The following projects have an award budget start date between 12/1/05 and 12/30/06. The list of industry sponsored research projects is partial, and no subcontracts are shown for which Tufts is a subrecipient. The list is derived from data in the proposal management system at the Office of the Vice Provost. Please click on the project title to view the abstract.

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Ackerman, Frank Impacts of REACH on Developing Countries International Chemical Secretariat 1/1/06-9/30/06
Afsar, Mohammed RAM Frequency Characterization and Technical Assitance ONR 9/16/06-9/15/11
Akiyoshi, Donna A Genome Sequence Survey of Enterocytozoon Bieneusi NIAID 6/15/05-5/31/07
Akiyoshi, Donna Production of Oocysts from Cryptosporidium Parvum Isolate MD (Moredun) for BEI Resources American Type Culture Collection 5/1/06-4/30/07
Altman, Wayne Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry HRSA 7/1/04-6/30/07
Ambady, Nalini Social Categorization: Mandatory or Not U.S. Department of Education 9/1/04-8/31/08
Ambady, Nalini Nonlinguistic Dialects: Behavioral and Neural Correlates NIMH 9/20/05-6/30/10
Anwer, Sawkat Mechanism of Canalicular Bile Formation and Cholestasis NIDDK 7/1/83-6/20/09
Anwer, Sawkat Short-Term Training in Health Professional School NIDDK 6/1/90-5/31/10
Anwer, Sawkat Veterinary Research Manpower Development for Defense ARO 8/15/05-8/12/08
Anwer, Sawkat Construction of RBL in Grafton, Massachusetts NIAID 10/1/05-9/30/10
Azuma, Chieko Mapping Genes Associated with Canine Hemangiosarcoma Canine Health Foundation 4/1/06-3/31/07
Baise, Laurie Numerical Modeling of Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes NSF 9/1/04-8/31/07
Baise, Laurie CAREER: Integrated Research and Education in Regional Evaluation of Seismic Hazards NSF 2/15/06-1/31/07
Balbach, Edith Organized Labor and Tobacco Industry NCI 5/22/02-7/31/10
Baleja, James Molecular Interactions in Signaling and Vesicle Sorting NIGMS 2/1/04-1/31/08
Baleja, James Molecular Interactions in B Cell Development NIAID 1/15/06-12/31/07
Bedell, Gary Diabetes Self-Management at School: Identifying Factors Associated with Health, Participation and Quality of Life Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Fund 9/1/06-8/31/07
Bedenice, Daniela Humoral Response to EEE Vaccination in Alpacas Alpaca Research Foundation 2/1/06-1/31/07
Bedenice, Daniela BVD Viral Infection and Immunity in Alpacas Empire Alpaca Association 6/1/06-8/31/08
Berman, Harris Support for Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase Fidelity Foundation 11/15/06-11/14/07
Bers, Marina CAREER: Virtual Communities of Learning and Care: Multi-User Virtual Environments that Promote Positive Youth Development NSF 2/15/05-1/31/10
Bers, Marina BPC Collaborative Project: Tufts University Computing Undergraduate Scholars Program (CUSP) NSF 9/1/06-1/31/07
Blumberg, Jeffrey Bioavailability, Pharmacokinetics and Antioxidant Capacity of Almond Phytochemical in Humans Almond Board of California 1/1/01-12/31/07
Blumsack, Marilyn Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning Bernard Osher Foundation 7/1/06-6/30/07
Boghosian, Bruce Entropic Lattice Boltzmann Models and Quantum Computation AFOSR 4/1/04-3/31/07
Boghosian, Bruce Quantum Computing for Fundamental Physical Processes ARO 7/19/04-7/18/07
Boghosian, Bruce Acquisition of Scientific Visualization Facility NSF 8/1/06-7/31/09
Bohm, Andrew Mechanism of Poly(A) Polymerase Processivity NIGMS 7/1/02-6/30/07
Booth, Sarah Vitamin K and Inflammation AHA 7/1/05-6/30/07
