2015 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.


keith choe

“Metabolic profiling of aging in a long-lived and stress resistant C. elegans mutant”

PI:  Keith Choe, University of Florida


paul coen

“The role of NAD+ and SIRT1/3 in mitochondrial dysfunction during disuse-induced muscle atrophy”

PI:  Paul Coen, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Instituteversity of Florida


kunjan dave

“Impact of recurrent hypoglycemia on brain metabolite profile”

PI: Kunjan Dave, University of Miami


jesse gregory

“Metabolic Consequences of Vitamin B6 Insufficiency and Associations with Cardiovascular Disease”

PI: Jesse Gregory, University of Florida


kevin kenworthy

“The Development of Metabolomic Markers in Bermudagrass (Cynodon spp.) for Sting Nematode (Belonolaimus longicaudatus) Response”

PI: Kevin Kenworthy, University of Florida


Chris Martyniuk

“Metabolomics profiling in a diet-induced zebrafish model for obesity”

PI: Chris Martyniuk, University of Florida


laura musselman

“Tissue-specific analyses of Drosophila metabolism”

PI: Laura Musselman, Binghamton University, State University of New York


laura reed

“Characterizing the metabolism of a deadly mushroom toxin in Drosophila”

PI: Laura Reed, University of Alabama


john seal

“Metabolomics Approach to Allograft Assessment in Liver Transplantation”

PI: John Seal, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute


eric triplett

“A metabolomics blueprint for culturing the citrus greening pathogen”

PI: Eric Triplett, University of Florida


Maria Wing

“Prebiotics in Peritoneal Dialysis”

PI: Maria Wing, George Washington University


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