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2020 research grants competition - results by peer review committee

Chemistry
Applicant name Institution Program Title Term Amount awarded
Adler, Marc
Department
Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson University RGPIN Practical and Powerful Synthetic Organic Methods Using Silanes 5 $24,000.00
Ariya, Parisa
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Advancing Atmospheric Heterogeneous (Photo)chemistry and Microphysics in the age of Emerging Nanoparticles and Climate Change 5 $64,000.00
Aspuru-Guzik, Alán
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Compact Wave Functions for Classical and Quantum Computers 5 $94,000.00
Barriault, Louis
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN New Directions in Photoredox Gold Catalysis and Total Synthesis 5 $94,000.00
Berezovski, Maxim
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Aptamers for Analysis of Extracellular Vesicles 5 $64,000.00
Bertin, Erwan
Department
Chemistry
St. Francis Xavier University RGPIN Exploring Pulsed Laser Ablation in Liquids as a New Synthetic Path Toward Electrocatalysts 5 $24,000.00
Bieringer, Mario
Department
Chemistry
University of Manitoba RGPIN Understanding Inorganic Solid State Reactivity for the Design of Functional Materials 5 $29,000.00
Biron, Eric
Department
Pharmacie, Faculté de
Université Laval RGPIN New approaches for the design and synthesis of heterocyclic and macrocyclic bioactive peptidomimetics 5 $24,000.00
Blacquiere, Johanna
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Structurally- and Proton-Responsive Ligands for Sustainable Catalysis 5 $48,000.00
Blum, Amy
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Self assembly of nanostructured materials 5 $24,000.00
Boeré, René
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Lethbridge RGPIN Molecular Electrochemistry as Enabling Technology in Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry 5 $24,000.00
Boukouvalas, John
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Natural Product Synthesis and Development of Synthesis-Enabling Methodologies 5 $24,000.00
Britz-McKibbin, Philip
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN New Advances in Multisegment Injection-Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry for Accelerating Biomarker Discovery in Metabolomics 5 $64,000.00
Brolo, Alexandre
Department
Chemistry
University of Victoria RGPIN Intensity Fluctuations in Single Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering 5 $79,000.00
Brown, Alexander
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Photophysical properties of molecules: From biological imaging to new materials 5 $48,000.00
Brumer, Paul
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Quantum Mechanics and Dynamics of Open Polyatomic Systems 5 $24,000.00
Bryce, David
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Solid-State NMR Studies of Non-Covalent Interactions. Structure and Dynamics. 5 $105,000.00
Cairo, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Chemical strategies to investigate sialic acid processing enzymes 5 $48,000.00
Capicciotti, Chantelle
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Chemical Biology Tools for Probing and Discovering Glycan-Protein Interactions 5 $24,000.00
Castagner, Bastien
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University RGPIN Synthesis and chemical biology of inositol phosphate analogues with tuned physicochemical properties 5 $36,000.00
Chen, David
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Enabling technologies for high performance mass spectrometry applications 5 $48,000.00
Chen, Jennifer
Department
Chemistry
York University RGPIN Development of closely-coupled nanostructures for advanced sensing and imaging 5 $48,000.00
Chen, Leanne
Department
Chemistry
University of Guelph RGPIN Developing an atomic-scale computational framework to gain insights about the electrochemical double-layer for applications to renewable energy 5 $29,000.00
Chou, Leo
Department
Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Inst. of (IBBME)
University of Toronto RGPIN Spatial and topological control of receptor signaling using DNA nanotechnology 5 $29,000.00
Cibian, Mihaela
Department
Chimie, biochimie et physique
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières RGPIN Smart Compounds, Systems and Research Methods in Artificial Photosynthesis 5 $24,000.00
Collins, Shawn
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Novel Catalysis for Macrocyclization Processes 5 $79,000.00
Dawe, Louise
Department
Chemistry
Wilfrid Laurier University RGPIN Coordination Chemistry Using Strategic Design of Ligands: Fundamental Explorations and Applications 5 $29,000.00
De Baerdemacker, Stijn
Department
Chemistry
New Brunswick RGPIN Strong electron correlations in quantum chemistry: new approaches from machine learning, quantum computing and time-dependent quantum control 5 $34,000.00
Dhirani, Al-Amin
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Opto/electronic studies and applications of nano-engineered 2-dimensional materials 5 $24,000.00
Dollé, Mickael
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Sustainable aqueous Sodium-ion batteries 5 $29,000.00
Drover, Marcus
