CBC Awards

This list includes the following types of CBC Awards funded to-date (2006-present): Accelerator Award, Catalyst Award, COVID-19 Response Award, Lever Award and Spark Award. Each list item includes a link to the Award Details page.

The list is organized alphabetically by the Award Type and in an ascending order by the Award ID#.

A complete list of all current and past CBC-funded awards is available from HERE.


Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-001
Proposal Title: A Highly Sensitive and Robust Test for Early Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
PI(s): Chuan He (UChicago)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-002
Proposal Title: Increasing the in vivo Stability of L-asparaginase through Interactions with HSA
PI(s): Arnon Lavie (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-003
Proposal Title: Development of Novel Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
PI(s): Yulia Komarova (UIC)
Award Amount: $97,641.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-004
Proposal Title: Novel FFA3 Antagonist Development for Type 2 Diabetes
PI(s): Brian Layden (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-005
Proposal Title: Novel Drug for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
PI(s): Richard Silverman (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-006
Proposal Title: Potential Treatment of Corneal Vascularization
PI(s): Tsutomu Kume (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 2 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: December 1, 2018 – November 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-007
Proposal Title: Establishing a Novel Therapy for RA Patients
PI(s): Shiva Shahrara (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 2 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: December 1, 2018 – November 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-008
Proposal Title: Novel PHLPP Peptide for Asystole/PEA Resuscitation
PI(s): Terry Vanden Hoek (UIC)
Award Amount: $99,926.00
Application Cycle: Round 2 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: December 1, 2018 – November 30, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-009
Proposal Title: A Novel BET Inhibitor for Breast Cancer Combination Therapy
PI(s): Gregory Thatcher (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 2 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-010
Proposal Title: Pre-Clinical Development of a Biased Antagonist of CCR3 for Allergic Diseases
PI(s): Steven Ackerman and Vadim Gaponenko (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: December 1, 2019 – November 30, 2020
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-011
Proposal Title: A Noninvasive MR Spectroscopic Method to Image the Human Epileptic Brain
PI(s): Jeffrey Loeb (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-012
Proposal Title: A Drug to Block Ischemia/ Reperfusion Injury Following Myocardial Infarction
PI(s): William Muller (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: November 1, 2019 – October 31, 2020
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-013
Proposal Title: RAS Processing as a Strategy to Reduce RAS-Driven Tumors
PI(s): Karla Satchell (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: November 1, 2019 – October 31, 2020
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-014
Proposal Title: Targeted Nanomedicine for Treating Arteriovenous Fistula Failure
PI(s): Yun Fang and Matthew Tirrell (UChicago)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-015
Proposal Title: Prazole Analogs to Block the Budding of Viruses
PI(s): Jonathan Leis (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-016
Proposal Title: Development of a Novel Treatment for Ovarian Cancer Based on Toxic RNA
PI(s): Marcus Peter (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-017
Proposal Title: Exosomes as a Novel Biologic Platform for Targeted Therapy
PI(s): Huiping Liu and Deyu Fang (NU)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 5 (Fall 2021)
Award Term: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022
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Award Type: Accelerator
Award #: A-018
Proposal Title: Development of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Gα12/ Alpha-SNAP-dependent vWF Secretion
PI(s): Richard Minshall (UIC)
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 5 (Fall 2021)
Award Term: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-001
Proposal Title: Viral Vector Translational Resource Center
PI(s): Martha C. Bohn (NU), Raymond Roos (UChicago) and Scott Brady (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2006)
Award Term: July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-002
Proposal Title: Epigenetics of RNA: A Systems Approach
PI(s): Alfonso Mondragon (NU) and Tao Pan (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2006)
Award Term: July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-003
