$102.2 million in new funding for 126 Canada Research Chairs

November 10, 2005

Canada Research Chairs Infrastructure Fund / 
Fonds d’infrastructure pour les Chaires de recherche du Canada

 - Provincial Cumulative Totals

Summary by Institution / Sommaire par institution    

Institution / Établissement Projects Approved / Projets appuyés
Cape Breton University 1
Concordia University 2
Dalhousie University 4
Lakehead University 2
McGill University 8
McMaster University 1
Memorial University of Newfoundland 1
Queen’s University 2
Ryerson University 1
Simon Fraser University 2
Université Laval 4
Université de Montréal 5
Université de Sherbrooke 2
Université du QC Institut national de la recherche scientifique 1
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 1
University of Alberta 4
University of British Columbia (The) 5
University of Calgary (The) 2
University of Lethbridge (The) 1
University of Manitoba (The) 3
University of New Brunswick 2
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 3
University of Regina (The) 1
University of Toronto 4
University of Victoria 3
University of Windsor 1
University of Winnipeg (The) 1
Total 27 institutions / établissements 67

    Canada Research Chairs Infrastructure Fund/
Fonds d’infrastructure pour les Chaires de recherche du Canada

List of Approved Projects by Institution /
Liste des projets appuyés par établissement

   

Chairholder/
Chaire de recherche
Project title / Titre du projet Maximum CFI Contribution/
Contribution maximale de la FCI
Cape Breton University
Keefe, Dale Raman Spectrometer and High Performance Computer to Support the Canada Research Chair in Molecular Spectroscopy

$119,751

Total 1

$119,751

Concordia University
High, Steven Digital Oral History Research Laboratory

$132,590

Michel, Robin Cellular and Molecular Neuromuscular Physiology Research Facility

$240,817

Total 2

$373,407

Dalhousie University
Richardson, Chistopher Laboratory For DIDRA CRC Tier I Chair in Viral Vaccines and Therapeutics

$120,000

Fawcett, James Polarity Proteins in Neuronal Development and Repair

$124,775

Newman, Aaron NeuroCognitive Imaging Laboratory - Electroencephalographic Recording and Source Localization System, Computing Facilities for Neuroimaging Data Analysis, Video Studio for Language Recording

$135,593

Waisman, David Research Laboratory to Investigate Cancer Metastasis and Angiogenesis

$154,575

Total 4

$534,943

Lakehead University
Iseke-Barnes, Judy Understanding Indigenous Storytelling as Expressions of Identity, Community, Culture, and Pedagogy

$93,000

Chen, Aicheng Lakehead University Electrochemistry Laboratory

$125,000

Total 2

$218,000

McGill University
Pierre, Christophe Experimental and Computational Laboratory for the Vibration of Complex Structures

177 617 $

Weiler, Hope Innovative Nutritional Solutions to Improve Bone Health of Canadians

199 668 $

Rocheleau, Christian Establishment of a Research Laboratory to Study Genes Important for Human Health at Both the Cellular and Molecular Level Using the Model Organism Caenorhabditis Elegans

201 971 $

Tufenkji, Nathalie Biocolloid and Surface Science Laboratory

210 820 $

Niezen, Ronald An Enhanced Research and Communication Capacity for the Centre for Society, Technology and Development, at McGill University

212 307 $

Chapman, Lauren Laboratory Infrastructure for Fish Respiratory Ecology

221 725 $

Liu, Shan-Lu Establishment of a Laboratory for the Study of Retroviral Oncogenesis and Gene Therapy

254 000 $

Schiffrin, Ernesto Vascular Phenotype Infrastructure: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Vascular Remodeling in Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome

256 386 $

Total 8

1 734 494 $

McMaster University
Nair, Parameswaran Establishing a Research Laboratory to Measure Acute and Chronic Airway Inflammatory Changes in Obstructive Airway Diseases

$101,892

Total 1

$101,892

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Booth, Valerie Solid-State NMR Equipment for the Elucidation of Structure-Activity Relationships in Membrane-Associated Proteins

$125,000

Total 1

$125,000

Queen's University
Boulay, Mark Guy Development of Noble Liquid Particle Astrophysics Detectors and Solar Neutrino Studies

$200,000

Hawryshyn, Craig Integrative Approaches to Vision Research: Molecular Vision, Retinal Development, Retinal Information Processing, Visually-Guided Behaviour and Biodiversity

$230,000

Total 2

$430,000

Ryerson University
Kumar, Krishna Satellite System Design and Simulation

$124,381

Total 1

$124,381

Simon Fraser University
Kelm, Mary-Ellen Qualitative History Research Laboratory (QHRL)

$120,000

Branda, Neil Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer for Characterization of Organic Materials

$200,000

Total 2

$320,000

Université Laval
Saghatelyan, Armen Infrastructure for Molecular and Cellular Analysis of Postnatal Neurogenesis

140 865 $

Boivin, Guy Infrastructure for Identification and Characterization of Emerging Viruses and Antiviral Resistance

141 435 $

Cote, Daniel Multimodal Infrared Nonlinear Spectromicroscopy / Endoscopic Broadband CARS Imaging for Cancer Diagnosis

145 168 $

Cumming, Steven Joint Infrastructure Request to Support Research in Conservation Biology and Landscape Ecology by the two CRC Chairs in Conservation Biology and Boreal Ecosystems Modelling, Laval University

242 507 $

Total 4

669 975 $

Université de Montréal
Khairy, Paul Arrhythmias and Sudden Death in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

91 327 $

Larose, Karim Laboratoire de recherche multimédia sur la poésie et l'essai au Québec

99 355 $

Grandvaux, Nathalie Laboratory of Cell Signaling in Virus Infections Analysis

100 646 $

D'Amours, Damien Infrastructure for Setting up the Laboratory of Dr Damien D’Amours at IRIC

290 784 $

Brugada-Terradellas, Ramon Infrastructure to Support a Program in Genetics of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

309 022 $

Total 5

891 134 $

Université de Sherbrooke
Perreault, Jean-Pierre Platform for the Purification, Production and Characterization of RNA Binding Proteins

118 185 $

Lavoie, Christine Confocal Microscopy to Investigate the Regulation of Intracellular Trafficking

265 314 $

Total 2

383 499 $

Université du QC Institut national de la rech. scientifique
Guay, Daniel Laboratoire des nanomatériaux énergétiques (LNÉ)

223 405 $

Total 1

223 405 $

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Dionne, Carmen Réseau de laboratoires adaptés d'observation et d'intervention

59 187 $

Total 1

59 187 $

University of Alberta
Power, Christopher Neurological Infectious and Immune Disease Research Centre

$189,872

Li, Liang Laser Capture Microdissection Apparatus for Tissue Proteomics and Metabolomics

$194,347

Scarpella, Enrico Dissection of Vascular Pattern Formation in Plants at Molecular and Cellular Resolution

$276,173

Currie, Philip Dinosaur Palaeobiology and 3-D Functional Morphology Research Facility

$291,601

Total 4

$951,993

University of British Columbia(The)
McAllister, Murdoch Startup Costs for Computing and Graduate Students, Fisheries Statistics Projects

$24,817

Doucet, Arnaud New Computational Statistics Lab

$46,607

Foster, Leonard Organelle Proteomics: Cell Biological, Biochemical and Bioinformatical Infrastructure

$107,000

Frankel, Adam The Development of Encoded Peptidomimetic Libraries for Drug Discovery

$136,194

Murch, Susan Plant Neurochemistry Laboratory

$179,137

Total 5

$493,755

University of Calgary (The)
Ghali, William Broadening the Scope of APPROACH -- Phase 2

$127,031

McKay, Derek Intestinal Immunophysiology in Health and Disease

$179,661

Total 2

$306,692

University of Lethbridge(The)
Wieden, Hans-Joachim Development of a Modern Physical Biochemistry Laboratory

$121,829

Total 1

$121,829

University of Manitoba(The)
Fayek, Mostafa Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Support Facilities

$125,000

Hatch, Grant The Molecular Regulation of Cardiolipin Metabolism in Genetic Diseases, Programmed Cell Death and the Eukaryotic Cell Cycle

$125,000

McNeill, Dean Data Acquisition and Test Apparatus for SHM Information Systems Development

$125,000

Total 3

$375,000

University of New Brunswick
O'Sullivan, Lucia Adolescent Health Risk Laboratory

$74,681

Saunders, Gary Infrastructure to Facilitate the DNA Barcoding of Canada's Marine Plants

$75,000

Total 2

$149,681

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Lippel, Katherine Laboratoire de recherches sur le droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail / Law and Occupational Health and Safety Research Laboratory

$98,250

Rundle, Howard Laboratory Facilities for Quantitative Genetic Analyses and Experimental Evolution of Chemical Signaling Systems in Drosophila

$100,514

Walsh, Patrick High-Throughput DNA Sequencing for Microarray Studies of Gene Expression in Marine and Freshwater Fish Species

$104,000

Total 3

$302,764

University Regina(The)
Piwowar, Joseph The Facility for Geomatics and Sustainability

$149,102

Total 1

$149,102

University of Toronto
Gong, Siew-Ging Infrastructure for a State-of-the-Art Molecular Craniofacial Biology Research Laboratory

$124,510

Sargent, Edward Infrastructure for Biomolecule-Enabled Nanotechnology and Photonics

$144,000

Fleming, Alison Neural, Autonomic, Affective, and Behavioural Responsiveness to Infant Cues in Low and High Risk Human Mothers: Relation to Gene Polymorphisms

$201,333

Hynynen, Kullervo Imaging Research Laboratory

$340,200

Total 4

$810,043

University of Victoria
Williams, Lorna Community-Based Research into Indigenous Languages, Indigenous Knowledge, and Indigenous Perspectives on Learning

$9,991

Cameron, Caroline Molecular Pathogenesis of Treponema Pallidum

$55,000

Djilali, Nedjib Computational and Experimental Fuel Cell Research Facility

$160,000

Total 3

$224,991

University of Windsor
Wu, Jonathan Facility for the Research and Development of Automotive Sensors and Sensing Systems

$101,000

Total 1

$101,000

University of Winnipeg (The)
Reimer, Mavis Creation of a Centre for Research in Children’s Texts and Culture

$75,000

Total 1

$75,000

TOTAL 67 projects / projets

$10,370,918