2020 Faculty Awardees

Bridging Grant Recipients

Lundquist, Erik (KU)

The role of the extracellular matrix in directed cell migration

Rumi, Mohammad (KUMC)

Role of ovarian kisspeptin signaling in follicle development and oocyte maturation

Yang, Zhilong (KSU)

Poxvirus-induced cellular metabolic reprogramming and transcriptional silencing


Core Facility Recipients

Kirkpatrick, Kimberly (KSU)

Acquisition of a fluorescent microscope

Larson, Melissa (KUMC)

Acquistion of an Eppendorf Xplorer electronic, repeating, 8-channel pipettor

Lundquist, Erik (KU)

Service contract fro NextSeq 550 and MiSeg in Genome Sequencing core

Simons, Kim (ESU)

Acquisition of an x-ray fluorescence spectrometer (XRF)

Springer, Nora (KSU)

Acquisition of a BD FACSMelody Cell Sorter ($20K requested toward a $288K purchase)


Developmental Research Project Award Recipients

Lee, Sonny (KSU)

Modulating intestinal microbiome to promote microbiota and immune system co-development



Partnerships for Translational Research Training Award Recipients

He, Mei (KU) and Staecker, Hinrich (KUMC)

CRISPR/Cas9-Transfected Exosomes for Targeted Delivery in Treating Sensorineural Hearing Loss Disease

Xu, Liang (K) and Wang, Fen (KUMC)

Novel NanoChip to detect exosomal biomarkers in liquid biopsy of non-small cell lung cancer patients with metastasis


Recruitment Package Recipients

Applegate, Jason (ESU)

Baral, Pankaj (KSU)

Nguyen, Hoang (WU)

Patrick, Lorelei (FHSU)

Pyram, Kalyani (KSU)