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2020 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Chemistry
Applicant name Institution Program Title Term Amount awarded
Adler, Marc
Department
Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson RGPIN Practical and Powerful Synthetic Organic Methods Using Silanes 5 $24,000.00
Ariya, Parisa
Department
Chemistry
McGill 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)
Toronto RGPIN Compact Wave Functions for Classical and Quantum Computers 5 $94,000.00
Barriault, Louis
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN New Directions in Photoredox Gold Catalysis and Total Synthesis 5 $94,000.00
Berezovski, Maxim
Department
Chemistry
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
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
Western Ontario RGPIN Structurally- and Proton-Responsive Ligands for Sustainable Catalysis 5 $48,000.00
Blum, Amy
Department
Chemistry
McGill RGPIN Self assembly of nanostructured materials 5 $24,000.00
Boeré, René
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
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 RGPIN New Advances in Multisegment Injection-Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry for Accelerating Biomarker Discovery in Metabolomics 5 $64,000.00
Brolo, Alexandre
Department
Chemistry
Victoria RGPIN Intensity Fluctuations in Single Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering 5 $79,000.00
Brown, Alexander
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN Photophysical properties of molecules: From biological imaging to new materials 5 $48,000.00
Brumer, Paul
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Quantum Mechanics and Dynamics of Open Polyatomic Systems 5 $24,000.00
Bryce, David
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Solid-State NMR Studies of Non-Covalent Interactions. Structure and Dynamics. 5 $105,000.00
Cairo, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN Chemical strategies to investigate sialic acid processing enzymes 5 $48,000.00
Capicciotti, Chantelle
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Chemical Biology Tools for Probing and Discovering Glycan-Protein Interactions 5 $24,000.00
Castagner, Bastien
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill RGPIN Synthesis and chemical biology of inositol phosphate analogues with tuned physicochemical properties 5 $36,000.00
Chen, David
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Enabling technologies for high performance mass spectrometry applications 5 $48,000.00
Chen, Jennifer
Department
Chemistry
York RGPIN Development of closely-coupled nanostructures for advanced sensing and imaging 5 $48,000.00
Chen, Leanne
Department
Chemistry
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)
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 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)
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
Windsor RGPIN New Technologies for Sustainable Chemistry: An Organometallic Future in Clean Energy 5 $34,000.00
Easton, E. Bradley
Department
Science, Faculty 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
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 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
British Columbia RGPIN Discovery of New Catalysts for Functionalization of Molecular Nitrogen 5 $24,000.00
Gates, Byron
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser RGPIN Tuning the Surface Chemistry of Structured Materials for Enhanced Performance 5 $48,000.00
Gates, Derek
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Synthetic Phosphorus Chemistry: The Systematic Development of Phosphorus-Containing Molecules and Polymers 5 $79,000.00
Gauthier, Mario
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Synthesis and characterization of arborescent (dendrigraft) polymers 5 $36,000.00
Geyer, Clarence
Department
Pathology and Lab Medicine
Saskatchewan RGPIN Design of synthetic recombinant antibody devices for applications in molecular targeted imaging 5 $29,000.00
Gibbs, Julianne
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN DNA Amplification Beyond Biology: Achieving Self-Replication in Nano-Assemblies and Prebiotic Model Systems 5 $48,000.00
Giorgi, Javier
Department
Chemistry
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
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
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
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
Lethbridge RGPIN Developing New Reactions and Catalysis via Designer Ligands for Organometallic Chemistry 5 $29,000.00
Heidar Zadeh, Farnaz
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Theoretical Chemical Design with Machine Learning: Model Development and Applications 5 $34,000.00
Hitchcock, Adam
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster RGPIN Advancing Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy 5 $36,000.00
Hore, Dennis
Department
Chemistry
Victoria RGPIN Nonlinear Vibrational Probes of Structure at Charged Polymer-Aqueous Interfaces 5 $79,000.00
Howe, Graeme
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Tracing enzyme mechanisms across evolution to elucidate the origins of enzymatic catalysis 5 $29,000.00
Huan, Tao
Department
Chemistry
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 Univ. of Nfld 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)
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)
Toronto RGPIN Bioelectrochemistry at nanocomposite-modified interfaces and surfaces 5 $36,000.00
Kinrade, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
Lakehead RGPIN Aqueous chemistry and biochemistry of silicon 5 $29,000.00
Kleinke, Holger
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Solid State Chemistry: from Thermoelectric to Nonlinear Optical Materials 5 $64,000.00
Kluger, Ronald
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Bioorganic Reactivity: Patterns, Principles and Applications 5 $48,000.00
Krems, Roman
Department
Chemistry
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
Saskatchewan RGPIN Toxicity and biological activity of natural products 5 $24,000.00
Lagugné-Labarthet, François
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Plasmonic metamaterials: enabling new routes for localized surface chemistry. 5 $64,000.00
Lautens, Mark
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Improving Efficiency in Organic Synthesis via Metal and Multimetal Catalysis 5 $121,000.00
Li, Chao-Jun
Department
Chemistry
McGill RGPIN Exploration of New Reactivities for Sustainable Chemical Syntheses 5 $79,000.00
Li, Hongbin