Proposal Title: Functions and Evolution of micro-RNAs
PI(s): Richard W. Carthew and San Ming Wang (NU), and Chung-I Wu (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2006)
Award Term: July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-004
Proposal Title: Advanced System for Comparative Analysis of Metabolism
PI(s): Wen-Hsiung Li (UChicago) and Peter C. Nelson (UIC)
Award Amount: $135,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 1 (Spring 2006)
Award Term: July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-005
Proposal Title: Systems Analysis of Chromosome Dynamics in Single Bacteria
PI(s): Philippe Cluzel (UChicago) and John F. Marko (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 2 (Fall 2006)
Award Term: January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-006
Proposal Title: Gene Regulation by Natural Antisense RNAs in Yeast
PI(s): Erik J. Sontheimer (NU), Jonathan P. Staley and Manyuan Long (UChicago)
Award Amount: $236,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2007)
Award Term: August 1, 2007 – January 31, 2009
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-007
Proposal Title: Chicago Consortium in Diabetes and Obesity Genetics
PI(s): Joseph Bass (NU), Graeme I. Bell (UChicago) and Nissim Hay (UIC)
Award Amount: $249,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 3 (Spring 2007)
Award Term: July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-008
Proposal Title: Multiplexed Imaging of Transient Molecular Complex Dynamics in vivo
PI(s): Lawrence Miller (UIC) and Jerrold Turner (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Fall 2007)
Award Term: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2009
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-009
Proposal Title: Proteomic Analysis of Mitochondrial and Sarcomeric Proteins in Cardiomyopathy
PI(s): E. McNally (UChicago), P. Schumacker and H. Ardehali (NU), and R. J. Solaro (UIC)
Award Amount: $199,992.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Fall 2007)
Award Term: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2009
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-010
Proposal Title: Gene Regulatory Networks Directing Hematopoietic Cellular Fates
PI(s): Harinder Singh and Aaron Dinner (UChicago), and John Crispino (NU)
Award Amount: $199,538.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Fall 2007)
Award Term: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-011
Proposal Title: Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cellular Protein Networks on Membranes
PI(s): Wonhwa Cho and Hui Lu (UIC), and Eduardo Perozo (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 4 (Fall 2007)
Award Term: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-012
Proposal Title: Testing the ‘Occlusis’ Model of Cell Fate Restriction
PI(s): Bruce T. Lahn (UChicago) and John A. Kessler (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 5 (Spring 2008)
Award Term: June 1, 2008 – May 31, 2010
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-013
Proposal Title: Investigating the in vivo Interactomes of BACE1 and APP
PI(s): Sangram Sisodia (UChicago) and Robert Vassar (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 6 (Fall 2008)
Award Term: December 1, 2008 – November 30, 2010
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-014
Proposal Title: Proteolysis-inducing Peptides as Tools for Chemical Genetics
PI(s): Stephen Kron and Stephen Kent (UChicago), and Brian Kay (UIC)
Award Amount: $199,333.00
Application Cycle: Round 6 (Fall 2008)
Award Term: January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-015
Proposal Title: Virulence and Latency Regulation in M. tuberculosis
PI(s): Chuan He (UChicago) and Scott Franzblau (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 7 (Spring 2009)
Award Term: June 1, 2009 – May 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-016
Proposal Title: New Molecular Tools to Study Cancer Metabolic Reprogramming
PI(s): Sergey Kozmin (UChicago) and Paul Schumacker (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 7 (Spring 2009)
Award Term: September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-017
Proposal Title: Genetically Encoded Control of Protein Function with Light
PI(s): Michael Glotzer and Tobin Sosnick (UChicago), and Eric Weiss (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 7 (Spring 2009)
Award Term: September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-018
Proposal Title: High Throughput Signaling Pathway Analysis During Cellular Organization into Structures
PI(s): Lonnie Shea (NU) and Deborah Tonetti (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 8 (Fall 2009)
Award Term: February 1, 2010 – January 31, 2012
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-019
Proposal Title: A Systems Biology Understanding of Estrogen Receptor Action
PI(s): Serdar Bulun (NU), Jonna Frasor and Yang Dai (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 8 (Fall 2009)
