2013 Seed Grants

  • Jenny Yang- Chemistry Developing novel contrasts agents for MR imaging of malignant brain tumor
  • Diana Robins- Psychology Disruption of social cognition circuitry in autism spectrum disorders
  • Geert J. de Vries- Neuroscience Sexually dimorphic affects of immune challenge on development of social behavior
  • Sarah Pallas- Neuroscience Comparative analysis of mechanisms underlying critical period closure
  • Aaron Roseberry- Biology Cellular regulation of mesolimbic dopamine neuron activity by Melanocortins
  • Charles Derby- Neuroscience Development of experimental and computational tools to study the aquatic origin of olfaction, using the Spiny Lobster as an animal model
  • Heather Kleider- Psychology Vivid imagining of false events leads to false memories: Comparisons of neural activity show differences in rejection and acceptance of imagined events
  • Remus Osan- Math & Stat Dynamics of activity propagation in neural tissue: extension of data analysis and computational modeling to two-dimensional traveling waves
  • Kim Huhman- Neuroscience Mechanisms of stress-induced social avoidance: The role of NPY and BDNF
  • Robert Latzman- Psychology Variations in dopaminergic genes among chimpanzees (pan troglodytes): Associations with empirically-derived dimensions of personality
  • Anne Murphy- Neuroscience Role of glia in the development of morphine tolerance