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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
Jackson, Rob Genome-Wide Translational Analysis of Circadian Cycles and Sleep States NARSAD 7/15/11-
7/14/13
Jackson, Rob Glial Cell Regulation of Circadian Behavior NINDS 9/1/10-
8/31/15
Jackson, Rob TUSM/T-NEMC Center Core for Neuroscience Research NINDS 8/1/08-
11/30/13
Jacob, Michele Molecular Mechanisms of Auditory nAChR Synapse Assembly NIDCD 9/19/09-
8/31/14
Jacob, Robert HCC: Medium: Bringing Brain-Computer Interfaces into Mainstream HCI NSF 6/1/11-
5/31/14
Jacobsen, Karen Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Identifying Program Opportunities Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Jacques, Paul Flavonoid Intake and Health Outcomes ILSI 9/1/11-
11/30/13
Jacques, Paul Project Agreement #3: Strategic Collaboration on a Healthy Aging Platform Kraft General Foods, Inc. 6/1/11-
3/30/12
Jacques, Paul Yogurt Consumption in Americans Danone Research 7/8/11-
8/31/13
Jefferson, Douglas Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology in Cystic Fibrosis Cell Essentials Inc. 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Johnson, Elizabeth Alcon Ltd. Collaborative Research Agreement: Ocular Vitamins Alcon Research Ltd. 2/9/10-
9/30/12
Johnson, Elizabeth Fatty Acid Distribution in the Human Brain: Relationship to Cognition Abbott Nutrition 8/12/11-
8/11/12
Johnson, Elizabeth The Effect of Consumption of 2 Eggs/D for 6 Months on Cognitive Function in Older Adults AEB 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Joyner, Valencia CAREER: Wireless Optical Sensors for High Resolution Imaging of Biological Structures NSF 3/1/10-
2/28/15
Joyner, Valencia GRDS: Collaborative Research: 3D Integrated Imaging Receivers for 10-Gb/s Free Space Optical MIMO NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Juo, Peter Molecular and Genetic Analysis of CDK-5 Function in Synaptic Transmission NINDS 8/15/07-
3/31/13
Juo, Peter Regulation of Glutamate Receptor Trafficking by TGF-Beta Signaling in C. elegans AHA 7/1/11-
6/30/13
Kanarek, Robin Mechanisms Underlying Sex-Specific Effects of Creatine Supplementation on Depression NCCAM 8/1/10-
7/31/12
Kanarek, Robin Nutritional Modulation of Gait and Cognition in Aging USDA 6/1/11-
5/31/12
Kaplan, David BioComponent Robot System DARPA 5/5/11-
2/4/12
Kaplan, David Bioengineered Living Membranes ARO 10/1/11-
6/30/12
Kaplan, David Bioinspired Composites of Nano Crystalline Cellulose (NCC) and Polymeric Proteins United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation 10/1/11-
9/30/15
Kaplan, David Biomaterial Applications of Recombinant Bacterial Collagens NIBIB 9/30/10-
8/31/14
Kaplan, David Dynamic Camouflage Materials Based on Silk-Reflectin Chimeras AFOSR 7/1/09-
11/30/11
Kaplan, David Electrogelation of Biopolymers for New Functional Materials AFOSR 6/1/10-
5/31/13
Kaplan, David Electrotherapeutic Strategies for Connective Tissue Repair NIAMS 8/1/11-
7/31/16
Kaplan, David Silica-Protein Nanocomposite for Dental Repair NIDCR 4/1/07-
3/31/12
Kaplan, David Silk Coating for Biomedical Devices Allergan Sales, LLC 8/26/11-
2/26/12
Kaplan, David Tissue Engineering Cornea Replacements NEI 8/1/10-
7/31/14
Kaplan, David Tissue Engineering Resource Center NIBIB 8/1/09-
7/31/14
Kaplan, David Tissue Regeneration by Biophysical Signaling NIAMS 8/1/10-
7/31/14
Khardon, Roni RI: Medium: Collaborative Research: Optimizing Policies for Service Organizations in Complex Structured Domains NSF 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Kilmer, Misha Collaborative Research: Multilinear Algebra Computations with Higher-Order Tensors NSF 8/1/09-
7/31/12
