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2021 research grants competition - results by peer review committee

Chemistry
Applicant name Institution Program Title Term Amount awarded
Andreas, Heather
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN Improved Electrochemical Capacitor Performance through Modeling, Chemical Modification and Electrode Design 5 $29,000.00
Bélanger-Chabot, Guillaume
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Oxidizing Functional Groups: Looking for New Types of Extreme Properties in Main-group Compounds 5 $24,000.00
Borduas-Dedekind, Nadine
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Shining light on the sources, sinks and concentrations of singlet oxygen in the atmosphere 5 $34,000.00
Brook, Michael
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Creating and Using More Sustainable Silicones 5 $79,000.00
Brusso, Jaclyn
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Switchable Multifunctional Materials 5 $48,000.00
Bujold, Katherine
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Oligonucleotides with Modified Backbones as a Strategy to Improve the Delivery of Biomolecules 5 $24,000.00
Campbell, Michael
Department
Chemistry
Lakehead University RGPIN Radiochemical methods for labeling and isotope production 5 $24,000.00
Canesi, Sylvain
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Total synthesis of alkaloid natural products and development of new synthetic tools 5 $36,000.00
Chaurand, Pierre
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Introducing specificity and sensitivity in imaging mass spectrometry 5 $29,000.00
Chen, Guojun
Department
Biomedical Engineering
McGill University RGPIN Engineering Controllable Non-Viral Systems for Efficient and Precise CRISPR/Cas9 Delivery 5 $29,000.00
Chica, Roberto
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Next-generation computational enzyme design for the creation of efficient artificial biocatalysts 5 $79,000.00
Crudden, Cathleen
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Nanoclusters, nanoparticles, and surfaces: Bridging the gap between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis. 5 $121,000.00
Dauphin Ducharme, Philippe
Department
Chimie
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Electrochemical sensing in complex matrices 5 $24,000.00
DeRosa, Maria
Department
Chemistry
Carleton University RGPIN Nucleic acid aptamers for molecular recognition applications in agriculture 5 $94,000.00
DiLabio, Gino
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Development of Fast and Accurate Computational Chemistry Methods based on Atom-Centred Potentials and their Application to Crystal Structure Prediction 5 $29,000.00
Dodd, Erin
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Crosstalk of NO, O2, and H2S at the [4Fe4S] interface: exploring the reactivity with biomimetic model complexes 5 $24,000.00
Duchesne, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Earth-abundant Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Synthesis of Renewable Fuels 5 $29,000.00
Evans, Greg
Department
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
University of Toronto RGPIN Clean Air for All: Assessment and Mitigation of Urban Air Pollution 5 $64,000.00
Fekl, Ulrich
Department
Chemical and Physical Sciences (Mississauga)
University of Toronto RGPIN Transformations of adamantyls and other molecular nanodiamonds in the coordination sphere of metals 5 $24,000.00
Fontaine, Frédéric-Georges
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Novel approaches to metal free catalysis 5 $79,000.00
Gaudiuso, Rosalba
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Pushing the limits of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy: A combined experimental and computational study 5 $24,000.00
Gauthier, Marc
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN A platform for engineering bi-specific antibody constructs 5 $48,000.00
Gigault, Julien
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Nanoplastics in the Arctic: presence, source and fate 5 $29,000.00
Gill, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
Vancouver Island University RGPIN Direct Mass Spectrometry Innovations for Trace Level Measurements in Complex Samples 5 $48,000.00
Gillies, Elizabeth
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN New Designs for Degradable Polymers 5 $105,000.00
Goubert, Guillaume
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN In Situ Nanoscale Study of Electrocatalysts for Renewable Fuels 5 $24,000.00
Guay, Daniel
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN Electrocatalysis on model systems with well-defined composition and crystallographic surface structures 5 $64,000.00
Hamilton, Ian
Department
Chemistry
Wilfrid Laurier University RGPIN Metal Clusters, Metal Nanostructures, Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Single-Ion Magnets 5 $24,000.00