Booth, Sarah Dietary and Non-Dietary Components of Vitamin K Metabolism NIDDK 9/30/05-7/31/09
Borgers, Christoph Modeling and Analysis of Persistent Gamma Rhythms and Their Role in Sustained Attention NSF 8/1/04-7/31/07
Bridges, Robert Endocrine Regulation of Maternal Behavior NICHD 9/1/90-5/31/10
Bridges, Robert NCRR Research Training For Tufts Veterinary Students NCRR 7/3/03-4/30/07
Bridges, Robert Neuropeptidergic Control of Maternal Behavior NICHD 3/17/06-8/31/08
Brodeur, Peter Organization and Expression of V Genes NIGMS 7/1/85-3/31/08
Brodley, Carla Detecting Natural versus Unnatural DNA Defense Advanced Research Project Agency 7/15/06-7/14/07
Brugge, Douglas Language, Literacy, Culture: Communication of Health Concepts NCI 9/1/05-8/31/07
Brunken, William Extracellular Matrix in Synapse Formation in the CNS NEI 8/1/00-6/30/08
Brunken, William Photoreceptor Synaptic Proteins NSF 6/1/06-7/31/08
Bunnell, Stephen Unraveling Integrin-Mediated Inflammatory Signaling Pathways Using Dynamic Imaging Techniques AHA Northeast Affiliate 7/1/06-6/30/09
Bunnell, Stephen Visualizing the Mechanisms of Integrin-Mediated Lymphocyte Co-stimulation Charles A. Dana Foundation 7/1/06-6/30/09
Camilli, Andrew Short-Term Training for Minority Students Program NHLBI 5/1/93-4/30/08
Camilli, Andrew Study of Transmissible Forms of Vibrio Cholerae NIAID 5/15/03-4/30/08
Camilli, Andrew Role of c-diGMP Signaling in Vibrio Cholerae Virulence NIAID 3/1/06-2/28/11
Canyes, Barbara College Access Fellowship Program Massachusetts Service Alliance 10/1/06-6/30/07
Cao, Caroline CAREER: Adapting to Technology in Minimally Invasive Surgery NSF 2/15/03-2/29/08
Castaneda Sceppa, Carmen Effect of Branched Chain Amino Acid Supplementation on Muscle Protein Balance and Molecular Markers of Translation Initiation During Endurance Exercise and Recovery Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine 5/1/06-4/30/07
Castaneda Sceppa, Carmen Survey of Participants and Leaders to Determine Prevalence of Arthritis and Arthritis-Related Diseases (Strong Living Program: Community-Based Exercise Program) State of Vermont 8/21/06-8/20/07
Castellot, John Training Program in Developmental Biology NICHD 7/1/93-4/30/08
Castellot, John Smooth Muscle Cell Growth Control By CCN Protein NHLBI 12/1/93-6/30/07
Castellot, John Regulation of Uterine Fibroids by CCN5 NICHD 9/26/03-7/31/08
Catley, Andy Case Study on Emergency, Pastoralist and Food Security in South Sudan FAO 9/22/05-12/31/06
Cebe, Peggy Polymer-Based Nanocomposites: An Opportunity for Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Students NSF 4/1/04-5/31/07
Cebe, Peggy Constraints in Semicrystalline Polymers During the Transition from Liquid to the Solid State NSF 6/1/06-5/31/07
Cebe, Peggy Impact of Clay Nanoparticles on Structure and Relaxation of a Polar Polymer American Chemical Society 9/1/06-8/31/08
Chaisson, Eric Educational Tools for Chandra Mission Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 9/1/03-8/31/07
Chen, Jinkun Cell Differentiation in Periodontal Regeneration NIDCR 7/15/03-5/31/08
Chisholm, Karen MACC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program 2006-2007 Corporation for National and Community Service 7/9/06-7/21/07
Choi, Sang Woon Epigenetic Effects of Chronic Alcohol Consumption on Colonic Mucosa NIAAA 9/30/06-8/31/08
Cochran, Brent Stat3 as a Therapeutic Target for Glioblastoma Brain Tumor Society 10/1/05-9/30/07
Coffin, John Retrovirus Evolution NCI 3/3/06-2/28/11
