September 2016 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in May 2016. View previous selected monthly grants, or, view a full summary of this month’s awards. For detailed information on research funding, visit Research Operations, Systems, and Analytics.


Epigenetic Changes in Synaptic and Inflammatory Genes Involved in the Age-Dependent Development of Alzheimer

Total Anticipated

$3,047,094.00

Principal Investigator

Thor Stein, School of Medicine (BUSM)

Sponsor

National Institute of Aging


Combating Antibiotic Resistance with Synthetic Biology Technologies

Total Anticipated

$2,472,375.00

Principal Investigator

Ahmad Khaul, College of Engineering (ENG)

Sponsor

National Institute of Allergy & Infe


MRI: Acquisition of a 3-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scanner for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience

Total Anticipated

$1,582,077.00

Principal Investigator

Chantal Stern, Academic Institutes & Centers

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Neural Circuits Underlying Symbolic Processing in Primate Cortex and Basal Ganglia

Total Anticipated

$1,504,159.00

Principal Investigator

Michael Hasselmo, Academic Institutes & Centers

Sponsor

Department of Defense


Supports for WBUR’s The Artery

Total Anticipated

$1,000,000.00

Principal Investigator

Charles Kravetz, WBUR Radio

Sponsor

Barr Foundation, Inc.


School Health Institute

Total Anticipated

$505,000.00

Principal Investigator

Anne Fidler, School of Public Health (SPH)

Sponsor

Comm. of Mass/Department of Public Health


Great Ape Juvenile Development, Digestive Physiology

Total Anticipated

$432,261.00
Cheryl Knott, College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Large Investor Analysis and Equilibrium Problems for Mortage Backed Securities

Total Anticipated

$233,312.00
Scott Robertson, Questrom School of Business (QST)

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Agep Transformation Alliance: Cirtl Agep – Inclusive Excellence and Improved Climate for Future Faculty

Total Anticipated

$104,914.00
Sarah Hokanson, Provost

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Tracking China’s Overseas Energy Finance

Total Anticipated

$100,000.00
Kevin, Gallagher, Academic Institutes & Centers

Sponsor

Climateworks Foundation


Prosecutorial Misconduct

Total Anticipated

$10,000.00
Burton Glass, College of Communication (COM)

Sponsor

Harbus Foundation


Please note, anticipated amount is for the entire project period. For more information on a specific award please contact rosamail.bu.edu.

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