Canada’s New Government Invests $109.5 Million to Fund 126 Canada Research Chairs

September 10, 2007

 - Provincial Cumulative Totals

Leaders Opportunity Fund –
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair

Summary by Institution

  Institution / Établissement Projects Approved / Projets appuyés
Acadia University 1
Carleton University 1
Concordia University 1
Dalhousie University 3
McGill University 9
McMaster University 1
Queen’s University 2
Simon Fraser University 2
Université Laval 2
Université de Moncton 1
Université de Montréal 1
Université de Sherbrooke 1
Université du Québec à Montréal 1
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 1
École Polytechnique de Montréal 1
University of Alberta 3
University of British Columbia (The) 2
University of Calgary (The) 4
University of Manitoba (The) 1
University of New Brunswick 2
University of Ontario Institute of Technology 2
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 1
University of Prince Edward Island 1
University of Regina (The) 1
University of Toronto 12
University of Western Ontario (The) 4
University of Windsor 1
Total 27 institutions / établissements 62


Leaders Opportunity Fund –
Funding for infrastructure associated with a Canada Research Chair /
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
Acadia University
O'Driscoll, Nelson Mercury Biogeochemistry Laboratory

$127,675

Total 1

$127,675

Carleton University
Ellery, Alex Space Robotics Manipulator System

$177,427

Total 1

$177,427

Concordia University
Ikeda, Satoshi Political Sociology of Global Futures Research Office and Laboratory

$25,258

Total 1

$25,258

Dalhousie University
Beagan, Brenda Infrastructure to Support the Development of a Centre for Research in the Social Determinants of Women's Health

$60,061

Zeh, Norbert Experimental Evaluation of Algorithms for Massive Data Sets

$118,186

Hall, Kimberley Optical Parametric Oscillator Laser System for the Study of Optical Control of Charge and Spin in Semiconductors

$146,000

Total 3

$324,247

McGill University 
Davis, Elaine Enhanced Imaging and Data Acquisition for Vascular Biology and Extracellular Matrix Research

63 720 $

Coulombe, Sylvain GC-MS for the Characterization of Non-Thermal Plasma Processes and Nanofluids

100 000 $

Lehoux, Stephanie Vascular Signalling and Function

108 400 $

Le-Ngoc, Tho Broadband Access Communications Facility

201 930 $

Raz, Amir Cognitive Neuroscience of Suggestion: Concurrent and Integrative Measurements of Typical and Atypical Attention

284 160 $

Quinn, Thomas Soft Tissue Biophysics Laboratory

319 999 $

Moores, Audrey Green Chemistry and Catalysis

382 490 $

Papadopoulos, Vassilios Biochemical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Laboratory

400 000 $

Lukacs, Gergely From Molecular Structure to Cell Biology; an Integrated Approach to Elucidate the Basis Cystic Fibrosis and other Conformational Diseases

524 030 $

Total 9

2 384 729 $

McMaster University
Wynder, Christopher Epigenetic Control of Human Stem Cells

$167,407

Total 1

$167,407

Queen’s University
Carrington, Tucker Large-Memory Computers for Calculating Spectra and Rate Constants by Solving the Schroedinger Equation

$75,000

McKenna, Timothy Innovation in the Manufacturing of Polymers

$250,000

Total 2

$325,000

Simon Fraser University
Palen, Wendy Aquatic Conservation Research Laboratory

$120,000

Collard, Mark Morphometrics and Phylogenetics Laboratory

$137,746

Total 2

$257,746

Université Laval 
Halley, Paule Infrastructure droit de l'environnement

60 130 $

Cote, Jacques Chaire de recherche en biologie de la chromatine et epigénétique moléculaire

277 886 $

Total 2

338 016 $

Université de Moncton 
Beaton, Ann Centre de recherche en relations intergroupes

55 073 $

Total 1

55 073 $

Université de Montréal 
Di Noia, Javier Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis for Generating Antibody Diversity

203 239 $

Total 1

203 239 $

Université de Sherbrooke 
Tremblay, André-Marie Update of High-Performance Beowulf Cluster (Elix) for Properties of Correlated Materials

98 441 $

Total 1

98 441 $

Université du Québec à Montréal 
Roussel, Stéphane Chaire de recherche du Canada en politiques étrangère et de défense canadiennes

46 249 $

Total 1

46 249 $

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 
Berthoux, Lionel Équipements pour la centrifugation et la transfection à haute capacité

91 074 $

Total 1

91 074 $

École Polytechnique de Montréal 
Dorner, Sarah Innovative Sampling and Detection System for Microbial Contaminants in Source Waters

