March 12, 2021

Grant Proposals

TriCEM Grant Proposals

 

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Howell C. Sickness communication in song sparrows (Melospiza georgiana). Animal Behavior Society. $1943.38. Pending.
Howell C. Sickness communication in song sparrows (Melospiza georgiana). Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. $524.35. Pending.
Yee Tan C. PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. $50,000. Pending.
Yee Tan C. National University of Singapore Development Grant. $7,400. Pending.
Surana NK. Mechanisms underlying disease regulation by Clostridium immunis. NIH R01. $3,200,000. Pending.
Tung J and Anderson J. Genetic and evolutionary determinants of the immune response in wild baboons. Leakey Foundation grant. $14,951. Awarded.Link
Nunn C. Primate-parasite ecological networks: origins and drivers of coevolved relationships. Human Frontiers Science Program. $945,000. Pending.
Nunn C and Gray G. US-China Collab: Multilayer network approaches to infer zoonotic respiratory virus transmission to humans in China and Vietnam. NSF-EEID. $2,500,000. (submitted)
Beguesse K. New approach for discriminating medullary bone from pathologic bone in living and extinct archosaurs. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Cohen Award. Pending.
Beguesse K. Novel approach for distinguishing medullary bone from pathologic bone in avian species. IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group, Fritz Huchzermeyer Veterinary Science Student Research Grant. $1,000. Pending.
Beguesse K. Novel approach for distinguishing medullary bone from pathologic bone in avian species. Wilson Ornithological Society, Student Research Awards. $2,430. (submitted)
Beguesse K. New approach for discriminating medullary bone from pathologic bone in living birds. American Ornithological Society, Student and Postdoctoral Research Awards. $1,000. Awarded.Link
Somarelli J and Read A. A cross-speices physiological and molecular analysis identifies functional connections between hypoxia tolerance, inflammation, and stress in marine mammals and humans. Office of Naval Research. $300,000. Pending.
Schnabel L. Use of metabolite potentiation to combat Staphylococcus aureus joint infection and limit the progression of osteoarthritis. NIH NIAMS R01. $3,283,970. (submitted)
Stringham N and Kemp A. Evolution of carotenoid accumulation mechanisms associated with human visual and cognitive health. Maculhealth. $10,000. (submitted)
Somarelli J. Duke Cancer Institute Pilot award. Awarded.
Somarelli J. Exploiting evolutionary fitness dynamics to overcome drug resistance in osteosarcomas. NCI R21. $275,000. (submitted)
Griffin J. Inflammation and biological aging in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. $25,000. Awarded.Link
Herrera J and Welch C. Rapid response to slow the spread of COVID-19 and deforestation in Madagascar. IUCN, Save our Species. $99,189. (submitted)
Herrera J and Welch C. Connecting & Empowering Students & Smallholder Farmers in Madagascar. General Mills, Advancing Regenerative Agriculture Farmer Resiliency. $97,200. Awarded.
Myers Harrison T. IMLS. $1,000,000. Pending.
Swanson Z and Pontzer H. The effect of lifestyle change on early childhood growth and health in the Daasanach of Northern Kenya. NSF DDRIG. $25,181. (submitted)
Lanzas C and Rasmussen D. Multi-scale modeling and phylodynamics for healthcare associated infections. CDC. $2,709,167. Awarded.
Brown A. Development of platelet-like particles for augmentation of hemostasis in congenital heart defect patients at high risk for bleeding during cardiac surgery. DOD PRMRP. $3,000,000. (submitted)
Tracy E and Sullenger. RNA aptamers as probes and regulators of coagulation - Supplement in settings relevant to COVID. NHLBI COVID Supplement. Pending.
Tracy E. Selective targeting of upstream coagulation factors using aptamer-based inhibitors: A novel anticoagulation strategy for infants on extracorporeal life support (ECMO). NIH K08 Career Development Award. Pending.
Somarelli J. A cross-species physiological and molecular analysis identifies functional connections between hypoxia tolerance, inflammation, and stress in marine mammals and humans. Office of Naval Research. $300,000. (submitted)
Tung J and Anderson J. Doctoral dissertation research: genetic and evolutionary determinants of the immune response in wild primates. NSF. $31,649. Awarded.Link
Pan W and Pontzer H. Sarcopenia using DLL approach. R01. (submitted)
Pan W. Gates Grant Challenge. (submitted)
Somarelli J and Fahlman A. Understanding the evolution of protective mechanisms against hypoxia in marine mammals. Dolphin Quest, Hawaii. $15,000. Awarded.Link
Ko DC. Understanding and overcoming Leishmania-mediated chemokine manipulation. NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (submitted)
Leuthner T. Exploring the role of mitochondrial homeostatic processes in the accumulation and transmission of environmentally-induced mtDNA mutations across generations. NIH F31. $91,556. Awarded.Link
Bornbusch S and Drea C. Antimicrobial resistance as a form of anthropogenic disturbance to lemur gut microbiomes. NSF DDIG: Biological Anthropology. $19,997. Pending.
