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The following projects have an award budget start date between 1/1/12 and 12/31/12. 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 for Research. Please click on the project title to view the abstract.


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PI (Last,
First Name)
Project Title Sponsor Project Duration
Adler, James Collaborative Research: Advanced Numerical Technique for the Simulation of Magnetohydrodynamics NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Admassu, Berhanu Supporting Government Guidelines for Water Development in the Somali Regions of Ethiopia DFID (UK) 3/22/12-
12/31/12
Akiyoshi, Donna Production of Cryptosporidium parvum Genomic DNA ATCC 2/10/12-
8/10/12
Anwer, Sawkat FY2011 Formula Funds USDA 10/1/11-
9/30/13
Anwer, Sawkat Genetic Variation of Mycobacteria Sp. in Non Human Primates with Close Contact to Humans in Peru Morris Animal Foundation 8/1/12-
10/31/12
Anwer, Sawkat Role of Protein Kinase C in Isoforms in Bile Formation and Cholestasis NIDDK 9/30/10-
6/30/15
Anwer, Sawkat Summer Programs for Veterinary Students NCRR 5/10/10-
1/31/15
Asztalos, Bela HDL Metabolism/Remodeling Amgen, Inc. 8/23/12-
8/22/13
Asztalos, Bela The Effect of Niacin on HDL Remodeling KOWA Research Institute, Inc. 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Bachovchin, William Using FAP to Selectively Target Epithelial Cancers NCI 8/10/12-
5/31/17
Bauer, Nancy Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 10/1/08-
9/30/15
Beaulieu, Marie-Claire Digital Humanities in the Classroom: Bridging the Gap between Teaching and Research NEH 4/1/12-
3/31/13
Bedell, Gary 3L Place – Tufts Curriculum Collaboration 3LPlace 5/1/12-
12/31/13
Behlau, Irmgard Characterization of Ocular Pathogens Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary 9/1/12-
8/31/13
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 Role of the Extracellular Biophysical and Biomechanical Milieu in CHDs NHLBI 7/15/12-
6/30/14
Black, Lauren The Role of the Pathological Mechanical Environment on the Cardiomyocyte Function in Left Ventricular Hypoplasia AHA 6/1/12-
8/31/12
Black, Lauren Towards Repairing Congenital Heart Defects: The Effects of Fetal Cardiac Extracellular Matrix on Myocyte Proliferation NHLBI 9/1/12-
8/31/14
Blumberg, Jeffrey Review of the Composition and Safety of Green Tea Extracts International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Association (IADSA) 9/25/12-
10/31/13
Bohm, Andrew Selection of the 3' End mRNA Processing Site by Cleavage Factor I NSF 8/15/11-
7/31/15
Booth, Sarah Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements USDA 9/1/11-
8/31/16
Bridges, Robert NCRR Research Training for Tufts Veterinary Students NCRR 9/27/09-
8/31/14
Brugge, Douglas Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and Health NIEHS 6/13/08-
3/31/13
Bunnell, Stephen Investigating the Homing and Engraftment of CML Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow NCI 9/29/08-
9/28/13
Bunnell, Stephen Mechanisms of Integrin-Mediated Costimulation in T Cells NIAID 2/16/09-
1/31/14
Burgess, Kristine Evaluation of Metformin on Growth Inhibition and Cytotoxicity in Canine Cancer Cell Lines AKC – Canine Health Foundation 2/1/12-
1/31/13
Camilli, Andrew Medically Oriented Research in Graduate Education HHMI 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
Camilli, Andrew Study of Transmissible Forms of Vibrio cholerae NIAID 5/15/03-
1/31/14
Canyes, Barbara MACC AmeriCorps Student Leaders in Service Corporation for National and Community Service 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Capiro, Natalie Evaluation of Partitioning Electron Donors for Enhanced Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvent Source Zones NSF 7/15/12-
6/30/15
Castellot, John Regulation of Uterine Fibroids by CCN5 NICHD 5/1/09-
3/31/14
Catley, Andy Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards Phase III USAID 9/1/12-
8/31/13
Catley, Andy Policy and Institutional Support to Livestock Development Relief in Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia USAID 4/1/09-
3/31/13
Cebe, Peggy Confinement in Electrospun Polymer-Based Nanocomposites, with Research Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interns NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Cebe, Peggy Individual PAESMEM Nomination of Peggy Cebe: Internship Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students NSF 1/26/12-
