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2018 Active Grants

Anderson, Garret R., University of California, Riverside, "Latrophilin Mediated Molecular Control of Synapse Specific Assembly." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Anthony, Todd Erryl, Harvard University, "Activity-Dependent Dissection of Stress Resilience Circuitry." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Au, Edmund , Columbia University, "Identifying the Role of Wnt Signaling in Subpallial Neuronal Lineage Specification." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Balu, Darrick T., Harvard University, "D-serine Synthesis and Storage Regulates NMDA Receptors in Learning." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Bass, Caroline E., State University of New York, Buffalo, "Role of Inhibitory GABA Projections from the Ventral Tegmental Area in Motivation Learning." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Basu, Jayeeta , New York University, New York, "Top-Down Modulation of Sensory Integration in the Entorhinal Cortex by Hippocampal Memory Feedback." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Beeler, Jeff A., City University of New York, Queens College, "Regulation of New Corticostriatal Learning Via Silent Synapses." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Burgess, Christian R., University of Michigan, "Sleep Circuitry Underlying Learned Value Coding in Cortex." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Calipari, Erin S., Vanderbilt University, "Ensemble Integration Into Brain Wide Networks for Behavioral Control." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Chen, Jerry L., Boston University, "Role for Inter-Areal Cortical Dynamics During Perception." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Christian, Catherine A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Astrocytic Modulation of Synaptic Inhibition." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Chung, Shinjae , University of Pennsylvania, "Role of Sleep Circuitry in Emotional Balance." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Creed, Meaghan C., University of Maryland, Baltimore, "A Non-Canonical Population of Ventral Pallidal Neurons Mediates Aversion Learning." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Crickmore, Michael A., Harvard University, "Mating Drive as a Model for Dopaminergic Regulation of Behavior." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Denny, Christine Ann, Columbia University, "Identifying Memory Traces Mediating Fear Generalization." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Donaldson, Zoe R., University of Colorado, Boulder, "Cellular Neurobiology of Social Attachment." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Duan, Xin , University of California, San Francisco, "Molecular and Genetic Assembly of Retinal Direction-Selective Circuits." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

El Gharbawie, Omar , University of Pittsburgh, "Coding of Manual Dexterity in Frontal Cortex of Monkeys." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Feinberg, Evan , University of California, San Francisco, "Mechanisms and Behavioral Roles of Multisensory Integration." One Year Research Grant totaling $75,000.

Fuccillo, Marc V., University of Pennsylvania, "Exploring Neural Circuits for Efficient Action Selection." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Greer, Paul L., University of Massachusetts, Worcester, "Characterizing the Role of a Novel Family of Olfactory Receptors in Innate Behavioral Responses to Ethologically Relevant Odorants." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Haider, Bilal , Georgia Institute of Technology, "Cellular Mechanisms Driving Sensory Response Modulation During Perception." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Hanks, Timothy D., University of California, Davis, "Neural Mechanisms Underlying Executive Control of Decision Rules." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Heller-Mesznik, Elizabeth A., University of Pennsylvania, "Chromatin-Mediated Alternative Splicing in Transcription and Behavior." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Hong, Weizhe , University of California, Los Angeles, "Neural Mechanism for Social Behavior in the Medial Amygdala." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Hughes, Ethan G., University of Colorado, Denver, "Dynamics and Function of Neuron-Glia Synapses in Myelin Plasticity." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Igarashi, Kei M., University of California, Irvine, "Mechanisms for Entorhinal-Hippocampal Circuit Interactions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Jackman, Skyler , Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, "Determining the Role of Synaptic Facilitation in Neural Processing." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Jadhav, Shantanu P., Brandeis University, "Dissecting the Role of Network Activity Patterns in Cognition." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Jaworski, Alexander , Brown University, "Neuronal Wiring by the Robo3 Guidance Receptor and its Ligand NELL2." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Kato, Hiroyuki , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "Neural Circuits Underlying Spectro-Temporal Integration of Sounds." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Kohwi, Minoree , Columbia University, "Origins of Neural Diversity." Three Year Research Grant totaling $180,000.

