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2018 Awards

The following awards were received by our members in 2018.

Faculty Member

Funding Agency

Grant Type

Project Title 

MariaElena Gonzalez  California Health Collaborative Foundation   California Heath Collaborative Tobacco Control Youth Engagement Core at UC Merced 
MariaElena Gonzalez County of Stanislaus   Stanislaus County Local Oral Health Program
Changqing Li  National Insitute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering  R01 Focused X-ray Luminescence at uCT Resolution and uM-level of Sensitivity
Wei-Chun Chin  University of the Pacific    Asthma and COPD associated inflammasome activations induced by rock dusts
Katrina Hoyer National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood R15 Experimental and Mathematical Modeling of CD8 T Cell Dynamics in Autoimmune Disease
Anna Song University of California Office of the President   UC Merced Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center
Frederick Wolf Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH R21 Transcriptional transformation of neuronal properties by binge-like alcohol intake in Drosophilia 
Jaapna Dhillon National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH K99 Effects of Functional Food Diets on Cardiometabolic and Metabolomics Profiles in Minority Youth
Paul Brown County of Merced   CACHI grant proposal
Maria Zoghbi National Institute of General Medical Science R15 Molecular Mechanism of Mitochondrial ABC Transporter ABCB10
Kirk Jensen National Institue of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, NIH R01

New requirements for immunity to parasitic pathogens-when vaccines work and why they fail 

Aaron Hernday National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH R15 Development of high-thoroughput assay for Candida albicans cell-type switching 
Nestor Oviedo National Institute of General Medicine Science R01 The Effects of Direct Current Stimulation in Adult Tissues


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