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Funding for research carried out at INRS

Over $5.9 million from the NSERC

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June 19, 2020 // by Audrey-Maude Vézina

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards more than $5.9 million to INRS professors for the advancement of their research.

Over $5.9 million from the NSERC

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced the recipients of the Discovery Grants Program on June 17, 2020.


NSERC funded the projects of the following professors:

Karem Chokmani

Télédétection par drone au service de l'agriculture de précision      

Jérôme ComteEcology of microbial communities in lake ecosystems in transition
Valérie LangloisGenomic and Physiological Mechanisms of Androgen Signaling: Steroid 5-Reductase Knockout Investigation in Frogs
Isabelle Laurion

Les limnopaysages affectés par le dégel du pergélisol: cycles biogéochimiques et potentiel de rétroaction climatique    

Louis-César PasquierGaz industriels, CO2 et carbonates, construisons le monde de demain. 
Pierre-Simon RossAssessing magma fragmentation processes from the characteristics of volcanic ash
Renaud Soucy La RocheEarly evolution of the middle crust in continental collisions
Jacob StolleNature-Inspired Design - Improving Coastal Resilience through Biomimicry
Rajeshwar TyagiUtilization of wastewater and wastewater sludge for production of value added products
Sofiène AffesParadigm-Shifting Radio Access Technologies for 6G-and-Beyond Wireless Networks and the Internet of Everything Applications
José AzañaPhotonic-Enabled Intelligent Ultrahigh-Bandwidth Time-Frequency Waveform Processing
Kulbir GhumanEnhancing material efficiencies for catalysis and fuel cell applications via disorder engineering
Dongling MaAdvanced functional nanomaterials for photocatalysis
Sergei ManzhosMomputational modeling and design of materials for energy conversion and storage & next generation methods
Roberto MorandottiScalable and accessible photonics for next-generation quantum networks
Ana Tavares1D and hybrid catalysts: from few particles to gas diffusion electrodes
Éric DézielThe importance of surface-active metabolites (biosurfactants) in cooperative bacterial social behaviours
Stephane LefrancoisUsing unbiased and biophysical approaches to study clathrin coated vesicle formation
Isabelle Plante

Cellular Interactions in Mammary Gland Development

Simona StägerMicrobial sensing and innate immune activation in B cells
Étienne YergeauPlant microbiome manipulation: nitrogen as the key currency

The following professors are also supported through the Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program :


Shuhui SunAdvanced surface characterization equipment for porous materials : an immediate need.
Tayeb DenidniAntenna scanner upgrade to enable measurements in millimeter frequency bands for upcoming wireless communication systems.
Luca RazzariDevelopment of a novel charge accumulation THz spectroscopy system operating in an art inert atmosphere.
Emanuele OrgiuCryogenic probe station with optical apertures to investigate light interactions with charged matter.
Pierre FrancusMise à jour du laboratoire multidisciplinaire de microscopie électronique de l'INRS.
Frédéric Veyrier

Imaging host-pathogen interplay at the cellular level.

Tsuneyuki OzakiCutting-edge elliptically and circularly polarized terahertz technology.
Roberto MorandottiSupercontinuum-based photonic neural network for all-optical data classification.
Federico RoseiFast, atomic-scale investigation of assembly and reaction at surfaces.



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