Hazendonk, Paul
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Lethbridge RGPIN Development of characterization methods for multicomponent mixed phase materials for application in energy and environmental technologies 5 $24,000.00
Hedberg, Yolanda
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Interfacial Chemistry and Corrosion of Alloys in Protein-rich Environments 5 $34,000.00
Hein, Jason
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Integrating automated experimentation with process analytical technology 5 $79,000.00
Jha, Mukund
Department
Arts and Science, Faculty of
Nipissing University RGPIN Development of synthetic methodologies to access novel fused polycyclic frameworks 5 $24,000.00
Johnson, Erin
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN Intermolecular Chemistry from Density-Functional Theory 5 $64,000.00
Kennepohl, Pierre
Department
Chemistry
University of Calgary RGPIN Enabling Molecular Computing: New approaches to the design and investigation of molecular junctions and quantum bits 5 $24,000.00
Khan, Omar
Department
Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Inst. of (IBBME)
University of Toronto RGPIN Combination ribonucleic acid nanotechnologies to simultaneously study the multitude of mechanistic pathways found in complex diseases 5 $24,000.00
Laventure, Audrey
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Harnessing molecular assembly phenomena in multidimensional printed organic functional materials 5 $24,000.00
Le, Christine
Department
Chemistry
York University RGPIN New Building Blocks for the Catalytic Synthesis of Organofluorine Compounds 5 $29,000.00
Légaré, Marc-André
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Organometallic Chemistry of the Nonmetals: Unlocking New Approaches to Green Catalysis 5 $29,000.00
Linington, Roger
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Integrated Omics Technologies for Natural Products Discovery 5 $94,000.00
Masson, Jean-François
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Plasmonic optophysiology 5 $64,000.00
Mayer, Paul
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Reaction Dynamics of Reactive Organic Carbon 5 $48,000.00
McMullin, David
Department
Chemistry
Carleton University RGPIN Unraveling the diversity and biological activity of cyanobacteria natural products 5 $24,000.00
Michaelis, Vladimir
Department
Chemistry
University of Alberta RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Next Generation Materials 5 $29,000.00
Nichols, Eva
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Tuning Peripheral Functionality of Molecular and Interfacial Electrocatalysts to Influence Reaction Pathways 5 $24,000.00
Noskov, Sergei
Department
Biological Sciences
University of Calgary RGPIN Multi-scale models of solute and ion transport in membrane proteins and artificial nanopores 5 $79,000.00
Obrovac, Mark
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN New Chemistries for Metal Matrix Composites 5 $36,000.00
Oh, Jung Kwon
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Dynamic and degradable covalent chemistries to develop advanced polymeric materials 5 $48,000.00
Ottenwaelder, Xavier
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Oxidation of organics catalyzed by earth--abundant transition metal ions 5 $36,000.00
Pagenkopf, Brian
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Functional Benzosiloles and New Reactions of Strained Carbocycles 5 $24,000.00
Passarelli, Melissa
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Optimizing Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Next Generation Pharmaceutical Research 5 $24,000.00
Pranckevicius, Conor
Department
Okanagan
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Multifunctional Borylenes for Metal- and Boron-Mediated Reactions 5 $29,000.00
Preston, Thomas
Department
Chemistry
McGill University RGPIN Spectroscopy of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles 5 $36,000.00
Purves, Randall
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Innovative ion mobility - mass spectrometry workflows for discovering veterinary drug metabolites in tissues and the creation of sensitive methods for their quantification. 5 $24,000.00
Ragogna, Paul
Department
Chemistry
The University of Western Ontario RGPIN Main group molecules and materials: Pushing the limits for p-block chemistry 5 $79,000.00
Reid, Jolene
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN A Data Science Approach to Organic Reaction Discovery and Development 5 $29,000.00
Roué, Lionel
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN Addressing the challenges of high-capacity electrodes for lithium batteries through coordination chemistry 5 $36,000.00
Rousseaux, Sophie
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN New Strategies for the Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Small Molecules 5 $64,000.00
