UMass Boston

Past Awards and Funding

Proposal Development Grant Program Awards 

Semester/Year Proposal Title PI Name Dept or Unit College
FY22 A pilot study for molecular functions of MLL1 and SETD7 in mediating FOXA1 activity in prostate cancer Cai, Changmeng CPCT/Biology CSM
FY22 Designing Novel Therapeutic Strategy for BRCA2 Mutant Ovarian Cancer Pathania, Shailja CPCT/Biology CSM
FY22 Development of a nanotechnology-based system for targeted drug delivery to the eye Rister, Jens Biology CSM
FY22 Molecular cross-talk in the establishment of the “blueprint” of the regenerating amphibian limb McCusker, Catherine  Biology CSM
FY22 Targeting Mitochondrial Protein Dynamin-Related Protein 1 to reverse Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes Zou, Kai Exercise and Health Sciences CNHS
FY22 Statistical Inference of Dynamic Connectivity Networks in Functional Neuroimaging Degras, David Mathematics CSM
FY22 Do perineuronal nets (PNNs) explain the sex difference in neuronal excitability? Zup, Susan Psychology CLA
FY22 Towards Developing Deep Learning Approaches for Protein-Protein Interaction Detection Haspel, Nurit Computer Science CSM
FY22 Gathering crucial baseline data for multiple sectors to address knowledge gaps in Saccharina latissima (sugar kelp) distribution and environmental services along Massachusetts coasts Byrnes, Jarrett Biology CSM

Public Service Grant Program Awards

Semester/Year Proposal Title PI Name Dept or Unit College
FY22 The application of community-based engagement and ‘Value-Focused thinking’ in developing planning and policy needs for extreme heat adaptation among marginalized communities. Douglas, Ellen SFE SFE
FY22 Intergenerational Tutoring: Supporting Children’s Academic Needs via Video Conferencing Burr, Jeffrey Gerontology MGS

Joseph P. Healey Research Grant Program Awards

Semester/Year Proposal Title PI Name Dept or Unit
FY22 Cognitive Health and Loneliness in Later Life: A Longitudinal Dyadic Study of Older Married Couples Stokes, Jeffrey Gerontology
FY22 Mapping variation in Salicornia depressa population genetic structure Moyers, Brooke Biology
FY22 Interacting with Virtual Crowds on the Web: A Platform for Social Science Experiments Babur, Funda Durupinar Computer Science
FY22 Developing a new prototype to create bacteriapowered micromotors and micromachines Gharbi, Mohamed Physics
FY22 Flood vulnerability among Boston’s transient populations, a dynamic socio-ecological system model Mavrommati, Georgia SFE