Canada’s New Government Invests Over $80 Million in the Next Generation of Canadian Researchers

May 23, 2007

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


 - Provincial Cumulative Totals

Summary by Institution

Institution / Établissement

Projects Approved / Projets appuyés

Dalhousie University

1

McGill University

15

McMaster University

2

Memorial University of Newfoundland

1

Mount Saint Vincent University

1

Ryerson University

1

Saint Mary’s University

1

Simon Fraser University

1

St. Francis Xavier University

1

Trent University

2

Université Laval

1

Université de Montréal

7

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

1

University of Alberta

3

University of British Columbia (The)

2

University of Calgary (The)

2

University of Manitoba (The)

1

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

1

University of Regina (The)

1

University of Toronto

5

University of Victoria

2

University of Waterloo

2

University of Western Ontario (The)

5

University of Windsor

2

Wilfrid Laurier University

2

York University

1

Total 26 institutions / établissements

64

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

Dalhousie University

Beiko, Robert

A Canadian Platform for Advanced Comparative Genomics

$124,879

Total

1

$124,879

McGill University 

Sullivan, Michael

Pain Behaviour Observation Laboratory

48 000 $

Cornish, Kim

An International and Interdisciplinary Platform for the Study of Cognitive and Brain Development in Infants and Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

50 000 $

Laporte, Stéphane

Real Time Cell Imaging to Understanding Hormone and Drug Action

60 652 $

Hubert, Pascal

An Advanced Composite Materials Research Laboratory

79 587 $

Agellon, Luis

Emerging Roles of Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics in the Molecular Regulation of Metabolism in Health and Disease

149 855 $

Dzierszinski, Florence

Canada Research Chair in Parasite Pathogenesis

150 000 $

Pastinen, Tomi

Genetical Genomics of Human Cells: a New Approach for Gene Discovery

154 350 $

Clark, Shelley

Life Histories, Health, and HIV/AIDS

169 738 $

Schirrmacher, Ralf

Synthesis of Novel Radiopharmaceuticals for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in Neurology and Oncology

201 530 $

Kollias, Pavlos

Development of a Millimeter-Wavelength Doppler Radar for Cloud and Precipitation Studies

216 000 $

Jones, Elizabeth

Imaging Laboratory for the Study of Developmental Biomechanics

219 610 $

Musallam, Wissam

The Development of a Brain Machine Interface for Paralyzed Patients and Amputees

228 000 $

Giros, Bruno

Equipements en neuroanatomie et neurobiologie comportementale afin d'établir un laboratoire en neurobiologie psychiatrique

241 995 $

Mongeau, Luc

Laboratory for Flow-Induced Sound and Vibration Research

248 052 $

Shmuel, Amir

Neuronal Correlates of Hemodynamic Signals

320 000 $

Total

15

2 537 369 $

McMaster University

Arck, Petra

Prerequisites for Translational Research from Basic Science to the Clinic in Neuroimmunology

$162,741

Doble, Bradley

Infrastructure for Investigating Cell Signaling Targets of GSK-3 In Vitro and In Vivo

$229,835

Total

2

$392,576

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dorward, Ann

Mouse Models for Reproductive Cancer Research

$50,013

Total

1

$50,013

Mount Saint Vincent University

Keefe, Janice

Maritime Institute for Research In Gerontology Enabling Research to Project Policy Needs to Address Population and Train the Next Generation of Social Science Researchers

$74,652

Total

1

$74,652

Ryerson University

Papini, Marcello

Abrasive Jet Technology and Particle Impact Infrastructure

$133,850

Total

1

$133,850

Saint Mary’s University

Thacker, Robert

The Saint Mary's University Computational Astrophysics Laboratory: High Performance Computing infrastructure to support the Canada Research Chair in Astronomy

$107,825

Total

1

$107,825

Simon Fraser University

Waddell, Charlotte

Research Program in Children's Health Policy

$100,000

Total

1

$100,000

St. Francis Xavier University

Boyle, Todd

Research Centre for Integrative Information Technology Diffusion in SMEs

$69,735

Total

1

$69,735

Trent University 

Wilson, Paul

Dr. Wilson’s Research Supports the Characterization of DNA Markers and Databases for Applications in Non-Human Forensic Science, Wildlife Management and Conservation Genetics

$80,000

Guéguen, Céline

Biogeochemical Laboratory for Dissolved Organic Matter Characterization and Metal Speciation in Aquatic Environments

$167,425

Total

2

$247,425

Université Laval 

Beaulieu, Martin

Infrastructure for Molecular Psychiatry and Behaviour Laboratory

200 035 $

Total

1

200 035 $

Université de Montréal 

Monnais, Laurence

Laboratoire de recherche des Chaire de recherche du Canada sur le pluralisme en santé et Chaire de recherche du Canada en histoire des Amériques