Ryan, Katherine
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Heteroatoms in natural products: Enzymes, pathways, and chemistry 5 $64,000.00
Schafer, Laurel
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Green Chemistry using Early Transition Metal Catalysts for the Synthesis of Small Molecules and Materials 5 $79,000.00
Schaffer, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser University RGPIN Production, Isolation and Coordination Chemistry of Rare Radioisotopes 5 $29,000.00
Schmitzer, Andreea
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Supramolecular strategies to target cellular membranes 5 $48,000.00
Segal, Dvira
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Noisy quantum devices: Theory and realizations 5 $79,000.00
Shuhendler, Adam
Department
Chemistry
University of Ottawa RGPIN Contrast Agents & Radiotracers As Activity-Based Sensors of Faulty Metabolism 5 $36,000.00
Sterenberg, Brian
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Regina RGPIN Phosphorus-Carbon Bond Formation Using Phosphorus Electrophiles 5 $24,000.00
Stevens, Amy
Department
Chemistry
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Shining a new light on molecular biexcitonic processes: novel molecules and DNA origami 5 $29,000.00
Stover, Harald
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Functional Polymers and Colloids 5 $36,000.00
Styler, Sarah
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster University RGPIN Dusty cities, smoky skies, and old paint: air quality, climate, health, and cultural impacts of chemistry at atmospheric interfaces 5 $29,000.00
Suehring, Roxana
Department
Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson University RGPIN Sources and fate of plastic-associated contaminants in the environment- novel analysis strategies to evaluate human and environmental exposure 5 $29,000.00
Taylor, Mark
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Discovery and mechanistic analysis of new catalytic reactions 5 $94,000.00
Thachuk, Mark
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Theory and Application of Coarse Graining 5 $24,000.00
Thangadurai, Venkataraman
Department
Chemistry
University of Calgary RGPIN Solid State Chemistry for Advanced Lithium Batteries and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 5 $79,000.00
Therien-Aubin, Heloise
Department
Chemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland RGPIN Controlling and harnessing the effects of nanoconfinement in colloidal polymers and polymer-colloid hybrids 5 $29,000.00
Thompson, Alison
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN Pyrroles, (aza)Dipyrrins and their Complexes: Synthesis and Properties 5 $36,000.00
Thurbide, Kevin
Department
Chemistry
University of Calgary RGPIN Advanced Separation and Detection Methods for Supercritical Fluid Chromatography 5 $64,000.00
Tran, Helen
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
University of Toronto RGPIN Macromolecular Bioelectronics Encoded for Biocompatibility, Self-assembly, and Degradability 5 $29,000.00
Wang, Peng
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Discovery and Development of Crystalline Radiation Detection Materials 5 $24,000.00
Wang, Xiaosong
Department
Chemistry
University of Waterloo RGPIN Exploration of Active Roles of Water in Aqueous Supramolecular Chemistry 5 $29,000.00
Widdifield, Cory
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Regina RGPIN Developing Powder Crystallography for Molecules using NMR Parameters and Computations 5 $29,000.00
Wiebe, Heather
Department
Chemistry
Vancouver Island University RGPIN Under the sea: The effect of high pressure on marine biochemistry 5 $24,000.00
Wilson, Lee
Department
Chemistry
University of Saskatchewan RGPIN Development of Advanced Functional Biopolymer Composites with Tunable Physicochemical Properties 5 $36,000.00
Wolf, Michael
Department
Chemistry
The University of British Columbia RGPIN Development of Photoactive Materials: Synthesis, Photochemistry and Photophysics 5 $64,000.00
Wu, Gang
Department
Chemistry
Queen's University RGPIN Development of new 17O NMR spectroscopic techniques for studying biological systems 5 $79,000.00
Wulff, Jeremy
Department
Chemistry
University of Victoria RGPIN Defining New Biological and Chemical Targets With Diazirines 5 $48,000.00
Zargarian, Davit
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Mechanistic Investigations of Nickel-Promoted C-Heteroatom Bond Making Reactions 5 $36,000.00
ZHANG, Xianming
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Characterization of Organic Compounds as Complex Mixtures in the Environment: Method Development and Applications 5 $29,000.00
Zou, Shan
Department
Chemistry
Carleton University RGPIN Scale-up production and application of graphene oxide as nanocarriers 5 $29,000.00