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List of recent awards

Project/Grant Title
Award Start
Yoshiaki Azuma, Ph.D. » Impact of SUMOylation on cancer cell's chromatin structure and fitness KU Medical Center $35,000 7/1/2018
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
Wendy Picking, Ph.D. » Determination of protective efficacy of multimeric Shigella vaccine as the next step toward human trials Hafion LLC $50,000 7/31/2018
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
Thomas Prisinzano, Ph.D. » Development of a broadly protective subunit vaccine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa American Chemical Society $30,000 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
Sue Lunte, Ph.D. » Exploration of paper-based microfluidics for peptide labeling and mass spectrometric detection Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening $11,420 8/26/2018
Brandon DeKosky, Ph.D. » T cell responses shared among triple negative breast cancer patients University of Colorado at Denver $15,150 9/1/2018
Fang Du, Ph.D. Mechanisms of mitochondrial clearance and Tau accumulation Alzheimer's Association $148,500 9/1/2018
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
Wendy Picking, Ph.D. » Adjuvant development of the TLR4 ligand BECC438 University of Maryland $1,673,281.00 9/30/2018
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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