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Dr. Susana Rovira-Llopis Awarded Boston NORC Small Grant

May 25, 2021

Dr. Susana Rovira-Llopis, Postdoctoral Fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center has received a small grant award for her project “Study of the mechanisms involved in exercise-induced adipokine secretion by generation of a CRISPR transgenic mouse”, which will use the Center’s Transgenic Core. Dr. Rovira-Llopis is an early career investigator in the lab of Dr. Laurie Goodyear. This project will generate an HA-tagged G protein-coupled receptor 81 (GPR81) floxed mouse model using the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology. GPR81 is a specific lactate receptor highly expressed in adipose tissue and involved in the regulation of lipolysis. The mouse model will determine the role … Read More »

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University of Michigan Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core – Pilot and Feasibility Program

January 19, 2017

The University of Michigan Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core (MRC)2 requests proposals for funding during the 2017 grant year (RFA found here). The Pilot and Feasibility program is intended to provide opportunities for investigators to advance basic, clinical and translational biomedical science by incorporating metabolomic technologies into their research program. The goal of this program is to enable investigators to generate a sufficient body of preliminary information for a successful application for major research funding from NIH or other national granting agencies. Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 16, 2017 Award Cycle: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 Discipline/Subject Area: Metabolomics Funding Available: 50,000 Submission: Apply through the University of Michigan … Read More »

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Boston NORC Small Grants Program

December 1, 2016

Small grants of up to $3,000 (direct costs only) will be awarded to investigators who are interested in utilizing the BNORC cores for the purpose of gathering critical preliminary data for a future grant application or to complete a funded project. Adipose Biology and Nutrient Metabolism (at Boston Medical Center and Tufts University) Epidemiology and Genetics (at Harvard School of Public Health) Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics Core (at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Transgenic (at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) iDXA Administrative Core (at Boston Medical Center) Preference will be given to junior investigators, senior investigators who are investigating a … Read More »

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UNC Food for All Campus Lecture Series: Spring 2017 Call for Proposals

November 30, 2016

Are you engaged in exciting food-related research, teaching, and publication at UNC? Do you have an idea for an outstanding food-related lecturer (scholars, journalists, documentarians, community activists, food entrepreneurs, artisans, practitioners) to bring to campus? UNC-Chapel Hill’s Food for All (FFA) pan-university academic theme is sponsoring a multi-disciplinary food studies lecture series, and is seeking proposals from the university community. Micro-grants are available for speaker events with an expectation of cost-sharing between FFA and the co-sponsoring department, institute, or organization. Food for All is currently accepting proposals for speakers during the spring of 2017. Preference will be given to events that … Read More »

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