Recent awards to support proposed research
vSciRIS Stage 1 award to Elisar Barbar, Afua Nyarko, Maca Franco, Patrick Reardon and Mike Blouin (IB) for a project bridging biophysics with biology.
•The award is for “seed funding for high impact collaborative proposals that build teams, pursue fundamental discoveries, and create societal impact”
vSciRIS-ii award to Colin Johnson to make a zebrafish model for studying Ferlin-6.
•The award is to fund “individual faculty who seek to establish or augment research relationships with external partners”
v“Disease Mechanism and Prevention Fund” award to Fritz Gombart to explore roles of the cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide in Alzheimers.
§This award “supports research into the mechanism, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of (human) disease”