Kratsios, Paschalis , University of Chicago, "Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Adult Motor Circuit Function." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Lammel, Stephan , University of California, Berkeley, "Neural Circuits for Maladaptive Behaviors in the Lateral Habenula." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Li, Nuo , Baylor College of Medicine, "Neural Circuits Underlying Motor Planning and Movement." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Mabb, Angela M., Georgia State University, "Role of Immediate Early Gene Turnover in Learning Related Behavior." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Manoli, Devanand S., University of California, San Francisco, "Understanding the Neural Basis of Social Attachment." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Nauhaus, Ian , University of Texas, Austin, "Spatial-Chromatic Processing Hierarchies in the Visual Cortex." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Newman, Ehren Lee, Indiana University, Bloomington, "Cholinergic Mediation of Hippocampal-Entorhinal Interaction." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Nielsen, Kristina J., Johns Hopkins University, "Which Tuning Dimensions Define Columns in the Ventral Pathway?" Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Park, Jinwoo , State University of New York, Buffalo, "Decoding Noradrenergic Modulation of Dopamine Neuronal Functions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Pecot, Matthew Y., Harvard University, "A Heterophilic "Lock and Key" Strategy for Controlling Synaptic Specificity." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Pfenning, Andreas R., Carnegie Mellon University, "Gene Regulatory Mechanisms Underlying Motor Learning" One Year Research Grant totaling $75,000.

Rich, Erin L., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, "Neural Mechanisms of Self-Generated Mnemonic Strategies." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Rosenberg, Ari , University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Elucidating the Neural Circuit of 3D Visual Perception." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Rothschild, Gideon , University of Michigan, "The Cortical-Hippocampal Mechanisms Underlying Memory Formation." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Rothwell, Patrick E., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, "Action Sequence Control by Striatal Inhibitory Microcircuits." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Rudenko, Andrey , City University of New York, City College of New York, "Mechanistic Analysis of Traumatic Memory Traces." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Rudolph, Uwe , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Dissection of Hippocampal Circuits Regulating Anxiety and Fear." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Saalmann, Yuri B., University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Thalamo-Cortical Dynamics in Cognitive Control." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Saddoris, Michael P., University of Colorado, Boulder, "Distinct Prefrontal-Accumbal Sub-Circuits Encode Risk-Reward Decisions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Schluter, Oliver M., University of Pittsburgh, "Synaptic Mechanisms Governing Visual Cortex Critical Periods." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Seeds, Andrew Michael, University of Puerto Rico, "Neural Mechanisms Involved in a Behavioral Sequence." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Sheffield, Mark E.J., University of Chicago, "The Cellular, Dendritic and Synaptic Basis of Memory." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Smear, Matthew Charles, University of Oregon, "Neural Mechanisms of Stereo Olfaction." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Smith, Gordon B., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, "Building Cortical Networks with Spontaneous Activity." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Steele, Andrew , California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, "Disentangling Dopaminergic Circuitry Underlying Circadian Entrainment in Mice." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Tadross, Michael , Duke University, "Interrogating Brain Dynamics with Cell-Type-Specific Pharmacology" One Year Research Grant totaling $75,000.

Tritsch, Nicolas , New York University, New York, "Synaptic Mechanisms Underlying Preemptive Actions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Tritsch, Nicolas , New York University, New York, "Synaptic Mechanisms Underlying Preemptive Actions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

van der Meer, Matthijs , Dartmouth College, Hanover, "Neural Mechanisms Underlying Occasion-Setting Behavior." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Voytek, Bradley , University of California, San Diego, "Prefrontal Oscillatory Mechanism of "Activity Silent" Memory." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Yi, Jason , Washington University in St.Louis, "The Impact of Innate Developmental Programs on Behavior." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Yttri, Eric Allen, Carnegie Mellon University, "Cortico-Striatal Interactions Underlying Motor Decisions." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Zagha, Edward , University of California, Riverside, "Cortical Cellular and Circuit Mechanisms of Impulse Control." Three Year Research Grant totaling $225,000.

Zhu, Yongling , Northwestern University, Chicago, "Intersectional Genetic Dissection of Inner Retina Circuits." Three Year Research Grant totaling $224,000.

 
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