Award Term: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-020
Proposal Title: Cell Cycle Regulatory Networks: An Integrative Approach
PI(s): Alexander Minella (NU), Marsha Rosner and Robert Rosner (UChicago)
Award Amount: $188,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 8 (Fall 2009)
Award Term: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-021
Proposal Title: Critical Components in Regulated Secretion
PI(s): Aaron Turkewitz (UChicago) and Scott Brady (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 9 (Spring 2010)
Award Term: July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2012
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-022
Proposal Title: Phosphoproteomic Analysis of NADPH Oxidase Activation
PI(s): Richard Ye (UIC) and Neil Kelleher (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 9 (Spring 2010)
Award Term: July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2012
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-023
Proposal Title: In situ Imaging of Lipid Signaling Networks
PI(s): Wonhwa Cho and Daesung Lee (UIC), and Seth Corey (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 9 (Spring 2010)
Award Term: August 1, 2010 – July 31, 2011
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-024
Proposal Title: Uncovering Early Genetic Aberrations in Myelodysplastic Syndromes
PI(s): Amittha Wickrema (UChicago) and Hongmei Jiang (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 10 (Fall 2010)
Award Term: March 1, 2011 – February 28, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-025
Proposal Title: The Molecular Basis of Genomic Instability: A Genome Wide Approach
PI(s): Steven T. Rosen (NU) and Fotini Gounari (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 10 (Fall 2010)
Award Term: January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-026
Proposal Title: Identify Cell Cycle-Regulatory Substrates Ubiquitinated by the Apoptosis Inhibitor BRUCE
PI(s): Jun Yin (UChicago) and Hiroaki Kiyokawa (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 11 (Spring 2011)
Award Term: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-027
Proposal Title: An Approach to Identify Drug Targets that Select Against Antibiotic Resistance
PI(s): Adilson Motter (NU) and Sean Crosson (UChicago)
Award Amount: $199,972.00
Application Cycle: Round 11 (Spring 2011)
Award Term: September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-028
Proposal Title: Capturing Kinetically Labile Protein Assemblies on DNA
PI(s): Chuan He (UChicago) and Jung-Hyun Min (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 12 (Fall 2011)
Award Term: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-029
Proposal Title: Design and Delivery of TAT Fusion Proteins for CPR
PI(s): Alan Leff (UChicago) and Terry Vanden Hoek (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 12 (Fall 2011)
Award Term: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-030
Proposal Title: Oxygen Sensing in Endothelial Progenitor Cells
PI(s): David Eddington and Jalees Rehman (UIC), and Navdeep Chandel (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 12 (Fall 2011)
Award Term: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-031
Proposal Title: A Molecular Chart Recorder
PI(s): Lucia Rothman-Denes and Douglas Bishop (UChicago), Konrad Kording and Keith Tyo (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 12 (Fall 2011)
Award Term: January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-032
Proposal Title: Development of novel affinity reagents to monitor different activation states of Ras GTPases in cells
PI(s): John P. O’Bryan (UIC) and Shohei Koide (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 13 (Spring 2012)
Award Term: June 1, 2012 – May 31, 2014
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-033
Proposal Title: Common bone marrow homing pathways for HSC and SCLC stem cells
PI(s): Geoffrey Kansas (NU) and Ravi Salgia (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 13 (Spring 2012)
Award Term: July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-034
Proposal Title: Genome Wide siRNA Screen for Host Factors Required for Human Herpesvirus (HHV) Latency
PI(s): Richard Longnecker (NU), Lijun Rong (UIC) and Bernard Roizman (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 13 (Spring 2012)
Award Term: September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2014
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-035
Proposal Title: Genome-Scale Identification of Protein Docking Interactions
PI(s): Brian Kay (UIC), Eric Weiss and Milan Mrksich (NU)
Award Amount: $197,394.00
Application Cycle: Round 13 (Spring 2012)
Award Term: August 1, 2012 – July 31, 2013
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-036
Proposal Title: Proteomic Characterization of Epicardial-Myocardial Signaling and Regenerative Activity
PI(s): Q. Tian Wang (UIC) and Hans-Georg Simon (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 14 (Fall 2012)