David L. DNA metabarcoding to assess food intake in microbiome studies. NIH. $1,691,422. (submitted)
David L. Discovering foods that affect the ability of human gut microbiota to resist pathogen colonization. Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. $500,000. Pending.
Tracy E. Novel anticoagulation strategy using aptamer based inhibitors for infants on extracorporeal life support (ECMO). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, K99 Career Pathway to Independence in Blood Science Award for Physician Scientists. $155,000. Pending.
Tracy E. Selective targeting of upstream coagulation factors using aptamer based inhibitors as a novel anticoagulation strategy for infants on extracorporeal life support (ECMO). National Institute of Child Health and Human Disease, Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientists Development Program K12 Scholar Award. $221,775. Pending.
Grube A. Lessons from the environmental resistome in Galapagos: A One Health perspective. NSF Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) Fellowship Program. $5,000. Awarded.
Somarelli J. Duke Cancer Institute pilot grant. (submitted)
Armstrong S, David L, and Pontzer H. Learning precise relationships between diet and gut microbial communities using DNA sequencing. The Vallee Foundation, Young Investigator Award. $300,000. (submitted)
Armstrong S, David L, and Pontzer H. DNA metabarcoding to track food intake. NIH. $2,398,494. (submitted)
Lindberg C. Duke Core Facility Voucher Program. Awarded.
Brazeau N. Identifying the distribution, origin, and threat of Plasmodium vivax in the DRC. NIH F30. $37,075. Awarded.Link
Ryser M and Hwang S. Molecular and radiologic predictors of invasion in a DCIS active surveillance cohort. Breast Cancer Research Fund. Awarded.
Schnabel L, Fowler V, Conlon P, and Fisher M. Antimicrobial tolerance in infectious arthritis: a novel treatment strategy to exploit altered bacterial metabolism. NIH. $3,235,713. (submitted)
Somarelli J. Exploring evolutionary fitness dynamics to overcome drug resistance in osteosarcomas. Sarcoma Foundation of America. $50,000. (submitted)
Somarelli J and Kim SY. Exploring evolutionary fitness dynamics to overcome drug resistance in osteosarcomas. NIH, National Cancer Institute Small grants for Cancer Research. $100,000. (submitted)
Barribeau S. VecPrime: immune priming to vaccinate vectors. The Wellcome Trust. $118,920. Awarded.
Yoder J and Dornburg A. Collaborative research: Understanding the molecular diversification of self recognition through ray-finned fish innate immune receptor families. NSF, Collaborative Research Grants. $673,889. Awarded.Link
Parker W. A practical approach for realizing the promise of helminth therapy for inflammatory disease treatment and prevention. NC Biotechnology Center. (submitted)
Wray G and Makohon-Moore S. Doctoral dissertation research: Investigation of the evolution of human adipocytes using iPSCs. NSF. $31,765. Awarded.Link
Tung J. Early adversity and DNA methylation in a primate model of stress and development. NIH. $2,010,912. Awarded.Link
Lopez D. Quest Diagnostics. Pending.
Lopez D. NC Biotechnology Center. Pending.
Permar S. Antibody and viral determinants of protection against CMV infection following gB/MF59 vaccination. NIH. $448,674. Awarded.Link
Nunn C, Kramer R, Moody J, Mucha P, and Young H. The impact of land use change on transmission potential networks and disease spread in rural Madagascar. NIH R01 in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease multi-agency program. $2,496,912. Awarded.Link
Nunn C. Collaborative research: Sleep ecology in human evolution and health. NSF. $373,673. (submitted)
Nelson C. Antibody and viral determinants of protection against CMV infection following gB/MF59 vaccination. NIH-NICHD. $44,044. Awarded.Link
Mitchell C, Jones C, Umbanhowar J, and Carbone I. Multispecies interactions in the microbiome: dynamic responses of parasite individuals, populations, and communities. NSF-NIH-USDA. $2,500,000. Awarded.
Dorsey A. Philanthropic Education Organization Scholar Award. $15,000. Awarded .
Dorsey A. UNC Graduate Student Transportation Grant. $400. Awarded.
Dorsey A. UNC Graduate School, Tom and Karen Sox Summer Research Fellowship. $4,000. Awarded.
Dorsey A. Iron, infection, and malnutrition in Lima, Peru. American Philosophical Society, Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research. $4,900. Awarded.
Dorsey A. Iron, infection, and malnutrition in Lima, Peru: An investigation of the optimal iron hypothesis. Sigma Xi, Grant-in-Aid of Research. $300. Awarded.
Dorsey A. UNC Frank Porter Graham Institute, James J. Gallagher Dissertation Award. $3,000. Awarded.
Dorsey A. UNC Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship. $15,000. Awarded.
Dorsey A. Iron, infection, and malnutrition in Lima, Peru. National Science Foundation, DDIG: Biological Anthropology. $25,116. Awarded.Link
Dorsey A. An intergeneration investigation of iron, infection, and malnutrition in Lima, Peru. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. $29,968. Awarded.