1998 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Fernette Eide
Notch – A Novel therapeutic intervention in neuroblastoma
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. David Frim   
Murine congenital hydrocephalus
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Godfrey Getz
The role of apolipoprotein E in astrocycle activation
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Morris Goldman   
A Novel neuroendocrine marker of psychological stress
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William Green
Degradation of unassembled acetylcholine receptor subunits
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Elizabeth Grove   
Patterning mechanisms in the developing mouse telencephalon
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Donna Hammond   
Effects of persistent nociception on supraspinal neurons and opiod-mediated analgesia
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Khaled Houamed
Role of polymorphic polyglutamine repeats in SK3 potassium channel function
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Un Jung Kang
Reactive oxygen species in dopaminergic neurons
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Richard Kraig
Spatiotemporal dynamics of gap junction functional changes during spreading depression
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. R. Loch MacDonald
Gene therapy for arteriovenous fistulas in rats
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Dimitra Mangoura
Opiods activate SRC
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel Margoliash   
The role of behavioral state in sensorimotor learning
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Mark Martindale
Molecular determination of CNS organization in metazoon evolution
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel McGehee
Nicotinic receptors in sensory neurons
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. John Milton
Controlling synchrony in neural populations
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Kelly Nicholas
A brain tumor tissue bank/ Molecular cytogenics of glial tumors
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Neil Pliskin   
Neurocognitive and functional neuroanatomical effects of elctrical injury
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Clifton Ragsdale
Can double-stranded RNA disrupt gene expression in vertebrae brain development?
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Anthony Reder
Interferon gamma receptor expression in multiple Sclerosis
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Jean-Paul Spire
Vagal nerve stimulation in intractable epilepsy
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Sara Szuchet
An oligodendrocyte transmembrane protein with similarity to a glu-binding protein and a putative SRc homolgy domain: Role in myecelination
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Vernon Towle
Developing functional and structural criteria for cortical resections
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Avery Tung   
The effect of nightime propofol on restorative sleep in rats
1998 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Chun-Su Yuan   
Gastric effects of leptin on brainstem unitary responses
1998 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…