Award Term: February 1, 2013 – January 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-037
Proposal Title: Dissecting cis versus trans regulation of gene expression using in vitro transcription
PI(s): Bruce Lahn (UChicago) and John Crispino (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 14 (Fall 2012)
Award Term: February 1, 2013 – January 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-038
Proposal Title: Nuclear Actin and Genome Organization
PI(s): Primal de Lanerolle (UIC) and Steven T. Kosak (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 14 (Fall 2012)
Award Term: May 1, 2013 – April 30, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-039
Proposal Title: Radiation-Guided Delivery of Quantum Dot Theranostic Nanoparticles
PI(s): Stephen J. Kron (UChicago) and Preston T. Snee (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-040
Proposal Title: An “And-Gate” for Optogenetic Control Of Protein Kinases
PI(s): Andrei Karginov (UIC) and Michael Glotzer (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-041
Proposal Title: Engineering Prokaryotic Translation for Artificial Metalloenzyme Production
PI(s): Michael Jewett (NU) and Jared Lewis (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-042
Proposal Title: A Novel Antimicrobial Strategy Against Methicillin-Resistant S Aureus (MRSA)
PI(s): Robert Daum (UChicago) and Michael E. Johnson (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-043
Proposal Title: Characterizing in Vivo Chromatin Folding Landscape of IgH locus on Chromosome 12
PI(s): Jie Liang and Amy Kenter (UIC), and John Marko (NU)
Award Amount: $199,998.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-044
Proposal Title: Identifying Immune Evasion Mechanisms in Tumors Via a Genome-Wide shRNA Screen
PI(s): Thomas Gajewski and Haochu Huang (UChicago), and Xiaozhong Wang (NU)
Award Amount: $199,998.00
Application Cycle: Round 15 (Spring 2013)
Award Term: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-045
Proposal Title: Structural Basis for RecA Filament Nucleation by the Neisseria PilE G Quadruplex Motif
PI(s): Phoebe A. Rice (UChicago) and H. Steven Seifert (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: March 1, 2014 – February 29, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-046
Proposal Title: Extra-translational Function of Transfer RNA as Regulators of Cellular Processes
PI(s): Tao Pan and Marsha Rosner (UChicago), and Hidayatullah G. Munshi (NU
Award Amount: $199,998.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-047
Proposal Title: Craniofacial Tissue Engineering with Citric-Acid Based Nanocomposite Scaffolds
PI(s): Russell R. Reid and Tong-Chuan He (UChicago), and Guillermo Ameer (NU)
Award Amount: $166,008.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-048
Proposal Title: Immunotherapy-Mediated Interference of Bacterial Quorum Sensing
PI(s): Michael J. Federle (UIC) and Matthew Tirrell (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: February 1, 2014 – January 31, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-049
Proposal Title: Probing Somatosensory Representations in the Brainstem of Awake Monkeys
PI(s): Lee Miller (NU) and Sliman Bensmaia (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-050
Proposal Title: ApoA-I Mediated Regulation of Inflammation and Heart Repair after Heart Attack
PI(s): Godfrey S. Getz (UChicago) and Edward Thorp (NU)
Award Amount: $199,954.00
Application Cycle: Round 16 (Fall 2013)
Award Term: March 1, 2014 – February 29, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-051
Proposal Title: Uncovering ‘Missing Heritability’ in An Experimentally Tractable Model Organism
PI(s): Erik Andersen (NU) and Ilya Ruvinsky (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 17 (Spring 2014)
Award Term: August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-052
Proposal Title: Control of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion by Inhibition of Axin Polymerization
PI(s): Zhijian Qian (UIC) and Wei Du (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 17 (Spring 2014)
Award Term: August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-053
Proposal Title: Development of a 3D Snapshot Holographic Microscope for Volumetric Live Cell Imaging
PI(s): Norbert Scherer (UChicago) and Oliver Cossairt (NU)
Award Amount: $199,633.00
Application Cycle: Round 17 (Spring 2014)
Award Term: August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-054
Proposal Title: Klebsiella Pneumoniae Pathogenesis in Immunocompetent and Immunosuppressed Hosts
PI(s): Mark Mandel (NU) and Nancy Freitag (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 17 (Spring 2014)
Award Term: August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2016
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-055
Proposal Title: Mapping the Regulation of Wnt Signaling with β-Cat-eleon: A Fluorescent β-catenin “timer”
