Congratulations to Professors Vladimir Ladizhansky and Alexandros Gezerlis on their CFI grants

In an announcement made today by Greg Rickford, minister of state (science and technology), the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will provide $63 million to support 250 research projects at 37 universities across the country. Nearly $1.9 million of the total will be invested in 15 projects at the University of Guelph. The investment is in "support of cutting-edge research equipment, laboratories and tools that researchers need to make tomorrow's breakthroughs and to improve the lives of Canadians".

Congratulations to the two recipients of the Department of Physics:

- Professor Vladimir Ladizhansky was awarded $124, 091 for advanced equipment for Solid State NMR studies of biomedically important membrane proteins.
- Professor Alexandros Gezerlis was awarded $123, 846 for a high-performance computing facility for theoretical nuclear physics.

More information here: "CFI Invests in U of G Research Leaders" and "Research infrastructure receives $63-million boost from the Government of Canada"