Awarded Grants

2016 Seed Grant

Grant recipient

Department

Amount of Grant

Title of Project

Anjali Joshi

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$25,000

Development of Virus-like Particle Vaccine and Neutralization Assay for Zika Virus

Ruth Perez

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$17,000

Screening Gut Microbiota for Synucleinopathy Biomarkers

Haoquan Wu

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$20,000

CRISPR-based Genome-wide Screen to Identify Host Factors for EV71 Virus

Mingtao Zeng

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$19,000

Development of a Vaccine against Zika Virus Infection

Stormy Monks

Department of Emergency Medicine

$15,635

Stress and Coping among Residents in a Simulation Setting

Devaraj Sambalingam

Department of Pediatrics

$12,000.00

Lutein as a Neuroprotective Agent in Hypoxia-ischemia of Newborn

2015-16 Mini-Seed Grant

Grant recipient

Department

Amount of Grant

Title of Project

Cycle I

Alok Dwivedi

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$5,000

Statistical Methods to Assess the Heterogeneity Effects in a Randomized Clinical Trial

Cycle II

Scott Crawford

Department of Emergency Medicine

$4,854.80

Chest tube High-feedback Educational Simulation Trainer (CHEST)

Teodoro Ignacio Montoya

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

$3,570

Role of a Video Decision Aid in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Treatment Selection in Latina Patients: A Pilot Study

Ricardo Salazar

Department of Psychiatry

$2,515.62

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms as Predictors of Progression to the Early Clinical Stages of Alzheimer Disease

Jun Zhang

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$5,000

Quantitative analysis of CSC signaling complex

Cycle III

Suzanne Gonzalez

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$5,000

Protein Expression Profile in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Veronica Mallet

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

$2,945

The role of mitochondrial BCO2 in breast cancer

Teodoro Montoya

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

$2,310

MFRP Function in Ocular Disease

Ruth Perez

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$5,000

Evaluating the Gut Microbiome of alpha-Synuclein Parkinsonian Mice as a Model for Human Biomarker Detection

Lewis Rubin

Department of Pediatrics

$5,000

Molecular characterization of F-box protein-32 (FBXO32) in human brain

Olaf Sundin

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$5,000

Exploration of Body Image in Latinas with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Alireza Torabi

Department of Pathology

$5,000

Validation of a Body Image Survey in Latinas with Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Wendy Walker

Department of Biomedical Sciences

$4,987.45

Establishing a humanized mouse model for CLP sepsis