WCVM faculty members will receive more than $600,000 in federal research funding. Exterior image of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

WCVM faculty receive federal research funds

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers in diverse disciplines were recently awarded over $7 million in federal government grant funding. Faculty members at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) will receive $682,500 in research funds as part of this announcement.

By WCVM Today

The below list are recipients of the 2022 Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants. Discovery Grant amounts are awarded in instalments over a period of five years. Early career researchers were also eligible to receive a $12,500 supplement to kickstart their research program. 

Adelaine Leung 
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Neural mechanisms integrating metabolism and reproductive behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster 

Suraj Unniappan 
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Hormonal Regulation of Feeding, Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction in Fish 

Arinjay Banerjee 
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), adjunct professor in the WCVM Department of Veterinary Microbiology

Bats as a model to understand the evolution of coronavirus-host interactions 

Discovery Launch Supplement for Early Career Researchers recipient: $12,500 

Click here to read a full list of USask Discovery Grant recipients.