1995 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. James R. Brorson
Presynaptic effects of the B-amyloid peptide
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Philip H. Cogen
Allelotype analysis and etiologic studies of primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs)
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Edwin H. Cook, Jr.
Fluoxetine effects on cerebral glucose metabolism in autistic disorder
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Fernette Eide
Synaptic function of neurotrophin growth factors at the nueromuscular junction
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William N. Green
Regions of neuronal acetylcholine and 5HT3 receptors involved in subunit assembly
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Elizabeth A. Grove
Control of neuronal cell identity in the hippocampus
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Un Jung Kang
Characterization of GTP cyclohydrolase 1 mutations found in patients with dystonia and parkinsonism
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Dimitria A. Mangoura
U-opioid receptors activate tyrosine kinases to regulate neuronal focal adhesions
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Peggy Mason
Physiological identification of afferents to pontomedullary serotonergic neurons
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Yang Yi Peng
Presynaptic calcium oscillation and peptide release
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Clifton W. Ragsdale, Jr.
Motif-biased RNA fingerprinting to identify novel brain regulatory genes
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Raymond P. Roos   
Use of adenoviruses in gene therapy of neurological and neurosurgical disorders
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Nancy B. Schwartz   
Response elements in the aggrecan promoter during neuronal differentiation
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Wei-Jen Tang
Reconstitution of dopamine specific activation of adenylyn cyclase in E. coli
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Vernon Leo Towle   
An empirical test of theories of cognitive function
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Paul Vezina
D-1 and D-2 dopamine receptors and the behavioral expression of sensitization in brain dopamine neurotransmission
1995 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Other Grants

Sarah C. Goetz, Ph.D., Duke University
Uncovering a Novel Role for Primary Cilia in Eph/Ephrin Signaling in Neurons
2022 Seed GrantSarah C. Goetz, Ph.D. Duke University Women’s Council Seed Grant Primary cilia are tiny projections from cells that function like an antenna- they receive and may also send…
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
2022 Seed GrantYvette Fisher, Ph.D.University of California, Berkeley The Virginia (Ginny) & Roger Carlson Seed Grant Cognitive flexibility is critical for appropriately adjusting thoughts and behaviors to meet changing demands…
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…