Court, Michael Mechanisms of Adverse Host Responses to Antibiotics NIGMS 4/15/05-3/31/08
Court, Michael Human CYP2B6: Induction by Ethanol and Polymorphisms NIAAA 9/20/05-9/19/08
Court, Michael Curcumin-Piperine Interaction with Human CYP3A and Phase 2 Enzymes NCCAM 9/25/06-9/24/09
Crane, Gregory A Reading Environment for Arabic and for Islamic Culture U.S. Department of Education 6/1/06-5/31/09
Crane, Gregory What Do You Do With a Million Books? Massive Digital Libraries, Emerging Technologies and the Implications for Humanities Scholarship Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 7/1/06-9/1/07
Crane, Gregory Automatically Building a Latin Treebank NSF 9/1/06-8/31/07
Crivello, Natalia Vitamin K and Sulfatides in Brain Aging NIA 6/1/05-5/31/08
Crott, Jimmy Effect of Folate Status on Genetic/Epigenetic Stability and Tumorigenicity USDA 8/15/06-8/14/08
Damassa, David TUSK: Tools to Integrate and Share Health Knowledge NLM 1/1/05-12/31/07
Dawson, Dean The Role of the Spindle Checkpoint in the Segregation of Error-Prone Meiotic Chromosomes March of Dimes 6/1/04-5/31/07
Dawson-Hughes, Bess Effect of Potassium Bicarbonate on Bone and Muscle NIAMS 5/1/06-4/30/09
Degterev, Alexei Caspase-Independent Cell Death and Neurodegeneration NIA 6/1/06-4/30/07
Dunlap, Kathleen Presynaptic Receptors on Embryonic Sensory Neurons NINDS 7/1/80-11/30/07
Dunlap, Kathleen RGG3: A Calcium-Dependent Inhibitor of G-Proteins NINDS 7/1/05-6/30/08
Durant, John Effectiveness of Solarbee Circulators for Reducing Milfoil in Lake Cochituate Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation 6/2/06-2/20/08
Dwyer, Johanna Optimizing Food and Nutrition Services in Assisted Living Facilities: The FANCI (Food and Nutrition Care Indicators) Survey HUD 9/1/05-9/1/07
Easterbrooks, Ann Touchpoints Early Child Care and Education Evaluation Brazelton Touchpoints Center 4/1/05-3/31/07
Economos, Christina Strategies for Overcoming Obesity through Nutrition, Physical Activity and Education PepsiCo Foundation 9/1/05-8/31/07
Economos, Christina Save the Children: Rural Populations Project Save The Children 1/19/06-9/30/06
Economos, Christina HEAT Club After School Program: Massachusetts Bay United Way Massachusetts Bay 2/1/06-4/30/07
Economos, Christina Children in Balance Online HEAT Club WFD Company 6/1/06-12/1/07
Economos, Christina Better Breakfast Initiative Nutritional Guidelines Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger 10/1/06-6/30/07
Economos, Christina PEP Grant Somerville School Department City of Somerville 10/1/06-9/30/07
Edwards, Aurelie Model of Transport in Renal Medullary Microvasculature NIDDK 7/15/99-6/30/08
Ellis, Julie Expanding the Seabird Ecological Assessment Network (SEANET) Bernice Barbour Foundation, Inc. 12/1/05-11/30/08
Feig, Larry Genetic Analysis of Ras and G Protein Function NCI 4/15/88-6/30/08
Feig, Larry The Function of the Ras-Related Ral Proteins NIGMS 2/1/92-3/31/09
Fielding, Roger Lower Extremity Muscle Power and Function in the Elderly NIA 3/15/01-5/31/10
Fielding, Roger Physical Exercise to Prevent Disability NIA 2/1/05-8/31/07
Fielding, Roger Activity-Dependent Signaling in Aging Skeletal Muscle NIA 9/1/05-8/31/07
Folstein, Marshall Micronutrients, Stroke and Cognition in Aging NIA 6/15/02-5/31/07
Ford, Lawrence Research on General Relativity and Quantum Fluctuations NSF 7/1/06-6/30/09
Forgac, Michael Structure, Mechanism and Regulation of the V-ATPases NIGMS 8/30/85-7/31/11
Forgac, Michael Structure of the Vo Domain of the Vacuolar ATPase AHA 7/1/06-6/30/08
Forrester, Janet Nutritional Status in HIV-Positive Hispanic Drug Abusers NIDA 1/1/99-12/31/08
Freeman, Lisa Interdisciplinary Research Training for Veterinarians NIDDK 2/15/04-1/31/09
Gallagher, Kevin New Models for Global Economic Governance Charles Stewart Mott Foundation 10/1/05-9/30/07
Ganda, Kanchan Ryan White C.A.R.E Act HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program DHHS 9/1/99-8/31/07
Garlick, Jonathan The Impact of the Tumor Stroma on Progression of E-cadherin-Deficient, Squamous Cell Carcinomas in 3D, Human Tissue Models American Association for Dental Research 6/1/06-5/31/08
Geck, Peter Does BRCA2 Justify Prophylactic Mastectomy? Allele-Specific Methylation Markers of BRCA2 v. AS3 Losses in Breast Cancer Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 5/1/04-4/30/07
Georgakis, Christos Interval Operability as a Design Tool for Model Predictive Controllers American Chemical Society 9/1/06-8/31/08
Georgakoudi, Irene CAREER: Non-Invasive Modalities for Optical Imaging of Cell-Matrix Interactions NSF 2/1/06-1/31/11
Georgakoudi, Irene Light Scatter in Vivo Flow Cytometry to Monitor Cancer NCI 4/1/06-3/31/08
Gianinno, Lawrence The Role of Family and Community-Related Experience in the Development of Young People's Economic Understanding W.T. Grant Foundation 1/1/05-12/31/06
Gidney, Calvin Gender Equity Model Sites (GEMS) Evaluation Resource Manual Schott Foundation 9/1/06-3/15/07
Goldberg, Edward IgG Mediated Nanorod Assembly ARO 7/1/05-4/30/07
Goodwin, Neva Social Science Library Starr Foundation 5/1/06-4/30/07
Goodwin, Neva Macroeconomics in Context Copperfield Fund 10/1/06-12/31/09
Gorbach, Sherwood Center for Metabolic Research on HIV and Drug Use NIDA 9/25/02-6/30/07
Gorbach, Sherwood HIV Infection in Drug Users in Two International Sites NIDA 9/20/06-7/31/11
Greenberg, Andrew Perilipins and Lipolysis NIDDK 1/15/99-3/31/08
Greenblatt, David CYP3A Function in Aging African-Americans NIA 5/1/02-3/31/07
Greenblatt, David Grapefruit Juice Drug Interaction State of Florida 11/1/03-6/30/07
Greenblatt, David Interactions Between Pomegranate Juice and CYP3A NCCAM 4/1/06-3/31/08
Griffins, Terrence Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery American Academy of Periodontology 7/1/06-6/30/07
Griffiths, Jeffrey Water Test to Capture Cryptosporidium Oocysts Massachusetts Water Resources Authority 7/1/01-6/30/07
Griffiths, Jeffrey Air Pollution and Respiratory Disease Traineeship NIEHS 8/1/03-7/31/08
Griffiths, Jeffrey Innovative Water and International Research Curricular NIGMS 9/30/04-7/31/09
Griffiths, Jeffrey A Global Health Framework at Tufts University NIAID 9/22/05-7/31/08
Griffiths, Jeffrey Transmission and the Respiratory Tract in Cryptosporidiosis NIAID 8/1/06-7/31/08
Gute, David Assessing and Controlling Occupational Health Risks to Immigrants in Somerville NIEHS 8/1/05-7/31/09
Harris, Jonathan Can Economic Growth be Sustainable? Rockefeller Brothers Fund Inc. 3/21/06-3/20/07
Harrison, Lawrence Promotion of the Central Liberal Truth John Templeton Foundation 4/15/06-4/14/07
Hassoun, Soha BPC Collaborative Project: Tufts University Computing Undergraduate Scholars Program (CUSP) NSF 8/11/06-8/31/07
Hata, Akiko Mechanisms of TGFB Signal Transduction NICHD 7/7/03-5/31/08
Hata, Akiko Role of BMPRII Mutants in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Hypertension NHLBI 7/1/06-6/30/10
Hatini, Victor Cellular Interactions in Patterning and Morphogenesis NIGMS 7/1/04-6/30/09
Heldwein, Ekaterina Structural Determinants of Membrane Fusion by HSV-1 gB NIAID 6/1/06-5/31/08
