2000 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. David Bradley
Cortical population codes underlying visual perception
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Emily Coccaro
fMRI and neuropsychological study of intermittent explosive disorder
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William B. Dobyns
Polymicrogyria: The molecular basis of cortical organization
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Elizabeth A. Grove
Studies of hippocampal development and function using the Wnt3a mutant mouse
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Nalin Gupta
Gene expression and genetic instability in a model of glioma recurrence following fractionated radiation
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Khaled M. Houamed
Molecular studies on a novel potential therapy for stroke
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Un Jung Kang
Rodent models of Parkinsonian motor fluctuations
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Bruce Lahn
A new transgenics system for studying the mouse central nervous system
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. James A. Mastrianni
The molecular determinants of prion formation and the potential link to Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Daniel Scot McGeHee
Nicotinic receptors in the mesolimbic dopamine system
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Francis McMahon
Association studies of genomic regions linked to bipolar affective disorders
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Gopal Thinakaran
Cell biology of familial early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Avery Tung
The effect of anesthetics on the regulation of physiologic sleep
2000 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Manuel F. Utset
Molecular classification of brain tumors
2000 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…