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The following projects have an award budget start date between 3/1/11 and 12/31/11. 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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PI (Last,
First Name)
Project Title Sponsor Project Duration
Abriola, Linda EPA STAR Fellowship EPA 8/1/11-
7/31/14
Abriola, Linda Metric Identification and Protocol Development for Characterizing DNAPL Sources Zone Architecture and Associated Plume Response SERDP 7/7/08-
7/6/12
Ambady, Nalini Impaired Processing of Social Context Cues in Socially Anxious Individuals NIMH 9/30/10-
9/29/12
Anwer, Sawkat Role of Protein Kinase C in Isoforms in Bile Formation and Cholestasis NIDDK 9/30/10-
6/30/15
Baise, Laurie Identifying and Modeling Complex Site Response Behavior NSF 4/1/10-
3/31/12
Barber, Lisa Feasibility of Tissue Collections and Molecular Profiling TGEN 7/1/11-
6/30/16
Bartlett, Geoffrey Emergency Management for Higher Education 2010 ED 10/1/10-
9/30/12
Bedenice, Daniela Subcutaneous and Intramuscular Pharmacokinetics of Florfenicol in Healthy Adult Alpacas Morris Animal Foundation 3/1/11-
2/28/12
Berger-Sweeney, Joanne Tufts Collaborative Cluster in Genome Structure and Development Patterning NCRR

4/1/10-
3/31/15

Bermudez, Odilia Estimating Nutrient Intakes and Managing the Micronutrient Program Portfolio HarvestPlus 8/15/11-
12/31/11
Bers, Marina Collaborative Research: ScratchJr: Computer Programming in Early Childhood Education as a Pathway to Academic Readiness and Success NSF 8/1/11-
7/31/14
Bers, Marina Ready for Robotics: The Missing T and E of STEM in Early Childhood Education NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/14
Black, Lauren Restoring LV Function Post-MI Using Fibrin-Gel Based Engineering Myocardium NHLBI 5/24/10-
4/30/13
Black, Lauren The Capacity of the Properties of the Infarct Extracellular Matrix (ECM) to Inhibit Mesenchymal Stem Cells' (MSC) Adhesion, Proliferation, and Differentiation to Cardiomyocytes AHA 6/1/11-
8/31/11
Blanco-Pillado, Jose Juan Aspects of String Theory Cosmology NSF 10/1/11-
9/30/12
Blumberg, Jeffrey Effects of Almonds on Vascular Reactivity and Biomarkers of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Almond Board of California

10/6/11-
10/5/12

Bode, Patty Digital Visual Cultural Project NAEF 6/30/11-
7/1/12
Bode, Patty Senegal-America Project Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation 6/21/11-
7/6/11
Bohm, Andrew Selection of the 3'-End mRNA Processing Site by Cleavage Factor I NSF 8/15/11-
7/31/15
Booth, Sarah Factors Related to Obesity in Latinos Living in the Phoenix Area Arizona State University 6/1/10-
5/31/12
Booth, Sarah Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements USDA 9/1/11-
8/30/16
Bridges, Robert NCRR Research Training for Tufts Veterinary Students NCRR 9/27/09-
8/31/14
Bridges, Robert Neural and Endocrine Consequence of Parity NICHD 2/1/08-
11/30/12
Brodsky, Barbara Structural Studies of Triple-Helical Proteins NIGMS 9/1/10-
8/31/11
Brugge, Douglas Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and Health NIEHS 6/13/08-
3/31/13
Brugge, Douglas Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) HRSA 9/1/09-
8/31/12
Bullock, Peter Elimination of PML via Development of a Genetic Screen for Inhibitors of T-Antigen National MS Society 9/30/11-
10/1/12
Bunnell, Stephen Investigating the Homing and Engraftment of CML Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow NCI 9/29/08-
9/28/12
Byrnes, Elizabeth Maternally Transmitted Opiate Abuse Vulnerability NIDA 7/1/09-
2/28/13
Camilli, Andrew Functional Organization of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Two Component System Regulatory Network Charles A. King Trust

