2003 Seed Grants Archive

Sean P. Cook, Ph.D.
Identification of a novel sensory receptor that medicates pain.
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

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

Naoum P. Issa, M.D., Ph.D.
The functional organization of visual cortex underlying high-acuity vision
2002-2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Leslie M. Kay, Ph.D.
The role of natural behavior in olfactory-hippocampal dynamics
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Royce J. Lee, M.D.
Benzodiazepine receptor sensitivity and childhood trauma in personality disorder: a functional magnetic resonance imaging pilot study
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Charles J. Marcuccilli, M.D., Ph.D.
Electrophysiological characterization of pediatric neocortical neurons
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

James A. Mastrianni, M.D., Ph.D.
The role of glycosylation in the trafficking of PrP and its degradation by the proteasome
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Kathleen Millen, Ph.D.
Identification of an autism gene on human chromosome 3
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

John G. Milton, M.D., Ph.D.
Expert motor skill acquisition: from stick balancing and golf to neurorehabilitation
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Kourosh Rezania, M.D.
Impaired glucose tolerance in idiopathic neuropathy
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Ana Solodkin, Ph.D.
Pilot study on the early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease by diffusion tensor imaging
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Ya-Ping Tang, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetic studies of NMDA receptor function in the cerebellar-regulated cognitions
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

James X. Tao, M.D., Ph.D.
The validity of functional MRI for language mapping in epilepsy surgery
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Manuel F. Utset, M.D., Ph.D.
A transgenic mouse model of medulloblastoma
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Bakhtiar Yamini, M.D.
Combined radiation and adeno-TNF therapy of intracranial gliobastoma in nude mice
2003 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

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

Yimin Zou, Ph.D.
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…