Kounaves, Samuel Collaborative Research: Development of a Sensor Array for In-Situ Real-Time Measurement of Deep Ocean and Hydrothermal Vent Chemistry NSF 7/15/11-
6/30/12
Kounaves, Samuel In Situ Wet Chemical Analysis Laboratory and Sensor Array NASA 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Kowaleski, Michael Accuracy, Variability, and Reproducibility of Femoral Varus & Femoral Torsion Measurement Using Radiographic & Computed Tomographic Imaging in Clinically Abnormal Dogs Morris Animal Foundation 6/1/11-
8/31/11
Kritzer, Joshua CAREER: Bycyclic Peptides as Conformational Mimetics of Phosphotyrosine NSF 8/15/11-
7/31/12
Kritzer, Joshua Drugging the Undruggable: Targeting Transcription Factors with Small Cyclic Peptides Office of the Director (NIH) 9/30/10-
8/31/15
Kritzer, Joshua Targeting Hsp90 with Small Cyclic Peptides Smith Family Foundation 12/1/09-
11/30/12
Kuliopulos, Athan MMP1-PAR1 Signaling in Vascular Integrity During Sepsis NHLBI 8/2/10-
8/1/14
Kumamoto, Carol Contact Sensing and C. albicans-Host Interaction NIAID 6/7/10-
5/31/15
Kumar, Krishna Fluorinated Cell Surfaces to Modulate Biological Function NCI 5/1/08-
4/30/12
Kumar-Singh, Rajendra Gene Therapy for Retinitis Pigmentosa NEI 4/1/09-
3/31/14
Kumar-Singh, Rajendra Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Retinal Degeneration NEI 9/1/11-
8/31/15
Kuo, Catherine Identification of Muscle-Derived Soluble and Mechanical Cues to Direct Differentiation toward Tendon Lineage NIAMS 4/1/11-
3/31/14
Kuperwasser, Charlotte Breast Cancer and Cellular Reprogramming The Slomo & Cindy Silvian Foundation 10/26/11-
10/25/12
Kuperwasser, Charlotte Mechanisms by Which Stromal Fibroblasts Promote or Suppress Aggressive Breast Cancer Cell States DOD 4/15/10-
4/14/13
Kuperwasser, Charlotte The Role of Breast Cancer Stem Cells in Metastasis BCRF 10/1/11-
9/30/12
Lee, David Self-Assembly of Linear Viral Arrays The Herman Frasch Foundation 7/1/07-
6/30/12
Lee, Kyongbum Phenotype-Targeted Inference of Flux-Enzyme Correlation in Adipocyte Metabolism NIDDK 4/1/10-
3/31/12
Leekeenan, Debbie Teaching and Learning and Critical Friendship in Early Childhood: The Early Childhood Professional Development Consortium School Reform Initiative 10/1/10-
9/1/12
Lerner, Richard Constructing a Positive Youth Development Short Form Measure Thrive Foundation 9/1/11-
10/31/11
Lerner, Richard Promoting the Thriving Journey for America's Adolescents: Igniting the Sparks for Positive Youth Development Through Enhancing Selection, Optimization and Compensation Thrive Foundation 5/1/11-
10/31/11
Lerner, Richard The Development of Entrepreneurship in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Longitudinal Study of the Individual Basis for American Free Enterprise John Templeton Foundation 7/1/11-
6/30/14
Leventhal, Tama Neighborhood Context and Immigrant Young Children's Development FCD 6/1/10-
5/31/13
Levin, Michael Biophysical Controls of Vertebrate Organ Regeneration NIGMS 11/1/08-
7/31/12
Levin, Michael Collaborative Research: CDI Type-1: A Computer Framework for Modeling Complex Pattern Formation NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/14
Levin, Michael Probing the Fundamental Nature of Bioelectric Signals that Mediate Information Processing in Cells and Tissues Mathers Charitable Foundation 11/1/08-
7/31/14
Levine, Peter Civic Health Index NCOC 8/1/11-
2/2/12
Levy, Stuart Genetics of Soil Survival and Persistence of Pseudomonas fluorescens USDA 12/15/09-
12/14/12
Levy, Stuart Microbial Community Activity: Communication Among Soil Microbes USDA 3/15/11-
3/14/14
Lichtenstein, Alice Diet Quality and CVD Risk Factors in a Family Based Weight Management Study NHLBI 8/2/10-
