June 2021 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in June 2021. 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.


Facilitating Formative Feedback: Using Simulations To Impact The Capability of Novice Mathematics Teachers

Total Anticipated

$ 1,428,709

Principal Investigator

Meghan Shaughnessy, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Trans-Omic Analysis Of Alcohol Consumption And Its Relations To Cardiovascular Disease

Total Anticipated

$ 500,834

Principal Investigator

Chunyu Liu, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse


Quality Of Subsidized Child Care Providers And Children’s Care Stability: Implications For Early Educational Outcomes

Total Anticipated

$ 398,908

Principal Investigator

Yoonsook Ha, School of Social Work

Sponsor

Administration for Children and Families


Ultrafast 2DIR Studies Of Dynamics In Dense Gas And Supercritical Fluid Solutions

Total Anticipated

$ 359,636

Principal Investigator

Lawrence Ziegler, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Progressive And Acute Imbalances In Striatum-Wide Dopamine And Acetylcholine Signaling In Parkinson’s Disease Models

Total Anticipated

$ 300,000

Principal Investigator

Mark Howe, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Inc.


Simons Collaboration In Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, and Computation

Total Anticipated

$ 298,354

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Balakrishnan, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Simons Foundation


Restoring Access To Memories ‘Lost’ As A Result Of Sleep Deprivation

Total Anticipated

$ 262,517

Principal Investigator

Steve Ramirez, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Department of Defense/AFOSR


Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (R35)

Total Anticipated

$ 171,876

Principal Investigator

Laura F White, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences


Gender, Marital Histories And Late-Life Poverty: Updating Social Security Rules For 21st Century Families

Total Anticipated

$ 149,863

Principal Investigator

Deborah Carr, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

RRF Foundation for Aging


Role Of Bursts In Population Coding And Hierarchical Processing In The Mouse Visual Cortex

Total Anticipated

$ 117,502

Principal Investigator

Gabriel Koch Ocker, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Allen Institute


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