Dr. Rey Pagtakhan announces $107.4 million in investment for 106 new Canada Research Chairs

March 17, 2003

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

Institution / Établissement Projects Approved /
Projets appuyés
Carleton University 1
Dalhousie University 2
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal 1
Lakehead University 1
McGill University 4
McMaster University 1
Memorial University of Newfoundland 3
Nova Scotia Agricultural College 1
Okanagan University College 1
Queen’s University 2
Saint Mary’s University 2
Simon Fraser University 1
Université Laval 3
Université de Moncton 1
Université de Montréal 5
Université de Sherbrooke 2
Université du Québec – Institut national de la recherche scientifique 3
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue 1
Université du Québec en Outaouais 1
Université du Québec à Montréal 2
University of Alberta 3
University of British Columbia 7
University of Guelph 3
University of Manitoba 1
University of New Brunswick / Université du Nouveau-Brunswick 1
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 1
University of Regina 2
University of Saskatchewan 1
University of Toronto 10
University of Victoria 3
University of Waterloo 4
University of Western Ontario 3
University of Windsor 1
University of Winnipeg 1
York University 1
Total 35 institutions / établissements 80

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
Carleton University
Briand, Lionel The Verification and Validation of Distributed, Object-Oriented Software Systems: Software and Infrastructure for Testing Research $99,111
Dalhousie University
Garduno, Rafael Seafood and Water Safety Research Laboratory - Equipment support $225,000
Dahn, Jeffery Laboratory for Combinatorial and High Throughput Materials Science Applied to Materials for Chemical Power Sources and Other Applications $276,115
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Trochu, François Laboratoire de caractérisation thermomécanique des composites à haute performance $125,000
Lakehead University
Bédard, Michel Driving Simulator $75,000
McGill University
Hill, Reghan Development of an Optical Tweezer-Electrophoresis Apparatus for Polymer-Coated Colloidal Particles $110,000
Titone, Debra Establishment of a Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory for the Study of Language and Memory $121,294
Bohle, Scott Spectroscopic and Synthetic Core Facilities for Chemical Biology $148,000
Palmer, Caroline Sequence Production Laboratory $179,387
McMaster University
Pelton, Robert Biosurface Characterization $196,228
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Seshadri, Rangaswamy Canada Research Chair in Asset Integrity Management $101,228
Bose, Neil Canada Research Chair in Offshore and Underwater Vehicles Design: Offshore and underwater vehicles design laboratory and particle image velocimeter (PIV) system. $125,000
Corbett, Dale Canada Research Chair in Stroke and Neuroplasticity $140,715
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Gordon, Robert Integrated Agricultural Air and Water Quality Management Initiative $125,000
Okanagan University College
Evans, Michael Infrastructure for the Development of an Applied and Participatory Social Science Program under the World Indigenous Peoples Chair at Okanagan University College $125,000
Queen's University
Davies, Peter Equipment for Protein Structure-Function Analysis and Protein Engineering $125,000
Groome, Patti Health Services Research Head and Neck Cancer Database $125,000
Saint Mary's University
Twohig, Peter Gorsebrook Centre for New Media Qualitative Research at Saint Mary's University $73,478
Hahn, Joseph A 24-node Beowulf Cluster for the Institute for Computational Astrophysics $84,000
Simon Fraser University
Patton, Cynthia Health Research & Methods Training Facility $120,000
Université Laval
Kinkead, Richard Développement des infrastructures de recherche en neurobiologie respiratoire $69,782
Ouellette, Marc Infrastructure de protéomique fonctionnelle pour la chaire de recherche sur la résistance antimicrobienne $147,108
Guillemette, Chantal Établissement d'un laboratoire de pharmacogénomique $181,067
Université de Moncton
Haché, Alain Near-infrared Optical Multichannel Array for Spectral Imaging $75,000
Université de Montréal
Karsenti, Thierry Mise en place d'une plate-forme virtuelle et d'un laboratoire de recherche visant à étudier l'intégration pédagogique des TIC dans la formation à l'enseignement et dans le travail enseignant $67,536
Gratton, Jean-Philippe Study of Endothelial Cells Signaling at the Molecular, Cellular and Functional Levels $91,720
Seidah, Nabil The Proproteins Convertases in Health and Disease $133,546
Roy, André State-of-the-Art Infrastructure for Innovative Field Research on Fluvial Processes $163,724
Desjardins, Michel Infrastructure pour la chaire canadienne de recherche en microbiologie cellulaire $327,000
Université de Sherbrooke
Gaudreau, Luc Étude des mécanismes de transcription génique $124,861
Grandbois, Michel Atomic Force Microscopy and Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues $151,569
Université du QC Institut national de la rech. scientifique
Affes, Sofiène Laboratoire mobile de communications sans fil à haute vitesse $124,042
Chaker, Mohamed Système d'écriture directe par laser pour la réalisation de microstructures $124,571
Talbot, Pierre Biospecific Molecular Interaction Analysis Unit $156,861
