Grants Awarded

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New awards will be posted as they are issued.

Year Award Type Project # RFA # PI/Project Leader Institution Title Statussort ascending
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 MANALIS, SCOTT R MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Building microenvironment-containing organoids from patient samples with single-cell precision Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 BROWN, BRIAN D ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI Pro-Codes: A novel vector and cell barcoding technology Active
2017 R21 RFA-CA-16-001 DICKINSON, BRYAN UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO rePPI-i: A system for the rapid continuous evolution of protein-protein interaction inhibitors Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-021 SEIBEL, ERIC J UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rapid Needle Biopsy Assessment at Point of Care to advance personalized cancer therapy Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KIM, HYUN JUNG UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN A personalized colorectal cancer-on-a-chip for assessing tumor-microbiome crosstalk Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 CHENG, JI-XIN BOSTON UNIVERSITY (CHARLES RIVER CAMPUS) Quantitative SRS Imaging of Cancer Metabolism at Single Cell Level Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-022 HASHAM, MUNEER GULAMHUSEIN JACKSON LABORATORY Impact of Genetic Diversity on Human Xenograft Tumor Growth Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 ANGEL, PEGGY M MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Enzymatic Tools for 2D Tissue Localized and Deeper Proteomic Sequencing of Cancer Stromal Proteins Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 CIMA, MICHAEL J MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Advanced development and validation of microdevices for high-throughput in situ drug sensitivity testing in tumors Active
2020 R43 PAR-18-303 ERVIN, ERIC ELECTRONIC BIOSCIENCES, INC. N6-Methyl-2-O-Methyladenosine Sequencing Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KEUNG, ALBERT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY RALEIGH Intracellular CRISPR gRNA assembly for massively multiplexed; one pot; (epi)genetic screening Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 JIANG, NING UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN An integrated therapeutic T cell receptor screening platform for adoptive cell therapy in cancer Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-002 WANG, YINGXIAO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Multiplex FRET Imaging of Kinase-Epigenome Interregulations in Live Cancer Cells Active
2020 R44 PAR-18-303 FRIEDA, KIRSTEN SPATIAL GENOMICS, INC. Spatial and single cell analysis of tumor microenvironment by seqFISH+ Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 O'NEILL, RACHEL UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT STORRS Development and Utilization of Splice-specific Antibodies Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 KONRY, TANIA TALI NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Determining treatment sensitivity in B cell lymphoma by novel microfluidics-based NK cell immunogenicity platform Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-004 ISSADORE, DAVID AARON UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Rapid unbiased isolation and in situ RNA analysis of circulating tumor cells using a magnetic micropore-based diagnostic chip Active
2020 R43 PAR-18-303 WANG, SHA VIVID TECHNOLOGIES New specific and rapid assay for in situ apoptosis labeling for cancer studies Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 MONTAGNA, CRISTINA ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Development of a high-resolution mapping platform for HPV DNA integration in premalignant lesions Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 LIU, YANG UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH High-throughput super-resolution imaging of chromatin structures at different epigenetic states Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-004 PATTENDEN, SAMANTHA GAIL UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL The application of Enhanced Cavitation to enable DNA and Chromatin Extraction from Archived Tissues Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 ALEXANDRAKIS, GEORGIOS UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON Nanotechnology Enabled Selection Of MHC-peptide Ligands To Personalize Cancer Therapy Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 KETTENBACH, ARMINJA NADINE DARTMOUTH COLLEGE Activity based profiling of Phosphoprotein phosphatases in cancer using mass spectrometry-based proteomics Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 LU, JUN YALE UNIVERSITY CRISPR-based Enhanced Molecular Chipper Technology for Identifying Functional Noncoding Elements in Cancer Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 MATRIX BHATNAGAR, PARIJAT SRI INTERNATIONAL T-cell Biofactories For Targeting Extracellular Matrix Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 CHEN, SIDI YALE UNIVERSITY Rapidly scalable platforms for direct in vivo screening of functional drivers in lethal cancers Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 SALIPANTE, STEPHEN J UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Advanced development and validation of genome-scale molecular diagnostics for microsatelliteinstability using targeted molecular counting methods Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-004 ZILBERBERG, JENNY HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Ex vivo culture platform validation for preservation of patient derived multiple myeloma cells Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 TAVANA, HOSSEIN UNIVERSITY OF AKRON A High Throughput Human Tumor Modeling Technology for Cancer Drug Discovery Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 SCHRUM, ADAM G UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA Multiplex matrix ELISA for T cell protein-interaction networks in cancer Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-021 GUPTA, GAUTAM UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE Bio Cargos: Capture And Release Gels For Optimized Storage Of Cancer Biospecimens Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 SCHNECK, JONATHAN P JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY A high-throughput nanoparticle assay to characterize cancer neoepitope-specific T cells Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-011 TEWARI, MUNEESH (contact); WALTER, NILS G UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN AT ANN ARBOR Optimization and Validation of Single-Molecule Kinetic Fingerprinting Technology for Rapid, Ultra-Specific Detection of Cancer Mutations Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-020 HALL, ADAM ROGER WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES Detecting Diverse Nucleic Acid Biomarkers Of Cancer With Solid-state Nanopores Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 SCHIAVINATO EBERLIN, LIVIA UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN Advanced Development of the MasSpec Pen for Cancer Diagnosis and Surgical Margin Evaluation Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-012 GULLEY, MARGARET L UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL EndoGenus Toolkit: A Biometric Method for Absolute Quantification of Tumor Markers by Massive Parallel Sequencing Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 HATTORI, TAKAMITSU NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Rational Generation Of High-performance Recombinant Antibodies To Post-translational Modifications Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 FIOLKA, RETO PAUL UT SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER Multiscale microscope for 3D cancer imaging in model organisms and organoids Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 HIGGINSON, DANIEL SLOAN-KETTERING INST CAN RESEARCH Comprehensive Breakpoint Analyses For Simultaneous Quantification Of All Dna Double Strand Break Repair Pathways Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 DE VLAMINCK, IWIJN CORNELL UNIVERSITY Spatially Resolved Metagenomics to Explore Tumor-Microbiome Interactions in Human Colorectal Cancer Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-012 SKARDAL, ALEKSANDER (contact); STROWD, ROY ERVIN WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES Predicting Tumor Heterogeneity Evolution After Therapy In Patient-Derived Ex Vivo Glioblastoma Organoids Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-002 MAKRIGIORGOS, G. MIKE DANA-FARBER CANCER INST Maximum efficiency sequencing using nuclease-based mutation enrichment and digital barcodes Active
2020 R43 PAR-18-303 KASOJI, SANDEEP TRIANGLE BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.; UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL Sbir: Technology For Overcoming Bottlenecks In Chromatin Extraction From Challenging Biological Samples Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 YANG, JENNY J. GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY Multi-color Mapping of Cancer Molecular Signatures and Tumor microenvironment Active
2018 R33 RFA-CA-17-013 BORGES, CHAD R ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-TEMPE CAMPUS Validation and Advanced Development of Albumin Oxidizability as a Marker of Plasma/Serum Integrity Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-002 IBRAHIM, YEHIA BATTELLE PACIFIC NORTHWEST LABORATORIES High Resolution High Throughput Proteomics Platform for Cancer Research Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 LI, WEI TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY Fractionation And Profiling Of Heterogeneous Circulating Tumor Cells Using A Hyperuniform- Structured Microchip Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 SOPER, STEVEN ALLAN UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAWRENCE Increased Sensitivity of Minimal Residual Disease Monitoring using Peripheral Blood in Pediatric Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Active