Herbert, Jean Resumed Education for Adult Learners (REAL) Program Bernard Osher Foundation 2/1/06-1/31/07
Herman, Ira Regulating Retinal Microvascular Morphogenesis NEI 8/1/04-7/31/08
Hess, Andrew Armenian Economic and Diplomatic Summer Training Program 2006 Tavitian Foundation 6/1/06-8/31/06
Holcomb, Phillip The Cognitive Neuroscience of Word Comprehension  NICHD 7/1/89-3/31/11
Holcomb, Phillip The Cognitive Neuroscience of Becoming Bilingual NICHD 8/1/03-5/31/08
Holcomb, Phillip Plausibility and Syntactic Processing Load NIDCD 2/1/05-1/31/07
Hollander, Justin Unwanted, Polluted, and Dangerous: America's Worst Abandoned Properties and What can be Done About Them Appraisers Research Foundation 11/1/06-10/30/07
Howard, Russell Situational, Contextual, and Behavioral Predictors of Intention to Commit Terrorist Acts Defense Personnel Security Research Center 12/28/06-12/27/07
Howard, Russell Female Suicide Bombers: Implications for the Jihad and Counter-Terrorism Efforts Bradley Foundation 7/1/06-11/30/07

Huber, Brigitte

B Lymphocytes: Differentiation and Triggering NIAID 4/1/78-4/30/09
Huber, Brigitte QPP: Protease that Prevents Apoptosis in Quiescent Cells NIAID 3/1/99-12/31/07
Huber, Brigitte Multidisciplinary Biodefense Training Program NIAID 8/1/03-7/31/08
Huber, Brigitte HERV-K18 as a Risk Factor for CFIDS CFIDS Association of America, Inc. 7/31/04-3/31/07
Hyde, James Health Literacy and Informed Consent NICHD 9/15/05-8/31/07
Imanishi-Kari, Thereza The Role of Interon Type I, TLR and BCR Engagement in the Activation of Immature Self-Reactive B Lymphocytes Lupus Research Institute 11/1/06-10/31/09
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Basis of Yersinia-Host Cell Interaction NIAID 6/1/86-5/31/10
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Analysis of Microbial Pathogens NIAID 9/30/92-8/31/07
Isberg, Ralph Extraintestinal Bacterial Dissemination and Induction of Immune Responses American Cancer Society 7/1/04-6/30/07
Isberg, Ralph Immunomodulatory Mechanisms of Yersinia V. Antigen Irvington Institute for Immunological Research 7/1/05-6/30/08
Isberg, Ralph Identification of Legionella Translocated Effectors NIAID 4/1/06-8/11/09
Islam, Shafiqul Estimation of Evapotranspiration and Crop Water Stress Over Large Areas Using Remote Sensing Observations USDA 1/1/05-12/31/07
Islam, Shafiqul Collaborative Research: Groundwater Dynamics and Arsenic Contamination in the Ganges Delta: Irrigated Agriculture, Subsurface Chemical Transport, and Aquifer Flushing NSF 9/1/05-8/31/07
Jackson, Rob Role of Andante/CKIIB in the Drosophila Circadian Clock NINDS 2/1/03-1/31/08
Jackson, Rob TUSM/T-NEMC Center Core for Neuroscience Research NINDS 9/30/03-7/31/08
Jackson, Rob NSF Graduate Research Fellowship NSF 6/1/06-5/31/12
Jacob, Michele Regulation of Neuronal Synaptic Components NINDS 1/1/88-11/30/08
Jacob, Robert Reality-Based Interaction: A New Framework for Understanding the Next Generation of Human-Computer Interfaces NSF 10/1/04-9/30/07
Jacque, Laurent Feasibility Study and Marketing Plan for a Proposed Master of Science Degree in International Management Cabot Family Trust 1/1/05-12/31/06
Jalal, Ayesha Religion and Revolution Amongst Modern Bengal Muslims, 1917-47 Fulbright-Hays 7/1/05-12/31/06
Jay, Daniel Inhibiting Surface HSP90 to Limit Metastasis NCI 8/1/05-5/31/10
Joseph, Hugh New Entry Sustainable Farming Project- Farmer Training Program USDA 7/1/05-6/30/08
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