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2022-2023 Awards (updated quarterly)
|PI||Co-Investigators or Fellowship Recipient||Title||Department||Sponsor|
|Bracken, Matthew||NSFGEO-NERC: Linking species traits to marine ecosystem functioning||EEB||NSF GEO OCE|
|Briscoe, Adriana||Dang, Andy||Characterizing the molecular basis of red-green color vision in Heliconius butterflies using confocal microscopy||EEB||American Microscopial Society|
|Chrastil, Liz||Starrett, Mike||Challenging Classical Theories in Spatial Cognition: Contrasting Translator and Comparator Models of Human Retrosplenial Function||NBB||NIH NINDS F32|
|Cocco, Melanie||NMR and biophysical studies of Hb with various compounds that affect polymerization||MBB||Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc|
|Fowler, Christie||Cannabidiol as a therapeutic approach for tobacco and nicotine cessation||NBB||UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program|
|Fowler, Christie||Therapeutic development of GATC compounds for opioid addiction||NBB||Gatc Health Corp|
|Fowler, Christie||Interaction of Stress and Nicotinic Receptor Allosteric Modulation in Nicotine Seeking and Cessation||NBB||UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program|
|Frostig, Ron||The relationship between neuronal activity and stroke||NBB||NIH NINDS R01|
|Fruman, David||Enhancing TKI therapy in Ph-like leukemia||MBB||Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation|
|Gandhi, Sunil||Nakayama, Taylor||The role of Calbindin in developmental and transplant-reactivated cortical plasticity||NBB||NIH NEI F31|
|Gaut, Brandon||Molecular Evolution of Plant Genomes||EEB||Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution|
|Goulding, Celia||Function of novel antibacterial toxins||MBB||NIH NIGMS Multiple Campus Award (subcontract with UC Santa Barbara)|
|Grill, Joshua||Recruiting multiethnic populations to preclinical Alzheimers disease trials||NBB||NIH NIA R21|
|Huxman, Travis||Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDE) Identification, Assessment and Monitoring Program||EEB||California Department of Water Resources (subcontract with Borrego Water District)|
|Kvon, Evgeny||Hollingsworth, Ethan||Deciphering Mechanisms of Limb Malformations Caused by Noncoding Variants In Vivo||DCB||NIH NICHHD F30|
|Lane, Thomas||Green, Kim||Neuroimmunology Training Program at the University of California, Irvine||NBB||NIH NINDS T32|
|Lee, Star||Evolving the culture of biology: Promoting graduate teaching assistant professional development to foster inclusion, efficacy, and evidence-based practices||DCB||NSF EDU DUE (subcontract with Portland State University)|
|Lee, Star||GAANN Graduate Fellowships for Training in Developmental and Cell Biology||DCB||U.S. Department of Education GAANN|
|Long, Anthony||MacDonald, Stuart||A Resource for the Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits||EEB||NIH OD R01 (subcontract with University of Kansas)|
|Loudon, Catherine||Using Entrapping Surfaces to Augment Non-chemical IPM Approaches to Bed Bug Control||EEB||California Department of Pesticide Regulation|
|Lur, Gyorgy||Feedforward-feedback integration in the posterior parietal cortex||NBB||NIH NINDS R01|
|Ly, Joanne||Public Education and Team-Based Advocacy/Engagement at/from UC Irvine||GPS STEM||Research America|
|Mahler, Stephen||Baram, Tallie; Fowler, Christie; Swarup, Vivek||Dynamic epigenomic landscape of opioid abuse following early-life adversity||NBB||NIH NIDA U01|
|Martiny, Adam||Garcia, Nathan||Collaborative Research: Interactive physiological controls of trait expression, nutrient allocation, and the elemental stoichiometry of Synechococcus||EEB||NSF BIO IOS|
|McHenry, Matthew||The evolution of hydrodynamics, mechanics, & prey capture in the feeding of misfit fish||EEB||U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation|
|Mota-Bravo, Luis||Bridges to the Doctorate Program at Cal State LA||BioSci Minority Programs||NIH NIGMS T32 (subcontract with Cal State Los Angeles)|
|Nicholas, Dequina||Lipid Antigen Presentation as a Driver of T2D Inflammation||MBB||NIH NIAID DP2|
|Razorenova, Olga||Defining the molecular mechanism for targeting oxidative phosphorylation in breast cancer||MBB||UC Cancer Research Coordinating Committee|
|Rodriguez Verdugo, Alejandra||Role of ecological interactions on diversification of coexisting species in microbial communities||EEB||NSF BIO DEB|
|Schechtman-Drayman, Eitan||The role of context in sleep-related memory reactivation in humans||NBB||NIH NIMH R00|
|Shi, Xiaoyu||Dissemination of chemical-based super-resolution microscopy||DCB||Silicon Valley Community Foundation|
|Sumikawa, Katumi||Identifying a primary motivator of continued tobacco use in the schizophrenia population||NBB||UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program|
|Swarup, Vivek||Functional Genomics Common Research Resource||NBB||Adelson Medical Research Foundation (subcontract with UC Los Angeles)|
|Walsh, Craig||Personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines to effectively mobilize antitumor T-cell immunity in esophageal cancer||MBB||NIH NCI N43 sub with Immunotarget Therapeutics, Inc|
|Wang, Wenqi||Warrior, Rahul||Interplay of heavy metal homeostasis and cell growth-related signaling networks||DCB||NIH NIGMS R21|
|Whiteson, Katrine||Bacteriophages, antibiotics, and small-molecule adjuvants against antibiotic resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia||MBB||Cystic Fibrosis Foundation|
|Wood, Marcelo||Chinn, Carlene||Gilz, an X-chromosome linked gene, as a possible molecular mechanism underlying fear memory processes and stress-induced relapse-like behavior.||NBB||Howard Hughes Medical Institute|
|Wood, Marcelo||Downing, Timothy||Development of an epigenetic clock that predicts age-impaired or age-unimpaired cognitive performance||NBB||NIH NIA R21|
|Wood, Marcelo||Garcia, Franklin||Investigating the role of Crest, an epigenetic mechanism coordinator, in the adult and aging/AD brain||NBB||NIH NIA F32|
|Yassa, Michael||Mander, Bryce||Circuit-specific tau burden and mechanisms of sleep-dependent memory processing in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease||NBB||NIH NIA R21|