Industry Minister Allan Rock announces funding for 118 new Canada Research Chairs

October 23, 2003

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

Institution / Établissement Projects Approved /
Projets appuyés
Brock University 1
Carleton University 4
Concordia University 1
Dalhousie University 3
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal 2
École des Hautes Études Commerciales 1
Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne 2
McGill University 10
McMaster University 3
Queen’s University 3
Royal Military College of Canada / Collège militaire royal du Canada 2
Ryerson University 1
Simon Fraser University 4
Trent University 3
Université Laval 8
Université de Moncton 1
Université de Montréal 4
Université de Sherbrooke 3
Université du Québec Institut nationale de la recherché scientifique 1
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue 1
Université du Québec à Montréal 1
Université du Québec à Rimouski 1
University of Alberta 4
University of British Columbia (The) 4
University of Calgary (The) 4
University of Guelph 2
University of Lethbridge (The) 1
University of Manitoba 5
University of New Brunswick / Université du Nouveau-Brunswick 2
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa 2
University of Regina (The) 1
University of Saskatchewan 3
University of Toronto 6
University of Waterloo 4
University of Western Ontario (The) 1
Wilfrid Laurier University 1
York University 4
Total 37 institutions / établissements 104

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
Brock University
Mccormick, Cheryl A behavioural neuroendocrinology laboratory for the study of the effects of stress on brain and behavioural development in males and females $104,042
Carleton University
Hayley, Shawn Neuroinflammatory Mechanisms in Animal Models of Psychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disorders: Behavioural and Molecular Analyses $130,643
Rogers, David The Carleton Laboratory for Radiotherapy Physics and Simulation of Radiation Transport $164,854
Sarkar, Abhijit High Performance Computing Laboratory for Uncertainty Analysis and Risk Management $265,895
Albert, Jacques Advanced Photonic Components Fabrication, Testing, and Characterization Laboratory $302,734
Concordia University
Chvatal, Vaclav (Vasek) Computational Combinatorial Optimization Laboratory $115,989
Dalhousie University
Johnston, Brent Leukocyte Activation and Migration: Role of the Chemokine Receptor CXCR6 $135,800
Gagnon, Graham Water Quality and Technology Laboratory: Detection of Pathogens and Chemical Contaminants $136,231
Plucknett, Kevin Infrastructure for the evaluation of degradation phenomena in structural and functional inorganic materials $188,035
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Jolicoeur, Mario Metabolic Engineering Laboratory $125,000
Tremblay, Robert Real-Time Hybrid Controller System for Seismic Applications $125,000
École des Hautes Études Commerciales
Dionne, Georges Ordinateurs pour des projets de recherche en gestion des risques avec des bases de données de grande taille et des applications en bancassurance et en gestion des risques de flottes de véhicules $103,184
Laurentian University / Université Laurentienne
Kumar, Aseem Infrastructure for Chair in Biomolecular Science $124,850
Gunn, John Construction of an Aquatic Restoration Ecology Laboratory (AREL) at Laurentian University $350,384
McGill University
Peterson, Garry Computer Modelling and Visualization Laboratory $94,163
Whyte, Lyle Arctic Microbial Biodiversity and Biodegradation: Molecular Workstation System, Microarray Reader System, Microbial Cold Growth System $99,999
Qureshi, Salman Innovative Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Host Resistance Against Infection $101,291
Mandato, Craig Molecular study and characterization of cellular contractile systems $140,000
Bouchard, Maxime Organogenesis and Tumorigenesis of the Kidney: the Role of Pax genes $140,000
Murai, Keith Molecular Control of Synaptic Structure and Function $140,218
Li, Chao-Jun Green Chemistry Laboratory Facility $144,000
Steinhauer, Karsten Research Laboratory for Electrophysiological Studies in the Neurocognition of Language $147,528
Latterich, Martin Establishment of a laboratory for the biochemical and proteomic analysis of membrane-dependent cellular events $152,105
Fagotto, François Xenopus cell and developmental biology laboratory $167,544
McMaster University
Kallin, Catherine Computational facility for the theory of quantum materials $117,732
Kleiman, Rafael Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Novel MicroElectroMechanical Systems for Sensor, Biomedical, and Telecommunications Applications $200,000
