The 2002 RISE Scholars

Fifteen RISE Scholarships were awarded in 2001/02.  The 2002 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home institutions and the institutions at which their awards were held. Ten of the students were also awarded NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards, while the student at NRC was awarded an NRC Summer Studentship.  These awards are held concurrently with the RISE Scholarships.

  Lori Beach *
Wilfrid Laurier University

The Use of PicoGreen and Ethidium Bromide in Determination of Degree of DNA Damage in Calf Thymus DNA

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

Eric Bonfield *
University of Victoria


Unraveling the Photophysical Properties of 6-Azaindole

with Dr. Art Szabo, Wilfrid Laurier University

  Anne-Marie Boulanger *
University of Ottawa

Raman Spectroscopic Studies of Vanadium(III) Compounds

with Dr. Christian Reber, University of Montreal

Philip Brost *
University of Saskatchewan


Excited State Dynamics of Pyrimidine Nucleobases using Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectroscopy

with Dr. Glen Loppnow, University of Alberta


  Matthew Fecica
University of Waterloo

NIR-TPE Photobleaching Dynamics of VP in Vesicles

with Dr. David Cramb, University of Calgary

Heather Filson
University of Saskatchewan


Synthesis and Photochemistry of Three Spirocyclic Ketones

with Dr. John Scheffer, University of British Columbia


  Hong Gou
University of Victoria

Photochemical Generation of an Acylium Ion Intermediate

with Dr. Bob McClelland, University of Toronto

Gunther Ha *
Dalhousie University


Spectroscopy and Photophysics of Metalloporphyrin Excited State Quenching

with Dr. Ron Steer, University of Saskatchewan

  Erica Lyn *
University of Calgary

An Investigation of the Reactivity of Dimethylgermylene with Alcohols

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University

Tamara Pace *
McMaster University


Temperature Effects on the Pyrene Complexation to g-Cyclodextrin for Complexes with Multiple Stoichiometries

with Dr. Cornelia Bohne, University of Victoria

Photo not available   Jesse Popov **
University of Western Ontario

Photoexcitation and Photoionization of 7-Hydroxycoumarin and Related Probes

with Dr. Linda Johnston, National Research Council

Kathryn Potter *
University of British Columbia


Yeast Oxidative Stress Signalling by Cytochrome C Peroxidase

with Dr. Ann English, Concordia University

  Lauren Scott *
McMaster University

Ionization of b-Substituted 1,2-Diphenyl Radicals

with Dr. Fran Cozens, Dalhousie University

Chuba Singham *
University of Toronto


Photochemistry of Self-assembled Monolayers of Azidopyridines on Pt(111)

with Dr. Mark Workentin, University of Western Ontario

  Sonali Srivastava *
Concordia University


Substituent and Solvent Effects on the N2-N3 Hindered Rotation in cis-Triazenes

with Dr. Monica Barra, University of Waterloo

*   RISE/NSERC Scholar
** NRC Summer Student

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