NSERC Discovery Grants, Discovery Accelerator Supplement, and Research Tools & Instruments - 2015

NSERC Discovery Grants, Discovery Accelerator Supplement, and Research Tools & Instruments

Igor Stagljar

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Examining the Functional Association Between ABC Transporters and Sho1p

                 30,000

Jayne Danska

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Immunology

Innate immune cell interactions mediated by the SIRP receptor family

                 30,000

Dana Philpott

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Immunology

Modeling host-microbe interactions in the intestinal ecosystem

                 34,000

Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Immunology

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

                 38,000

Paul C. Boutros

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Process- and Quality-Control For Next-Generation Sequencing Studies

                 34,000

Minna Woo

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medicine

Novel regulators of adipose tissue biology

                 33,000

Christopher Pearson

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

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

                 30,000

Michael Wheeler

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Physiology

Identification and characterization of interactome of glucagon receptor subfamily

                 34,000

Timothy Hughes

Discovery Grant

Campus

Donnelly Centre

Endogenous Retroelements and the Evolution of Vertebrate Transcription Factors

                 38,000

Peter K. Kim

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Unconventional ER exit pathway in mammalian Cells

               190,000

Warren Lee

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medicine

Molecular characterization of endothelial transcytosis by different tissue beds

               150,000

Angus McQuibban

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Characterization of lipid metabolic machines within mitochondria

               150,000

Vito Mennella

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

Structural Engineering Principles of Centrosome Assembly by Super Resolution Microscopy Imaging

               175,000

Emil Pai

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

How enzymes break carbon-fluorine bonds

               190,000

William Trimble

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

NSF-mediated disssembly of SNARE complexes

               225,000

Cheryl Arrowsmith

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Mechanisms of molecular recogntition by chromatin regulatory proteins

               190,000

Daniel De Carvalho

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Understanding the molecular mechanisms of Polycomb recruitment in ES cells and during cellular differentiation

               195,000

Benjamin Haibe-Kains

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Ensemble framework to infer large-scale causal gene regulatory networks from transcriptomic data

                 70,000

Housheng He

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Function of noncoding RNA in epigenetic and transcriptional regulation

               175,000

Michael Hoffman

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Transcription factor recognition models with modified nucleobases

               175,000

Bernard Ross

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

Neuronal mechanisms of sensory binding

               165,000

Gang Zheng

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Biophysics

New Chemistry of Making Porphyrin-based Nanostructures

               370,000

Andrea Kassner

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medical Imaging

Understanding brain energy metabolism and cerebral blood flow using advanced MRI approaches

               175,000

Peter Carlen

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medicine

Communication through coherence during different neocortical brain states

               140,000

Lorraine Kalia

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medicine

The role of co-chaperone molecules in proteostasis

               160,000

Liang Zhang

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Medicine

Hyperexcitability of aging hippocampal CA3 circuitry: progression, consequences and mechanisms

               200,000

William Navarre

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Exploring the Role of Bacterial Translation Factors in Metabolism and Stress Resistance

               260,000

Sabine Cordes

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Analyzing the molecular roles of the Gumby/Fam105b/Otulin linear deubiquitinase and its relative Fam105a in development

               170,000

James Dowling

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Phosphoinositide metabolism and its role in skeletal myogenesis

               190,000

Ran Kafri

Discovery Grants

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Size regulation in animal cells

               195,000

Lewis Kay

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Solution NMR studies of the Hsp104/ClpB Chaperone

               535,000

Howard Lipshitz

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Role of RNA-binding proteins in regulation of gene expression

               225,000

Helen McNeill

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Analysis of planar cell polarity and growth in a simple metazon, Hydra

               225,000

M. Stephen Meyn

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Molecular Genetics

Molecular management of DNA double strand breaks

               170,000

Joel Watts

Discovery Grant

Campus

Tanz CRND

Elucidating the mechanism of prion replication promiscuity

               215,000

Deborah Oconnor

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Nutritional Sciences

Factors Affecting Folate Absorption Across the Colon

               200,000

Isabella Caniggia

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Dynamic Role of the Oxygen/TGFß Axis in Regulating Sphingolipid Metabolism during Placental Development

               150,000

Jeremy Sivak

Discovery Grant

Campus

Dept. of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Astrocyte Functions in the Retina

               140,000

Leonardo Salmena

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

A novel phosphoinositide signaling pathway in hematopoiesis and stem cell maintenance

               160,000

Joyce Chen

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Physical Therapy

I hear movements: why motor brain regions are active when we listen to musical rhythms

               145,000

Shuzo Sugita

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Physiology

Unveiling the molecular mechanisms of vesicular trafficking, membrane fusion, and intravesicular acidification

               190,000

 Faranak Farzan

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Psychiatry

Mapping the Human Brain Circuitry and Function through Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combined with Electroencephalography

               145,000

Joanne Knight

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Psychiatry

Data Integration in Human Genetic Research

               160,000

Luc De Nil

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Implicit and explicit motor learning in children and adults who stutter

               120,000

Taufik Valiante

Discovery Grant

Campus

Department of Surgery

Probabilistic maps of spiking and connectivity in human and mouse cortex

               170,000

Joel Watts

Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Campus

Tanz CRND

Elucidating the mechanism of prion replication promiscuity

               120,000

Naomi Matsuura

Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Campus

Department of Medical Imaging

Engineering new nanostructures for enhanced interaction with imaging radiation

               120,000

Jeffrey Lee

Research Tools and Instruments

Campus

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

Core facility infrastructure for optimizing conditions for lipidic cubic phase-based membrane protein crystallization

               150,000

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