6/30/14
Lichtenstein, Alice Evaluation of Glycemic Index to Assess Diet-Associated Chronic Disease Risk NIDDK 9/1/07-
8/31/12
Lichtenstein, Alice Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease Predoctoral Training Program NHLBI 7/1/02-
6/30/13
Lindenmayer, Joann Risk Factors for Companion Animal and Household Positivity to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Morris Animal Foundation 7/1/11-
9/30/11
Linsenmayer, Thomas Corneal-Epithelial Nuclear Ferritin and UV Protection NEI 2/1/01-
8/31/16
Lischko, Amy Commercial Health Insurance and Public Sector Health Coverage Technical Assistance NORC 7/1/11-
6/26/12
Liscum, Laura Investigation of the Mechanism by Which NPC1 Dysfunction Leads to Liver Disease NIDDK 5/1/09-
4/30/13
Loo, Cheen Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry HRSA 9/1/10-
8/31/15
MacLachlan, Scott Fast Multigrid Solvers for Transport with Forward-Peaked Scattering NSF 9/1/10-
8/1/13
Maguire, Jamie Investigating GABAergic Control of the HPA Axis in the Co-Morbidity of Depression NINDS 3/15/11-
2/28/16
Malicki, Jarema Cilia in Eye Development and Disease NEI 7/1/07-
9/30/11
Malicki, Jarema Genetic Analysis of Photoreceptor Differentiation NEI 9/1/10-
9/30/11
Mann, Anthony High Energy Physics at Tufts Univesity DOE 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Margalit, Dan CAREER: Group-Theoretical, Dynamical and Combinatorial Aspects of Mapping Class Groups NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/15
Marrow, Helen Social Status and Qualities of Intergroup Contact Among Native and Immigrant Groups Russell Sage Foundation 9/1/11-
10/31/12
Martel, William Bradley Fellowship Bradley Foundation 9/1/11-
6/30/12
Matson, Douglas Electromagnetic Levitation Flight Support for Transient Observation of Nucleation Events (ELFSTONE) NASA 9/20/10-
9/19/23
Maxwell, Daniel Linking Food Security Analysis to Improved Crisis Response Canadian International Development Agency 8/26/11-
8/31/12
Maxell, Daniel Technical Assistance on Integrated Famine Response to the Horn of Africa UNICEF 9/5/11-
3/5/12
Mazurana, Dyan People First! Phase III Compton Foundation, Inc. 6/1/11-
6/30/12
McCanta, Molly Lunar Volatiles and Magma Ocean Differentiation: Reconciling New Results with Old Ideas NASA 7/1/09-
6/30/12
McClellan, Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 10/1/08-
9/30/15
McCobb, Emily Tufts Shelter Medicine Program 2011 Elmina B. Sewall Foundation 7/1/11-
6/30/12
McCobb, Emily Tufts Shelter Medicine/Sterling Animal Shelter High Volume Spay Neuter Rotation PetSmart Charities 11/23/11-
11/22/13
McKeown, Nicola Alkylresorcinols as Biomarker of Whole Wheat Intake: Gut Microbiota Ancillary Study General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition 10/1/11-
1/30/12
McLaughlin, Kelly Controlling Cardiogenesis via the Notch Signaling Pathway NSF 7/1/09-
6/30/12
McVey, Mitch CAREER: Interactions between Error-Prone and Error-Free DNA Double-Strand Break Repair Pathways in Drosophila melanogaster NSF 8/1/07-
7/31/12
Mecsas, Joan Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences NHLBI 5/1/08-
4/30/13
Mecsas, Joan Role of the Y. pseudotuberculosis YscF Protein in Toxin Delivery into Host Cells NIDDK 4/15/07-
3/31/12
Meiri, Karina A Collaborative Approach to Real World Science in the Classroom NCRR 7/1/09-
3/31/14
Meiri, Karina Mechanosensitive Regulation of Axon Guidance NSF 8/1/10-
7/31/13
Meydani, Simin Calorie Restriction and Immune Response in Humans NIA 4/15/07-
3/31/12
Miczek, Klaus Behavioral Neurobiology of Aggression: Alcohol, GABA, and 5-HT NIAAA 1/1/03-
7/31/13
Miczek, Klaus Neuropeptides, Social Stress and Drugs of Abuse NIDA 7/1/11-
5/31/16
