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List of recent awards

Project/Grant Title
Award Start
Josephine Chandler, Ph.D. » Regulation of antibiotic resistance through antibiotic efflux pumps in the bacterium Chromobacterium violaceum KU Medical Center $25,000 5/1/2018
Brandon DeKosky, Ph.D. » New technologies to analyze T cell responses to Epstein-Barr virus KU Medical Center $75,000 5/1/2018
Audrey Lamb, Ph.D. » Opine Metallophores from Bacterial Pathogens KU Medical Center $40,000 5/1/2018
Stuart Macdonald, Ph.D. » Genetic dissection of variation in copper resistance across multiple life stages in Drosophila melanogaster KU Medical Center $37,500 5/1/2018
Wendy Picking, Ph.D. » Vaccines to counter emerging antibiotic resistance National Institutes of Health $5,887,170 5/1/2018
David Volkin, Ph.D. » HPV Preservatives Grant Gates Foundation $3,272,927 5/1/2018
Yong Zeng, Ph.D. » Supplement: Integrated exosomes profiling for minimally invasive diagnosis and monitoring of cancer National Institutes of Health $62,875 5/1/2018
Scott Lovell, Ph.D. » Small Molecule Protease Inhibitors against MERS-CoV Kansas State University $64,372 5/15/2018
Shirley ShiDu Yan, Ph.D. » Effect of Mitokinin (MTK-115) on Aβ and tau phosphorylation and mitochondrial function in vitro cultured neurons Mitokinin, Inc $47,644 5/20/2018
Josephine Chandler, Ph.D. » Blocking quorum sensing to potentiate antibiotics in Pseudomonas aerugniosa J.R. & Inez W. Jay Fund $30,000 7/1/2018
Laird Forrest, Ph.D. » Bioenergetic prodrugs for treatment of Alzheimer's KU Medical Center $30,000 7/1/2018
Audrey Lamb, Ph.D. » Staphylopine Biosynthesis as an Antimicrobial Target in Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis American Heart Association $53,688 7/1/2018
Sue Lunte, Ph.D. » Microfluidic Methods for Measurement of Mitochondrial Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease KU Medical Center $30,000 7/1/2018
Kristi Neufeld, Ph.D. » Novel Function of APC Tumor Suppressor in DNA Topoisomerase II-mediated Cell Cycle Checkpoint J.R. & Inez W. Jay Fund $30,000 7/1/2018
Shirley ShiDu Yan, Ph.D. » Pink1 amyloid pathology, and mitochondrial quality control in Alzheimer's Disease National Institutes of Health $2,842,115 7/1/2018
Xiaoqing (Sarah) Wu, Ph.D. » Chemo-sensitization of triple negative breast cancer by targeting HuR Komen Breast Cancer Foundation $450,000 7/27/2018
Roberto De Guzman, Ph.D. » University of Kansas/Haskell Indian Nations University IRACDA Project National Institutes of Health $3,225,100 8/1/2018
Brandon DeKosky, Ph.D. » High-throughput TCR repertoire-based platforms for antigen-specific cancer immunotherapy Department of Defense $543,766 8/1/2018
Wendy Picking, Ph.D. » Development of a broadly protective subunit vaccine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa National Institutes of Health $427,250 8/15/2018
Audrey Lamb, Ph.D. » Novel and essential metallophores from multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens National Institutes of Health $911,006 9/1/2018
Blake Peterson, Ph.D. » Creating Chemical Tools to Study Cellular Signal Transduction Howard Hughes Medical Institute $50,000 9/1/2018
Brandon DeKosky, Ph.D. » Antibody response analysis to protein drugs United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation $60,000 10/1/2018

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