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NIH Bioinformatics Grants awarded May 21 — June 29, 2010

Project Title: Annotating Functional Sites in 3D Biological Structures
Principal Investigator: Altman, Russ Biagio
Organization: Stanford University
Project Start Date: June 15, 2010
Project End Date: June 14, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost : $18,266


Project Title: National Biomedical Computation Resource
Principal Investigator: Arzberger, Peter William
Organization: University of California San Diego
Project Start Date: May 6, 1997
Project End Date: April 30, 2014
RFA/PA: NA
Funding Institute: NCRR
FY Total Cost : $2,268,147


Project Title: Parallel Software for Fast, Automated Determination of Virus Structures
Principal Investigator: Baker, Timothy
Organization: University of California San Diego
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: May 31, 2014
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $309,000


Project Title: Reconstructing Dynamic Regulatory Networks
Principal Investigator: Bar-Joseph, Ziv
Organization: Carnegie-Mellon University
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2008
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: PAR-07-344
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $283,825


Project Title: Software Integration between Jsim and Systems Biology Workbench
Principal Investigator: Bassingthwaighte, James
Organization: University of Washington
Project Start Date: June 1, 2009
Project End Date: May 31, 2013
RFA/PA: PAR-07-344
Funding Institute: NIBIB
FY Total Cost : $334,440


Project Title: Protein Function Prediction by Statistical Phylogenomics
Principal Investigator: Brenner, Steven
Organization: University of California Berkeley
Project Start Date: May 1, 2007
Project End Date: April 30, 2011
RFA/PA: NA
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $285,912


Project Title: Statistical Methods and Software for QTL Mapping
Principal Investigator: Broman, Karl
Organization: University of Wisconsin Madison
Project Start Date: June 1, 2005
Project End Date: May 31, 2014
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $289,970


Project Title: High Performance Computing Cluster for Biomedical Research at VCU
Principal Investigator: Cui, Meng
Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University
Project Start Date: June 15, 2010
Project End Date: June 14, 2011
RFA/PA: PAR-09-028
Funding Institute: NCRR
FY Total Cost : $416,859


Project Title: Peptide and Protein Identification via Tandem MS and Mixed-Integer Optimization
Principal Investigator: Floudas, Christodoulos Achilleus
Organization: Princeton University
Project Start Date: May 1, 2007
Project End Date: April 30, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-06-094
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost : $257,169


Project Title: Computing Infrastructure to Advance Biomedical Research
Principal Investigator: Furlani, Thomas
Organization: State University of New York At Buffalo
Project Start Date: June 24, 2010
Project End Date: June 23, 2011
RFA/PA: PAR-09-118
Funding Institute: NCRR
FY Total Cost : $2,566,410


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Project Title: BindingDB: A Tool for Drug Discovery, Modeling and Chemical and Molecular Biology
Principal Investigator: Gilson, Michael
Organization: University of California San Diego
Project Start Date: Feb. 1, 2004
Project End Date: Dec. 31, 2012
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $510,031


Project Title: Statistical Software for Genetic Association Studies
Principal Investigator: Gutierrez, Roberto
Organization: Statacorp
Project Start Date: July 1, 2007
Project End Date: April 30, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-08-050
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $374,900


Project Title: Methods for the Analysis and Integrations of Next-Generation Sequencing
Principal Investigator: Johnson, William Evan
Organization: Brigham Young University
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2015
RFA/PA: PA-07-458
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $349,700


Project Title: Linking Data Sources from the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) with NDAR
Principal Investigator: Lajonchere, Clara
Organization: Autism Speaks
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: May 31, 2011
RFA/PA: RFA-OD-09-003
Funding Institute: NIMH
FY Total Cost : $141,029


Project Title: Computational Tools for Neutron Protein Crystallography
Principal Investigator: Langan, Paul
Organization: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Project Start Date: Sept. 8, 2004
Project End Date: May 31, 2014
RFA/PA: PAR-07-344
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $449,168


