Home to 10 Canada Research Chairs

Home to 13 Active Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program invests approximately $265 million per year to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

NameProgramChair Title 
ACTIVE CHAIRS
Dieter BrömmeCanada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)Canadian Research Chair in Proteases and Degenerative Disease
Edward ConwayCanada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)CSL Behring - Canada Research Chair in Endothelial Cell Biology
Sean CroweCanada Research Chair Tier II (NSERC)Canada Research Chair in Geomicrobiology
Lindsay EltisCanada Research Chair Tier I (NSERC)Canada Research Chair in Microbial Catabolism and Biocatalysis
Cara HaneyCanada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Molecular mechanisms in host-microbiome interactions
Jayachandran KizhekkedathuCanada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Immunomodulation Materials and Immunotherapy
Kota MizumotoCanada Research Chair Tier II (NSERC)Canada Research Chair in Developmental Neurobiology
Christopher OverallCanada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)Canada Research Chair Tier I in Metalloproteinase Proteomics and Systems Biology
Josef PenningerCanada 150 Research Chair (CIHR)Canada 150 Research Chair in Functional Genetics
Jessica RosinCanada Research Chair Tier 2 (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Immune Regulation of Developmental Programs
Natalie Strynadka Canada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Antibiotic Biology and Medicine
Sheila Teves Canada Research Chair Tier 2 (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Transcriptional Memory and Plasticity in Stem Cells
COMPLETED CHAIRS
Eric AcciliCanada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canadian Research Chair in Pacemaker Channel Biology
Robert MoldayCanada Research Chair Tier I (CIHR)Canada Research Chair Tier I in Vision and Macular Degeneration
Leonard FosterCanada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Quantitative Proteomics
Steven HallamCanada Research Chair Tier II (NSERC)Canada Research Chair in Environmental Genomics
Ken HarderCanada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Host Pathogen/Tumor Immunology
Erin GaynorCanada Research Chair Tier 2Canada Research Chair in Antimicrobial Drug Discovery
Lisa OsborneCanada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Host-Microbiome Interactions
Susanne Clee*Canada Research Chair Tier II (CIHR)Canada Research Chair in Genetics of Obesity and Diabetes

*We mourn the passing and recognize the outstanding research contributions of Dr. Susanne Clee, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the Genetics of Obesity and Diabetes, and beloved member of the LSI community.