KBRIN-Sponsored Research Projects

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2016-2017 Pilot Research Awards (KBRIN-IDeA grants)

Ali Er

WKU

Laser assisted green synthesis of graphene quantum dot as a photodynamic antibacterial agent in plasma and its time resolved pump probe studies

Gary ZeRuth

MSU

Evaluation of glis3 spatio-temporal distribution during the development and maintenance of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) pancreas

Jill Maples

WKU

Metabolic Inflexibility with Obesity: Does DNA Methylation Play a Role?

Michael Guy

NKU

Identification of novel tRNA modification genes in human animal cells

Moon-Soo Kim

WKU

Engineered DNA-binding proteins as a diagnostic probe for pathogen detection

Margaret Ndinguri &
Lyndsey Calderon

EKU

Platinum-LHRH, a newly synthesized targeting chemotherapeutic agent directed towards breast cancer

Rachel Tinius

WKU

Physical Activity During Pregnancy: Novel Pathways and Intervention Strategies for Improving Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes

Ajay Srivastava

WKU

Functional Analysis of a Cathepsin L in Drosophila melanogaster

Emily Shifley

NKU

The Role of FGF Signaling in Pharynx Development

Justin Yates

NKU

Contribution of NMDA NR2B Subunits to Impulsive Choice and Amphetamine Reward

Chris Cottingham

MoSU

Antipsychotic Drug Targeting of Alpha2A Adrenergic Receptors in Adipogenesis

Celeste Morris

NKU

Advancing In Vivo Thyroid Hormone Measurement Technology

Amy Brausch

WKU

The Development of Adolescent Non-suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide

2016-2017 Bridge Funding Awards

Katy Carlson

MoSU

Accents and Syntactic Attachment

Janelle Hare

MoSU

Mechanisms of Action of UmuD in Regulating DNA Damage-Induced Genes in a umuC-Deficient Bacterium

2016-2017 Post-Doctoral Fellow Awards

Erin Strome

NKU

Investigation of Candidate Modifier Loci For Cancer Susceptibility

Cecile Marczinski

NKU

Acute Effects of Alcohol and Energy Drinks on Behavioral Control

Mark Bardgett

NKU

Long-term Effects of Early-Life Antipsychotic Drug Treatment

Michael Smith &
Kevin Williams

WKU

Finding Novel Platinum (II) Complex Anti-Cancer Drugs With Reduced Ototoxicity

2016-2017 KBRIN Faculty Recruitment (Start-Up) Awards

Simran Banga

WKU

 

Dena Weinberger

MSU