Fueling Innovation

FUELING INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY WITH NEW FUNDING PROGRAMS FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH OR CREATIVE PROJECTS

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DENIS WIRTZ, PHD / Vice Provost for Research

OneNeuro Discovery Awardees 2024

This award recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research projects that bring together diverse skills and expertise across the university. Each team receives a $150,000 award, co-sponsored by the OneNeuro Initiative and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.


THE AWARDEES

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Lena Smirnova, PhD
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health and Engineering, BSPH
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Sarven Sabunciyan, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, SOM
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Constance Hicks-Smith, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology, SOM

Extracellular Vesicle (EV) RNA as functional biomarkers of clinical ASD heterogeneity 

Cross-species examination of supporting cell-to-progenitor cell fate transitions during hair cell regeneration 

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Erin Jimenez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biology, KSAS
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Angelika Doetzlhofer, PhD
Associate Professor, Neuroscience, SOM
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Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience, SOM
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Claire Hur, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, WSE
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Mark Wu, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology, SOM

Identification of molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating sleep need using automated, selective and non-stressful sleep deprivation in larval zebrafish