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Three IRIC researchers receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Published on July 5, 2022

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recently announced the results of its 2022 Research Grant Competition. More than $430 million will be awarded to researchers across the country to their research programs well.

Three IRIC investigators were awarded grants:

  • Vincent Archambault, Director of the Cell Cycle Regulation Research Unit, receives a grant of $34,000 per year for 5 years from the Discovery Grants program – Individual (RGPIN) for the project “Molecular dissection of mitotic kinase functions using chemogenomics”.
  • Gregory Emery, Director of the Vesicular Traffickingt and Cell Signalling Research Unit, receives financial support of $58,573 over one year from the Research Tools and Instruments grants program for the project “Tracking collective cell migration by confocal microscopy”.
  • Sébastien Lemieux, Director of the Functional and Structural Bioinformatics Research Unit, has been granted financial support of $34,000 per year for 5 years from the Discovery Grants program – Individual (RGPIN) for the project “Development of reference-free algorithms for low coverage RNA-Seq characterization of cell states”.

Congratulations to all!