Initial Pilot Awards

Ana Emiliano, MD
Friedman Laboratory

The effects of metabolic states on anxiety responses in normal body weight and obesity

Tamar Hermesh, PhD
Casanova Laboratory

Deciphering the role of anti-viral interferons in patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cell-derived hepatocytes and central nervous system cells

Luciano Marraffini, PhD
Marraffini Laboratory

Identification of bacteriophages associated with inflammatory bowel diseases

Meike Chevillotte, PhD
Rice Laboratory

A prediction tool for the clinical outcome of HCV infection based on viral sequences

Ype de Jong, MD, PhD
Rice Laboratory

A screen for factors that enhance human fetal liver progenitor engraftment in mice

John Schoggins, PhD
Rice Laboratory

Interactions between type I and III interferon during resolution of HCV infection

Guillaume Pierre Vogt, PhD
Casanova Laboratory

Genetic dissection of Whipple’s disease