7/1/10-
6/30/12

Camilli, Andrew Medically Oriented Research in Graduate Education Howard Hughes Medical Institute 4/1/10-
3/31/14
Camilli, Andrew Role of c-di-GMP Signaling in Vibrio cholerae Virulence NIAID 12/1/11-
11/30/16
Canyes, Barbara MACC AmeriCorps Student Leaders in Service Corporation for National and Community Service 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Castellot, John Regulation of Uterine Fibroids by CCN5 NICHD 5/1/09-
3/31/14
Catley, Andy Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards: Support to Phase III USAID 8/1/11-
7/31/12
Catley, Andy Policy and Institutional Support to Livestock Development Relief in Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia USAID 4/1/09-
3/31/13
Cebe, Peggy An Internship Opportunity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Polymer Blends NSF 6/1/09-
5/31/12
Chen, Jake Jinkun Therapeutic Strategies for Treating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-Associated Periodontitis NIDCR 7/20/11-
5/31/14
Chen, Oliver The Effect of Whole Almonds on Glucoregulation, Endothelial Function, Inflammation, Lipid Profile, and Oxidative Stress in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Almond Board of California 7/7/11-
7/6/13
Chiesa, Luisa Superconducting Technology for Magnet Systems in Fusion Machines DOE 4/15/10-
4/14/14
Chisholm, Karen MACC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program (2011-2012) Corporation for National and Community Service 8/14/11-
8/25/12
Chishti, Athar Cytoskeletal Regulation of Erythorocyte Glucose Transporter-1 NHLBI 12/15/10-
4/30/13
Chiu, Chung-Jung Development of a Prediction Model for Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration NEI 9/1/11-
8/31/14
Choi, Sang Woon Effects of Aging and Folate on Colonic Carcinogenesis NIA 3/1/07-
2/28/13
Coates, Jennifer Development of M&E Framework for GAIN Integrated Program Strategy GAIN 6/20/11-
2/13/12
Cochran, Brent RNAi Screen of the Glioblastoma Stem Cell Kinome under Hypoxia and Normoxia NINDS 7/1/11-
3/31/16
Coffin, John Retrovirus Evolution NCI 2/5/01-
2/29/16
Cohen, Joshua International Lessons on Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Patient Access to New Cancer Drugs in US and Europe Commonwealth Fund 12/1/11-
8/31/12
Cowen, Lenore Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowships Henry Luce Foundation 7/1/10-
6/30/12
Cowen, Lenore Computational Methods for Wrapping and Threading Remote Protein Homologs NIGMS 6/1/08-
5/31/12
Cowen, Lenore GEM Fellowship: Michael Shah National GEM Consortium 9/1/11-
5/31/12
Crane, Gregory DC: Large: Collaborative Research: Mining a Million Scanned Books: Linguistic and Structure Analysis, Fast Expanded Search, and Improved OCR NSF 10/1/09-
9/30/11
Crane, Gregory The Hellespont Project: Integrating Arachne and Perseus NEH

7/1/10-
6/30/13

Crane, Gregory Working with Text in a Digital Age NEH 10/1/11-
9/30/13
Crott, Jimmy Effect of Paternal B Vitamin Intake on Intestinal Tumorigenesis in Offspring NCI 7/5/11-
6/30/13
Danahy, Ethan InterLACE: Interactive Learning and Collaborative Environment NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Danielson, Antje Compton Mentor Fellowship at Tufts Compton Foundation, Inc. 6/1/11-
5/31/12
Dawson-Hughes, Bess Meal and Gastric Acid Effects on Utilization of Oral Vitamin D Pfizer Incorporated 10/15/10-
10/14/12
Dawson-Hughes, Bess Musculoskeletal Benefits of Bicarbonate in Older Adults – A Dose-finding Trial NIAMS 9/1/11-
8/31/15
Degterev, Alexei Molecular and Functional Analysis of Necrotosis Activation Complex NIGMS 9/1/08-
7/31/13
Dodman, Nicholas Canine Models of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) MGH 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Dolan, Kathy Oral Health Across America: Smiles Across America (Springfield, MA) Oral Health Foundation 6/1/11-
6/1/12
Donini, Antonio Humanitarian Action and Politics Research Project Commonwealth of Australia 5/31/10-
5/31/12
Donmez, Gizem The Role of the Mitochondrial Sirtuin SIRT3 in Parkinson's Disease Fidelity Biosciences 7/12/11-
7/11/14
Dorfmann, Luis Anisotropic Magneto-Sensitive Composites United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation 10/1/09-
9/30/13
Drag, Darren Comprehensive Oral Health Care Program for Individuals with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities MADPH 7/1/07-
6/30/12
Dunlap, Kathleen Synapse Neurobiology Training Program NINDS 7/1/09-
6/30/14
Durant, John Developing Time-Resolved Models for Predicting Atmospheric Concentrations of Highway-Generated Nanoparticles in Urban Neighborhoods EPA 9/7/10-
9/7/13
Easterbrooks, Ann Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation – 2 Children's Trust Fund 10/1/11-
6/30/14
Economos, Christina Assessing and Preventing Obesity Among New Immigrants NICHD 9/30/08-
6/30/12
Economos, Christina ChildObesity180 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 4/15/11-
8/31/11
Economos, Christina ChildObesity180: Reverse the Trend Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Edwards, Aurelie Mathematical Model of Vascular and Tubular Transport in the Rat Outer Medulla NIDDK 7/1/09-
6/30/13
Ellis, Julie Compendium of Avian Information, Comprehensive Database, and Modeling Options for the NorthWest Atlantic: Phase II U.S. Geological Survey 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Ellis, Julie Establishing SEANET Programs in the Carolinas U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 9/30/10-
10/1/12
Feig, Larry Genetic Analysis of Ras and G Protein Function NIMH 9/30/09-
6/30/14
Feig, Larry The Function of the Ras-Related Ral Proteins NIGMS 9/1/10-
8/31/14
Feng, Hanping Development of Vaccines against Clostridium difficile Infection NIAID 4/15/10-
3/31/15
Feng, Hanping Epithelium, Dendritic Cells, and Clostridium difficile Associated Colitis NIAID 5/1/10-
4/30/15
Feng, Hanping The Role of Dendritic Cells in T Cell Immunity to Cryptosporidium NIDDK 4/1/07-
3/31/12
Fisher, Kathleen DARPA Contract DARPA 7/11/11-
7/10/13
Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Maria Metal Ion Sites on Oxide Supports as Catalysts for the Water-Gas Shift and Methanol Steam Reforming Reactions DOE 9/15/11-
9/14/14
Ford, Lawrence Research on Gravitation and Quantum Fluctuation Phenomena NSF 8/15/09-
7/31/12
Frank, Eric Electrophysiological Studies of Synapse Formation by Regenerating CST Axons NINDS 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Ganda, Kanchan Ryan White HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program HRSA 9/1/11-
2/29/12
Garven, Grant Collaborative Research: Modeling Coupled Reactive Flow at the TAG Hydrothermal Mound NSF 8/15/10-
7/31/2
Georgakoudi, Irene Non-Invasive Optical Biomarkers to Quantify Engineered Bone Tissue Development NIAMS 8/1/11-
7/31/13
Georgakoudi, Irene Optical Biomarkers for the Non-Invasive Detection of Early Cancer American Cancer Society 7/1/09-
6/30/13
Georgakoudi, Irene Optical Monitoring of Engineered Tissues NIBIB 5/1/09-
4/30/13
Getz, Kenneth Benchmarking and Evaluating Cost Drivers in Oncology Clinical Trials Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 6/7/11-
7/18/11