1/25/14
Chakravorti, Bhaskar Investing in Africa: Context for Assessing Risk and Return in the World's Most Fragmented—and Promising—Emerging Market Conference MasterCard Foundation 2/29/12-
12/31/12
Chang, Remco CGV: Small: Toward Objective, In-Situ, and Generalizable Evaluation of Visual Analytics by Integrating Brain Imaging with Cognitive Factors Analysis NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Chen, Jake Jinkun Adiponectin Promotes Osseointegration of Dental Implants in Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients IADR 5/1/12-
4/30/13
Chen, Jake Jinkun Therapeutic Strategies for Treating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-Associated Periodontitis NIDCR 7/20/11-
5/31/14
Chen, Oliver Assessment of Proanthocyanidins and Their Fecal Fermentation Derived Phenolic Acids using LC-MS/MS U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center 8/18/12-
10/31/13
Chen, Oliver Effect of Whole Wheat on the Development of Metabolic Syndrome in Wistar Rats Fed a Cafeteria Diet Kraft General Foods, Inc. 12/11/12-
12/31/13
Chen, Oliver Evaluation and Screening of Pistachio Extracts for UV Photoprotection and Skin Health in a 3-Dimensional Human Skin Equivalent Tissue Model American Pistachio Growers 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Chen, Oliver Long-Term Effect of a Cranberry Beverage on Urinary Anthocyanin Status and LDL Oxidation in Moderately Hypercholesterolemic Overweight/Obese Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Ocean Spray 10/1/12-
9/30/13
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
Chen, Oliver Urinary Proanthocyanidin (PAC) A2 as a Biomarker of Compliance to Intake of Cranberry Products – A Pilot Study Cranberry Institute and Wisconsin Cranberry Board 1/27/12-
1/26/13
Chiesa, Luisa Superconducting Technology for Magnet Systems in Fusion Machines DOE 4/15/10-
4/14/14
Chisholm, Karen MACC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program (2012-2013) Corporation for National and Community Service 8/26/12-
9/7/13
Chishti, Athar Calpain-1 Signaling Pathways in Platelets NHLBI 1/1/11-
12/31/12
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
Cochran, Brent RNAi Screen of the Glioblastoma Stem Cell Kinome under Hypoxia and Normoxia NINDS 7/1/11-
3/31/16
Coffin, John CCR HIV/AIDS Research Program NCI 7/4/09-
7/3/13
Coffin, John Molecular Biology of Retroviruses American Cancer Society 1/1/09-
4/30/13
Coffin, John Retrovirus Evolution NCI 2/5/01-
2/29/16
Cook, Robert Mechanisms of Avian Visual Perception, Cognition, and Action NEI 9/30/12-
8/31/15
Crane, Gregory CNR and the Perseus Collaboration NEH 10/1/12-
9/30/13
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-
9/30/13
Crane, Gregory The Hellespont Project: Integrating Arachne and Perseus NEH 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Crott, Jimmy Effect of Maternal B Vitamin Intake on Intestinal Tumorigenesis in Offspring AICR 1/1/12-
12/31/13
Crott, Jimmy Effect of Paternal B Vitamin Intake on Intestinal Tumorigenesis in Offspring NCI 7/5/11-
6/30/13
Cunningham, Suzanne The Effect of Heart Failure on Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cell Concentrations in the Dog ACVIM Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Danahy, Ethan InterLACE: Interactive Learning and Collaborative Environment NSF 9/1/11-
8/31/15
Davies, Paul Novel Actions of Neurosteroids on GABAA Receptor Trafficking NIMH 12/1/12-
11/30/17
Davis, Barbara Evaluating Grading Systems for Accurate Prognosis of Canine Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors AKC – Canine Health Foundation 2/1/12-
1/31/13

Dawson-Hughes, Bess

A Pilot Study of the Effect of Dietary Fat Type and Amount on Vitamin D3 Absorption Pfizer Incorporated 2/22/12-
3/31/13
Dawson-Hughes, Bess Musculoskeletal Benefits of Bicarbonate in Older Adults – A Dose-Finding Trial NIAMS 9/1/11-
8/31/15
Dawson-Hughes, Bess Role of Sclerostin in Glucose Metabolism Amgen, Inc. 11/29/12-
11/28/13
Degterev, Alexei Mechanistic Analysis of Necrostatins: Specific Inhibitors of Programmed Necrosis NIGMS 1/1/09-
12/31/12
Degterev, Alexei Molecular and Functional Analysis of Necrotosis Activation Complex NIGMS 9/1/08-
7/31/13
