2014 Fall Voucher Awards

James Alvarez

Project: Par-4 Restoration During Breast Cancer Progression
Core(s) Used: Transgenic Mouse Facility
BAC Recombineering Core Facility

Vadim Arshavsky
Project: Generation of an inducible, rod-specific Cre-recombinase knock-in mouse
Core(s) Used: BAC Recombineering Facility and DCI Transgenic Mouse Core

Ryan Baugh
Project: High-throughput GWAS of starvation resistance using population selection and sequencing
Core(s) Used: Genome Sequencing Shared Resource

Joel Boggan
Project: Mapping High-risk HPV Genotypes among African diaspora communities & HIV+ patients
Core(s) Used: Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Regional Biocontainment Laboratory

Tal Burt
Project: Intra-Arterial Microdosing (IAM) Proof of Concept with Neuromuscular Blocking Drug (NMBD)
Core(s) Used: small animal micro PET / CT
DHVI/RBL Immunology Unit

Marc Caron
Project: Dopamine Neuron-Specific Gene Expression Analysis
Core(s) Used: Microarray Shared Resource

Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi
Project: Global profiling of intron retentions in single malaria parasites during sexual differentiation
Core(s) Used: GCB Sequencing Core

Emily Derbyshire
Project: Discovery of novel drug targets in human liver cells for the prevention of malaria
Core(s) Used: RNAi Core Facility

Amy Hobeika
Project: Molecular Analysis of T Cell Responses to Cancer Vaccines
Core(s) Used: Duke Genome Sequencing & Analysis Core Resource (IGSP)

Lisa Hobson-Webb
Project: Characterization of T cell responses in inclusion body myositis
Core(s) Used: DTRI Immune Profiling Core (IPC)

Joern Karhausen
Project: Platelets as regulators of perivascular inflammation in ischemia/reperfusion injury
Core(s) Used: Proteomics and Metabolomics Shared Resource

Meta Kuehn
Project: Identification of novel factors regulating Gram-negative bacteria cell wall synthesis
Core(s) Used: Proteomics

Chay Kuo
Project: Revealing molecular control of neurogensis vs. astrogenesis choice
Core(s) Used: Duke Microarray Shared Resource

Jaewoo Lee
Project: Nucleic acid scavenging nanofiber mesh for prevention of biofilms in chronic wounds
Core(s) Used: Immuno-histology lab

Robert Lefkowitz
Project: Crystallographic Studies of β-arrestin-1 bound to a G-protein-coupled receptor phosphopeptide
Core(s) Used: Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography Shared Resource

Kamran Mahmood
Project: Hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI to Evaluate Bronchial Stent Effectiveness
Core(s) Used: Xenon Project

Donald McDonnell
Project: Identification of modifiable biochemical links between childhood obesity and breast cancer risk
Core(s) Used: Duke Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility

Christopher Nicchitta
Project: Targeted miRNA Silencing: Identification of the Subcellular Site of Endogenous miRNA Action
Core(s) Used: Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology: Microarray Shared Resource

Geoffrey Pitt
Project: Knockin of R1902C to Scn2a
Core(s) Used: BAC Recombineering Core Facility
DCI Transgenic Mouse Shared Resource

Brice Weinberg
Project: Development of a Multiplexed Proteomic Assay for Prognostication in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Core(s) Used: Metabolomic and Proteomic Core

Kris Wood
Project: Converting cytostatic responses to apoptotic responses in KRAS- and PIK3CA-driven cancers
Core(s) Used: DCI Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

Hai Yan
Project: Determine the regulatory mechanisms of PPM1D truncating mutations in brainstem glioma
Core(s) Used: Duke Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility

Yuan Zhuang
Project: A new mosaic analysis tool for tracking mutant clones in mice
Core(s) Used: Transgenic mouse
DNA sequencing

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