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Departmental Funding

 

Faculty Funding

Project Title (Principal Investigator)
Funding Agency

NIH/NINDS

NIH/NINDS

"Triazine-Based Compounds to Promote Regeneration in Optic Neuropathies" (Bixby, John) NIH/NINDS
NIH/NCI
"Genetic Mechanisms of Motor Neuron Degeneration" (Kim, Michael) 

NIH/NINDS

NIH/NIGMS
"Binding Site Structure of Insect Odorant Receptors" (Luetje, Charles) NIH/NIDCD

NIH/NIDCD

“Development of Ligands for Nicotinic Receptors” (Luetje, Charles)
NIH/RTI Subcontract
“Mechanism of Cardiac Stem Cell Survival” (Rodrigues, Claudia)
“Mechanisms of intercellular communication during angiogenesis” (Rodrigues, Claudia)
J&E King FL Biomedical Research Program
"Molecular Mechanisms of Stem Cell Engraftment" (Rodrigues, Claudia)

NIH/NHLBI

"LINCS INFORMATION FRAMEWORK (LIFE) TO INTEGRATE AND ANALYZE DIVERSE DATA SET" (Schurer, Stephan)

NIH/NHLBI

NIH/NIGMS
NIH/NEI
“Hope for Vision Award for Retinal Degenerative Disease Research” (Slepak, Vlad)
Hope for Vision

NIH/NHLBI

NIH/NHLBI
"Myosin ELC, a novel therapeutic target for FHC" (Szczesna-Cordary, Danuta)

NIH/NHLBI

NIH/NHLBI

NIH/NHLBI

"CONTROL OF CELL MORPHOGENESIS AND CELL GROWTH BY CONSERVED NDR KINASE ORB6" (Verde, Fulvia)

NIH/NIGMS

NIH/NHLBI
NIH/NHLBI
NIH/NINDS
“Protecting Neurons Against Degeneration” (Zhai, Grace)
Pew Charitable Trusts
Postdoc Funding
 
Project Title (Postdoc Name) Funding Agency
"High Throughput Screening to Discover New Compounds that Modulate Cardiac Muscle" (Dweck, David) FL Biomedical
"Phosphorylation dependent rescue mechanisms of an FHC phenotype in the myosin regulatory light chain" (Muthu, Priya)
AHA
"Mechanisms of Hypoxia-Induced Dendrite degeneration" (Wen, Yuhui)
FL Biomedical

 
Graduate Student Funding

All applicants accepted into the graduate program receive financial support throughout their graduate student years. Support includes tuition, 80% of health insurance premium for a single person and a stipend ($27,000 effective June 1, 2012) to cover living expenses.

 

Additionally, students who successfully compete for external fellowships will receive a $2,000 yearly supplement to his/her stipend for the length of the fellowship award, as long as it covers at least 75% of their stipend.

 

 

Current Predoctoral Fellowship Funding:

 

Project Title (Student Name) Funding Agency

"microRNA Regulation of Vav3, a Novel Androgen Receptor Coactivator in Prostate Cancer Progression" (Ishteiwy, Reema)

"Modulation of Catecholamine Secretion by Gbeta5-RGS7 and the Effects on the Cardiovascular System" (Karpinsky, Darla)

"Regulation of cardiac myocyte cAMP levels by the AC5-mAKAP Complex" (Kritzer-Cheren, Mike)

AHA

Recent Graduate Fellowship Awardees:

Yousuf Ali, AHA

Papia Chakraborty, AHA

Audrey Chang, AHA

Ines Chopra, AHA

Fatima De Freitas, AHA

David Dweck, AHA

Christina Ford, HHMI

Sumit Jain, AHA

Donna Frazier, AHA
Huifang Li, AHA

Leah Lyons, PhRMA

Alexandra Locovei, AHA

Mark McCollum, AHA

Michelle Parvatiyar, AHA

Jacque Peacock, AHA

Adena Rosenblatt, NIH/NIEHS

Derek Rosenzweig, AHA

Salil Sharma, AHA

Billy Thompson, AHA

Thanh Tran, AHA

Amber Wilson, AHA
Eddy Yang, NIH/NIEHS 
 

 

 

 

 

 
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