The 2003 RISE Scholars

Thirteen RISE Scholarships were awarded in 2002/03.  The 2003 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home institutions and the institutions at which their awards were held. Twe,ve 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.

  Jennifer Buchholz *
University of Alberta

Dynamic Behaviour of Verteporfrin in Liposome Solution after Multiphoton Excitation

with Dr. David Cramb, University of Calgary

Chantal Campbell *
University of Calgary


Green Fluorescent Protein as a Marker to Examine a Cell-Free System

with Dr. Art Szabo, Wilfrid Laurier University

  Bryan Chan *
University of British Columbia

The Photochemistry of Diarylgermanium Compounds. Photolysis of Bis(trimethylsilyl)diphenylgermane

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University

Erin Easdown *
Wilfrid Laurier University


Electron Transfer and Ligand Binding within Mixed-valence Cytochrome c Oxidase

with Dr. Bruce Hill, Queen's University


  Kari Frantzen *
University of Victoria

Investigation into the Effect of Ligand Structure on the Luminescence Properties of Pd(II), Pt(II) and Au(III) Complexes

with Dr. Christian Reber, University of Montreal

Jason Jechow *
University of Waterloo


Asymmetric Photochemical Synthesis through the Use of Crystalline Ammonium Carboxylate Salts

with Dr. John Scheffer, University of British Columbia


  Meileen Joynt *
Queen's University

The Purification of Cytochrome c Peroxidase as a GST-fusion Protein, and Mass Spectrometric Detection and Characterization of its Protein-Based Radicals on Reaction with H2O2

with Dr. Ann English, Concordia University

Terry Lebold *
University of Western Ontario


Fluorescence Quenching of the S1 and S2 States of Zinc meso-tetrakis(4-sulfonatophenyl)porphyrin by Halide Ions

with Dr. Ron Steer, University of Saskatchewan

  Yee Chee Lim *
University of Saskatchewan

Excited State Dynamics of Cytosine Using Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectroscopy

with Dr. Glen Loppnow, University of Alberta

Erin Marchington *
McMaster University


Development of a Chiral Pyrene Probe to Study the Chiral Discrimination in Host-Guest Complexes

with Dr. Cornelia Bohne, University of Victoria

  Melissa Street **
McMaster University

Dependence of FLuorescence Intensity on Tip-Sample Separation in the Near-field Scanning Optical Microscope

with Dr. Linda Johnston, National Research Council

David Stuart *
University of Victoria


Quantitative Kinetic Analysis and Solvent Effects on Hydrogen Transfer Reactions

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

  Praew Thansandote *
University of Ottawa

Modification of Monolayer Protected Gold Clusters via the Curtius Rearrangement

with Dr. Mark Workentin, University of Western Ontario

*   RISE/NSERC Scholar
** NRC Summer Student

Back to: RISE HomePage