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Funding Update: NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded July 10 — Sept. 2, 2014

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Project Title: Prediction and Classification of Allergenicity in a Protein Family
Principal Investigator: Braun, Werner
Organization: University of Texas Medical Center
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $238,569


Project Title: Modeling DNA Methylation's Role in Gene Regulation
Principal Investigator: Edwards, John
Organization: Washington University
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: April 30, 2019
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $343,125


Project Title: Transcript Networks and Crowdsourcing to Predict Drug Combinations in Malaria …
Principal Investigator: Ferdig, Michael
Organization: University of Notre Dame
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $228,000


Project Title: Causal Inference of Gene Regulatory Networks with Applications to Breast Cancer
Principal Investigator: Fu, Audrey
Organization: University of Chicago
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $87,881


Project Title: Computational Diagnosis of Non-synonymous Variations Using Structural Dynamics
Principal Investigator: Gerek, Zeynep
Organization: Temple University
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost: $210,600


Project Title: Comprehensive Solution for Transcriptome Profiling of Archived Tissues
Principal Investigator: Haynes, Brian
Organization: Asuragen
Project Start Date: July 18, 2014
Project End Date: Dec. 31, 2014
Funding Institute: NIEHS
FY Total Cost: $225,000


Project Title: OmniSearch: A Semantic Search Tool for Discovering MicroRNA's Critical Roles in …
Principal Investigator: Huang, Jingshan
Organization: University of South Alabama
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2017
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $310,864


Project Title: Prioritizing Follow-up of GWAS Loci Using Genetic and Functional Annotation Data
Principal Investigator: Lindstroem, Sara
Organization: Harvard School of Public Health
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $222,955


Project Title: Functional Characterization of the Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Com[plex Traits]
Principal Investigator: Luca, Francesca
Organization: Wayne State University
Project Start Date: July 15, 2014
Project End Date: May 31, 2018
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $290,309


Project Title: Bioinformatics Analysis of Molecular Networks in Peripheral Artery Disease
Principal Investigator: Popel, Aleksander
Organization: Johns Hopkins University
Project Start Date: Aug. 8, 2014
Project End Date: June 30, 2016
Funding Institute: NHLBI
FY Total Cost: $256,700


Project Title: Hardening Software for Rule-based Modeling
Principal Investigator: Posner, Richard
Organization: Northern Arizona University
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: April 30, 2018
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $342,740


Project Title: The Integrative Genomics of Acute Asthma Control
Principal Investigator: Raby, Benjamin
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Project Start Date: Aug. 6, 2014
Project End Date: June 30, 2018
Funding Institute: NHLBI
FY Total Cost: $912,174


Project Title: Decoding Genome Instability by Combining Accurate Mapping and Predictive Modeling
Principal Investigator: Rowicka-Kudlicka, Malgorzata
Organization: University of Texas
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2014
Project End Date: June 30, 2019
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $348,657


Project Title: Theoretical and Computational Modeling of Amyloid Aggregation
Principal Investigator: Schmit, Jeremy
Organization: Kansas State University
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2019
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $280,655


Project Title: Functional and Multi-ethnic Fine-mapping of Serum Urate/Gout Loci
Principal Investigator: Stahl, Eli
Organization: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Project Start Date: July 16, 2014
Project End Date: April 30, 2016
Funding Institute: NIAMS
FY Total Cost: $245,192


Project Title: Drug Effect Discovery through Data Mining and Integrative Chemical Biology
Principal Investigator: Tatonetti, Nicholas
Organization: Columbia University
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: April 30, 2019
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $597,545


Project Title: Multivariate Statistical Methods, Flow Cytometry, and Network Modeling
Principal Investigator: Wong, Wing
Organization: Stanford University
Project Start Date: July 15, 2014
Project End Date: April 30, 2018
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $297,844


Project Title: NIDA Center of Excellence of Computational Drug Abuse Research (CDAR)
Principal Investigator: Xie, Xiang-Qun
Organization: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2019
Funding Institute: NIDA
FY Total Cost: $1,094,316


Project Title: Graph-centric Approaches to Metatranscriptomic and Metaproteomic Data Analysis
Principal Investigator: Ye, Yuzhen
Organization: Indiana University Bloomington
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2018
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $340,446


Project Title: Novel Statistical Tools for Cell Line Specific Epigentic Analysis
Principal Investigator: Zhong, Wenxuan
Organization: University of Georgia
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2014
Project End Date: July 31, 2018
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $348,473

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