2014 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.


lisa ainsworth

Metabolite profiling of ozone stress in maize resistant C. elegans mutant”

PI:  Lisa Ainsworth, University of Illinois


Sanjoy Bhattacharya

Imaging lipids in the control and glaucomatous Trabecular meshworktion during disuse-induced muscle atrophy”

PI:  Sanjoy Bhattacharya, University of Miami


Samantha Brooks

Metabolomic diagnostics in the horse

PI: Samantha Brooks, University of Florida


Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff

A targeted pharmacometabolic investigation of the acylcarnitine pathway and incident impaired fasting glucose

PI: Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, University of Florida


Irwin Kurland

MALDI visualization and IROA profiling of lipin 1 regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism

PI: Irwin Kurland, Yeshiva University, Einstein Stable Isotope and Metabolomics Core Facility


Amy Lane

Chemical communication signals as modulators of microbial metabolism

PI: Amy Lane, University of North Florida


stuart mcdaniel

Sexual antagonism in exuded non-volatile metabolites in C. purpureus

PI: Stuart McDaniel, University of Florida


Ami Raval

Nicotene alters brain oxidative metabolism

PI: Ami Raval, University of Miamif Miami


Kelly Rice

Utilization of a global metabolomics approach to probe the effects of nitric oxide on physiology of the pathogen Staphylococcus aureus

PI: Kelly Rice, University of Florida


Weihong Tan
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Aptamer-conjugated nanostructures for MALDI-MS detection and identification of metabolites

PI: Weihong Tan, University of Florida


Thomas Walsh

Metabolomic-based investigation on the effects of flucononazole in Candida albicans under planktonic and biofilm conditions

PI: Thomas Walsh, Cornell University


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