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2021 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

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 $145,000.00
Bélanger-Chabot, Guillaume
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Oxidizing Functional Groups: Looking for New Types of Extreme Properties in Main-group Compounds 5 $120,000.00
Borduas-Dedekind, Nadine
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Shining light on the sources, sinks and concentrations of singlet oxygen in the atmosphere 5 $170,000.00
Brook, Michael
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster RGPIN Creating and Using More Sustainable Silicones 5 $395,000.00
Brusso, Jaclyn
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Switchable Multifunctional Materials 5 $240,000.00
Bujold, Katherine
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster RGPIN Oligonucleotides with Modified Backbones as a Strategy to Improve the Delivery of Biomolecules 5 $120,000.00
Campbell, Michael
Department
Chemistry
Lakehead RGPIN Radiochemical methods for labeling and isotope production 5 $120,000.00
Canesi, Sylvain
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Total synthesis of alkaloid natural products and development of new synthetic tools 5 $180,000.00
Chaurand, Pierre
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Introducing specificity and sensitivity in imaging mass spectrometry 5 $145,000.00
Chen, Guojun
Department
Biomedical Engineering
McGill RGPIN Engineering Controllable Non-Viral Systems for Efficient and Precise CRISPR/Cas9 Delivery 5 $145,000.00
Chica, Roberto
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Next-generation computational enzyme design for the creation of efficient artificial biocatalysts 5 $395,000.00
Crudden, Cathleen
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Nanoclusters, nanoparticles, and surfaces: Bridging the gap between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis. 5 $605,000.00
Dauphin Ducharme, Philippe
Department
Chimie
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Electrochemical sensing in complex matrices 5 $120,000.00
DeRosa, Maria
Department
Chemistry
Carleton RGPIN Nucleic acid aptamers for molecular recognition applications in agriculture 5 $470,000.00
DiLabio, Gino
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Development of Fast and Accurate Computational Chemistry Methods based on Atom-Centred Potentials and their Application to Crystal Structure Prediction 5 $145,000.00
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 $120,000.00
Duchesne, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Earth-abundant Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Synthesis of Renewable Fuels 5 $145,000.00
Evans, Greg
Department
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Toronto RGPIN Clean Air for All: Assessment and Mitigation of Urban Air Pollution 5 $320,000.00
Fekl, Ulrich
Department
Chemical and Physical Sciences (Mississauga)
Toronto RGPIN Transformations of adamantyls and other molecular nanodiamonds in the coordination sphere of metals 5 $120,000.00
Fontaine, Frédéric-Georges
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Novel approaches to metal free catalysis 5 $395,000.00
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 $120,000.00
Gauthier, Marc
Department
Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, Centre
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN A platform for engineering bi-specific antibody constructs 5 $240,000.00
Gigault, Julien
Department
Chimie
Université Laval RGPIN Nanoplastics in the Arctic: presence, source and fate 5 $145,000.00
Gill, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
Vancouver Island University RGPIN Direct Mass Spectrometry Innovations for Trace Level Measurements in Complex Samples 5 $240,000.00
Gillies, Elizabeth
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN New Designs for Degradable Polymers 5 $525,000.00
Goubert, Guillaume
Department
Chimie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN In Situ Nanoscale Study of Electrocatalysts for Renewable Fuels 5 $120,000.00
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 $320,000.00
Hamilton, Ian
Department
Chemistry
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Metal Clusters, Metal Nanostructures, Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Single-Ion Magnets 5 $120,000.00
Hazendonk, Paul
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Lethbridge RGPIN Development of characterization methods for multicomponent mixed phase materials for application in energy and environmental technologies 5 $120,000.00
Hedberg, Yolanda
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Interfacial Chemistry and Corrosion of Alloys in Protein-rich Environments 5 $170,000.00
Hein, Jason
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Integrating automated experimentation with process analytical technology 5 $395,000.00
Jha, Mukund
Department
Arts and Science, Faculty of
Nipissing RGPIN Development of synthetic methodologies to access novel fused polycyclic frameworks 5 $120,000.00
Johnson, Erin
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN Intermolecular Chemistry from Density-Functional Theory 5 $320,000.00
Kennepohl, Pierre
Department
Chemistry
Calgary RGPIN Enabling Molecular Computing: New approaches to the design and investigation of molecular junctions and quantum bits 5 $120,000.00
Khan, Omar
Department
Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Inst. of (IBBME)
Toronto RGPIN Combination ribonucleic acid nanotechnologies to simultaneously study the multitude of mechanistic pathways found in complex diseases 5 $120,000.00
Laventure, Audrey
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Harnessing molecular assembly phenomena in multidimensional printed organic functional materials 5 $120,000.00
Le, Christine
Department
Chemistry
York RGPIN New Building Blocks for the Catalytic Synthesis of Organofluorine Compounds 5 $145,000.00
Légaré, Marc-André
Department
Chemistry
McGill RGPIN Organometallic Chemistry of the Nonmetals: Unlocking New Approaches to Green Catalysis 5 $145,000.00
Linington, Roger
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser RGPIN Integrated Omics Technologies for Natural Products Discovery 5 $470,000.00
Masson, Jean-François
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Plasmonic optophysiology 5 $320,000.00
Mayer, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Reaction Dynamics of Reactive Organic Carbon 5 $240,000.00
McMullin, David
Department
Chemistry
Carleton RGPIN Unraveling the diversity and biological activity of cyanobacteria natural products 5 $120,000.00
Michaelis, Vladimir
Department
Chemistry
Alberta RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Next Generation Materials 5 $145,000.00
Nichols, Eva
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Tuning Peripheral Functionality of Molecular and Interfacial Electrocatalysts to Influence Reaction Pathways 5 $120,000.00
Noskov, Sergei
Department
Biological Sciences
Calgary RGPIN Multi-scale models of solute and ion transport in membrane proteins and artificial nanopores 5 $395,000.00
Obrovac, Mark
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN New Chemistries for Metal Matrix Composites 5 $180,000.00
Oh, Jung Kwon
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Dynamic and degradable covalent chemistries to develop advanced polymeric materials 5 $240,000.00
Ottenwaelder, Xavier
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Oxidation of organics catalyzed by earth--abundant transition metal ions 5 $180,000.00
Pagenkopf, Brian
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Functional Benzosiloles and New Reactions of Strained Carbocycles 5 $120,000.00
Passarelli, Melissa
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Optimizing Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Next Generation Pharmaceutical Research 5 $120,000.00
Pranckevicius, Conor
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN Multifunctional Borylenes for Metal- and Boron-Mediated Reactions 5 $145,000.00
Preston, Thomas
Department
Chemistry
McGill RGPIN Spectroscopy of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles 5 $180,000.00
Purves, Randall
Department
Pharmacy and Nutrition, College 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 $120,000.00
Ragogna, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Main group molecules and materials: Pushing the limits for p-block chemistry 5 $395,000.00
Reid, Jolene
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN A Data Science Approach to Organic Reaction Discovery and Development 5 $145,000.00
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 $180,000.00
Rousseaux, Sophie
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN New Strategies for the Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Small Molecules 5 $320,000.00
Ryan, Katherine
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Heteroatoms in natural products: Enzymes, pathways, and chemistry 5 $320,000.00
