Jennifer Wernegreen (Environmental & Evolutionary Genomics), Joel Meyer (Molecular Environmental Toxicology) and Richard Di Giulio (Environmental Toxicology) Harnessing genomics for environmental toxicology: Exploring how a key anthropogenic pollutant impacts mitochondrial mutation in the model vertebrate, Atlantic Killifish
Lingchong You (Biomedical Engineering) and Junjie Yao (Biomedical Engineeirng) Listening to Gene Expression in Living Cells
Raluca Gordân (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics) and Hashim Al-Hashimi (Biochemistry) The Impact of DNA Damage on Transcription Factor Binding
2017 Pilot Project Award Winners:
Ornit Chiba-Falek (Neurology) and Greg Crawford (Pediatrics) "Identification of Regulatory Elements Relevant to Alzheimers Disease"
Nick Buchler (Biology), Fred Dietrich (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology), Dave MacAlpine (Pharmacology & Cancer Biology), and Amy Gladfelter (Dartmouth College) "Understanding the Principles of Cell Cycle Control by Measuring Cell Cycle Dynamics in Non-Conventional Yeasts"
2016 Pilot Project Award Winners:
Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) and Raluca Gordan (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics) "Trans-kingdom conservation of stringent response through non-canonical DNA-binding activities"
Diego V. Bohórquez (Medicine & Neurobiology), Lawrence David (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology), and Xiling Shen (Biomedical Engineering) "Neuromodulation of Gut Microbiota via a Novel Gut-Brain Axis"
David MacAlpine (Pharmacology & Cancer Biology) and Paul Magwene (Biology) "Profiling Chromatin Organization of Yeast Biofilms"
Sandeep Dave (Medicine) and Lawrence David (Molecular Genetics & Microbiology) "Defining the circulating microbiome of immune suppressed patients to guide antibiotic treatment"