PI(s): Fotini Gounari (UChicago) and Brad Merrill (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: February 1, 2015 – January 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-056
Proposal Title: Role of Dynamics in the Structure and Function of Intrinsically Metastable Proteins
PI(s): Michael Caffrey and Arnon Lavie (UIC), and Balaji Manicassamy (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: February 1, 2015 – January 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-057
Proposal Title: Photoaffinity-based Protein Profiling Approach to Discover Estrogen Receptor/ Coactivator Inhibitors
PI(s): Jonna Frasor and Terry Moore (UIC), and Geoffrey Greene (UChicago)
Award Amount: $199,330.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: March 1, 2015 – February 28, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-058
Proposal Title: Label-free Chemical Imaging: Early Detection of Heart Transplant Rejection
PI(s): Michael Walsh (UIC) and Aliya Husain (UChicago)
Award Amount: $199,745.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-059
Proposal Title: Nuclear Opening and Histone Release in Mammalian Terminal Erythropoiesis
PI(s): Peng Ji (NU) and Amittha Wickrema (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: March 1, 2015 – February 28, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-060
Proposal Title: Co-occurance and Implications of Antibiotic Production and Resistance Genes in the Environment
PI(s): Brian Murphy and Rachel Poretsky (UIC), and George Wells (NU)
Award Amount: $199,982.00
Application Cycle: Round 18 (Fall 2014)
Award Term: March 1, 2015 – February 28, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-061
Proposal Title: Biochemical Reconstruction of Epigenetic Transcriptional Memory
PI(s): Jason Brickner (NU) and Alexander Ruthenburg (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 19 (Spring 2015)
Award Term: September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-062
Proposal Title: Deep Brain Super-Resolution Imaging of Neuronal Architechture
PI(s): Hao F. Zhang and Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy (NU), and Patrick La Riviere (UChicago)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 19 (Spring 2015)
Award Term: September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-063
Proposal Title: Fluorescent Probes for Live-Cell Imaging of Sirtuin Activity: Applications to Breast Cancer
PI(s): Bryan Dickinson (UChicago) and David Gius (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 19 (Spring 2015)
Award Term: September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-064
Proposal Title: Towards the Visualization of Spliceosomal Intermediates
PI(s): Yuan He (NU), Joseph Piccirilli and Jonathan Staley (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-065
Proposal Title: Spatiotemporal Control of Protein Function: Ligand-Dependent Activation of TEV Protease
PI(s): Howard Shuman (UChicago) and Heather Pinkett (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-066
Proposal Title: Role of Gut Microbiota in Determining Drug Efficacy and Toxicity
PI(s): Hyunyoung Jeong (UIC) and Eugene Chang (UChicago)
Award Amount: $199,998.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-067
Proposal Title: Reading the cortical code for natural motion
PI(s): Jason MacLean and Stephanie Palmer (UChicago) and David Schwab (NU)
Award Amount: $199,555.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-068
Proposal Title: Overlapping cistrons within mammalian mRNAs
PI(s): Christopher Gomez (UChicago) and Jeffrey Savas (NU)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-069
Proposal Title: Darpins: A New Generation of Protein Therapeutics in Neurodegenerative Diseases
PI(s): Raymond Roos (UChicago) and Brian Kay (UIC)
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 20 (Fall 2015)
Award Term: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-070
Proposal Title: In Vivo Multicellular Dynamics of Neural Crest Stem Cell Migration
PI(s): Ankur Saxena (UIC) and Victoria E. Prince (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 21 (Spring 2016)
Award Term: June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-071
Proposal Title: Deciphering RNA Methylation in Regulating Neuronal Functions in Health and Disease
PI(s): Chuan He (UChicago) and Yongchao Ma (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 21 (Spring 2016)
Award Term: June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-072
Proposal Title: Spatial and Temporal Dissection of Mouse Meiotic Chromosome Segregation
PI(s): Sadie Wignall (NU) and Michael Glotzer (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 21 (Spring 2016)
Award Term: June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-073
Proposal Title: Asymmetric Inheritance of a Regulatory Memory by Organelle Tethering
PI(s): D. Allan Drummond (UChicago) and Laura Lackner (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 21 (Spring 2016)
Award Term: June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-074
