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Funding Update: NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded June 28 — August 3, 2012

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Project Title: Human Pedigree Analysis
Principal Investigator: Amos, Christopher
Organization: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Project Start Date: Not Listed
Project End Date: Not Listed
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $148,135


Project Title: Methods for RNA Structural Analysis Using Computation and Structure Mapping Experiments
Principal Investigator: Aviran, Sharon
Organization: University of California, Berkeley
Project Start Date: July 23, 2012
Project End Date: June 30, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: Not Listed


Project Title: Comprehensive Tumor Microenvironment Based Prediction Models in Prostate Cancer
Principal Investigator: Ayala, Gustavo
Organization: University of Texas, Health Science Center
Project Start Date: Aug. 15, 2011
Project End Date: May 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $315, 400


Project Title: Integrative Methods for High-Dimensional Genomics Data
Principal Investigator: Baladandayuthapani, Veerabhadran
Organization: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Project Start Date: Aug. 23, 2011
Project End Date: June 30, 2015
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $327, 850


Project Title: Drug Repurposing and Rediscovery for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Principal Investigator: Barohin, Richard
Organization: University of Kansas, Medical Center
Project Start Date: June 1, 2011
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2013
Funding Institute: NCATS
FY Total Cost: $334,563


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
Funding Institute: NIBIB
FY Total Cost: $324,974


Project Title: Statistical Strategies for Establishing Etiologic Heterogeneity of Tumors
Principal Investigator: Begg, Colin
Organization: Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
Project Start Date: July 12, 2012
Project End Date: May 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $379,518


Project Title: The Protein Structure Initiative Knowledgebase
Principal Investigator: Berman, Helen
Organization: Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
Project Start Date: July 1, 2010
Project End Date: June 30, 2015
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $235,955


Project Title: Identifying Rare Haplotype-Environment Interactions Using Logistic Bayesian Lasso
Principal Investigator: Biswas, Swati
Organization: University of North Texas, Health Science Center
Project Start Date: July 10, 2012
Project End Date: June 30, 2014
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $85,028


Project Title: Gene Ontology Consortium
Principal Investigator: Blake, Judith
Organization: Jackson Laboratory
Project Start Date: Jan.19, 2001
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2017
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: Not Listed


Project Title: CHARMM Modernization, Performance, and Continued Development
Principal Investigator: Brooks, Charles
Organization: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Project Start Date: Jan. 19, 2001
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2017
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $418,453


Project Title: New Bioinformatics Tools for Analyzing Immunological Data
Principal Investigator: Butte, Atul
Organization: Stanford University
Project Start Date: Not Listed
Project End Date: Not Listed
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $145,724


Project Title: Developing a Platform for Prediction of Metastasis Using Multiplexed QD-Imaging
Principal Investigator: Chen, Zhuo Georgia
Organization: Emory University
Project Start Date: July 27, 2011
Project End Date: June 30, 2014
Funding Institute: NCI
FY Total Cost: $354,843


Project Title: VisANT-Predictome: A System for Integration, Mining, Visualization, and Analysis
Principal Investigator: Delisi, Charles
Organization: Boston University
Project Start Date: April 1, 2006
Project End Date: June 30, 2016
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $778,477


Project Title: Genetic Association in Schizophrenia and Other Disorders
Principal Investigator: Devlin, Bernie
Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Project Start Date: July 1, 1998
Project End Date: May 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NIMH
FY Total Cost: $152,378

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Project Title: Novel Approaches to Mammalian MicroRNA Target Prediction
Principal Investigator: Ding, Ye
Organization: Wadsworth Center
Project Start Date: July 18, 2012
Project End Date: April 30, 2016
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $606,225


Project Title: The Genetic Basis of Mid-Hindbrain Malformations
Principal Investigator: Dobyns, William
Organization: Seattle Children’s Hospital
Project Start Date: Dec. 1, 2004
Project End Date: May 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NINDS
FY Total Cost: $798,866


Project Title: Analysis of Gene Signaling Pathways with Applications in Obesity and Diabetes
Principal Investigator: Draghici, Sorin
Organization: Wayne State University
Project Start Date: July 15, 2010
Project End Date: June 30, 2014
Funding Institute: NIDDK
FY Total Cost: $303,512


Project Title: Integration of Phenotype Data from Multiple Centers using Ontologies
Principal Investigator: Dwinell, Melinda
Organization: Medical College of Wisconsin
Project Start Date: July 15, 2010
Project End Date: June 30, 2013
Funding Institute: NHLBI
FY Total Cost: Not Listed


Project Title: Novel Computational Tools for Studying the Human Microbiome
Principal Investigator: Fredricks, David Neal
Organization: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Project Start Date: Sept. 27, 2010
Project End Date: June 30, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: Not Listed


Project Title: Add Health: A Genotype and Phenotype Resource for the Global Scientific Community
Principal Investigator: Harris, Kathleen Mullan
Organization: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Project Start Date: July 24, 2012
Project End Date: March 31, 2017
Funding Institute: NICHHD
FY Total Cost: $748,659


Project Title: Molecular Recognition of Proteins and Ligand Design
Principal Investigator: Jorgensen, William
Organization: Yale University
Project Start Date: July 1, 1990
Project End Date: June 30, 2015
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $369,110


Project Title: Computational Tool for Mining Large Amounts of Chip and Gene Expression data
Principal Investigator: Ji, Hongkai
Organization: Johns Hopkins University
Project Start Date: July 25, 2012
Project End Date: April 30, 2017
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $419,462


Project Title: Functional Genomic Analysis of Emerging Cryptococcus Subtypes in North America
Principal Investigator: Keim, Paul Stephen
Organization: Translational Genomics Research Institute
Project Start Date: July 5, 2012
Project End Date: June 30, 2014
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $291,179


Project Title: New Computational Methods for Analyzing the Response to Vaccination and Infection
Principal Investigator: Keim, Paul Stephen
Organization: Translational Genomics Research Institute
Project Start Date: Not Listed
Project End Date: Not Listed
Funding Institute: NIAID
FY Total Cost: $237,324


Project Title: A New Approach to Mental Health Phenotypes in Family Genome-Wide Association
Principal Investigator: Lange, Christoph
Organization: Harvard University
Project Start Date: Dec. 1, 2009
Project End Date: Nov. 30, 2012
Funding Institute: NIMH
FY Total Cost: $70,800


Project Title: Extending BioTapestry, A Tool for Modeling Gene Regulatory Networks
Principal Investigator: Longabaugh, William
Organization: Institute for Systems Biology
Project Start Date: July 20, 2012
Project End Date: June 30, 2016
Funding Institute: NICHHD
FY Total Cost: $508,376


Project Title: Advancing Transfer RNA Discovery, Research, and Resources
Principal Investigator: Lowe, Todd Michael
Organization: University of California, Santa Cruz
Project Start Date: July 16, 2012
Project End Date: April 30, 2015
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $500,000


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