1999 Seed Grants Archive

Judith Badner, M.D., Ph.D
Detecting Genes for Complex Genetic Traits
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

David Bradley, Ph.D.   
The Neural Basis of Visual Motion Perception in Monkeys and Man
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Fernette Eide, M.D.
Pilot Investigations with a Alzheimer Gene Therapy Vector (AV-ApoE2)
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

David Frim, M.D., Ph.D.       
Effects of Biologically Delivered BDNF in the Raphe Nucleus of the Rat
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Pablo Gejman, M.D.           
Genetic Mapping of Schizophrenia
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

William Green, Ph.D.       
Upregulation of Brain Nicotine Binding Sites
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Elizabeth Grove, Ph.D.       
Role of Wnt and Bmp Signaling in Forebrain Development
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Nalin Gupta, M.D., Ph.D.   
Development of an In Vitro Model to Study Glioma/Astrocyte Interations
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Khaled Houamed, Ph.D.       
Molecular Physiology of Brain SK Potassium Channels
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Un Jung Kang, M.D.   
The Effect of a-Synuclein on Reactive Oxygen Species in Dopaminergic Neurons
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

David N. Levin, M.D., Ph.D.   
Screening for Stroke Risk with Fast Contrast-Enhanced Carotid MRA
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dimitra Mangoura, M.D., Ph.D.           
Opioids Activate SRC
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

James Mastrianni, M.D., Ph.D.       
Molecular Determinants of Human Prion Disease and the Relationship to Als and Alzheimer’s disease
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Daniel McGehee, Ph.D.   
Nicotinic Receptors in the Mesolimibic Dopamine System
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Francis McMahon, M.D.
Circadian Stress Susceptibility in Inbread Mouse Strains
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Deborah J. Nelson, Ph.D.   
Molecular Analysis of GIRK2 Weaver K Channel
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Victoria Prince, Ph.D.
Neuronal specification in a Simple Vertebrate & Anatomy
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Alan R. Sanders, M.D.       
Genetic Mapping of Prepulse Inhibition in the Mouse
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Betty C. Soliven, M.D.       
Sex hormones and Glial Cells
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Jean Paul Spire, M.D.       
Inhibitory Stimulation of Peileptic Foci
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Gopal Thinakaran, Ph.D.   
Differential Gene Expression in Experimental Models of Alzheimer’s Disease
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Vernon Leo Towle, M.D.   
Network Analysis of Functional MRI Scans
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Manuel Utset, M.D., Ph.D.   
The Developmental Analysis of Functional MRI Scans
1999 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Chun-Su Yuan, M.D.       
Gastric Loci of OB Protein’s Effects on Brainstem Neurons
1999 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…