2014 Seed Grants Archive

Structural and Functional Studies of Adhesion GPCRs in the Central Nervous System
Demet Arac-Ozkan, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The University of Chicago
Modeling neurodevelopmental disorders with genetically defined human neurons
Helen Bateup, Ph.D.
Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Activation of fibrotic scar forming cells following traumatic brain injury
Julie Siegenthaler, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Functional characterization of genes associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder using mouse models
Stephanie Dulawa, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
The University of Chicago
High-density neural recording of dysfunctional memories in animal models of mental disease
David J. Foster, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
In vivo optogenetics to distinguish learning from performance effects of dopamine on fine motor skills
Daniel Leventhal, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan
The Molecular and Neural Basis of Itch Sensation
Qin Liu, Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University in Saint Louis
The nano-meter scale organization and function of phosphoinositide signaling at central synapses
Xuelin Lou
Department of Neuroscience
University of Wisconsin
Optical Integrators for Monitoring Activity in Circuits and Cells
Evan Miller, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
Gel-like Nano-devices for Non-invasive, Electrical and Chemical Recording of Neural Activities
SungWoo Nam, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois
A Novel Approach to Regulate Glutamate Signaling in Neuropsychiatric Disease
Susan Voglmaier, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco
Regulation of neurotransmitter release and synaptic vesicle recycling by protein ubiquitination
Clarissa Waites, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Columbia University
Optical imaging of new protein synthesis in living neurons and brain tissues
Wei Min, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
Columbia University
Global analysis of transcriptome diversity at the single-cell level in human neurons
Eugene Yeo, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of California, San Diego