2018 Pilot and Feasibility Projects

SECIM is committed to offering pilot and feasibility funding for projects that support the advancement of metabolomics. See below to view past awardees, their funded projects and their research.

For additional pilot awards and funding opportunities, please visit the UF CTSI.


Ana Conesa

Development of multiomics methods for the integrative study of the Yeast Metabolic Cycle

PI:  Ana Conesa Cegarra, University of Florida


Alan Myers

“Genetic analysis of central metabolism in developing maize endosperm”

PI:  Alan Myers, Iowa State University


Naykky Ospina

“Metabolomics as a Diagnostic Tool in Patients with Thyroid Nodules”

PI:  Naykky Ospina, University of Florida


mercedes prieto

“Using metabolomics to improve nutritional epidemiology and diet intervention studies: a pilot study with Mediterranean diet”

PI:  Mercedes Prieto, Ohio University


Susan Frost

“Novel regulation of metabolic flux through the lipid biosynthetic pathways”

PI:  Susan Frost, University of Florida


dominick lemas

“Human milk metabolomics and pediatric obesity”

PI:  Dominick Lemas, University of Florida


olivier elemento

“Validation of computationally predicted metabolic synthetic lethality in cancer cells using a non-targeted metabolomics approach: a pilot study”

PI:  Olivier Elemento, Weill Cornell Medicine


SECIM services

SECIM provides state-of-the-art metabolomics services to users in all areas of biomedical and biological sciences. For more information, including pricing, or to schedule a consultation, please contact us.

For additional pilot funding information provided by SECIM’s national NIH metabolomics consortium partners, please visit their websites: