2001 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Emil Coccaro
FMRI and neuropsychological study if intermittent explosive disorder
2000-2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. William B. Dobyns
Polymicroglia: The molecular basis of cortical organization
2000-2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Pablo Gejman
Effects of dinucleotide composition on the performance of DRD2’s mRNA
2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Leslie Kay
Behavioral analysis of olfactory neuroanatomy
2001-2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Jeremy D. Marks
Membrane targeted neuroprotection following global brain ischemia
2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Francis J. McMahon
Association studies of genomic regions linked to bipolar affective disorders
2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Kathleen J. Millen
In vitro analysis of cerebellar neuronal specification
2001-2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Kamal Sharma
Transgenic strategies to dissect spinal motor circuits
2001-2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Axel Rosengart
Device development for intracranial multimodality ultrasound monitoring
2001-2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Gopal Thinakaran
Cell biology of familial early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
2000-2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Manuel Utset
Molecular classification of brain tumors
2000-2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Chun-Su Yuan
Gut peptide interactions on brainstem neural activity
2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Xiaoxi Zhuang
Differentiation of dopamine D2 autoreceptor and heteroreceptor function
2001 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Yimin Zou
Molecular mechanisms of spinal cord axon guidance along the anteroposterior neuraxis
2001 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…