1996 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. James R. Brorson                   
Mitochondrial dysfunction in beta amyloid peptide toxicity   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago   

Dr. Edwin H. Cook, Jr.   
A molecular genetic analysis of obsessive-compulsive disorder                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago  

Dr. Glyn Dawson               
Pathogenesis of infantile ceroid lipofuscinosis (CLNI)                       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Fernette Eide
A novel approach to gene therapy in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease           
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago  

Dr. William N. Green
Cloning and characterization of neuronal alpha-bungarotoxin receptor subunits           
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago  

Dr. Elizabeth A. Grove   
Role of new member of the Wnt gene family in the generation of choroid plexus           
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Dr. Khaled M. Houamed       
Molecular properties of metabotropic glutamate receptors                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago  

Dr. Un Jung Kang       
Development of non-drug-induced spontaneous behavioral tests for a rat model of Parkinson’s disease: Forepaw adjusting steps                                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                   

Dr. Richard P. Kraig
Inflammation and B-amyloid in Alzheimer’s disease                       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                               

Dr. R. Loch Macdonald
Role of endothelins in cerebral vasopsasm                           
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago      

Dr. Dimitria A. Mangoura
Opioid receptors activate tyrosine kinase to regulate neuronal cortical cytoskeleton       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago 

Dr. Peggy Mason   
Opioid inputs to pontomedullary serotonergic cells                       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                   

Dr. John G. Milton   
Hybrid electronic devices for the treatment of epilepsy                       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago 

Dr. Doris K. Patneau   

Is desensitization of AMPA receptors modulated by protein phosphorylation           

1996 Seed Grant

The University of Chicago   

Dr. Yang Yi Peng
Heterogeneity of presynaptic calcium transients in individual presynaptic boutons and its effects on neuropeptide transmission                                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                   

Dr. Clifton W. Ragsdale, Jr.
Axon guidance mechanisms in the corticostriatal pathway                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago      

Dr. Betty C. Soliven   
Glial growth factors as chemo attractants for oligodendrocytes                   
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                   

Dr. Paul Vezina       
NMDA receptors and amphetamine sensitization                       
1996 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                   

Dr. Hugh R. Wilson   
Higher visual function: perception of gage direction                       
1996 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…