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 descending
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
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
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
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
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 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
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 YANG, JENNY J. GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY Multi-color Mapping of Cancer Molecular Signatures and Tumor microenvironment 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
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 BREUNIG, JOSHUA JOHN CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER GESTALT Barcoding and Single-cell Transcriptomics of Tumor Cell Evolution in Personalized Tumor Models Active
2018 R43 PAR-18-303 LIM, MARK AMBERGEN, INC Highly Multiplexed Nanoscale Mass Spectrometric Imaging of Cancer Tissues Active
2017 R33 RFA-CA-16-002 PARKER, LAURIE L. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Fluorescence lifetime-based single fluorophore biosensors of post-translational modification enzyme activity Active
2017 R21 RFA-CA-16-001 EASWARAN, HARIHARAN JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY High-efficiency microfluidic-assisted single-cell DNA methylome sequencing Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-003 VAN DAM, ROBERT MICHAEL UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Optimization and validation of integrated microscale technologies for low-cost; automated production of PET molecular imaging tracers for cancer research Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-004 ANDRES-MARTIN, LAURA NEW YORK STEM CELL FOUNDATION Establishing efficient technologies for ovarian cancer organoid derivation from fresh tumor resections Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 ABBOTT, KAREN L UNIV OF ARKANSAS FOR MED SCIS Novel platform linking cancer-specific glycosylation with cell signaling outcomes Active
2019 R33 RFA-CA-18-005 LEI, YUGUO UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN A Single Conical Tube Device for Precision CAR-T Cells Manufacturing Active
2019 R43 PAR-18-303 WARREN, CHRISTOPHER L PROTEOVISTA, LLC Development of the High Throughput APT-SNAP Platform for Rapid Identification ofNuclease-Resistant RNA Aptamers against p53 Missense Mutations Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 BRENT, ROGER FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER Precision controllers of mammalian gene expression Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 HUR, SOOJUNG CLAIRE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY Development of a microfluidic primary cell editing platform (pCEP) for personal gene therapy Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 ENGLER, ADAM JEFFREY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Developing Adhesome Technology as a Physical Marker of Highly Metastatic Cells Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 REVZIN, ALEXANDER MAYO CLINIC ROCHESTER A microfluidic cell culture platform for personalizing pancreatic cancer therapies Active
2017 R21 RFA-CA-16-001 KARGINOV, ANDREI V UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO Engineered regulation of tyrosine phosphatase activity in living cells Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 ISSADORE, DAVID AARON UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA High Throughput Digital Droplet ELISA for Ultrasensitive Multiplexed Diagnostics Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 IM, HYUNGSOON MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL Nano-plasmonic technology for high-throughput single exosome analyses Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 FU, XIAO-AN UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE A microreactor chip platform for quantitative analysis of unsaturated aldehydes in exhaled breath Active
2017 R21 RFA-CA-16-001 BROCK, AMY UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN High resolution cell lineage tracking and isolation Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 CICERONE, MARCUS T GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Label-Free Cell-Resolved Metabolomics for Tumor Microscopy Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 HUANG, XIAOHUA UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Technology for measuring telomere length of individual chromosomes of single cancer cells Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 KARGINOV, ANDREI V UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO Optogenetic tools for the dissection of oncogenic signaling mediated by kinases Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 SEELIG, GEORG UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON High-resolution spatial transcriptomics through light patterning Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 WARREN, CHRISTOPHER L PROTEOVISTA, LLC SNAP-X: Development of a Mutagenesis Strategy and High Density Protein Array to Comprehensively Display Protein Variants Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 MAILLOUX, ADAM WILLIAM H. LEE MOFFITT CANCER CTR & RES INST Autohistomagnetic Isolation of Tumor-reactive T-cells Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 MARTO, JARROD A DANA-FARBER CANCER INST Tools for DUB Drug Discovery Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 KENTSIS, ALEX SLOAN-KETTERING INST CAN RESEARCH Multi-dimensional targeted mass spectrometry technology for pathway-scale functional proteomics Active
2017 R21 RFA-CA-16-001 WINDLE, BRAD E. VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY The GOF Mutant p53 Beacon System Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 TAO, NONGJIAN ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-TEMPE CAMPUS A Virion-Display Oscillator Array and Detection Platform for Quantification of Transmembrane Protein Binding Kinetics Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 YAMAMOTO, KEITH ROBERT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO CasCUT&RUN: An in vivo method to analyze locus-specific protein complexes driving transcription of target genes in cancer Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 ROBLES, FRANCISCO E GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopic optical coherence tomography (SRS-SOCT) for label-free molecular imaging of brain tumor pathology Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 COOKS, ROBERT GRAHAM PURDUE UNIVERSITY Advanced Development of Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Intraoperative Molecular Diagnosis of Brain Cancer using Pathology Biopsies Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 WU, YUN STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO Exosome-Protein-microRNA-OneStop (Exo-PROS) biosensor: a new liquid biopsy for cancer screening and early detection Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 ROYZEN, MAKSIM STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT ALBANY Development of Catch and Release Approach for Multi-Drug Local Delivery of Chemotherapies Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 RECHT, MICHAEL PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER High-Throughput Screening Platform for Cancer Drug Discovery Active
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 ZHU, YAZHEN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Click Chemistry-Mediated Microfluidic Sorting for HCC CTCs Active
2018 R21 RFA-CA-17-010 SCHIBEL, ANNA ELECTRONIC BIOSCIENCES, INC. Microsatellite Sequencing to Enable Cancer Genotyping Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 LEVINSON, NICHOLAS MARK UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Time-resolved FRET-based allostery sensors for any protein kinase drug target Active