125 000 $

Total 1

125 000 $

University of Alberta 
Erbilgin, Nadir Plant-Insect-Fungi Interactions in Western Canada: Implications to Host Expansion of Mountain Pine Beetle and Plant-Mediated Interactions Between Insects and Fungi

$96,854

Herrle, Jens Applied Micropaleontology Laboratory

$246,871

Cadien, Kenneth Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Research System for the Study of Nucleation, Film Growth And Applications of ALD Films

$250,000

Total 3

$593,725

University of British Columbia (The)
Schoof, Christian Glacier Dynamics Field Laboratory

$60,000

Harder, Ken Laboratory for Host-pathogen Immunogenetics

$125,000

Total 2

$185,000

University of Calgary (The)
Hill, Josephine Catalytic Gasification of Coals and Petroleum Coke

$135,490

Ruwanpura, Janaka Laboratory for Project Management Systems and Construction Productivity Monitoring

$195,101

Lytton, Jonathan Molecular Regulation of Na/Ca Exchanger Function

$290,870

Stys, Peter Advanced Non-Linear Optical Microscopy Center for the Study of Axo-Glial Disorders

$480,000

Total 4

$1,101,461

University of Manitoba (The)
Safi-Harb, Samar An Advanced Computer System for Astrophysics Research at Manitoba, Focused on the Study of Supernova Remnants and Associated Phenomena

$125,000

Total 1

$125,000

University of New Brunswick
Munkittrick, Kelly Electrofishing Boat and Trailer

$74,541

Currie, Suzanne Molecular Biology Suite for Studies in Environmental Stress Physiology

$106,541

Total 2

$181,082

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Forbes, Shari Development of a Decomposition Chemistry Laboratory and Geoforensic Research Facility

$125,000

Naterer, Greg Experimental Facility for Advanced Energy Systems

$125,000

Total 2

$250,000

University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Hinzer, Karin Device Characterisation Laboratory for Photonic Nanostructures and Integrated Devices

$119,999

Total 1

$119,999

University of Prince Edward Island
Whelan, William Integrated Optical Platform for Advancing Biomedical Physics

$71,558

Total 1

$71,558

University of Regina (The)
Yost, Christopher Centre for Irrigation Water Protection and Microbial Ecology of Foods

$137,044

Total 1

$137,044

University of Toronto 
Ozin, Geoffrey Ellipsometric Porosimetry: A New Analytical Technique to Elucidate the Porosity, Optical and Mechanical Properties of Novel Nanoporous Thin Films

$40,000

Barner, David Infrastructure Plan for the Study of Linguistic and Conceptual Development

$100,000

Stanford, William Extending the Research Capabilities of the Stem Cell Bioengineering and Functional Genomics Laboratory

$100,000

Thywissen, Joseph A Local Probe for Cold Atoms in Optical Lattices

$140,000

Sherman, Philip Infrastructure for the Enhancement of Laboratory Facilities to Investigate the Molecular Basis of Microbial Interactions with the Infected Host

$170,939

Frey, Brendan Computing Infrastructure for Information Processing and Machine Learning

$174,921

Gramolini, Anthony Cardiovascular Proteomics and Molecular Therapeutics Lab

$200,000

John, Sajeev Computational Platform for Design, Modeling , and Simulation of Photonic Crystals

$200,000

Barfoot, Timothy Autonomous Planetary Rover Testbed

$200,872

Andrade, Maydianne Integrative Behaviour & Neuroscience Research and Support Facility

$230,000

Foster, Stuart Transducer Fabrication Facility

$268,577

Jurisicova, Andrea Imaging for Women's and Infants' Health

$344,433

Total 12

$2,169,742

University of Western Ontario (The)
Dunning, Cynthia Human Orthopaedic Biomechanics: Studies to Assess Implant Fixation & Load Transfer, Osteotomy & Fracture Fixation, Spine Loading, and Impact Injury Limits

$172,380

Wang, Xianbin Laboratory for Emerging Communications Systems

$173,446

Atkinson, Gail Engineering Seismology Toolbox for Canadian Seismic Hazards Research

$186,372

Creed, Irena Catchment Research Facility: Tracking Water and Nutrient Flows in Forests in Natural and Controlled Biomes under Changing Environmental Conditions

$236,325

Total 4

$768,523

University of Windsor
Lalman, Jerald Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory for the Development of Microbial Conversion Technologies

$49,575

Total 1

$49,575

TOTAL 62 projects / projets

$10,499,290