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Seed Funding Awards

2016-17 Awards

Investing to Develop Center-Scale Multidisciplinary Convergence Research Programs

AWARDEE(S)PROPOSAL TITLEAWARD

Development of a UCI Center for Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience (UCISCN)

$150K

     

Creating Opportunities for Students Living in Poverty through Effective Educational
Interventions

$150K

     

Physical Activity and Innate Immune Cell Activation: Harnessing the Molecular Pathways of Exercise Adaptation to Prevent the Childhood Origins of Adult Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

$150K

     

…and 8 others

Sustainable water and ecosystem management in southwestern US by increased accuracy and reliability of sub-seasonal to seasonal precipitation forecasts

$150K

     

Creation of a Multidisciplinary Cannabis Research Center (MultiCann)

$125K

     

Cardiovascular Center: Program in Heart Muscle Systems

$25K

     

Convergence Science for Molecular Biology: From Computation and Social Networks to Biotechnology

$25K

     

Center for RNA Biology and Therapeutics

$25K

     

Creating a Southern California Center of Excellence for the Promotion of Healthy Work

$15K

 

2015-16 Round 1 Awards

Track 1 – Single and Multi-investigator Research Projects

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLEAWARD
Bernard Choi Bernard Choi INTRAOPERATIVE BLOOD-FLOW IMAGING DURING PEDIATRIC INTESTINAL SURGERY  $33.7K
Asantha Cooray Asantha Cooray PROBING FIRST GALAXIES IN THE UNIVERSE WITH THE NEW TOMOGRAPHIC IONIZED-CARBON MAPPING EXPERIMENT (TIME)  $49.9K
Sergei Grando Sergei Grando ELUCIDATING THE ROLE OF EOSINOPHIL DEGRANULATION PROTEINS ON THE BASEMENT MEMBRANE: IDENTIFYING A DIRECT PATHOGENIC MECHANISM OF EOSINOPHILS IN BULLOUS PEMPHIGOID $47K
 Allon Hochbaum Allon Hochbaum THIN FILM THERMOELECTRICS FOR WEARABLE POWER AND COOLING $50K
 Jennifer Martiny Jennifer Martiny THE EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY OF THE HUMAN VIROME $50K
 Laura Mitchell Laura Mitchell NETWORKS AND DATA USING PRESENT-DAY KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS TO INVESTIGATE HISTORICAL SOCIAL NETWORKS $29K
 Jodi Quas Jodi Quas  UNDERSTANDING AND ALTERING MALTREATED CHILDREN’S TRAJECTORIES OF RISK $50K
 Suzanne Sandmeyer Suzanne Sandmeyer BIOREACTOR FOR BIOENGINEERING AND METABOLOMICS OF MICROBIAL SYSTEMS. $50K
 

Track 2 – Research Center Proposal Development Projects

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLEAWARD
 Bogi Andersen Bogi Andersen SKIN BIOLOGY RESOURCE-BASED CENTER AT UCI $150K
 John Lowengrub John Lowengrub A U54 CENTER FOR CANCER SYSTEMS BIOLOGY $150K
 Xiaoqing Pan Xiaoqing Pan CENTER OF ARTIFICIALLY ENGINEERED MATERIALS (CAEM) $150K
 James Randerson James Randerson CATASTROPHIC EVENTS, ECOSYSTEM COLLAPSE, AND UNANTICIPATED FUTURE CHANGE: DEVELOPING THE SCIENCE BASIS FOR IDENTIFYING AND AVOIDING THE LOSS OF IMPORTANT GLOBAL ECOSYSTEMS $150K
 Marcelo Wood Marcelo Wood UC IRVINE CENTER FOR ADDICTION NEUROSCIENCE (ICAN) $125K
 

Track 3 – Technology Development Innovation Fund

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLEAWARD
Michael Demetriou Michael Demetriou GLYCAN-DEPENDENT IMMUNOTHERAPEUTIC MOLECULES $50K
 Aimee Edinger Aimee Edinger SPHINGOLIPID DRUGS ACTIVE AGAINST SOLID TUMORS $50K
 Ahmed Eltawil Ahmed Eltawil SELF-INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION IN FULL-DUPLEX SYSTEM $50K
 Jeffrey Krichmar Jeffrey Krichmar A NEUROMORPHIC ROBOT THAT INTERACTS WITH PEOPLE THROUGH TACTILE SENSING AND BI-DIRECTIONAL LEARNING $25K
 Abe Lee Abe Lee INTEGRATED MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM FOR SAMPLE ENRICHMENT AND CONCENTRATION $25K
 Malcolm Leissring Malcolm Leissring PEPTIDE INHIBITORS OF INSULIN-DEGRADING ENZYME $50K

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