Proposal Title: Transplanting a Prokaryotic Oscillator to Animals to Restore Circadian Clock Function
PI(s): Michael Rust (UChicago) and Ravi Allada (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 21 (Spring 2016)
Award Term: August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2018
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-075
Proposal Title: Probing the Kinetics of tRNA Recognition by T-box Riboswitch at the Single-molecule Level
PI(s): Jingyi Fei (UChicago) and Alfonso Mondragon (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-076
Proposal Title: Capturing Host-Microbiome Chemical Communication
PI(s): Laura Sanchez (UIC) and Mark Mandel (NU)
Award Amount: $249,652.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-077
Proposal Title: A Novel Antibiotic Strategy Exploiting Metabolite Self-Toxicity
PI(s): Keith Tyo (NU) and Scott Franzblau (UIC)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-078
Proposal Title: Single-cell Level Biophysical Control of Platelet Production from Megakaryocytes
PI(s): Jae-Won Shin (UIC) and William Miller (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-079
Proposal Title: Establishing a Comprehensive Typology of Retinal Ganglion Cells
PI(s): Gregory Schwartz (NU) and Jeremy Segal (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-080
Proposal Title: Restoring the Renal Extracellular Matrix Using Engineered Growth Factors
PI(s): Jason Wertheim (NU) and Jeffrey Hubbell (UChicago)
Award Amount: $248,299.00
Application Cycle: Round 22 (Fall 2016)
Award Term: March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-081
Proposal Title: The Connectome of Newly Born Neurons
PI(s): Narayanan Kasthuri (UChicago) and Irina Balyasnikova (NU)
Award Amount: $235,371.00
Application Cycle: Round 23 (Spring 2017)
Award Term: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-082
Proposal Title: Novel Single-Cell Analyses of Tumor-Specific T-cells in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
PI(s): Jaehyuk Choi (NU) and Jun Huang (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 23 (Spring 2017)
Award Term: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-083
Proposal Title: Targeted Delivery of Biomolecules to the CNS via Extracellular Vesicles
PI(s): Ernesto Bongarzone and Steven Roth (UIC), and Joshua Leonard (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 23 (Spring 2017)
Award Term: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2019
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-084
Proposal Title: In situ Lysosomal Ion Imaging as a Sensitive Diagnostic for Lysosomal Disorders
PI(s): Yamuna Krishnan (UChicago) and Dimitri Krainc (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 24 (Fall 2017)
Award Term: March 1, 2018 – February 29, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-085
Proposal Title: Defining Prostate Tumor Malignancy with Activity-Dependent Pet Probes
PI(s): Raymond Moellering (UChicago) and Sarki Abdulkadir (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 24 (Fall 2017)
Award Term: March 1, 2018 – February 29, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-086
Proposal Title: Observing Protein Allostery Dynamics by Single-Particle Imaging
PI(s): Xiaojing Yang (UIC) and Minglei Zhao (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 24 (Fall 2017)
Award Term: March 1, 2018 – February 29, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-087
Proposal Title: A New Method for Studying Cancer Cells Predisposed to Metastasis
PI(s): Bruce Lahn (UChicago) and Maciej Lesniak (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 25 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-088
Proposal Title: Quantitative Matrisomics: A Novel Approach to Decipher Fibrosis
PI(s): Alexandra Naba (UIC) and John Varga (NU)
Award Amount: $247,816.00
Application Cycle: Round 25 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-089
Proposal Title: Carbapenem-Resistant K. Pneumoniae Genomic Biomarkers that Predict Poor Outcomes
PI(s): Alan Hauser (NU) and Zackery Bulman (UIC)
Award Amount: $249,983.00
Application Cycle: Round 25 (Spring 2018)
Award Term: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2020
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-090
Proposal Title: Leveraging DNA Repair to Enhance CRISPR Genome Editing
PI(s): Leslyn Hanakahi (UIC) and Stephen Kron (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 26 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: March 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-091
Proposal Title: BACH1: A Novel Diagnostic Biomarker for Breast Cancer
PI(s): Marsha Rosner (UChicago) and Seema Khan (NU
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 26 (Fall 2018)
Award Term: June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2021
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-092
Proposal Title: Role of Regulatory T Cells in Preventing Autoimmunity During Infection
