The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is a non-profit corporation that invests in research infrastructure at Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions.

Cape Breton University

Dr. Bettina Callary
Associate Professor, Experiential Studies in Community and Sport
Project: Community Active Sport Training and Learning (CoASTaL) Lab
RNS Contribution: $48,908
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Dalhousie University

Dr. Tim Bardouille
Assistant Professor, Physics & Atmospheric Science
Project:
Real-time Multi-Modal Neuroimaging for Improved Outcomes in Neurological Disorders
Funding Contribution:
$100,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Francesca Di Cara
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
Project: Peroxisomes as signal platform in innate immunity
Funding Contribution: $125,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Michael Freund
Professor, Chemistry
Project: Laboratory for Advanced Energy Conversion and Electronic Materials
Funding Contribution: $400,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. David Kelvin
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
Project: Synthetic Influenza Vaccine Infrastructure
Funding Contribution: $250,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Denys Khaperskyy
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
Project: Functional characterization of RNA granules in cellular stress responses and innate immunity
Funding Contribution: $275,000
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Sandra Meier
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Project: Social Interaction and Youth Mental Health
Funding Contribution: $107,021
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Rita Orji
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Project: Persuasive and Adaptive Systems Infrastructure
Funding Contribution: $139,788
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)


Dr. Qiang Ye
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Project: Mobile and Software-defined Network Infrastructure
Funding Contribution: $89,788
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

Saint Francis Xavier University

Dr. Marcia English
Assistant Professor, Nutrition
Project: Food Chemistry Research Platform for Investigating Aroma-active CompoundInteractions in Plant-based Proteins
Funding Contribution: $88,625
CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)