April 2019 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in April 2019. View previously selected grants, or a full summary of this month’s awards. For detailed information on research funding, visit Sponsored Research Reporting on the Research Support site.


Urban Neighborhood Organization and Public Space at Teotihuacan’s Tlajinga District

Total Anticipated

$15,000.00

Principal Investigator

David Carballo, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Society for American Archaeology


High-Redshift Cobra Clusters of Galaxies

Total Anticipated

$70,500.00

Principal Investigator

Elizabeth Randall, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Cultural and Contextual Influences On Parenting Among Low-Income Chinese Immigrant Caregivers Living In The Greater Boston Area

Total Anticipated

$80,000.00

Principal Investigator

Judith Scott, School of Social Work

Sponsor

Chapin Hall at The University of Chicago


A Low-Cost, Highly Scalable Continuous Culture System for Rapid Optimization And Precise Tuning Of Gut Microbial Formulations

Total Anticipated

$100,000.00

Principal Investigator

Ahmad Khalil, College of Engineering

Sponsor

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Psychosocial Stressors and The Hippocampal Memory System In African American Seniors

Total Anticipated

$453,750.00

Principal Investigator

Karin Schon, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


R21: Acidic Nanoparticles for Restoration of Autophagy in Age-Associated Nafld

Total Anticipated

$457,625.00

Principal Investigator

Mark Grinstaff, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Soft, Elastic Electrodes with Nanoclip Anchoring For Peripheral Nerve Interfacing

Total Anticipated

$394,526.00

Principal Investigator

Timothy Otchy, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders


Icenet: Integrated Cryogenic Energy-Efficient Nanophotonic Egress Technology

Total Anticipated

$500,000.00

Principal Investigator

Milos Popovic, College of Engineering

Sponsor

Department of Defense/ARO


Investigating Approximate Number System Computation In Children

Total Anticipated

$578,589.00

Principal Investigator

Melissa Kibbe, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Molecular Mechanisms Of Translational Regulation In Aging

Total Anticipated

$764,991.00

Principal Investigator

Vyacheslav Labunskyy, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


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