NSERC Discovery Grants - 2016

NSERC Discovery Grants - 2016

Gerald Anderson

Campus

Department of Nutritional Sciences

Fatty Acids and Amino Acids in the Regulation of Food Intake in Rats

       235,000

Gary Bader

Campus

Donnelly Centre

Cell and tissue communication networks

       250,000

Michelle Bendeck

Campus

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Microfluidic Approaches to Study Mechanotransduction in Cell Division and Migration

       155,000

Charlie Boone

Campus

Donnelly Centre

Systematic Genetic Analysis with Conditional Estradiol-Regulated Gene Expression Alleles in Yeast

          36,000

Paul Boutros

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Quality-Control of Next-Generation Sequencing Data

       250,000

Julie Brill

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Post-transcriptional regulation of development

       250,000

Eric Campos

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Transmission of Epigenetic Information through Histone Proteins at Replication Forks

       145,000

Catherine Coolens

Campus

Department of Radiation Oncology

Transport modeling for multi-modality contrast-enhanced imaging

       120,000

Joseph Culotti

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Novel molecular mechanisms of cell migration in C. elegans

          31,000

Charles Cunningham

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Devices to Enable New MRI-Guided Procedures

       150,000

Jayne Danska

Campus

Department of Immunology

Innate immune cell interactions mediated by the SIRP receptor family

       180,000

Charles Deber

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Conformational transitions of membrane-spanning peptides

       250,000

Paul Delgado Olguin

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Epigenetic Control of Endothelial Gene Expression and Vascular Development

       125,000

William Derry

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Regulation of seamless tube development

       155,000

Julie Forman-Kay

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Pi interactions in monomeric and phase-separated disordered state ensembles

       250,000

Anthony Gramolini

Campus

Department of Physiology

Investigating the role of Reep5 in formation, maintenance, and function of the endoplasmic reticulum

       180,000

Xi Huang

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Bioelectrical signalling by ion channels in cell cycle

       145,000

Timothy Hughes

Campus

Donnelly Centre

Function and evolution of zinc finger transcription factors

       280,000

Chi-Chung Hui

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Molecular mechanism of Hedgehog signal transduction

       180,000

Jean-Philippe Julien

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Engineering glycoprotein nanocages for cellular targeting and cargo delivery

       180,000

Tae-Hee Kim

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Mechanisms of gut morphogenesis

       170,000

Julie Lefebvre

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Molecular mechanisms to organize neurons into circuits

       180,000

General Leung

Campus

Department of Medical Imaging

Exploiting the Magnetic Properties of Blood

       100,000

Bradley MacIntosh

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Perfusion and pulsatility techniques to study aerobic fitness effects on the brain

       140,000

Anne Martel

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Robust classification techniques for medical imaging

       140,000

Stephen Matthews

Campus

Department of Physiology

Paternal Stress Programs Endocrine Function and Behaviour in Offspring

       140,000

Jinrong Min

Campus

Department of Physiology

Structural and functional studies of alpha-N-terminal methylation

       180,000

Michael Moran

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Regulation of EGF receptor trafficking fate by phosphorylation and Odin

       180,000

Cindi Morshead

Campus

Department of Surgery

Regional specification of astrocyte domains: From development to behaviour

       180,000

Meaghan Oreilly

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Targeting Ultrasound Therapy to the Spine

       125,000

Alexander Palazzo

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Dissecting the differences between mRNA translation on the ER and in the cytoplasm in human cells

       210,000

Bret Pearson

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Mechanisms of neural specification and patterning during planarian brain regeneration

       300,000

Christopher Pearson

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Formation and biological functions of unusual DNA/RNA structures formed by repeat sequences.

       180,000

Dana Philpott

Campus

Department of Immunology

Ecology of the intestinal microbe, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii

       215,000

Gilbert Prive

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Novel Detergent Systems for Membrane Protein Studies

       140,000

Juri Reimand

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Pathway Maps of Transcription Factors

       170,000

Olivia Rissland

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Developmental regulation of mRNA-protein complexes

       170,000

Ali Sadeghi-Naini

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Development of ultrasound-based integrated techniques for biomechanical and bioacoustical characterization of tissue

       125,000

Daniel Schramek

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Elucidating cellular competition in mammalian epithelium and the role of Myh9.

       180,000

Frances Skinner

Campus

Department of Medicine

Cellular-based Mechanisms Underlying Oscillatory Brain Dynamics

       300,000

Hong-Shuo Sun

Campus

Department of Surgery

Role of TRPM7 and TRPM2 Channels in Neuronal Development and Regeneration

       140,000

Hoon-Ki Sung

Campus

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Identification of adipose NG2+ cells as a novel bipotent precursor of pericytes and adipocytes

       145,000

Mikko Taipale

Campus

Donnelly Centre

Specificity of cellular signaling scaffolds

       275,000

Cari Whyne

Campus

Department of Surgery

Multimodal image analysis and modeling of thin bone structures in the human skeleton

       170,000

Yana Yunusova

Campus

Department of Speech-Language Pathology

The role of anatomical factors in speech production: towards the speaker-independent articulatory model.

       125,000

Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker

Campus

Department of Immunology

The Regulation of Delta-like 4 in Thymic Epithelial Cells as a Model for Organ Structure Affecting Gene Regulation

       210,000

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