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Windsor RGPIN New Technologies for Sustainable Chemistry: An Organometallic Future in Clean Energy 5 $34,000.00
Easton, E. Bradley
Department
Science, Faculty of
University of Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Doped metal oxide electrocatalyst supports with enhanced conductivity 5 $29,000.00
El-Aneed, Anas
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN New surface-modified nanoparticles as matrices to enhance mass spectrometric analysis of substance of abuse by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization 5 $36,000.00
Emslie, David
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Reactive Organometallic Complexes and Ligand Design for Catalysis, Actinide Complexation, and Thin Film Deposition 5 $64,000.00
Forgione, Pat
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Development of Decarboxylative and Desulfinative Cross-Coupling Strategies Towards Drug-Discovery, Materials and Biomass-Derived Platform Chemicals 5 $29,000.00
Fryzuk, Michael
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Discovery of New Catalysts for Functionalization of Molecular Nitrogen 5 $24,000.00
Gates, Byron
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Tuning the Surface Chemistry of Structured Materials for Enhanced Performance 5 $48,000.00
Gates, Derek
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Synthetic Phosphorus Chemistry: The Systematic Development of Phosphorus-Containing Molecules and Polymers 5 $79,000.00
Gauthier, Mario
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Synthesis and characterization of arborescent (dendrigraft) polymers 5 $36,000.00
Geyer, Clarence
Department
Pathology and Lab Medicine
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Design of synthetic recombinant antibody devices for applications in molecular targeted imaging 5 $29,000.00
Gibbs, Julianne
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN DNA Amplification Beyond Biology: Achieving Self-Replication in Nano-Assemblies and Prebiotic Model Systems 5 $48,000.00
Giorgi, Javier
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Sulfide catalysts for biomass valorization and environmental remediation: Interactions of complex organic molecules on well-defined sulfide surfaces 5 $36,000.00
Greener, Jesse
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Bacterial biofilms as sustainable catalytic materials studied in customized microfluidic bioanalytical flow-cells 5 $79,000.00
Grosvenor, Andrew
Department
Chemistry
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN The development of solid-state materials for the sequestration of nuclear waste 5 $48,000.00
Gsponer, Joerg
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Designing interactions mediated by disordered protein regions 5 $48,000.00
Guindon, Yvan
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Reaction Mechanisms and Methodology for the Design and Synthesis of Bioactive Agents. 5 $36,000.00
Hanna, Gabriel
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Mixed Quantum-Classical Dynamics of Quantum Energy Transfer Processes 5 $36,000.00
Hayes, Patrick
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Atmospheric measurements and modeling studies to improve understanding of organic and mineral dust aerosols in northern Canada 5 $29,000.00
Hayes, Paul
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Lethbridge RGPIN Developing New Reactions and Catalysis via Designer Ligands for Organometallic Chemistry 5 $29,000.00
Heidar Zadeh, Farnaz
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Theoretical Chemical Design with Machine Learning: Model Development and Applications 5 $34,000.00
Hitchcock, Adam
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Advancing Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy 5 $36,000.00
Hore, Dennis
Department
Chemistry
University of Victoria RGPIN Nonlinear Vibrational Probes of Structure at Charged Polymer-Aqueous Interfaces 5 $79,000.00
Howe, Graeme
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Tracing enzyme mechanisms across evolution to elucidate the origins of enzymatic catalysis 5 $29,000.00
Huan, Tao
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Development of analytical and bioinformatic tools for mass spectrometry-based untargeted metabolomics 5 $24,000.00
Jakeman, David
Department
Pharmacy, College of
Dalhousie RGPIN Carbohydrates, enzymes and natural products 5 $36,000.00
Jobst, Karl
Department
Chemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland RGPIN Sequencing the exposome: developing an integrated approach using nontargeted mass spectrometry and computational chemistry 5 $41,000.00
Jockusch, Rebecca
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Enabling Technologies to Characterize Biomolecules and Fluorophores in Controlled Micro-environments using Mass Spectrometry 5 $36,000.00
Kerman, Kagan
Department
Physical & Environmental Sciences (Scarborough)
University of Toronto RGPIN Bioelectrochemistry at nanocomposite-modified interfaces and surfaces 5 $36,000.00
Kinrade, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
Lakehead University RGPIN Aqueous chemistry and biochemistry of silicon 5 $29,000.00
Kleinke, Holger
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Solid State Chemistry: from Thermoelectric to Nonlinear Optical Materials 5 $64,000.00
