Current

  • National Science Foundation (NSF, IOS-1755386) RUI: Elucidating the signaling interactions that control spinal cord cell fate specification (7/18-6-22)
  • National Institute of Arthritis Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIH, NIAMS R21AR072226)  Testing the Therapeutic Potential of Carbon Nanodots in Bone Mineralization Dieseases (9/17-8/19)
  • University of Richmond start up funds (7/17-6/22)

Previous Funding

  •  University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences. Cdx4 and the regulation of spinal cord neurogenesis (8/15-5/17) 

  • National Science Foundation (IOS-0920449). RIG: Role of Cdx transcription factors in the control of neural plate competence to FGF patterning signals (6/09-5/12)

  • University of Miami Provost Research Award in the Natural Sciences.  Role of negative feedback regulation between Retinoic Acid signaling pathway and Cdx transcription factors in spinal cord specification (8/10-7/11)


Other​
  • Gordon Research Conference. Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship (7/15)

  • Society for Developmental Biology. Meeting Grant Award: Answering cutting edge research questions with zebrafish (1/15)


​Mentored Grants

  • Piyush Joshi (Graduate Student) Deans Dissertation Award (9/15-8/16)

  • Piyush Joshi (Graduate Student) Sigma Xi Grant-in- Aid award (5/14-4/15)

  • Saptaparni Bandyopadhyay (Graduate Student) Sigma Xi Grant-in- Aid award (5/13-4/14)

  • Jessica Cothern (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/15-8/15)

  • Vanessa Feites (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/12-8/12)

  • Gody Grizl (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/11-8/11)

  • Aleena Ali (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/11-8/11)

  • Keun Lee (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/10-8/10, 5/11-8/11)

  • Mejdi Najjar (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/10-8/10)

  • Jonathan Macias (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/10-8/10)

  • Danielle Weiss (Undergraduate Student) Louis Pope Neuroscience Summer Award (5/9-8/9)

  • Michael Mlacker (Undergraduate Student) College of Arts and Sciences Women​ and Minorities Summer Research Award (5/9-8/9)

Funding