 5 $33,000.00
Gokaraju, Ramakrishna (Rama)
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Power Systems Protection, Control of Bulk Power and Renewable Energy Integrated Systems, and Real Time Simulations 1510 5 $30,000.00
Grosvenor, Andrew
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN A solid-state and X-ray spectroscopic study of transition-metal oxides: Developing materials for the sequestration of nuclear waste 1504 5 $35,000.00
Guo, Xulin
Department
Geography & Planning - Geography & Planning
RGPIN Understanding grassland ecosystem health condition under integrated driving factors using remote sensing approach 1506 1 $22,000.00
Hirose, Akira
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics - Physics and Engineering Physics
RGPIN Fusion research with the STOR-M tokamak 1505 5 $28,000.00
Ianowski, Juan
Department
Physiology - Physiology
RGPIN Cellular and molecular mechanisms of ion transport by the insect excretory system 1502 5 $24,000.00
Johnston, James
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Novel imaging metrics and finite element methods for understanding role of bone in osteoarthritis 1512 5 $25,000.00
Johnston, James
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ Data Acquisition System for Linking Tissue Mechanics with Imaging and Computational Modeling 1512 1 $25,550.00
KARKI, RAJESH
Department
Engineering, College of - Engineering, College of
RGPIN Power System Reliability Evaluation Incorporating Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Initiatives 1510 5 $22,000.00
Kontulainen, Saija
Department
Kinesiology, College of - Kinesiology, College of
RGPIN Development and validation of novel image-based bone strength measures 1502 1 $24,000.00
Korber, Darren
Department
Food and Bioproduct Sciences - Food and Bioproduct Sciences
RGPIN Elucidating the factors and mechanisms influencing the formation of biofilms in food systems 1502 5 $40,000.00
Krol, Edward
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of - Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
RGPIN Toxicity and Biological Reactivity of Naturally Occurring Polyphenols 1504 5 $20,000.00
Lamb, Eric
Department
Plant Sciences - Plant Sciences
RGPIN Scaling up from local plant - plant and plant-soil relationships to landscape level patterns of diversity and process 1503 5 $26,000.00
Liu, Juxin
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN statistical methods for some emerging issues in modeling latent variables 1508 5 $14,000.00
Mangano, Maria
Department
Geological Sciences - Geological Sciences
RGPIN The trace-fossil record of the Cambrian explosion 1506 5 $41,000.00
Moewes, Alexander
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics - Physics and Engineering Physics
RGPIN Band gap and electronic structure of 2D-systems, spinelectronics and ultra-hard materials studied with synchrotron-based soft X-ray Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory 1505 5 $35,000.00
Patterson, William
Department
Geological Sciences - Geological Sciences
RGPIN High-resolution Holocene climate derived from lacustrine sediment: stable isotope evidence from organic and inorganic proxy material 1506 5 $22,000.00
Reaney, Martin
Department
Plant Sciences - Plant Sciences
RGPIN Evolution of hypervariable flax orbitides 1501 1 $33,714.00
Roy, Chanchal
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Change, Similarity and Redundancy in Software 1507 5 $43,000.00
Scott, Robert
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Design and in situ Characterization of Nanoscale Catalysts 1504 5 $45,000.00
Soteros, Christine
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Lattice Models of Polymers: Entanglement Complexity and Confined Geometries 1505 5 $22,000.00
Stanley, Kevin
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Algorithms for Quantifying Human Behavioral Dynamics from Smartphone Sensor Data 1507 5 $18,000.00
Steele, Thomas
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics - Physics and Engineering Physics
SAPIN Theory and Phenomenology of New Particles in the Standard Model and Beyond 19 5 $36,600.00
Szpunar, Jerzy
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Novel Materials Design for Future Energy System 1511 5 $40,000.00
Torvi, David
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Experimental and Numerical Methods for Evaluating Fire Performance of Materials 1512 5 $22,000.00
Urquhart, Stephen
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN X-ray absorption spectroscopy and microscopy of molecular materials: from fundamentals to applications 1504 5 $28,000.00
Van Rees, Ken
Department
Soil Science - Soil Science
RGPIN Root dynamics and plasticity of boreal species on reclaimed saline-sodic overburdens and naturally saline sites. 1502 5 $33,000.00
Vujanovic, Vladimir
Department
Food and Bioproduct Sciences
EQPEQ Exploring the microbial metagenome for food security using MiSeq next-generation high-throughput DNA sequencing 1503 1 $88,782.00
Wilson, Heather
Department
VIDO-Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization - VIDO-Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
RGPIN Regional and kinetic changes in gut permeability and the mechanisms of transport across the piglet gut wall 1501 5 $38,000.00
Yang, Qiaoqin
Department
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Synthesis, characterization, and application of nanostructured hard coatings 1511 5 $30,000.00
Yu, Peiqiang
Department
Animal and Poultry Science - Animal and Poultry Science
RGPIN Molecular Basis of Structural Studies, Phytochemical Characterization and Nutritional Evaluation of New Modified Alfalfa (with "HB", "TT8" and "miR156" Genes) Developed through Gene Transformation and Gene Modification in Ruminant Livestock Systems 1502 5 $52,712.00