Chantal Bassett, PhD
FKRM office: 121C Frank Kennedy Centre (Tuesdays, Fridays)
FAFS office: 258 Agriculture Building (Mondays, Thursdays)
Dr. Chantal Bassett provides mentoring and assistance to researchers in the development of grant and award applications. Researchers are encouraged to contact her to discuss their upcoming proposals or for questions concerning grant preparation and submission procedures. Chantal’s FKRM office is located at 121C Frank Kennedy Centre.
Chantal graduated with distinction from the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences and received a PhD in Physiology from the University of Manitoba. Her graduate and post-doctoral research at the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine at the St. Boniface research campus focused on the effects of dietary flaxseed and trans fatty acids on atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease in basic and clinical models. She has held fellowships from NSERC, CIHR, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Manitoba Health Research Council. Previously, Chantal served as Acting Manager of Nutrition and Health Innovation at Pulse Canada, the national industry association representing the growers and producers of beans, peas, chickpeas and lentils. She has facilitated several large industry-partnered interdisciplinary provincial and federal team grants and contributed to the development of industry research funding priorities.