Goldberg, Jeanne The GREEN (Growing Right: Eating Eco-Friendly and Nutritious) Project NICHD 9/1/10-
6/30/13
Gorbach, Sherwood Center for Metabolic Research on HIV and Drug Use NIDA 9/20/08-
7/31/13
Greenberg, Andrew Age Dependent Role of Bisphenol A in Obesity and Insulin Resistance NIEHS 9/19/11-
5/31/15
Greenberg, Andrew Estrogen Replacement in Postmenopausal Women Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Foundation 8/16/10-
8/15/12
Greenberg, Andrew Regulation of Adipocyte Lipolysis Through Lysosome-Mediated Degradation of Lipid Droplet-Associated Proteins – Relation to Insulin Resistance United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation 10/1/08-
9/30/12
Greenberg, Andrew Research Training Program in Nutrition and Chronic Disease NIDDK 8/1/90-
9/29/12
Greenblatt, David Effects of Anthocyanins on Cytochrome P450 Enzymes and P-Glycoprotein NCCAM 4/15/10-
4/14/13
Griffiths, Jeffrey USAID Nutrition Collaborative Research Support Program (Nutrition CRSP) - AFRICA USAID 10/4/10-
9/30/12
Guyer, Samuel CAREER: Cooperative Virtual Machines: Mechanisms, and Policies for Application-Aware Runtime Services NSF 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Guyer, Samuel SHF: Small: Detecting Heap-Based Bugs in Deployed Software NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Hannon, Daniel Team Performance in an Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Simulation Game Lincoln Laboratory (MIT) 3/8/11-
12/31/11
Harris, Jonathan GDAE Theory and Education Program Fund For The Future 9/1/10-
3/30/12
Harris, Jonathan Social Science Library Distribution Rockefeller Brothers Fund Inc. 11/23/11-
12/1/12
Hashley, Jennifer Massachusetts Beginning Farmer Agricultural Alliance USDA 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Hata, Akiko Mechanisms of TGFB Signal Transduction NHLBI 4/1/02-
3/31/15
Hatini, Victor Cellular Interactions in Patterning and Morphogenesis NIGMS 7/9/10-
6/30/14
Haydon, Philip Astrocyte-Neuron Signaling NINDS 9/15/09-
7/31/14
Haydon, Philip Enhancing Neuroscience Research at Tufts: Expansion of the Animal Behavior Core NCRR 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Haydon, Philip Roles for Gliotransmission in Substance Abuse NIDA 9/15/08-
5/31/13
Haydon, Philip The Role of Gliotransmission in Mediating the Central Effects of Alcohol NIAAA 8/1/10-
7/31/13
Haydon, Philip The Role of Gliotransmission in Sleep Homeostasis NIMH 7/1/11-
6/30/14
Heldwein, Ekaterina Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Herpesvirus Entry into Host Cells DHHS 9/30/07-
8/31/12
Heldwein, Ekaterina Structural Mechanism of Herpesvirus Egress Burroughs Wellcome Fund 7/1/11-
6/30/16
Hodes, Marc Galinstan-Based Liquid Cooling of Microelectronics DARPA 8/24/11-
8/31/13
Holcomb, Phillip Effects of Age-Related Cognitive Decline on Attitudes Toward the Stigmatized NIA 12/1/09-
11/30/12
Holcomb, Phillip The Neuro-cognition of Word Comprehension NICHD 7/15/11-
4/30/16
Hollander, Justin A Spatial Analysis of Housing Vacancy in the United States – 2000-2011 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 5/4/11-
2/1/12
Hollister, Robert Talloires Network Leaders Conference Carnegie Corporation for New York 4/1/11-
9/30/11
Hopwood, Jeffrey DARPA-2011-Microplasma Array DARPA 12/1/11-
11/30/13
Hopwood, Jeffrey Instabilities in Nonthermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasma DOE 8/15/09-
8/14/12
Huber, Brigitte HERV-K18 as a Risk Factor for CFIDS NIAMS 9/24/07-
8/31/12
Hynes, Morgan Preparing Engineers to Educate Now NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Imanishi-Kari, Thereza The Effect of Innate Immunity on B Cell Tolerance NIAID 7/2/10-
6/30/14
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Analysis of Microbial Pathogens NIAID 9/30/92-
8/31/12
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Basis of Yersinia-Host Cell Interaction NIAID 9/30/11-
9/29/12
Isberg, Ralph Spatial Control of Host Cell Signaling by a Bacterial Pathogen NIAID 3/1/10-
2/28/13
Islam, Shafiqul IGERT: Water Across Boundaries – Integration of Science, Engineering and Diplomacy NSF 7/1/10-
6/30/12
Islam, Shafiqul Water Diplomacy Workshop: Strengthening Science and Enhancing International Partnerships in a Globalized World NSF 5/1/11-
4/30/12
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