Miller, Eric Collaborative Research: CI-P: Computationally-Enhanced Optical Imaging Infrastructure NSF 3/1/11-
2/29/12
Miller, Eric Harvard IIC Support for Amelio Vasquez Harvard University 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Mirkin, Sergei Replication of Simple DNA Repeats NIGMS 4/1/01-
2/28/13
Moaveni, Babak BRIGE: Continuous Structural Health Monitoring Framework for Bridge Structures NSF 8/1/11-
7/31/13
Moore, Claire Training in Education and Critical Research Skills NIGMS 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Moss, Stephen GABAB Receptor Phosphorylation Regulates Neuroprotective Effects AHA 7/1/09-
6/30/13
Moss, Stephen Phospho-Dependent Regulation of GABAB Receptor Membrane Trafficking and Its Role in Determining Neuronal Survival AstraZeneca 7/15/10-
7/14/13
Moss, Stephen The Role of Dynamic-1 in the Trafficking of GABAB Receptors NINDS 6/1/09-
4/30/12
Must, Aviva Cushing Opportunities for Meals Eaten Together at School (COMETS) Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Fund 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Nelson, Miriam StrongWomen – Healthy Hearts: A Community-Based Program for Midlife and Older Women CDC 9/15/09-
9/14/12
Nelson, Miriam Tufts – USDA Doctoral Fellowship Program in Obesity USDA 12/15/07-
12/14/12
Nephew, Benjamin Central Vasopressin and Maternal Behavior NICHD 9/15/09-
11/30/14
Obin, Martin Metabolic Health in Obese TWEAK KO Mice Biogen-Idec Inc. 9/1/11-
8/31/12
Olsen, Tara Maine Track Scholarship Support at Tufts University School of Medicine Elmina B. Sewall Foundation 6/3/11-
6/2/15
Olum, Ken Does General Relativity Permit Time Travel? Foundational Questions Institute 6/1/11-
5/31/13
Olum, Ken Large Parallel Cosmic String Simulation NSF 9/1/09-
8/31/12
Ordovas, Jose Aragon Workers Cardiovascular Health Study (AWCHS) CNIC 5/1/09-
4/30/12
Panjwani, Noorjahan Pathogenesis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis NEI 12/1/08-
11/30/13
Peattie, Robert A Combined Experimental-Computational Method to Evaluate Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Wall Stress NSF 10/1/10-
9/30/13
Peattie, Robert Collaborative Research: Engineering an Angiogenic Cardiac Patch NSF 10/1/09-
9/30/12
Peattie, Robert MRI: Acquisition of a High-Resolution Multi-Material Printing System NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Pennell, Kurt Design and Application of Microbial Uranium Reduction Monitoring Tools (MURMoT) DOE 8/1/09-
7/31/11
Pennell, Kurt Fate and Transport of Metal-Based Nanoparticles in the Subsurface NSF 7/1/09-
6/30/12
Pennell, Kurt Laboratory Revitalization for Environmental Sustainability Research and Training at Tufts University NSF 10/1/10-
9/30/13
Pennell, Kurt Secondary Impacts of In Situ Remediation on Groundwater Quality and Post-Treatment Management Strategies DOD 6/16/11-
6/15/14
Pepall, Lynne Graduate Research Fellowships Program NSF 12/1/07-
11/30/12
Pfaltzgraff, Robert Bradley Fellowship Program Bradley Foundation 9/1/11-
6/30/12
Pfeifer, Blaine GOALI: E. coli Metabolic Engineering to Produce the Marine Anticancer Agent Lomaiviticin A NSF 9/1/09-
8/31/12
Pokras, Mark Development of a Digital Image Database for Identifying Individual Common Loons Animal Welfare Institute 7/1/11-
6/30/12
Pokras, Mark Shaping the Future: Education Resources for Conservation Medicine Dr. Scholl Foundation 12/1/11-
11/30/12
Poltorak, Alexander Genetic Analysis of Inflammatory Responses in Wild-Derived Mice NIAID 11/9/11-
10/31/16
Poltorak, Alexander Understanding Genetic Basis for Resistance to TNF-induced Lethal Shock Using New MSM/Ms Mouse Model NIAID 5/20/10-
4/30/12
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