Recent Grants - 2012
- Dr. Cindy Linn received the Technology Development Award from Western Michigan University for her "Development of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist in an in-vivo glaucoma mode" project.
- Dr. Cindy Linn received funding from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Prevention of RGC loss in an in-vitro excitotoxic model and an in-vivo model of glaucoma using an alpha7 nACh receptor agonist."
- Dr. Maarten Vonhof received funding from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for a project entitled "Test of a Biocompatible, Biodegradable, Widely Available and Inexpensive Anti-Fungal Agent on the Growth of G. destructans, the Causative Agent of White-Nose Synrome, on Experimentally Infected Bats Under Controlled Laboratory Conditions."
- Dr. Maarten Vonhof received contract funding from Penn State University to study Little Brown Bat populations.
- Dr. Todd Barkman received funding from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled "Ghosts of Evolution Past: Resurrecting an Extinct Ancestral Enzyme to Understand the Origins of Modern-day Biochemical Activites."
- Dr. Silvia Rossbach received contract funding from Oklahoma State University and Chevron for a project entitled "Biogeophysics for Optimized Mitigation of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils: From Theoretical Developments, Laboratory Experiments to Field Valdiation."
- Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs received funding from the National Institutes of Health for a proposal entitled "Olfactory Bulb Cell Genesis and Survival in a Model of reversible Deafferentation."