Grants Awarded

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New awards will be posted as they are issued.

Yearsort ascending Award Type Project # RFA # PI/Project Leader Institution Title Status
2022 R33 CA21-004 KARGINOV, ANDREI V UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO Optogenetic Control of Tumor Initiation and Tumor Progression in vivo Active
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 Active
2022 R21 RFA-CA-21-003 YAKOVLEV, VLADISLAV V TEXAS ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION Molecular and cellular imaging of bone biopsies using AI augmented deep UV Raman microscopy Active
2022 R21 CA21-005 BORGES, CHAD R ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-TEMPE CAMPUS Plate reader assays to forensically assess exposure of plasma and serum to thawed conditions Active
2022 R21 RFA-CA-21-003 GIBBS, SUMMER LYNNE OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY A Novel Fluorescence Imaging Platform to Predict Response to Combinatorial Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 WILSON, GERALD M UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE Suppressing oncogenic RNA regulons using engineered zinc finger ribonucleases Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 GREENBERG, JOEL DUKE UNIVERSITY Multimodality X-ray transmission and diffraction scanner for molecular analysis of cancer specimens Active
2021 R33 CA20-018 WEI, WEI INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY Liquid biopsy-based toolkits for neoantigen and cognate TCR discovery for cancer immunotherapy Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 ZHANG, FANGLIANG UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Targeted degradation of proteins by affinity peptide conjugated ubiquitin (APCU) Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 HANSEN, ANDERS SEJR MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Super-resolution microscopy for dynamic analysis of focal enhancer amplifications in cancer Active
2021 R33 CA20-018 CHENG, JI-XIN BOSTON UNIVERSITY (CHARLES RIVER CAMPUS) Mapping Cancer Metabolism by Mid-infrared Photothermal Microscopy Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 STILL, AMANDA NICOLE HAYMOND GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY New Hybrid Molecular Modalities Comprised of DNA-Origami and Interfering Peptides as Inhibitors of Protein-Protein Interactions Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 LIU, XUEFENG OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Validating Urine Derived Cancer Cells (UDCC) -- Non-Invasive and Living Liquid Biopsies -- in Bladder Cancer Clinics Active
2021 R21 CA20-017 FARIS, GREGORY W NUMENTUS TECHNOLOGIES INC. Decoding Individual Exosomes in Cancer NCE
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 XIAO, HAN RICE UNIVERSITY Development of Bone-Targeting Antibodies for Ewing Sarcoma Using Genetic Code Expansion Active
2021 R44 PAR-18-303 HUNG, PAUL JU-SUNG COMBINATI, INC. Digital Melt Curve Analysis Platform for Longitudinal Cancer Patient Monitoring Complete
2021 R21 CA20-017 DIDENKO, VLADIMIR V BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE In situ assay imaging nuclear RNA exosome activity for cancer studies Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 SWAGER, TIMOTHY M MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Innovative Droplet Lenses for NextGen Light Sensors of Biomarkers of Inflammation Active
2021 R21 CA20-017 HOSHIKA, SHUICHI FOUNDATION FOR APPLIED MOLECULAR EVOLUTN High Quality Proteins with Multiple Post Translational Modifications Active
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 Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 BAR-PELED, LIRON MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL Chemical Proteomic Identification of Druggable Oncogenic Transcription Factors Active
2021 R21 CA20-017 DI CARLO, DINO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Lab on a particle technology for functional screening of therapeutic cells Complete
2021 R21 CA20-017 DEININGER, MICHAEL W VERSITI WISCONSIN, INC. A Bioluminescent Assay for Direct Measurement of Sirtuin Activity in Cancer Cells NCE
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-017 CHEN, KAI UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Novel Bisphosphonate PET Probes for Myeloma Bone Disease Active
2021 R21 CA20-019 NAUTIYAL, SHIVANI PRIME GENOMICS, INC. Device for Preservation of Cell Free RNA in Saliva NCE
2021 R21 CA20-017 SCHULMAN, REBECCA JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY Secretion responsive Hydrogels for Identification of Functional single T cells (SHIFT) Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 JI, HANLEE P STANFORD UNIVERSITY Multimodal iterative sequencing of cancer genomes and single tumor cells Active
2021 R21 CA20-019 AKSAN, ALPTEKIN UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Novel cryopreservation method for stabilization of manufactured therapeutic cells Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 GARTNER, ZEV JORDAN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO Universal Sample Multiplexing for Single Cell Analysis Active
2021 R21 CA20-017 BHARGAVA, ROHIT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Spectroscopy Assisted Laser Microdissection Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-020 HAUN, JERED BRACKSTON UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE Microfluidic tumor tissue processing platform for single cell diagnostics Active
2021 R43 PAR-18-303 ALLEN, JEFFREY KEITH TUMORGEN, INC. Capture and Characterization of Highly Metastatic Cancer Cell Clusters in Transit from Lung Cancer Patient Whole Blood Specimens. Active
2021 R33 CA20-018 ZENG, YONG UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Integrative Functional Profiling of Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Active
2021 R21 RFA-CA-20-019 SANTORE, MARIA M UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST Paper-based Breastmilk Collection System for Facile, In-Home Use Active
2021 R33 RFA-CA-20-018 SEELIG, GEORG UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Joint receptor and protein expression immunophenotyping through split-pool barcoding Active
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 Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 CICERONE, MARCUS T GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Label-Free Cell-Resolved Metabolomics for Tumor Microscopy Complete
2020 R44 PAR-18-303 FRIEDA, KIRSTEN SPATIAL GENOMICS, INC. Spatial and single cell analysis of tumor microenvironment by seqFISH+ Complete
2020 R43 PAR-18-303 REDER, NICHOLAS LIGHTSPEED MICROSCOPY, INC. Open-top Light-sheet Microscopy For Non-destructive 3d Pathology Of Prostate Biopsies Complete
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 SEELIG, GEORG UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON High-resolution spatial transcriptomics through light patterning Complete
2020 R43 PAR-18-303 WANG, SHA VIVID TECHNOLOGIES New specific and rapid assay for in situ apoptosis labeling for cancer studies Complete
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 SHVETS, GENNADY CORNELL UNIVERSITY Phenotypic Assay For Drug Discovery And Personalized Medicine Based On Real-time Vibrational Spectroscopy Enhanced By Plasmonic Metasurfaces Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 MARTO, JARROD A DANA-FARBER CANCER INST Tools for DUB Drug Discovery Complete
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 ALEXANDRAKIS, GEORGIOS UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON Nanotechnology Enabled Selection Of MHC-peptide Ligands To Personalize Cancer Therapy Active
2020 R21 RFA-CA-19-019 TEWARI, MUNEESH UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN AT ANN ARBOR Highly Specific, Amplification-free, Single-molecule Counting Of Rare Methylated Dna Cancer Biomarkers 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 Complete
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 MATRIX BHATNAGAR, PARIJAT SRI INTERNATIONAL T-cell Biofactories For Targeting Extracellular Matrix Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 WANG, SIYUAN YALE UNIVERSITY Multiplexed Imaging Of Chromatin Folding And Rna Profiles In Cancer Active
2020 R33 RFA-CA-19-020 RECHT, MICHAEL PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER High-Throughput Screening Platform for Cancer Drug Discovery 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