26 989 $

Murray, Gregor

Espaces collaboratifs de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la mondialisation et le travail

42 406 $

Lessard, Julie

Infrastructure for Setting up the Laboratory of Dr. Julie Lessard at IRIC

100 000 $

Emery, Gregory

Infrastructure for setting up the laboratory of Dr. Greg Emery at IRIC

130 000 $

Peretz, Isabelle

Psychological and Neural Bases of Music Cognition

160 118 $

Maddox, Paul

Infrastructure for the Setting up of the Laboratory of Dr. P. Maddox At IRIC

396 008 $

O'Loughlin, Jennifer

Infrastructure to Support a Research Program on the Early Determinants of Adult Chronic Disease

101 421 $

Total

7

956 942 $

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières 

Cyr, Michel

Neuronal Cultures Unit to Study in Vitro Neurodegenerative Processes

68 252 $

Total

1

68 252 $

University of Alberta 

Hacke, Uwe

Establishment of a Plant-Water Relations and Wood Anatomy Laboratory

$87,720

Tang, Tian

Workstations and Simulation Tools for Studying Nano-Biomolecular Hybrid Materials

$155,636

Hallin, Aksel

Radon Free Astroparticle Physics Laboratory

$400,000

Total

3

$643,356

University of British Columbia (The)

Beavis, Ronald

Establishment of a Laboratory for Experimental Bioinformatics in Proteomics

$114,750

Illes, Judy

This Infrastructure Will Enable the Build-out of Research Space to House and Grow the Research Programs of the New National Core for Integrated Neuroethics in Canada (NCINC) at UBC

$140,000

Total

2

$254,750

University of Calgary (The)

Hoskin, Paul

Establishment of Laser Ablation ICP-MS Facility in Support of Solid Earth Geochemistry and Tectonics Research at the University of Calgary

$483,537

Straus, Sharon

Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care

$496,789

Total

2

$980,326

University of Manitoba (The)

Kebreab, Ermias

Infrastructure in Support of the Proposed Canada Research Chair in Modeling Sustainable Agricultural Systems

$110,814

Total

1

$110,814

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Mcgregor, Carolyn

Health Informatics Laboratory

$97,310

Total

1

$97,310

University of Regina (The)

Marsh, Charity

Centre for the Study of Interactive Media and Performance (IMP)

$115,996

Total

1

$115,996

University of Toronto 

Horner, Richard

Facility for Integrative Neurobiology of Sleep and Respiratory Regulation in Health and Disease

$125,000

Heerklotz, Heiko

Tools for the Investigation of Lipids and Membranes in Drug Delivery and Drug Therapy

$202,532

Angers, Stephane

Establishment of a Proteomic Platform at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Toronto

$217,180

Aarts, Michelle

Establishment of a Molecular Biology and Proteomics Laboratory for Research into Signal Transduction and Cell Death in Ischemia

$223,107

Neel, Benjamin

Shp2/Ras Pathway in Human Disease

$410,466

Total

5

$1,178,285

University of Victoria

Van Veggel, Frank

Supramolecular Photonic Materials

$30,328

Gulliver, Aaron

Parallel Computing Facility for the Design and Analysis of Wireless Communication Systems

$166,651

Total

2

$196,979

University of Waterloo

Collins, Karen

Multimedia Production and Analysis Studio for the Study of Communication in Digital New Media

$109,548

Foldvari, Marianna

Bioimaging System for Studying the Live Transport and Targeting of Nanomedicines (Drugs and Delivery Systems)

$125,000

Total

2

$234,548

University of Western Ontario (The)

Ansari, Daniel

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory for the Study of Numerical Cognition

$104,596

Luginaah, Isaac

Environmental Exposure Monitoring Systems for Health and Equity Research (EEMSHER)

$130,436

Keyghobadi, Nusha

Landscape Genetics Laboratory

$231,484

Mckenzie, Charles

32 Receiver Channel Upgrade for Parallel Magnetic Resonance Research

$253,960

Gerhard, Jason

ILLUMINATE (Innovative Laboratory for Luminescent Mapping of Insitu NAPL And Technology Evaluation) Geoenvironmental Research Facility

$259,656

Total

5

$980,132

University of Windsor

Gras, Robin

The Bioinformatics Laboratory

$25,707

Fisk, Aaron

The Chemical Tracer Laboratory

$50,000

Total

2

$75,707

Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilson, Anne

Social Psychology Computer Research Laboratory

$75,000

Servos, Philip

Multimodal Imaging Equipment for Cognitive Neuroscience Research

$199,210

Total

2

$274,210

York University

Crawford, John Douglas

Upgrades to Visual-Motor Laboratory for Experimental, Computational, and Applied Neurophysiology

$203,584

Total

1

$203,584

TOTAL

64 projects / projets

$10,409,550