1997 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Barry G. W. Arnason and Dr. R. Loch Macdonald                       
Monolight 3010C luminometer
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. James R. Brorson                       
Energy depletion in the neurotoxicity of nitric oxide                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Fernette Eide               
Effect of ApoE4 in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease               
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William N. Green                                   
Mechanisms regulating the expression of neuronal bungarotxin sites               
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Elizabeth A. Grove                   
Molecular mechanisms of choroid plexus development                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Khaled M. Houamed                            
Structure and regulation of human SK potassium channel genes                   
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Un Jung Kang               
Reactive oxygen species in dopaminergic neurons                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Richard P. Kraig       
Eicosanoids, NO and microglial reaction to B-amyloid                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. David N. Levin
Normal pressure hydrocephalus: Can a treatable dementia be diagnosed with MRI?       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Dimitria A. Mangoura   
Regulation of neuronal cortical cytoskeleton                           
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Peggy Mason
A laser-based thermal stimulator                               
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel Scot McGeHee   
Presynaptic nicotinic receptors in the control of synaptic transmission               
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. John G. Milton
Oscillations and multistability in neuromuscular control                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Doris K. Patneau
Organotypic hippocampal slice cultures for study of AMPA receptors in identified neurons   
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Yang Yi Peng
Presynaptic calcium oscillation and peptide release                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Clifton W. Ragsdale, Jr.
Genetic manipulation of midbrain neuronal development with recombinant retroviruses        
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Anthony T. Reder
Interferon signaling in multiple sclerosis                               
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Wei-Jen Tang
Biochemical analysis of soluble adenylyl cyclase                           
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Vernon Leo Towle
Unobtrusive merging of cortical anatomy and function                       
1997 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Paul Vezina
Excitatory amino acid receptor fields and stimulant sensitization: Ventral tegmental area       
1997 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…