Macpherson, Andrew Establishment of a laboratory to investigate interactions between non-pathogenic commensal intestinal bacteria and the mammalian immune system $350,483
Queen's University
Macleod, Roderick Equipment to measure calcium-sensing receptor signal transduction in intestinal and sub-epithelial cells $125,000
Docoslis, Aristides Dielectrophoretic manipulation of colloids and characterisation of the resulting structures $125,000
Johnsrude, Ingrid Neural and Cognitive Mechanisms of Hearing and Language $125,000
Royal Military College of Canada / Collège militaire royal du Canada
Bates, Phil Diode Laser and Melt Rheometer for Polymer Processing and Joining Research $125,000
Zeeb, Barbara Analytical laboratory equipment for the analysis of PCBs, pesticides, PAHs, and their metabolites in plant tissues $125,000
Ryerson University
Wolfaardt, Gideon Molecular Ecology, Structure and Functionality of Biofilms-Canada Research Chair in Environmental Interfaces and Biofilms $120,309
Simon Fraser University
Pelletier, Francis Cognitive Science Research and Training Laboratory $110,346
Taylor, Joseph Environmental History Data Lab $120,000
Sahinalp, Cenk Laboratory for Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics $120,000
Tibbits, Glen Molecular Cardiac Physiology Research Facility $164,040
Trent University
Conolly, James Spatial Archaeology Research Laboratory (SARL) for the Trent University Archaeological Research Centre $62,537
Mumford, Marrie Mini-Bimaadiziwin $75,000
Panagia, Davide Canada Research Chair in Cutlural Studies: Public Opinion and the Rhetoric of the Image $75,000
Université Laval
Gervais, Jean-Philippe Computer equipment for the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Agri-food Industry and International Trade $14,566
Audet, René Laboratoire de publication électronique sur la littérature contemporaine et d'expérimentation de supports collaboratifs pour la recherche en études littéraires $19,231
Guay, Frédéric Laboratoire de recherche sur les facteurs socio-motivationnels associés à la réussite scolaire $71,091
Godin, Gaston Laboratory in Behaviour and Health $132,231
Marchand, Jacques Appareils destinés à l'évaluation des dégradations (gel-dégel et corrosion) dans le béton et de leurs effets sur les propriétés mécaniques et le comportement de pièces en béton armé $178,115
Martel, Hugo Supercomputing facility for astrophysical simulations $199,721
Boivin, Michel Laboratoire de recherche pour l’étude du développement social de l’enfant $237,868
Corbeil, Jacques Human functional genomics $351,033
Université de Moncton
Surette, Marc Infrastructure to support a CRC Chair in Cellular Fatty Acid Metabolism $208,550
Université de Montréal
L'Écuyer, Pierre Analyse de générateurs de valeurs aléatoires et optimisation stochastique par simulation $97,104
Bichet, Daniel Genetics of renal diseases $117,028
Lang, Bernd Franz Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics $140,000
Martel, Richard Acquisition of equipment for probing electronic nanostructures and their interfaces $466,040
Université de Sherbrooke
Drouin, Régen Program in Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics $130,940
Cunnane, Stephen Infrastructure to Study Lipid Metabolism, Substrate Oxidation and Nutritional Status During Aging $132,700
Dubowski, Jan J. Photon Processing and Quantum Materials (P2QM) Laboratory $143,600
Université du Québec Institut nationale de la recherché scientifique
Rosei, Federico Hybrid Pulsed Laser Deposition - Physical Vapour Deposition System $139,515
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Benzaazoua, Mostafa Laboratoire de caractérisation des remblais miniers cimentés $88,000
Université du Québec à Montréal
Bouchard, Marie Laboratoire de recherche en économie sociale $99,893
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Tremblay, Réjean Laboratoire de recherche en larviculture et physiologie-génétique des mollusques $147,741
University of Alberta
He, Fangliang Biodiversity and landscape modelling for sustainable ecosystem management $71,997
Burrell, Robert Extreme Magnetron Sputtering Facility for Preparation of Nanostructured Materials $250,010
Waskiewicz, Andrew Genetic, Genomic, and Molecular Basis of Anterior-Posterior Patterning of Zebrafish Central Nervous System $260,978
Pilarski, Linda In Vivo Analysis of Human Cancer: Genetic Testing with Microsystems and Nanoscience $327,894
University of British Columbia (The)
Chang, Stephanie Disaster Management Collaboratory $85,500
Heyl, Jeremy A Parallel Computer for Compact-Object Physics $120,760
