QBI, in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Center, and the Quantitative Biosciences Consortium (QBC), launched a $1.1 M RFA aimed to more effectively connect the basic and clinical research worlds at UCSF through two funding mechanisms, BOLD & BASIC GRANTS and FELLOWSHIPS.
Meet our RFA winners and find out about their proposed research for their winning grants for the BOLD & BASIC RFA.
Jeremy Reiter MD, PhD & David Raleigh, MD, PhD
Jeremy Willsey PhD, Brian Shoichet PhD & Mark Von Zastrow MD, PhD
Kira Poskanzer PhD & Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD
William Weiss, MD, PhD & Kevan Shokat PhD
The BOLD & BASIC Grant winners are:
Jeremy Reiter & David Raleigh: How fats cause cancer: Lipids in the primary cilium activate oncogenic Hedgehog signaling
Jeremy Willsey, Brian Schoichet & Mark Von Zastrow: Leveraging genetic association in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to identify therapeutic targets
Kira Poskanzer & Bjoern Schwer: A brain organogenesis platform for primate neurobiology and brain tumor research
Bill Weiss & Kevan Shokat: Trapping MYC in cancer
The BOLD & BASIC Fellowship winners are:
Dmitry Velmeshev: Single-cell analysis of early postnatal human brain development and autism
Sam Ivry: Global analysis of proteolytic activity for understanding and diagnosing malignant pancreatic cysts
Madelene Dahlgren: Profiling meningeal lymphocytes in the developing brain using CyTOF
Ilia Vainchtein: Determining the effects of lymphocyte-derived cytokines on the transcriptional and epigenetic profiles of brain glial cells
To find out more about our BOLD & BASIC Fellowship winners, follow us on Instagram where their interviews will be posted!