2021 Faculty Awardees

Bridging Grant Recipients


Azuma, Yoshiaki (KU)

Role of chromosomal protein remodeling function of PICH in chromosome segregation


Biswas, Indranil (KUMC)

Arginine phosphorylation and its role in physiology of streptococci


DeKosky, Brandon (KU)

Molecular identification and precise therapeutic targeting of anti-insulin B cells in Type I diabetes


Kalamvoki, Maria (KUMC)

Intercellular communication through the stimulator of interferon genes STING during herpes simplex virus 1 infection


Macdonald, Stuart (KU)

A Drosophila Resource for the Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits


Pickens, Charles (KSU)

Compensation in goal-direction action after prior acute dysfunction or prior drug seeking


Sharma, Madhulika (KUMC)

Targeting Notch signaling in HIV associated Nephropathy


 

Core Facility Recipients


Abrahamson, Dale (KUMC)

KUMC Electron Microscopy Laboratory (EMRL) and Confocal Imaging Facility (CIF)


Larson, Melissa (KUMC)

Gel Documentation System for CRISPR-based Molecular Biology Applications


Lundquist, Erik (KU)

Service contract for the BioRad ddPCR system in the KU Genome Sequencing Core


Sun, Mingjing (ESU)

Upgrade a Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)


Tomich, John (KSU)

Biotech and Proteomics Core Lab


Weinman, Steven (KUMC)

Support the purchase of a replacement -80 degree freezer for the Liver Center Biorepository core


 

Developmental Research Project Award Recipients


Baral, Pankaj (KSU)

Neuroimmune Interactions in the Development of Neonatal Pulmonary Immunity

Mentor: FLEMING, SHERRY


Diehl, Maria (KSU)

Effects of Social Interactions on the Neural Circuits of Fear and Avoidance

Mentor: CAIN, MARY


Holwerda, Seth (KUMC)

Vascular dysfunction in insulin resistance and obesity

Mentor: MILES, JOHN


Lee, Sonny (KSU)

Modulating intestinal microbiome to promote microbiota and immune system co-development

Mentor: FLEMING, SHERRY


Plakke Anderson, Bethany (KSU)

An exercise intervention to drive brain plasticity and facilitate cognition in a rodent model of autism

Mentor: CAIN, MARY


Pyaram, Kalyani (KSU)

Role of Anti-Oxidant System in Effector T-cell Proliferation, Programming and Immune Pathologies

Mentor: FLEMING, SHERRY


Unruh, Kathryn (KUL)

Cortical-striatal correlates of restricted and repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorder

Mentor: MOSCONI, MATTHEW


 

Partnerships for Translational Research Training Award Recipients


Hendry, William (WSU) and Bur, Andres (KUMC)

Developing a Human Patient "Avatar" System Particularly Relevant to Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC)


 

Recruitment Package Recipients


Phelps-Durr, Tara (FHSU)


Watanabe, Masakatsu (FHSU)


Wu, Haifan (WSU)