Bioscience and Bioengineering

Project Highlights


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Project Title Project Code Project Type Project Status
Adverse Neurological Effects of Wildfire Smoke 23-ERD-020 Exploratory Research Continuing
Battling Long Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the Brain: Elucidating Mechanisms of Neural Dysfunction 22-DR-007 Disruptive Research Continuing
Biological Additive Manufacturing Capabilities for Enabling Rapid Response to Emerging Pathogens 21-ERD-039 Exploratory Research Final
Carbon-14-Labeled Microbes to Track the Fates of Microbial Metabolites: A Potential Technical Approach to Define the Gut-Brain Axis in Animal Models 22-FS-002 Feasibility Study Final
Controlling Access to the Brain: Fine-Tuning Permeability of the Blood-Brain Barrier 22-ERD-038 Exploratory Research Continuing
Cure the Incurable: Supercharged Immune Cells to Fight Disease 22-LW-061 Lab-Wide Final
Development of Advanced Terahertz Chiroptical Spectroscopy for Biological and Chemical Security 22-ERD-056 Exploratory Research Continuing
Eavesdropping on Cancer: Developing Blood-Based Exosome Diagnostics 21-LW-028 Lab-Wide Final
Engineered Human Vascular Models to Study Endothelial Dysfunction in Infectious Disease 22-LW-088 Lab-Wide Final
Engineering a Biosynthetic Pathway for Glycolonitrile, a High Energy Material Precursor 22-ERD-051 Exploratory Research Continuing
Engineering Bacillus Subtilis for Controlled Gaseous Nitrogen Fixation to Reduce Artificial Nitrogen Utilization and Enhance Microbial Community Function 23-LW-014 Lab-Wide Continuing
Fiery Effects of Wildfire Smoke Inhalation 22-LW-001 Lab-Wide Final
Fungal Pneumonia: Understanding Immune Vulnerabilities that Cause Valley Fever 22-ERD-010 Exploratory Research Continuing
Graph-Based Modeling for Detection and Tracking of Sarin-Surrogate-Induced Neurotoxicity using a human-relevant in vitro brain model 23-LW-011 Lab-Wide Continuing
Harnessing Organic Phosphorus Scavengers to Mitigate Nutrient Scarcity 23-LW-068 Lab-Wide Continuing
High-Resolution Bioprinted Hierarchical Lung Tissue Model for Studying Respiratory Threats 22-ERD-044 Exploratory Research Continuing
Host-Directed, Bioelectronic Immunomodulation for Protection Against Emerging Pathogens 23-ERD-013 Exploratory Research Continuing
Investigating Fluorescent Amino Acids with Entangled Photon Pair Absorption 23-FS-022 Feasibility Study Continuing
Invisible Organ: The Next Level of Human Health and Resilience 22-SI-002 Strategic Initiative Continuing
Linking Protein Phase Separation to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Pathology with Physical Simulations 23-FS-056 Feasibility Study Continuing