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Protein Mechanics and Engineering at the Single Molecule Level 5 $79,000.00
Li, Yingfu
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster RGPIN Expanding biosensing systems through synthetic functional deoxyribonucleic acids 5 $105,000.00
Liu, Juewen
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Competing ligand assisted aptamers and DNAzymes for nanomaterials 5 $64,000.00
Liu, Lijia
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Characterization of Light-Emitting Inorganic Nanomaterials using Synchrotron Radiation Spectroscopy 5 $24,000.00
Luedtke, Nathan
Department
Chemistry
McGill 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 RGPIN Synthesis and Self-Assembly of New Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 5 $29,000.00
Mansy, Sheref
Department
Chemistry
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 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 RGPIN Investigating Electrochemistry in Confined Volumes 5 $64,000.00
Menard, Frederic
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN Design of molecular tools to study protein dynamics in living cells 5 $29,000.00
Momose, Takamasa
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Spectroscopy and dynamics of cold and ultracold molecules 5 $36,000.00
Narain, Ravin
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
Alberta RGPIN Molecular Engineering of Polymers and Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications 5 $29,000.00
Nazar, Linda
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Solid State Electrochemical Energy Storage Materials 5 $105,000.00
Newman, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Catalytic activation of oxygen-containing functional groups 5 $48,000.00
O'Flaherty, Derek
Department
Chemistry
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)
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
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 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
Guelph RGPIN Molecule-based Materials with Technologically Relevant Properties 5 $64,000.00
Radovanovic, Pavle
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Functional Property Correlations in Reduced Dimensions 5 $79,000.00
Rawson, Jeremy
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Windsor RGPIN Magnetic, electronic and optical properties of multifunctional main group radicals 5 $64,000.00
Saidaminov, Makhsud
Department
Chemistry
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
British Columbia RGPIN New Radical and Fluorination Methods for the Syntheses of Pharmaceuticals 5 $36,000.00
Saravanamuttu, Kalaichelvi
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster 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
Ottawa RGPIN Computational Ultrafast X-ray Science 5 $36,000.00
Schwan, Adrian
Department
Chemistry
Guelph RGPIN Explorations in Organosulfur Chemistry 5 $36,000.00
Sciaini, Germán
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN The Ultrafast electron Imaging Lab of Waterloo 5 $29,000.00
Scott, Robert
Department
Chemistry
Saskatchewan RGPIN Design and in situ Characterization of High-Surface Area Metallic and Bimetallic Nanoscale Catalysts 5 $48,000.00
Serpe, Michael
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN Chemically Diverse Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Myriad Applications 5 $79,000.00
Shankar, Karthik
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alberta RGPIN Exploiting Plasmonic and Plexcitonic Nanomaterials in Industrial Catalysis 5 $48,000.00
She, Zhe
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Probing molecular interactions on soft surfaces by scanning probe microscopy 5 $24,000.00
Siu, K.W. Michael
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
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 RGPIN Novel methods and applications in quantitative mass spectrometry-based biomolecule analysis 5 $29,000.00
Snieckus, Victor
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Strategies and Methods for the Synthesis of Aromatic Molecules 5 $64,000.00
Song, Yang
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Enabling and advancing novel functional materials under extreme conditions for energy applications 5 $24,000.00
Staroverov, Viktor
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Development and Application of Nonempirical Density-Functional Methods 5 $64,000.00
Stephan, Douglas
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN FLPs and Main Group Catalysis 5 $105,000.00
Stillman, Martin
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Bioinorganic chemistry of metalloproteins and tetrapyrroles 5 $36,000.00
Svishchev, Igor
Department
Chemistry
Trent RGPIN Physics, Chemistry and Technology of Supercritical Water 5 $24,000.00
Tam, William
Department
Chemistry
Guelph RGPIN Acid- and Metal-Catalyzed Organic Reactions 5 $24,000.00
Tieleman, Peter
Department
Biological Sciences
Calgary RGPIN Computer simulations of lipids 5 $105,000.00
Tsantrizos, Youla
Department
Chemistry
McGill RGPIN Engineering Phosphorus-Containing Molecules as Leads for Medicinal Chemistry and as Tools for Asymmetric Synthesis 5 $64,000.00
Urquhart, Stephen
Department
Chemistry
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 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
Alberta RGPIN Mechanisms of Polyketide, Amino Acid and Polypeptide Biosynthesis 5 $105,000.00
Veinot, Jonathan
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN Group 14 nanomaterials in all dimensions: Synthesis, Fundamental Understanding and Practical Application. 5 $64,000.00
Vocadlo, David
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser RGPIN Chemical tools for studying carbohydrates and carbohydrate processing enzymes 5 $105,000.00
Vukotic, Vedran
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Windsor RGPIN Metal-organic Frameworks as Controlled Release Materials 5 $34,000.00
Wania, Frank
Department
Physical & Environmental Sciences (Scarborough)
Toronto RGPIN A chemical thermodynamics-based approach to quantifying contaminant exposure 5 $79,000.00
Warren, Jeffrey
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser RGPIN Moving electrons in electrocatalysts and through metalloproteins 5 $36,000.00
Wong, Jenny
Department
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Mount Allison 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 RGPIN Chemical modification, structural and functional study of nucleic acids 5 $48,000.00
Zamble, Deborah
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Mechanisms of Nickel-Responsive Proteins 5 $64,000.00