2002 Seed Grants Archive

Dr. Hayley Foo
Activity of brainstem pain modulatory neurons during sleep, ingestion, excretion and non-contact penile erection
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Morris Goldman
Functional neuroarchitecture of prepulse inhibition
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago   

Dr. Melina Hale
The roles of reticulospinal interneurons in model motor control circuits
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago   

Dr. Nicholas Hatsopoulos
Encoding of action in primary motor and premotor cortical ensembles
2002-2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Dr. Naoum Issa
The functional organization of visual cortex underlying high-acuity vision
2002-2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago  

Dr. Leslie Kay
Behavioral analysis of olfactory neuroanatomy
2001-2002 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. Clifton Ragsdale
Molecular control of pineal gland development
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                           

Dr. Anthony Reder
Mechanism of low levels of interferon signaling in active multiple sclerosis
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. Kamal Sharma
Transgenic strategies to dissect spinal motor circuits
2001-2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                       

Dr. Ya-Ping Tang
Genetic studies of NMDA receptor function in the cerebellar-regulated cognitions
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                       

Dr. Avery Tung
Effect of lesions of the ventrolateral preoptic area on the relationship between sleep deprivation and anesthetic potency
2002 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago   

Dr. Xiaoxi Zhuang
Motor habit and Tourette Syndrome-like behavior
2002-2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                                                         

Dr. Yimin Zou
Guidance of neuronal migration in vertebrate CNS development
2002-2003 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…