2016 Seed Grants Archive
How does loss of SHANK3 in human neurons affect neuronal connectivity in the brain?
Oleksandr Shcheglovitov, Ph.D.
University of Utah
Chemogenetic dissection of sex-specific fear circuits
Rebecca M. Shansky, Ph.D.
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
Somatosensory information processing through spinal commissural neurons
Alexander Jaworski, Ph.D.
In vivo CRISPR Screening for Modifiers of Mutant Huntingtin Levels
Myriam Heiman, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Next Generation Magnetogenetic Tools for Manipulating Neural Activity
Ali Guler, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Ultrafast optical recording of spiking activity in a zebrafish neural circuit
Yiyang Gong, Ph.D.
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