May 2019 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in May 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.


Fishing for Data (Not Fish): Inferring Effective Population Sizes, Inbreeding, And Demography of Pacific Tuna Stocks Using Larval Icthyoplankton From the Phoenix Islands Protected Area

Total Anticipated

$50,000.00

Principal Investigator

Randi Rotjan, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Waitt Foundation


National Renewable Energy Targets: A Global Quantified Estimate

Total Anticipated

$59,934.00

Principal Investigator

Henrik Selin, Academic Institutes & Centers

Sponsor

International Renewable Energy Agency


Converging Computational Thinking: Mathematical Concepts, Computer Science, And Brain Networks

Total Anticipated

$731,980.03

Principal Investigator

Andrei Ruckenstein, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Department of Defense/Defense Threat Reduction Agency


Integrated Technology-Based Intervention to Reduce Heavy Drinking and Chronic Pain Among Patients in Primary Care

Total Anticipated

$756,526.00

Principal Investigator

Tibor Palfai, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse


Notch Signaling and Adhesion Regulation

Total Anticipated

$1,650,000.00

Principal Investigator

Christopher Chen, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Assessing Financial Difficulty in Patients with Blood Cancers

Total Anticipated

$800,666.00

Principal Investigator

Rena Conti, Questrom School of Business

Sponsor

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


Epace: An Automated System for High-Throughput, Closed-Loop Control of Continuous Molecular Evolution to Enable Novel Therapeutics

Total Anticipated

$2,401,673.00

Principal Investigator

Ahmad Khalil, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging


The B Cell Repertoire as A Window into The Nature and Impact of The Lung Virome

Total Anticipated

$557,848.67

Principal Investigator

Thomas Kepler, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Development of A Wearable Physiological Status Monitor

Total Anticipated

$2,335,996.00

Principal Investigator

James Galagan, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


Rural: Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal Cohort Study

Total Anticipated

$33,195,303.00

Principal Investigator

Vasan Ramachandran, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


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