Schafer, Laurel
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Green Chemistry using Early Transition Metal Catalysts for the Synthesis of Small Molecules and Materials 5 $395,000.00
Schaffer, Paul
Department
Chemistry
Simon Fraser RGPIN Production, Isolation and Coordination Chemistry of Rare Radioisotopes 5 $145,000.00
Schmitzer, Andreea
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Supramolecular strategies to target cellular membranes 5 $240,000.00
Segal, Dvira
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Noisy quantum devices: Theory and realizations 5 $395,000.00
Shuhendler, Adam
Department
Chemistry
Ottawa RGPIN Contrast Agents & Radiotracers As Activity-Based Sensors of Faulty Metabolism 5 $180,000.00
Sterenberg, Brian
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Regina RGPIN Phosphorus-Carbon Bond Formation Using Phosphorus Electrophiles 5 $120,000.00
Stevens, Amy
Department
Chemistry
Saskatchewan RGPIN Shining a new light on molecular biexcitonic processes: novel molecules and DNA origami 5 $145,000.00
Stover, Harald
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster RGPIN Functional Polymers and Colloids 5 $180,000.00
Styler, Sarah
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
McMaster RGPIN Dusty cities, smoky skies, and old paint: air quality, climate, health, and cultural impacts of chemistry at atmospheric interfaces 5 $145,000.00
Suehring, Roxana
Department
Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson RGPIN Sources and fate of plastic-associated contaminants in the environment- novel analysis strategies to evaluate human and environmental exposure 5 $145,000.00
Taylor, Mark
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Discovery and mechanistic analysis of new catalytic reactions 5 $470,000.00
Thachuk, Mark
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Theory and Application of Coarse Graining 5 $120,000.00
Thangadurai, Venkataraman
Department
Chemistry
Calgary RGPIN Solid State Chemistry for Advanced Lithium Batteries and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 5 $395,000.00
Therien-Aubin, Heloise
Department
Chemistry
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Controlling and harnessing the effects of nanoconfinement in colloidal polymers and polymer-colloid hybrids 5 $145,000.00
Thompson, Alison
Department
Chemistry
Dalhousie RGPIN Pyrroles, (aza)Dipyrrins and their Complexes: Synthesis and Properties 5 $180,000.00
Thurbide, Kevin
Department
Chemistry
Calgary RGPIN Advanced Separation and Detection Methods for Supercritical Fluid Chromatography 5 $320,000.00
Tran, Helen
Department
Chemistry (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Macromolecular Bioelectronics Encoded for Biocompatibility, Self-assembly, and Degradability 5 $145,000.00
Wang, Peng
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Discovery and Development of Crystalline Radiation Detection Materials 5 $120,000.00
Wang, Xiaosong
Department
Chemistry
Waterloo RGPIN Exploration of Active Roles of Water in Aqueous Supramolecular Chemistry 5 $145,000.00
Widdifield, Cory
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Regina RGPIN Developing Powder Crystallography for Molecules using NMR Parameters and Computations 5 $145,000.00
Wiebe, Heather
Department
Chemistry
Vancouver Island University RGPIN Under the sea: The effect of high pressure on marine biochemistry 5 $120,000.00
Wilson, Lee
Department
Chemistry
Saskatchewan RGPIN Development of Advanced Functional Biopolymer Composites with Tunable Physicochemical Properties 5 $180,000.00
Wolf, Michael
Department
Chemistry
British Columbia RGPIN Development of Photoactive Materials: Synthesis, Photochemistry and Photophysics 5 $320,000.00
Wu, Gang
Department
Chemistry
Queen's RGPIN Development of new 17O NMR spectroscopic techniques for studying biological systems 5 $395,000.00
Wulff, Jeremy
Department
Chemistry
Victoria RGPIN Defining New Biological and Chemical Targets With Diazirines 5 $240,000.00
Zargarian, Davit
Department
Chimie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Mechanistic Investigations of Nickel-Promoted C-Heteroatom Bond Making Reactions 5 $180,000.00
ZHANG, Xianming
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia RGPIN Characterization of Organic Compounds as Complex Mixtures in the Environment: Method Development and Applications 5 $145,000.00
Zou, Shan
Department
Chemistry
Carleton RGPIN Scale-up production and application of graphene oxide as nanocarriers 5 $145,000.00