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Seed Funding Awards

2018-19 Awards

Investing to Develop Center-Scale Multidisciplinary Convergence Research Programs

AWARDEE(S)PROPOSAL TITLE

Center for Microbiomes and Global Change

   

Institute of Synthetic and Chemical Biology: Tools and Technologies for Biomedical Innovation

   

UCI Initiative in Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering: UCI-Electrochemistry

   

Security, Privacy and Data Analytics of Mobile and IoT Devices

   

Enabling Next-Generation Solar Energy Storage and a Clean Hydrogen Economy

   

Proposal to establish the Neurovascular Research Institute (NVRI)

 

2016-17 Awards

Investing to Develop Center-Scale Multidisciplinary Convergence Research Programs

AWARDEE(S)PROPOSAL TITLE

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

   

Creating Opportunities for Students Living in Poverty through Effective Educational
Interventions

   

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

   

…and 8 others

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

   

Creation of a Multidisciplinary Cannabis Research Center (MultiCann)

   

Cardiovascular Center: Program in Heart Muscle Systems

   

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

   

Center for RNA Biology and Therapeutics

   

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

 

2015-16 Round 2 Awards

Single and Multi-investigator Research Projects (Previously known as Track 1)

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLE
Mohammad Al Faruque Mohammad Al Faruque CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FORENSICS (CIF)
Janet Baulch Janet Baulch HUMAN STEM CELL DERIVED MICROVESICLE CARGO THAT PROTECT THE BRAIN FROM CLINICAL RADIOTHERAPY
Brandon Gaut Brandon Gaut GRAPE GENOMICS: CLOSING THE GAPS
Horacio Legras Horacio Legras MARIE LANGER, THE LIFE OF OUR TIMES
Hartmut Luecke Hartmut Luecke BIOCHEMICAL AND IN VIVO VALIDATION OF NOVEL P53 REACTIVATING COMPOUNDS
Zoran Nenadic Zoran Nenadic AN IMPLANTABLE BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE SYSTEM FOR RESTORING LOWER EXTREMITY MOVEMENT AND SENSATION AFTER NEURAL INJURIES
Feng Qiao Feng Qiao ROLE OF SHELTERIN COMPONENTS IN TELOMERASE-INDEPENDENT TELOMERE MAINTENANCE
Cascade Sorte Cascade Sorte EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE ASPECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING
 

2015-16 Round 1 Awards

Track 1 – Single and Multi-investigator Research Projects

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLE
Bernard Choi Bernard Choi INTRAOPERATIVE BLOOD-FLOW IMAGING DURING PEDIATRIC INTESTINAL SURGERY 
Asantha Cooray Asantha Cooray PROBING FIRST GALAXIES IN THE UNIVERSE WITH THE NEW TOMOGRAPHIC IONIZED-CARBON MAPPING EXPERIMENT (TIME) 
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
 Allon Hochbaum Allon Hochbaum THIN FILM THERMOELECTRICS FOR WEARABLE POWER AND COOLING
 Jennifer Martiny Jennifer Martiny THE EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY OF THE HUMAN VIROME
 Laura Mitchell Laura Mitchell NETWORKS AND DATA USING PRESENT-DAY KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS TO INVESTIGATE HISTORICAL SOCIAL NETWORKS
 Jodi Quas Jodi Quas  UNDERSTANDING AND ALTERING MALTREATED CHILDREN’S TRAJECTORIES OF RISK
 Suzanne Sandmeyer Suzanne Sandmeyer BIOREACTOR FOR BIOENGINEERING AND METABOLOMICS OF MICROBIAL SYSTEMS.
 

Track 2 – Research Center Proposal Development Projects

AWARDEEPROPOSAL TITLE
 Bogi Andersen Bogi Andersen SKIN BIOLOGY RESOURCE-BASED CENTER AT UCI
 John Lowengrub John Lowengrub A U54 CENTER FOR CANCER SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
 Xiaoqing Pan Xiaoqing Pan CENTER OF ARTIFICIALLY ENGINEERED MATERIALS (CAEM)
 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
 Marcelo Wood Marcelo Wood UC IRVINE CENTER FOR ADDICTION NEUROSCIENCE (ICAN)
 

Track 3 – Technology Development Innovation Fund

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

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