PI(s): Peter Savage (UChicago) and Nancy Freitag (UIC)
Award Amount: $241,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 27 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2021
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-093
Proposal Title: Visualizing the Dynamic Process of Activation and Modulation in Adhesion GPCRs
PI(s): Demet Arak-Ozkan (UChicago) and Reza Vafabakhsh (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 27 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2021
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-094
Proposal Title: Uncovering the Genetic Basis for a Cryptic Pan-Sensory Disorder
PI(s): Peggy Mason (UChicago), Clifton Ragsdale (UChicago), Jason McAnany (UIC) and Megan Roy-Puckelwartz (NU)
Award Amount: $249,998.00
Application Cycle: Round 27 (Spring 2019)
Award Term: September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2021
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-095
Proposal Title: Endothelium-Derived Extracellular Vesicles MicroRNAs and Pulmonary Hypertension
PI(s): Usha Raj (UIC) and Jeffrey Hubbell (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 28 (Fall 2019)
Award Term: May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-096
Proposal Title: Engineering Human Protein-Based mRNA Translational Controllers for Therapeutics
PI(s): Soroush Tahmasebi (UIC) and Bryan Dickinson (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 28 (Fall 2019)
Award Term: April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-097
Proposal Title: Mininode: Injectable Reactor for Programmable Release of CAR T Cells to Solid Tumor
PI(s): Ying Liu (UIC) and Bin Zhang (NU)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 28 (Fall 2019)
Award Term: May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-098
Proposal Title: Interactions Between Motor Cortex and Striatum Underlying Movement Initiation in Mammals
PI(s): Nicholas Hatsopoulos (UChicago) and Andrew Miri (NU)
Award Amount: $243,221.00
Application Cycle: Round 28 (Fall 2019)
Award Term: May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-099
Proposal Title: Functional Optophysiological Mapping of Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells
PI(s): Xincheng Yao (UIC) and Tiffany Schmidt (NU)
Award Amount: $248,770.00
Application Cycle: Round 29 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-100
Proposal Title: The Impact of Altering Genome Organization in Epilepsy Etiology
PI(s): Marcelo Nobrega (UChicago) and Gemma Carvill (NU)
Award Amount: $245,504.00
Application Cycle: Round 29 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: October 1, 2020 – September 1, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-101
Proposal Title: Bending the Bone – Developing 21st Century Tools for Bony Manipulation in the Operating Room
PI(s): Lee Alkureishi (UIC) and Russell Reid (UChicago)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 29 (Spring 2020)
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-102
Proposal Title: Use of PROTACs to Inhibit BNIP3-dependent Mitophagy in Muscle Atrophy and Cancer Cachexia
PI(s): Kay Macleod (UChicago) and Alexis Demonbreun (NU)
Award Amount: $248,432.00
Application Cycle: Round 30 (Spring 2021)
Award Term: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2023
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-103
Proposal Title: Elucidating the Function of the Non-classical HLA-DQ2/HLA-DQ2 in Asthma
PI(s): Carole Ober (UChicago) and Yu (Tom) Gao (UIC)
Award Amount: $247,216.00
Application Cycle: Round 30 (Spring 2021)
Award Term: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2023
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Award Type: Catalyst
Award #: C-104
Proposal Title: Establishing Two New Bacterial Phyla to Produce the Next Generation of Biomedical Drug Leads
PI(s): Neil Kelleher (NU) and Brian Murphy (UIC)
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Application Cycle: Round 30 (Spring 2021)
Award Term: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2023
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Award Type: covid-19-response
Award #: CR-001
Proposal Title: Targeting Aberrant Immune Responses in Patients with Severe COVID-19
PI(s): G. R. Scott Budinger (NU), Jing Liu (UIC), and Gokhan Mutlu (UChicago)
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Application Cycle: Summer 2020
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022
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Award Type: covid-19-response
Award #: CR-002
Proposal Title: Novel Strategies for Enhancing Vaccine Efficacy Against SARS-CoV-2
PI(s): Melody Swartz (UChicago), Jeffrey Hubbell (UChicago), Evan Scott (NU), and Ying Samuel Hu (UIC)
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Application Cycle: Summer 2020
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2022
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Award Type: covid-19-response
Award #: CR-003
