2015 SECIM P&F Projects

In 2015, SECIM awarded pilot & feasibility project funds to the following researchers:

  • Dr. Keith Choe, University of Florida
    “Metabolic profiling of aging in a long-lived and stress resistant C. elegans mutant”
  • Dr. Paul Coen, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    “The role of NAD+ and SIRT1/3 in mitochondrial dysfunction during disuse-induced muscle atrophy”
  • Dr. Kunjan Dave, University of Miami
    “Impact of recurrent hypoglycemia on brain metabolite profile.”
  • Dr. Jesse Gregory, University of Florida
    “Metabolic Consequences of Vitamin B6 Insufficiency and Associations with Cardiovascular Disease”
  • Dr. Kevin Kenworthy, University of Florida
    “The Development of Metabolomic Markers in Bermudagrass (Cynodon spp.) for Sting Nematode (Belonolaimus longicaudatus) Response”
  • Dr. Chris Martyniuk, University of Florida
    “Metabolomics profiling in a diet-induced zebrafish model for obesity”
  • Dr. Laura Musselman, Binghamton University, State University of New York
    “Tissue-specific analyses of Drosophila metabolism”
  • Dr. Laura Reed, University of Alabama
    “Characterizing the metabolism of a deadly mushroom toxin in Drosophila”
  • Dr. John Seal, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute
    “Metabolomics Approach to Allograft Assessment in Liver Transplantation”
  • Dr. Eric Triplett, University of Florida
    “A metabolomics blueprint for culturing the citrus greening pathogen”
  • Dr. Maria Wing, George Washington University
    “Prebiotics in Peritoneal Dialysis”