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Bussière, Bruno Chaire de recherche sur la restauration des sites miniers abandonnés générateurs de drainage minier acide $120,893
Université du Québec en Outaouais
Bouchard, Stéphane Chaire de recherche du Canada en cyberpsychologie clinique $74,600
Université du Québec à Montréal
Réale, Denis Field and Lab Data Acquisition System for Behavioural Ecology Studies $185,855
Peng, Changhui Establishment of an Eco-MCS Lab In Support of Ecological Modelling and Carbon Science (Eco-MCS) Research $186,612
University of Alberta
Schuurmans, Dale Algorithms for Large-Scale Probability Models: Learning, Optimization, Inference, and Search---An Integrated Computing Infrastructure for Data Analysis, Experimentation, and Algorithm Development $112,054
Kar, Satyabrata Establishment of a Neuropharmacology laboratory for the study of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders $123,004
Mann, Ian Extension to the CANOPUS Ground-based Magnetometer Array $498,640
University of British Columbia
Sobolev, Boris Laboratory for Statistics and Modelling of Health Care Access $127,547
Maldonado, Maria Laboratory for Trace Metal-Phytoplankton Research $154,057
Grayston, Susan The Soil Microbial Ecology Laboratory - Identification and Development of Indicators of Forest Sustainability $154,756
Brömme, Dieter Establishing of a New Laboratory for the Study of Proteases in Disease $169,048
Jetter, Reinhard Laboratory Characterization of Plant Natural Products $172,932
Naus, Christian The Laboratory for Gap Junctions and Disease $209,660
MacVicar, Brian Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience Multi-Photon Laser Scanning Microscope $300,000
University of Guelph
Bonen, Arend Molecular Metabolic Research Facility $124,650
Smit, Barry Global Environmental Change Modelling and Analysis Research Laboratory $125,000
Lam, Joseph State-of-the-art fluorescence microscope system and equipment for analysis of protein structure and function, glycoconjugate biosynthesis, glycosylation of bacterial surface proteins and biofilms. $156,004
University of Manitoba
Loewen, Peter Protein Biochemistry Laboratory $117,768
University of New Brunswick / Université du Nouveau-Brunswick
Kyberd, Peter High-Speed, High Resolution Vicon Motion Analysis System for Functional Assessment of Upper Limb Biomechanics $75,000
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Geist, Michael Canada Research Chair Laboratory for Law and Technology $254,651
University of Regina
Drury, Shadia Centre for Social and Political Thought $75,000
Leavitt, Peter Laboratory of Environmental Change and Society $228,111
University of Saskatchewan
Pomeroy, John Saskatchewan Watershed Research Facility $150,000
University of Toronto
Lou, Wen-Yi Wendy Statistical Methodology Laboratory for Healthcare Evaluation and Improvement $38,000
Mogridge, Jeremy Characterization of the mechanisms of anthrax toxin action $124,879
El-Sohemy, Ahmed Program in Nutrigenomics $125,000
Roy, Peter Infrastructure for C. elegans neurobiology and functional genomics $125,000
Volchuk, Allen A Molecular Cell Biology Laboratory to Investigate the Mechanism of Insulin Secretion in Normal and Diabetic Pancreatic Beta-Cells $125,000
Andolfatto, Peter Comparative population genomics methodologies for understanding mechanisms of genome evolution and the functional significance of genome variation. $240,000
Chang, Belinda Reconstruction of Ancestral Visual Pigments: Bioinformatics and Protein Expression $240,000
Martins, Joaquim Parallel Computing Facility for High-Fidelity Multidisciplinary Optimization $250,000
Yu, Wei Broadband Communications Laboratory $250,000
Thywissen, Joseph Mesoscopic Ensembles of Neutral, Degenerate Fermi and Bose Gases $396,702
University of Victoria
Kroker, Arthur Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC) $99,844
Ellison, Sara Fundamental Research Infrastructure for Observational Cosmology at the University of Victoria: Looking Forward to the New Generation of Astronomical Instrumentation. $173,204
Koop, Ben Functional Genomics Facility $246,797
University of Waterloo
Stewart, Cameron Computational Infrastructure for Number Theory $115,992
Zhou, Norman Hermetic Sealing for Applications such as Medical Implants, Optoelectronics and Microwave Modules $123,923
Gingras, Michel Beowulf Computing Serial Farm for Condensed Matter Theory $125,000
Soudki, Khaled Facility for Environmental Exposure and Condition Assessment of Innovation Materials and Systems for Structural Rehabilitation $125,000
University of Western Ontario
Young, Robert Multilevel Governance Research Laboratory $96,887
Parr, Joy Multimedia Ecologies Research Infrastructure $108,001
Stewart, Moira A Purpose-Built Research Database for Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care $119,482
University of Windsor
Zheng, Ming Clean Diesel Engine Laboratory for Active Control Aftertreatments and HCCI Enabling Technologies $137,000
University of Winnipeg
Carter, Thomas The Centre for Urban Change and Adaptation: a Meeting Place to Foster Creative Solutions to Urban Issues through Excellence in Research $75,000
York University
Marchessault, Janine Media Lab to Document and Analyze the Contributions Artists are Making to the New Information Economy $121,469
TOTAL 80 projects / projets $12,115,965