DeWaal, Alex Documentation, Research and Writing on the African Union High Level Implementation Panel for Sudan U.S. Institute of Peace 9/1/12-
9/1/13
DiMasi, Joseph Assessment and Validation of Predictors of NME Success Rates in Oncology and CNS Janssen Research & Development, LLC 11/14/12-
7/13/13
Dodman, Nicholas Feline Wool Sucking Study Winn Feline Foundation 4/10/12-
4/9/13
Dolan, Kathy Smiles Across America 2012-2013 Program Capacity Building Grant Oral Health America 11/1/12-
10/31/13
Dorfmann, Luis Anisotropic Magneto-Sensitive Composites United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation 10/1/09-
9/30/13
Duchin, Moon Canada/USA Mathcamp: Research in Pairs and Scholarships for Students NSF 3/15/12-
7/31/14
Duchin, Moon CAREER: Finer Coarse Geometry NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Dulla, Chris Disrupted Gluamatergic Maturation in a Model of Polymicrogyria Epilepsy Foundation of America 1/1/12-
12/31/12
Dulla, Chris Impact of Astrocytic Glutamate Transport on Epilepsy Associated with Developmental Cortical Malformations NINDS 7/1/12-
3/31/17
Durant, John Developing Time-Resolved Models for Predicting Atmospheric Concentrations of Highway-Generated Nanoparticles in Urban Neighborhoods EPA 9/7/10-
9/7/13
Economos, Christina ChildObesity180 – Communications Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 1/15/12-
9/14/12
Economos, Christina ChildObesity180 Core Strategic Partnership with the JPB Foundation JPB Foundation 3/1/12-
2/28/15
Economos, Christina ChildObesity180: Reverse the Trend Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 9/1/12-
8/31/14
Economos, Christina Healthy Kids Out of School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation 5/1/12-
12/31/12
Economos, Christina Healthy Kids Out of School: Fruit and Vegetable Access Newman's Own Foundation 11/1/12-
4/30/14
Economos, Christina Tufts-USDA Doctoral Fellowship in Childhood Obesity Prevention USDA 1/15/12-
1/14/17
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 SEANET: Coastal Surveillance by Citizens: A Powerful Early Warning System Davis Conservation Foundation 1/1/11-
12/31/12
Fahey, Jeanne Obstacles to Assessing Nutrition Assistance amongst Low Income Youth and Their Families Arnold P. Gold Foundation 6/1/12-
9/15/12
Fantini, Sergio Near-Infrared Spectral Imaging of the Breast for Cancer Detection and Monitoring NCI 7/12/11-
4/30/16
Feig, Larry Genetic Analysis of Ras and G Protein Function NIMH 9/30/09-
4/30/14
Feig, Larry The Function of the Ras-Related Ral Proteins NIGMS 9/1/10-
8/31/14
Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Maria Atomic-Scale Alloys as Energy- and Cost-Efficient Catalysts for Fuels and Chemicals Production NSF 8/15/12-
7/31/15
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 Fluctuations of Gravity and Quantum Fields NSF 8/1/12-
7/31/15
Forgac, Michael Structure, Mechanism and Regulation of the V-ATPases NIGMS 8/1/12-
4/30/16
Frank, Eric Electrophysiological Studies of Synapse Formation by Regenerating CST Axons NINDS 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Frank, Eric Repair of Root Avulsions in Brachial Plexus Injuries Craig H. Neilsen Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Frank, Nicholas Effects of Resvantage Equine in Glucose and Insulin Dynamics and Blood Lipid Concentrations in Insulin-Resistant Horses Advantage Biosciences, Inc. 6/14/12-
6/13/13
Frank, Nicholas Repeatability of the Oral Sugar Test under Field Conditions in Horses Animal Health Foundation 10/1/12-
9/30/13
Frank, Nicholas Use of Compounded Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone in the Response Test for Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. 9/13/12
9/12/13
Freeman, Lisa An Obesity Clinic at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Royal Canin 4/30/12-
4/29/13
Gaither, Sarah Mixed-Race Perceptions: Fluidity in Categorization, Racial Identity and Behavior Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues 7/20/12-
8/31/13
Ganda, Kanchan Ryan White HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program HRSA 7/1/12-
2/28/13
Garlick, Jonathan iPSC-derived Repair-Responsive Fibroblasts to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers NIDDK 8/1/12-
7/31/16
Garven, Grant Physiochemical Evidence of Faulting Processes and Modeling of Fluid Flow in Evolving Fault Systems in Southern California DOE 2/1/10-
