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Funding Update: NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded March 12 — April 4, 2012

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Project Title: Algorithmic Strategies for Detecting Structural Variation in Genomes
Principal Investigator: Bafna, Vineet
Organization: University of California, San Diego
Project Start Date: April 1, 2009
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $323,572


Project Title: Continued Development of Protein Dynamics Software ProDy
Principal Investigator: Bahar, Ivet
Organization: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Project Start Date: March 26, 2012
Project End Date: Dec. 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $282,919


Project Title: High Resolution Structure Modeling with Rosetta
Principal Investigator: Baker, David
Organization: University of Washington
Project Start Date: April 1, 2010
Project End Date: March 31, 2014
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $292,077


Project Title: Mouse Phenome Project
Principal Investigator: Bogue, Molly
Organization: Jackson Laboratory
Project Start Date: July 1, 2004
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2015
Funding Institute: NIDA
FY Total Cost: $392,195


Project Title: Gene Prediction by Markov Models and Complementary Methods
Principal Investigator: Borodovsky, Mark
Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology
Project Start Date: March 15, 1993
Project End Date: March 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $577,121


Project Title: Multiple Protein Structures in Computational Drug Design
Principal Investigator: Carlson, Heather
Organization: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Project Start Date: April 1, 2002
Project End Date: March 31, 2014
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $275,121


Project Title: Genomic Database for the Yeast Saccharomyces
Principal Investigator: Cherry, Joe Michael
Organization: Stanford University
Project Start Date: Sept. 30, 1995
Project End Date: Feb. 29, 2016
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $2,751,015


Project Title: Genomes in Eye Disease: Methods to Query Variants Across Multiple Genome-wide Data
Principal Investigator: Gaasterland, Theresa
Organization: University of California, San Diego
Project Start Date: April 1, 2012
Project End Date: March 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NEI
FY Total Cost: $346,032


Project Title: FlyBase: A Drosophila Genomic and Genetic Database
Principal Investigator: Gelbart, William Martin
Organization: Harvard University
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 1992
Project End Date: Dec. 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $4,381,766


Project Title: Novel Statistical Methods for DNA Sequencing Data, and Applications to Autism
Principal Investigator: Ionita, Iuliana
Organization: Columbia University
Project Start Date: April 1, 2012
Project End Date: March 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NIMH
FY Total Cost: $339,743


Project Title: Enabling Long Timestep Molecular Dynamics on Parallel CPU and GPU Environments
Principal Investigator: Izaguirre, Jesus Antonio
Organization: University of Notre Dame
Project Start Date: March 26, 2012
Project End Date: Dec. 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $309,798


Project Title: Statistical Tool and Methods for Next-Generation Sequencing in Epigenetics
Principal Investigator: Johnson, William Evan
Organization: Boston University Medical Campus
Project Start Date: June 1, 2010
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2015
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $336,105


Project Title: Statistical Methods for Gene Mapping
Principal Investigator: Lange, Kenneth
Organization: University of California, Los Angeles
Project Start Date: Aug. 1, 1995
Project End Date: March 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $551,431


Project Title: IMP: Software for Hybrid Determination of Macromolecular Assembly Structures
Principal Investigator: Sali, Andrej
Organization: University of California, San Francisco
Project Start Date: April 1, 2008
Project End Date: March 31, 2016
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $309,000


Project Title: Statistical & Computational Tools for Reconstruction of Gene Regulatory Networks
Principal Investigator: Salzman, Peter
Organization: University of Rochester
Project Start Date: Jan. 1, 2009
Project End Date: Nov. 3, 2012
Funding Institute: NLM
FY Total Cost: $84,931


Project Title: Software for the Accurate De Novo 3D Structure Prediction of RNA
Principal Investigator: Santalucia, John
Organization: DNA Software
Project Start Date: Sept. 1, 2010
Project End Date: Sept. 30, 2012
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $241,178


Project Title: Methods for Pathway Modeling with Application to Folate
Principal Investigator: Thomas, Duncan
Organization: University of Southern California
Project Start Date: Aug. 16, 2010
Project End Date: March 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NIEHS
FY Total Cost: $563,499


Project Title: Computational Mapping of Proteins for the Binding of Ligands
Principal Investigator: Vajda, Sandor
Organization: Boston University
Project Start Date: Feb. 1, 2003
Project End Date: March 31, 2015
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $355,600


Project Title: Integrated Variation Detection Annotation and Analysis for High-Throughput Sequencing
Principal Investigator: Wang, Kai
Organization: University of Southern California
Project Start Date: March 23, 2012
Project End Date: Feb. 28, 2017
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $360,067


Project Title: Empirical-Bayesian Testing for Family Genome-Wide Association Data
Principal Investigator: Wang, Tao
Organization: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Project Start Date: April 6, 2011
Project End Date: Jan. 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NHGRI
FY Total Cost: $166,583


Project Title: Computational Resources for the Compilation and Distribution of Transcription Factors
Principal Investigator: Wasserman, Wyeth
Organization: University of British Columbia
Project Start Date: April 15, 2010
Project End Date: March 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $332,522


Project Title: Computational and Experimental Modeling of RNA Splicing
Principal Investigator: Zhang, Michael
Organization: University of Texas, Dallas
Project Start Date: Aug. 13, 2007
Project End Date: March 31, 2013
Funding Institute: NIGMS
FY Total Cost: $95,931


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