Kluger, Ronald
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Bioorganic Reactivity: Patterns, Principles and Applications 5 $48,000.00
Krems, Roman
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN A hybrid approach to quantum dynamics based on the integration of quantum calculations and machine learning 5 $64,000.00
Krol, Edward
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Toxicity and biological activity of natural products 5 $24,000.00
Lagugné-Labarthet, François
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Plasmonic metamaterials: enabling new routes for localized surface chemistry. 5 $64,000.00
Lautens, Mark
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Improving Efficiency in Organic Synthesis via Metal and Multimetal Catalysis 5 $121,000.00
Li, Chao-Jun
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Exploration of New Reactivities for Sustainable Chemical Syntheses 5 $79,000.00
Li, Hongbin
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Protein Mechanics and Engineering at the Single Molecule Level 5 $79,000.00
Li, Yingfu
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University RGPIN Expanding biosensing systems through synthetic functional deoxyribonucleic acids 5 $105,000.00
Liu, Juewen
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Competing ligand assisted aptamers and DNAzymes for nanomaterials 5 $64,000.00
Liu, Lijia
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Characterization of Light-Emitting Inorganic Nanomaterials using Synchrotron Radiation Spectroscopy 5 $24,000.00
Luedtke, Nathan
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Chemical Methods for Illuminating Cellular DNA 5 $79,000.00
Ma, Dongling
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN Advanced functional nanomaterials for photocatalysis 5 $79,000.00
Maly, Kenneth
Department
Chemistry
Wilfrid Laurier University RGPIN Synthesis and Self-Assembly of New Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 5 $29,000.00
Mansy, Sheref
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Cell-free synthesis of iron-sulfur clusters for artificial cells 5 $94,000.00
Manzhos, Sergei
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN COMPUTATIONAL MODELING AND DESIGN OF MATERIALS FOR ENERGY CONVERSION AND STORAGE & NEXT GENERATION METHODS 5 $29,000.00
Martic, Sanela
Department
Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program
Trent University RGPIN Exploring the solution and surface chemistry of peptides and proteins 5 $36,000.00
Masuda, Jason
Department
Chemistry
Saint Mary's RGPIN Stabilization of Unique Chemical Bonding Environments and Exploration of Small Molecule Reactivity 5 $29,000.00
Mauzeroll, Janine
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Investigating Electrochemistry in Confined Volumes 5 $64,000.00
Menard, Frederic
Department
Okanagan
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Design of molecular tools to study protein dynamics in living cells 5 $29,000.00
Momose, Takamasa
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Spectroscopy and dynamics of cold and ultracold molecules 5 $36,000.00
Narain, Ravin
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Alberta RGPIN Molecular Engineering of Polymers and Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications 5 $29,000.00
Nazar, Linda
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Solid State Electrochemical Energy Storage Materials 5 $105,000.00
Newman, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Catalytic activation of oxygen-containing functional groups 5 $48,000.00
O'Flaherty, Derek
Department
Chemistry
University of Guelph RGPIN Development of functional and responsive nucleic acid systems for applications in biotechnology 5 $24,000.00
Pai, Emil
Department
Biochemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Time-resolved crystallography of enzyme-catalyzed reactions 5 $48,000.00
Paquin, Jean-François
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Organofluorine Chemistry: From New Synthetic Methods to New Reactivity 5 $94,000.00
Pellerin, Christian
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Finding Order in Chaos: Vibrational Spectroscopy Study of Oriented Soft Materials 5 $48,000.00
Perrin, David
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN New Molecules, Methods, and Platforms at the Interface of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology 5 $94,000.00
Plettner, Erika
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Structure-Function of Insect Odorant-Binding Proteins and a Bacterial Cytochrome P450: Discovery of Mechanisms and Applications 5 $36,000.00
Preuss, Kathryn
Department
Chemistry
University of Guelph RGPIN Molecule-based Materials with Technologically Relevant Properties 5 $64,000.00
Radovanovic, Pavle
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Functional Property Correlations in Reduced Dimensions 5 $79,000.00
Rawson, Jeremy
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Windsor RGPIN Magnetic, electronic and optical properties of multifunctional main group radicals 5 $64,000.00
Saidaminov, Makhsud
Department
Chemistry
University of Victoria RGPIN Novel organic-inorganic perovskites for durable solar cells, sensitive X-ray sensors, and color e-ink displays 5 $29,000.00