1/31/13
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
Goldberg, Jeanne The GREEN (Growing Right: Eating Eco-Friendly and Nutritious) Project NICHD 9/1/10-
6/30/13
Goodwin, Neva New Economics Education for a New Economy V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation 12/15/12-
12/14/14
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 7/27/12-
8/16/13
Greenberg, Andrew Research Training Program in Nutrition, Obesity and Metabolic Disease NIDDK 9/30/12-
9/29/17
Greenberg, Andrew Role of Perilipin in Hepatic Steatosis and Metabolism NIDDK 3/1/12-
2/28/15
Greenblatt, David Effects of Anthocyanins on Cytochrome P450 Enzymes and P-Glycoprotein NCCAM 4/15/10-
4/14/13
Griffin, Timothy The Critical Role of Global Food Consumption Patterns in Achieving Sustainable Food Systems UNEP 4/1/12-
6/15/12
Griffin, Timothy Training Leaders to Understand and Integrate Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences USDA 1/1/08-
12/31/12
Griffiths, Jeffrey Hospital and Household Studies of Respiratory Cryptosporidiosis and Transmission NIAID 4/1/12-
3/31/17
Griffiths, Jeffrey USAID Nutrition Collaborative Research Support Program (Nutrition CRSP) – AFRICA USAID 10/4/10-
10/3/13
Guyer, Samuel CAREER: Cooperative Virtual Machines: Mechanisms, and Policies for Application-Aware Runtime Services NSF 7/1/11-
6/30/16
Guyer, Samuel SHF: Small: Dynamic Detection of Heap-Based Bugs NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Harris, Jonathan Core Support for the Global Development and Environment Institute Tides Foundation 10/1/12-
9/30/13
Harris, Jonathan Theory and Education Bauman Family Foundation 2/1/12-
1/31/13
Harris, Jonathan Theory and Education Program Support Tides Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Hashley, Jennifer Building Capacity of Massachusetts and New Hampshire Immigrant and Refugee Farmers to Access Training, Technical Assistance and USDA Programs and Services for Long-Term Farm Viability and Success USDA 9/1/12-
8/31/13
Hashley, Jennifer Massachusetts Beginning Farmer Agricultural Alliance USDA 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Hasselblatt, Boris Tufts Math Circle MSRI 2/6/12-
7/31/12
Hatini, Victor Cellular Interactions in Patterning and Morphogenesis NIGMS 7/9/10-
6/30/14
Haydon, Philip Astrocyte Receptors as a Therapeutic Target for Treating Epilepsy CURE: Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy 1/1/12-
12/31/12
Haydon, Philip Astrocyte-Neuron Signaling NINDS 9/15/09-
7/31/14
Haydon, Philip Glial Dependent Modulation of Depressive Like Behaviors NIMH 4/4/12-
3/31/14
Haydon, Philip Roles for Astrocytes in Mediating Responses to Alcohol NIAAA 9/10/12-
5/31/17
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 7/2/11-
7/1/14
Heldwein, Ekaterina Structural Mechanism of Herpesvirus Egress NIAID 6/22/12-
5/31/14
Hinds, Philip The Role of pRb-dependent Ihh in Osteogenesis and Osteosarcoma NCI 9/6/12-
9/5/14
Holcomb, Phillip The Neuro-cognition of Word Comprehension NICHD 7/15/11-
4/30/16
Hollander, Justin A Cross-National Comparison of Urban Shrinkage in Quebec, Canada and New England, USA Government of Quebec 5/3/12-
5/2/13
Hollister, Robert Youth Economic Participation Initiative MasterCard Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Hopwood, Jeffrey DARPA-2011-Microplasma Array DARPA 12/1/11-
11/30/13
Hu, Linden Determination of Porphyromonas Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms by Tn-Seq NIDCR 4/1/12-
a 3/31/15
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 7/2/110-
6/30/14
Isberg, Ralph Analysis of the Interplay between Cell Adhesion and Bacterial Protein Translocation NIAID 2/15/12-
1/31/14
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Analysis of Microbial Pathogens NIAID 9/1/12-
8/31/17
Isberg, Ralph Molecular Analysis of the Interaction between Legionella pneumophila and Its Host NIAID 2/1/12-
11/30/12
Isberg, Ralph Type VI Protein Secretion in an Emerging Multidrug-Resistant Pathogen NIAID 7/3/12-
7/2/15
Islam, Shafiqul IGERT: Water Across Boundaries – Integration of Science, Engineering and Diplomacy NSF 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Islam, Shafiqul RCN-SEES A Global Water Diplomacy Network: Synthesis of Science, Policy, and Politics for a Sustainable Water Future NSF 1/1/12-
12/31/16
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