CFI invests $3.9 M in McGill Research

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Published: 11Aug2021

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Each McGill recipient will also receive matching funds from the Quebec government for their research endeavours, contributing to the total project funding noted below. 

Complete list of CFI JELF-funded projects:

Oana Maria Balmau: Efficient Storage Systems for Real Time Edge Computing 

CFI funding: $100,000

Total project funding: $317,032

 

Changhong Cao: Facility for Advanced Manufacturing of Low-dimensional Materials-based Functional Structures

CFI funding: $209,899

Total project funding: $546,135

 

Igor Cestari: Transcriptional Control of Telomeric Expression Sites and Antigenic Variation

CFI contribution: $225,572

Total Project funding: $661,110

 

Cynthia Chiang: Autonomous Antenna Stations for Low-Frequency Radio Astronomy

CFI Funding: $238,000

Total Funding: $595,277

 

Timothy O’Donnell: Advanced Computing Infrastructure for Integrating Machine Learning and Linguistics

CFI Funding: $180,000

Total project funding: $475,941

 

Amin Emad: Advanced Research Computing Infrastructure for Machine Learning in Computational Regulatory Genomics

CFI funding: $80,000

Total project funding: $212,727

 

Oliver Hardt: Neurobiological Mechanisms and Cognitive Functions of Forgetting

CFI Funding: $132,304

Total project funding: N/A

 

Jinhyuk Lee: Discovery of Sustainable and High-performing Battery Materials

CFI funding: $384,000

Total project funding: $870,967

 

Marc-André Légaré: Main Group Elements as Sustainable and Inexpensive Metal-free Catalysts for Synthesis

CFI Funding: $210,000

Total project funding: $525,962

 

Sampath Loganathan: In Vivo Mouse Models of Head and Neck Cancer to Elucidate

Tumor Suppressors, Oncogenes and Therapeutic Targets

CFI funding: $120,000

Total project funding: $327, 283

 

Ajung Moon, Empirical Investigation of Robots that Influence People

CFI Funding: $186,000

Total Project Funding: $466,175

 

Sidney Omelon: Rapid Throughput Analysis of Solid-State Materials

CFI funding: $120,000

Total project funding $303,920

 

Dilson Rassier: The Dynamics of Motor Proteins in Muscle Contraction, Cell Mechanics, and Intracellular Transport

CFI funding: $664,057

Total project funding: $1,660,118

 

Siamak, Ravanbakhsh: Learning on Large-Scaled Structured Data

CFI funding: $80,000

Total project funding: $201,773

 

Denis Roy: Fish Population and Conservation Genomics Laboratory

CFI funding: $199,270

Total project funding: $876,857

 

Fiona Soper: Plant Nutrients and Global Change: Can Supply Meet Demand?

CFI funding: $142,000

Total project funding: $355,319

 

Ivy Tan: Understanding and Constraining Cloud Feedbacks

CFI funding: $93,075

Total project funding: $232,688

 

Etienne Vachon-Presseau: Developing and Validating Biomarkers for Chronic Pain

CFI funding: $79,837

Total project funding: $199,593

 

Jackie Vogel: Laboratory for Multiscale Quantitative Imaging of Cell Division

CFI funding: $485,319

Total project cost: $1,213, 299

 

Yazhou Xie: Digital Image Correlation for Sustainable Bridge Infrastructure

CFI funding: $80,000

Total project funding: $200,257

 

Natalie Zeytuni: Targeting Bacterial Pathogenicity Determinants: Structure-

based Approach to Study the Type-9 Secretion System

CFI funding: $140,000

Total project funding: $364,355

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