2016 Seed Grants Archive

Chemogenetic dissection of sex-specific fear circuits
Rebecca M. Shansky, Ph.D.
Northeastern University
Decoding the Molecular Regulators of Synaptic Integrity
Melanie A. Samuel, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Lighting up Astrocytes: Neuromodulator Activation in the Cerebral Cortex
Kira E. Poskanzer, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Brain somatic mutations at ASD-associated genetic loci
Kenneth Y. Kwan, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
In vivo CRISPR Screening for Modifiers of Mutant Huntingtin Levels
Myriam Heiman, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optoglial modulation of inhibition and seizure susceptibility
Catherine A. Christian, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Develop the sonogenetic method to manipulate the activity of mammalian neurons in vivo
Sreekanth H. Chalasani, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Establishing a stem cell-based functional characterization of NRXN1-mutations from psychosis patients
Kristen J. Brennand, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai