Grants Awarded

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New awards will be posted as they are issued.

Year Award Type Project #sort descending RFA # PI/Project Leader Institution Title Status
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
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
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 IM, HYUNGSOON MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL Nano-plasmonic technology for high-throughput single exosome analyses 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
2019 R21 RFA-CA-18-002 O'NEILL, RACHEL UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT STORRS Development and Utilization of Splice-specific Antibodies 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
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 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
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 YANG, JENNY J. GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY Multi-color Mapping of Cancer Molecular Signatures and Tumor microenvironment Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 REVZIN, ALEXANDER MAYO CLINIC ROCHESTER A microfluidic cell culture platform for personalizing pancreatic cancer therapies Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 SEELIG, GEORG UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON High-resolution spatial transcriptomics through light patterning 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
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
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
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 CHEN, FEI BROAD INSTITUTE, INC. Clinical implementations of spatial transcriptomics in tumors Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 ISSADORE, DAVID AARON UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA High Throughput Digital Droplet ELISA for Ultrasensitive Multiplexed Diagnostics Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 FAN, RONG YALE UNIVERSITY High-throughput single-cell co-sequencing of small and large RNAs to identify molecular circuitry in cancer Active
2020 R44 PAR-18-303 FRIEDA, KIRSTEN SPATIAL GENOMICS, INC. Spatial and single cell analysis of tumor microenvironment by seqFISH+ Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-022 HASHAM, MUNEER GULAMHUSEIN JACKSON LABORATORY Impact of Genetic Diversity on Human Xenograft Tumor Growth Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 MARTO, JARROD A DANA-FARBER CANCER INST Tools for DUB Drug Discovery Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 RECHT, MICHAEL PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER High-Throughput Screening Platform for Cancer Drug Discovery 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
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 CICERONE, MARCUS T GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Label-Free Cell-Resolved Metabolomics for Tumor Microscopy Active
2021 R21 CA20-019 NAUTIYAL, SHIVANI PRIME GENOMICS, INC. Device for Preservation of Cell Free RNA in Saliva Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 FARIS, GREGORY W NUMENTUS TECHNOLOGIES INC. Decoding Individual Exosomes in Cancer Completed
2021 R33 CA20-018 ZENG, YONG UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Integrative Functional Profiling of Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 DIDENKO, VLADIMIR V BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE In situ assay imaging nuclear RNA exosome activity for cancer studies Completed
2021 R33 CA20-018 CHENG, JI-XIN BOSTON UNIVERSITY (CHARLES RIVER CAMPUS) Mapping Cancer Metabolism by Mid-infrared Photothermal Microscopy Completed
2021 R33 CA20-018 JIANG, NING JENNY UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA A streamlined, high-throughput platform for validation of cancer antigen presentation and isolation of cancer antigen reactive T cells Completed
2021 R33 CA20-018 WEI, WEI INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY Liquid biopsy-based toolkits for neoantigen and cognate TCR discovery for cancer immunotherapy Completed
2021 R21 CA20-019 AKSAN, ALPTEKIN UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Novel cryopreservation method for stabilization of manufactured therapeutic cells Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 HAINER, SARAH JANE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH Using nanobodies to increase the sensitivity and resolution of chromatin profiling through uliCUT&RUN Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 DEININGER, MICHAEL W VERSITI WISCONSIN, INC. A Bioluminescent Assay for Direct Measurement of Sirtuin Activity in Cancer Cells Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 SCHULMAN, REBECCA JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY Secretion responsive Hydrogels for Identification of Functional single T cells (SHIFT) Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 DI CARLO, DINO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Lab on a particle technology for functional screening of therapeutic cells Completed
2021 R21 CA20-017 BHARGAVA, ROHIT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Spectroscopy Assisted Laser Microdissection Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 SNYDER, JOSHUA CLAIR DUKE UNIVERSITY Mouse Paint: A massively combinatorial approach for illuminating tumor heterogeneity in True Color Active
2022 R21 CA21-003 GIBBS, SUMMER LYNNE OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY A Novel Fluorescence Imaging Platform to Predict Response to Combinatorial Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Active
2022 R21 CA21-005 BORGES, CHAD R ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-TEMPE CAMPUS Aliquot-level visual indicators of biospecimen exposure to thawed conditions Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 BOYLE, ALAN P UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN AT ANN ARBOR High-throughput inverted reporter assay for characterization of silencers and enhancer blockers Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 SCARCELLI, GIULIANO UNIV OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK Stimulated Brillouin Flow Cytometry for biomechanical assessment of metastatic potential Completed
2022 R33 CA21-004 NORMAN, THOMAS MAXWELL SLOAN-KETTERING INST CAN RESEARCH Systematic characterization of cancer variants using single-cell functional genomics Active
2022 R21 CA21-003 LEE, HAKHO MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL 3D Fourier Imaging System for High Throughput Analyses of Cancer Organoids Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 BELCHER, ANGELA M MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY A cell-cycle induced genetic recorder for simultaneous recovery of cell divisions and lineage Completed
2022 R33 CA21-004 DRAKE, RICHARD R MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Targeted Isolation and Identification of Sialylated Glycoproteins in Cancer Tissues, Cells and Biofluids Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 ARMITAGE, BRUCE A CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY Fluorescent gammaPNA Miniprobes for Imaging Telomeric RNA Completed
2022 R21 CA21-003 COUNTER, CHRISTOPHER M DUKE UNIVERSITY Adapting K-MDS to detect KRAS-mutant ctDNA Active
2022 R33 CA21-004 MERAJVER, SOFIA DIANA UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN AT ANN ARBOR Advanced development and validation of an in vitro platform to phenotype brain metastatic tumor cells using artificial intelligence Active