OCRID Members Receive Seven Grants Totaling $3,700,820

OCRID is pleased to announce that six OCRID pilot project leaders and two OCRID mentors recently received 7 grants totaling $3,700,820.

Pilot Project Leaders:
Dr. Ashlee Ford Versypt (Chemical Engineering, OSU), Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST), Computational Modeling of the Onset of Diabetic Kidney Disease, 10/01/2017 – 9/30/2020, $135,000
Dr. Shitao Li (Physiological Sciences, OSU), OCAST, Role of Plakophilin 2 in Limiting Influenza A Virus Infection, 10/01/2017 – 9/30/2020, $135,000
Dr. Daniel Lin, (Nutritional Sciences, OSU) OCAST, Beta beta carotene 9' 10' -oxygenase 2 in acute respiratory distress syndrome, 10/01/2017 – 9/30/2020, $135,000
Drs. Marianna Patrauchan and Erika Lutter (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, OSU), NIH R15,  Ca2+-binding protein EfhP mediates Ca2+ regulation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence and host-pathogen interactions, $448,800, 07/01/2017-06/30/2018
Dr. Ashish Ranjan (Physiological Sciences, OSU), OCAST, Magnetic hyperthermia combined antimicrobial targeting of bone pathogens, 10/01/2017 – 9/30/2020, $135,000

Mentors:
Dr. Tyrrell Conway (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, OSU), NIH R01, Mechanisms of Nutrient Competition in the Intestine, 03/01/2017-01/31/2021. $1,216,020.
Dr. Lin Liu (Physiological Sciences, OSU), NIH R01. The Role of LncRNAs in Pulmonary Fibrosis. 07/01/2017 – 06/30/2021, $1,496,000.