Measday, Vivien Laboratory for the Genomics and Chromosome Biology of Wine Yeast $171,795
Wasteneys, Geoffrey Plant Subcellular Functional Genomics Infrastructure $206,350
University of Calgary (The)
Zamponi, Gerald Molecular physiology of voltage gated calcium channels $175,000
Frayne, Richard Comprehensive Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Vascular Disease at High Field - Infrastructure for Conducting Imaging Research Studies in the 21st Century $181,758
Carpendale, Sheelagh Innovations in Visualization $182,020
Donovan, Eric Enhanced NORSTAR $277,608
University of Guelph
Yada, Rickey Facility for the Molecular Understanding of Food Protein Structure-Function Relationships $122,068
Sharom, Frances Facility for the Expression, Purification, and Characterization of Membrane Proteins $125,000
University of Lethbridge (The)
Johnson, Daniel Establishing Laboratories for Grassland Ecosystem Research: From Field to Bench Top $118,436
University of Manitoba (The)
Los, Marek Mechanisms in cell and cancer biology $120,260
Ding, Hao Establishment of a mouse ES cell mediated engineering facility and histological analysis suite for the development and characterization of mouse transgenic models $124,550
Chakraborty, Tapash A computational system for an exact diagonalization treatment of nanostructures $125,581
Del Bigio, Marc Facility for measuring mechanical properties of brain tissue $139,834
Freund, Michael Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory $152,954
University of New Brunswick / Université du Nouveau-Brunswick
Onyskiw, Judee Renovation and equipment for laboratory space to support a program of research focusing on Family Violence and Health to be carried out by a CRC Chair, research trainees, and collaborators $74,999
Kidd, Karen Laboratory for Assessing the Chemical Contamination of Food Webs $125,000
University of Ottawa / Université d’Ottawa
Dubois, Lise Canada Research Chair in Nutrition and Population Health $124,800
Ben, Robert Infrastructure in support of Canada Research Chair in Medicinal Chemistry $140,810
University of Regina (The)
Lewis, Randy Computing facility for lattice quantum chromodynamics $180,870
University of Saskatchewan
Brandizzi, Federica Characterization in vivo and in vitro of key events involved in protein packaging and sorting in the early secretory pathway in plant cells using confocal microscopy, proteomics and synchrotron $125,000
Chibbar, Ravindra Genetic, biochemical and molecular characterization of crop quality determinants $125,000
Partridge, Mark Comprehensive Regional Database of Technological Adoption by Firms and Canadian-U.S. Labour, Demographic and Environmental Attributes $125,000
University of Toronto
Arrowsmith, Cheryl Renovations for high throughput screening of proteins for structural proteomics research $50,000
Livingstone, David The Learning and Work Database: Resource Materials for Teaching, Research and Policymaking $70,745
Cheung, Peter A chromatin remodeling laboratory to investigate how the structure of chromatin regulates gene expression $125,000
Orser, Beverley Anesthetic Drugs: From Molecular Mechanisms to Patient Safety $125,000
Vogel, Wolfgang F Molecular analysis of cell - matrix communication during tumorigenesis in vivo $125,000
Zhuo, Min Synaptic and genetic mechanisms for pain and memory $460,000
University of Waterloo
Rush, James Infrastructure for Integrative Vascular Biology Laboratory (IVBL) $120,607
Taylor, William Equipment for limnological research on the P-cycle and the fate of aquatic bacteria $122,790
Callaghan, Jack In-vivo documentation of cumulative loading exposure and the link between chronic injury mechanisms in the lumbar spine and low back pain $124,263
Geelen, James Research Infrastructure for Combinatorics and Optimization $143,583
University of Western Ontario (The)
Chambers, Ann Metastasis Research Core Facility $113,370
Wilfrid Laurier University
Melnik, Roderick High RAM Computing Facilities with High-End Visualisation in Mathematical Modelling for Computational Electronics, Nanotechnology Applications, and Complex Nonlinear Phenomena $74,970
York University
Sandilands, Catriona Sustainable Writing Laboratory $26,585
Hessels, Eric Facilities for Trapping and Studying Antihydrogen Atoms and for Separated Oscillatory Field Measurements of n=2 Triplet P Levels of Helium to Determine the Fine Structure Constant $196,650
Krylov, Sergey Facility for research and development of smart aptamers $208,159
Tsotsos, John Laboratory for Active and Attentive Vision $214,904
TOTAL 104 projects / projets $15,618,361