1993 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Jonathan J. Art
Voltage-sensitive potassium currents implicated in tuning cochlear hair cells
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Probal Benerjee
Regulations of lipids and receptors in brain injury
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Edwin H. Cook, Jr.
Genomic screening for serotonin receptor mutations in obsessive-compulsive disorder and autism
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Pamela Doty
The effects of an opioid antagonist, Naltrexone, on the effects of ethanol
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Robert Erickson
Development of primate human glioma xenograft model
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Aaron A. Fox
Ion channels of presynaptic nerve terminals
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Morris B. Goldman
Heat shock protein 60 serum antibodies in Schizophrenia
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William N. Green
The folding and oligomerization of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Richard P. Kraig
Modulation of gliosis by incudible cyclooxygenase
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Philip E. Lloyd
Characterization and functional studies of a neuromuscular transmitter
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. R. Loch Macdonald
Studies on pathogenesis of cerebral vasospasm
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Mark Q. Martindale
Characterization of homeobox genes regulating biology and neural cell fate anatomy
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Peggy Mason
State-dependent activity of pain modulatory neurons
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Sharon Murphy
Prenatal cocaine exposure: Neurobiological psychosocial mediators of development
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Hugh Palfrey
BDNF and its receptors in cultured astroglia
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Yang Yi Peng
Presynaptic calcium differentially regulated co-release of Acetylcholine and LHRH
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Robert Perlman
Modulation of chromaffin cell function by angiotensin II
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Anthony T. Reder
Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis: Effects of IL-10
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Raymond P. Roos
Viral vectors in the study of human neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s and Prion disease)
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Neil R. Smalheiser
Role of tyrosine phosphorylation in neurite retraction
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Betty C. Soliven
Effect of eicosanoids on spinal cord neurons and glia
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. John Zhang
Cellular mechanism of cerebral vasospasm
1993 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

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Sarah C. Goetz, Ph.D., Duke University
Uncovering a Novel Role for Primary Cilia in Eph/Ephrin Signaling in Neurons
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Erin M. Gibson, Ph.D., Stanford University
Circadian Regulation of Oligodendroglial Senescence and Metabolomics in Aging
2022 Seed GrantErin M. Gibson, Ph.D.Stanford University The brain consists of two main classes of cells, neurons and glia. Glia make-up more than half of the cells in the brain…
Yvette Fisher, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dynamic Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity During Spatial Exploration
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Byoung Il Bae, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Unique Vulnerability of Developing Human Cerebral Cortex to Loss of Centrosomal Protein
2022 Seed GrantByoung Il Bae, Ph.D.University of Connecticut Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation Seed Grant The cerebral cortex is the largest and outermost part of the human brain. It is…