Proposal Title: Covalent Inhibitors of the Nsp16 2′-O-Methyltransferase of SARS-CoV-2
PI(s): Karla Satchell (NU), Vadim Gaponenko (UIC), and Viresh Rawal (UChicago)
Award Amount: $498,750.00
Application Cycle: Summer 2020
Award Term: September 1, 2020 – February 28, 2022
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Award Type: Entrepreneurial Fellows
Award #: EF-001
Proposal Title: CBC Entrepreneurial Fellows Award to support Eric Schiffhauer
PI(s): Richard Morimoto (NU)
Award Amount: $110,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: April 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020
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Award Type: Entrepreneurial Fellows
Award #: EF-002
Proposal Title: CBC Entrepreneurial Fellows Award to support Carissa Heath
PI(s): Richard Morimoto (NU)
Award Amount: $110,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: September 1, 2019 – September 1, 2020
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-001
Proposal Title: Chicago Center for Systems Biology
PI(s): Kevin White (UChicago), Robert Grossman (UChicago; at UIC at the time of the award); Richard Morimoto (NU), Luis Amaral (NU)
Award Amount: $3,000,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2011
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-002
Proposal Title: Chicago Tri-Institutional Center of Excellence in Chemical Methodologies & Library Development
PI(s): Sergey Kozmin (UChicago), Karl Scheidt (NU) and Jie Liang (UIC)
Award Amount: $2,000,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2011
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-003
Proposal Title: Nanomaterials for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics
PI(s): Chad Mirkin and Milan Mrksich (NU), David Eddington (UIC) and Joel Collier (UChicago)
Award Amount: $2,117,241.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: May 1, 2011 – April 30, 2014
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-004
Proposal Title: Silvio O. Conte Center on the Computational Systems Genomics of Psychiatric Disorders
PI(s): Andrey Rzhetsky (UChicago), Edwin Cook (UIC), and Richard Morimoto (NU)
Award Amount: $1,999,431.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2015
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-005
Proposal Title: Center for Production of Affinity Reagents for Human Transcription Factors: Chicago Synthetic Antibody Pipeline
PI(s): Anthony Kossiakoff and Geoffrey Greene (UChicago), Brian Kay (UIC), and Jason Brickner (NU)
Award Amount: $2,321,520.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2015
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Award Type: Lever
Award #: L-006
Proposal Title: Chicago Center for Physical Science-Oncology Innovation and Translation
PI(s): Vadim Backman (NU), Lucy Godley (UChicago) and Jack Kaplan (UIC)
Award Amount: $1,487,992.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: June 1, 2015 – May 31, 2017
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-001
Proposal Title: The Chicago Laminome Project
PI(s): Robert Goldman and Jonathan Widom (NU), Stephen Kron, Harindar Singh and Elizabeth McNally (UChicago)
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: November 1, 2008 – October 31, 2010
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-002
Proposal Title: Noncoding RNA Structure, Function, and Evolution
PI(s): Erik Sontheimer (NU), Alexander Mankin (UIC) and Jonathan Staley (UChicago)
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-003
Proposal Title: Metabolic MR Imaging for Studies of Human Brain Disease
PI(s): Keith Thulborn and H. Jeong (UIC) and Thomas Meade (NU)
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-004
Proposal Title: The Role of Natural Variation and Proteostasis in Complex Disease Traits
PI(s): Martin Kreitman and Ilya Ruvinsky (UChicago) and Richard Morimoto (NU)
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: March 1, 2009 – February 28, 2011
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-005
Proposal Title: Support for An Innovative CryoSTEM for Element Specific Imaging of Cells and Tissue
PI(s): Thomas O’Halloran and Vinayak Dravid (NU) and Jonathan Silverstein (UChicago)
Award Amount: $379,341.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: June 1, 2009 – May 31, 2011
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-006
Proposal Title: Delivery of synthetic antibodies to probe cell dynamics in live cells
PI(s): Anthony Kossiakoff (UChicago), Vladimir Gelfand and Charles Clevenger (NU)
Award Amount: $400,000.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2011
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Award Type: Spark
Award #: S-007
Proposal Title: Leptin peptide in diabetes: from mechanism to therapeutics
PI(s): Nissim Hay (UIC), Joseph Bass (NU), Graeme Bell and Louis Philipson (UChicago)
Award Amount: $399,597.00
Application Cycle: N/A (rolling basis)
Award Term: August 1, 2011 – July 31, 2013
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