Sammis, Glenn
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN New Radical and Fluorination Methods for the Syntheses of Pharmaceuticals 5 $36,000.00
Saravanamuttu, Kalaichelvi
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Photochemically-driven stimuli-responsive systems: from materials that compute with light to bio-inspired waveguide lattices 5 $48,000.00
Schuurman, Michael
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Computational Ultrafast X-ray Science 5 $36,000.00
Schwan, Adrian
Department
Chemistry
University of Guelph RGPIN Explorations in Organosulfur Chemistry 5 $36,000.00
Sciaini, Germán
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN The Ultrafast electron Imaging Lab of Waterloo 5 $29,000.00
Scott, Robert
Department
Chemistry
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Design and in situ Characterization of High-Surface Area Metallic and Bimetallic Nanoscale Catalysts 5 $48,000.00
Serpe, Michael
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Chemically Diverse Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Myriad Applications 5 $79,000.00
Shankar, Karthik
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta RGPIN Exploiting Plasmonic and Plexcitonic Nanomaterials in Industrial Catalysis 5 $48,000.00
She, Zhe
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Probing molecular interactions on soft surfaces by scanning probe microscopy 5 $24,000.00
Siu, K.W. Michael
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Windsor RGPIN Analytical Chemistry of Proteins and Peptides 5 $36,000.00
Skene, William
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Reversible covalent chemistry for property modification of conjugated materials 5 $64,000.00
Smith, Jeffrey
Department
Chemistry
Carleton University RGPIN Novel methods and applications in quantitative mass spectrometry-based biomolecule analysis 5 $29,000.00
Snieckus, Victor
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Strategies and Methods for the Synthesis of Aromatic Molecules 5 $64,000.00
Song, Yang
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Enabling and advancing novel functional materials under extreme conditions for energy applications 5 $24,000.00
Staroverov, Viktor
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Development and Application of Nonempirical Density-Functional Methods 5 $64,000.00
Stephan, Douglas
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN FLPs and Main Group Catalysis 5 $105,000.00
Stillman, Martin
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Bioinorganic chemistry of metalloproteins and tetrapyrroles 5 $36,000.00
Svishchev, Igor
Department
Chemistry
Trent University RGPIN Physics, Chemistry and Technology of Supercritical Water 5 $24,000.00
Tam, William
Department
Chemistry
University of Guelph RGPIN Acid- and Metal-Catalyzed Organic Reactions 5 $24,000.00
Tieleman, Peter
Department
Biological Sciences
University of Calgary RGPIN Computer simulations of lipids 5 $105,000.00
Tsantrizos, Youla
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Engineering Phosphorus-Containing Molecules as Leads for Medicinal Chemistry and as Tools for Asymmetric Synthesis 5 $64,000.00
Urquhart, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Spectroscopy and Spectro-ptychography of Ordered and Disordered Materials 5 $36,000.00
Vallée-Bélisle, Alexis
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Programmable DNA-based switches and nanomachines for sensing and drug delivery applications 5 $29,000.00
VandenBoer, Trevor
Department
Chemistry
York University RGPIN Formation and exchange of nitrous acid at atmospheric interfaces: Understanding a critical reactive air quality intermediate 5 $29,000.00
Vederas, John
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Mechanisms of Polyketide, Amino Acid and Polypeptide Biosynthesis 5 $105,000.00
Veinot, Jonathan
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Group 14 nanomaterials in all dimensions: Synthesis, Fundamental Understanding and Practical Application. 5 $64,000.00
Vocadlo, David
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Chemical tools for studying carbohydrates and carbohydrate processing enzymes 5 $105,000.00
Vukotic, Vedran
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Windsor RGPIN Metal-organic Frameworks as Controlled Release Materials 5 $34,000.00
Wania, Frank
Department
Physical & Environmental Sciences (Scarborough)
University of Toronto RGPIN A chemical thermodynamics-based approach to quantifying contaminant exposure 5 $79,000.00
Warren, Jeffrey
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Moving electrons in electrocatalysts and through metalloproteins 5 $36,000.00
Wong, Jenny
Department
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Mount Allison University RGPIN Sources and Impacts of Water-Soluble Iron in Atmospheric Aerosol 5 $24,000.00
Wuest, James
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Controlling Molecular Organization in Materials 5 $36,000.00
Yan, Hongbin
Department
Chemistry
Brock University RGPIN Chemical modification, structural and functional study of nucleic acids 5 $48,000.00
Zamble, Deborah
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Mechanisms of Nickel-Responsive Proteins 5 $64,000.00