Project Title: The Statistical and Computational Analysis of Flow Cytometry Data
Principal Investigator: Lumley, Thomas
Organization: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Project Start Date: May 1, 2008
Project End Date: April 30, 2012
RFA/PA: PAR-07-344
Funding Institute: NIBIB
FY Total Cost : $51,400


Project Title: NHGRI Epigenvar Coordinating Center
Principal Investigator: Matise, Tara
Organization: Rutgers, the State University of NJ, New Brunswick
Project Start Date: July 8, 2008
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: RFA-HG-07-015
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $475,311


Project Title: NHGRI Epigenvar Coordinating Center
Principal Investigator: Matise, Tara
Organization: Rutgers, the State University of NJ, New Brunswick
Project Start Date: July 8, 2008
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: RFA-HG-07-015
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $297,000


Project Title: A Systems Biology Platform for Integrative Cancer Biology Research
Principal Investigator: Nikolsky, Yuri
Organization: Genego
Project Start Date: June 10, 2008
Project End Date: May 30, 2012
RFA/PA: PA-09-080
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost : $625,485


Project Title: Computational Gene Modeling and Genome Sequence Assembly
Principal Investigator: Salzberg, Steven
Organization: University of Maryland College Park Campus
Project Start Date: June 1, 2007
Project End Date: May 31, 2011
RFA/PA: NA
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost : $608,513


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Project Title: Exact Statistical Tools for Genetic Association Studies
Principal Investigator: Senchaudhuri, Pralay
Organization: Cytel
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: Nov. 30, 2010
RFA/PA: PA-09-080
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $112,075


Project Title: A Data Coordinating Center for ModENCODE
Principal Investigator: Stein, Lincoln
Organization: Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Project Start Date: May 4, 2007
Project End Date: March 31, 2011
RFA/PA: RFA-HG-06-007
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $1,329,443


Project Title: DNA Pattern Identification and Analysis
Principal Investigator: Stormo, Gary
Organization: Washington University
Project Start Date: April 1, 1989
Project End Date: April 30, 2012
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost : $357,100


Project Title: Open Source Microscopy Software
Principal Investigator: Vale, Ronald
Organization: University of California San Francisco
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2008
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: PAR-07-235
Funding Institute: NIBIB
FY Total Cost : $406,343


Project Title: Functional Data Analysis of Longitudinally Measured Genetic Traits
Principal Investigator: Wang, Yuanjia
Organization: Columbia University Health Sciences
Project Start Date: June 15, 2009
Project End Date: May 31, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-06-180
Funding Institute: NIA
FY Total Cost : $65,986


Project Title: Mega 2: Manipulation Environment for Genetic Analyses
Principal Investigator: Weeks, Daniel
Organization: University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
Project Start Date: March 1, 2006
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-02-141
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $61,294


Project Title: Statistical Model Building for High Dimensional Biomedical Data
Principal Investigator: Wu, Baolin
Organization: University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2008
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: PA-07-070
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost : $253,269


Project Title: High End Computing Resource for Large Memory Data-Intensive Biomedical Applications
Principal Investigator: York, Darrin
Organization: University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Project Start Date: June 10, 2010
Project End Date: June 9, 2011
RFA/PA: PAR-09-118
Funding Institute: NCRR
FY Total Cost : $3,737,763


Project Title: Algorithms for Protein Superfamily Classification and Function Prediction
Principal Investigator: Zhi, Degui
Organization: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Project Start Date: July 7, 2009
Project End Date: May 31, 2012
RFA/PA: NA
Funding Institute: NCRR
FY Total Cost : $246,511


Project Title: A New Informatics Paradigm for Reconstructing Signaling Pathways in Human Disease
Principal Investigator: Zhu, Dongxiao
Organization: Louisiana State University-University of New Orleans
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: May 31, 2011
RFA/PA: PA-06-181
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost : $90,292

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