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Awards, July 2013 - March, 2014

MARCH 2014

Adam Boyko
The University of Michigan (NIH/NIGMS)
Comprehensive Characterization of Canine Genomic Structural Diversity

Marjory Brooks
(New Award) Iowa State University - American Kennel Club (AKC), Canine Health Foundation (CHF)
Immunoprofiling Canine ITP for Individualized Therapy

Robin Davisson
University of Iowa (NIH-NHLBI)
PPG-Genetic and Signaling Mechanisms in the Central Regulation of Blood Pressure (Project 1)

Edward Dubovi
New York State Department of Conservation (DEC)

Zoonotic and Wildlife Disease Diagnostic Testing in New York State

John Parker
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Studies of the Global Translational Response in Human Virus Infection

Brian Rudd
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Regulation of Neonatal Immunity by Let-7 / Lin28

Brian Rudd
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Mechanisms Limiting Neonatal Immunity

David Russell
NIH-National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Restoration of Alveolar Macrophage Function in HIV Patients: A Clinical Study

David Russell
NIH-National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The Role of the Granuloma in M. Tuberculosis Infections

John Schimenti
NIH-National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Evaluation of NF1 as a Major Breast Cancer Driver

Kenny Simpson
Cornell Joan and Sandford I. Weill Medical College (NIH-NIDDK)
Mechanisms of Host-bacterial Interactions, Ileitis and Granuloma Formation in Agr2 -/- Mice

Michael Stanhope
(New Award) Nova Southeastern University
Comparative Conservation Genomics of Sharks - Phase I

Michael Stanhope
(New Award) Nova Southeastern University
Comparative Conservation Genomics of Sharks - Phase II

FEBRUARY 2014

Andrew Allison / Colin Parrish
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Host Cell Receptor Variation and the Contorl of Viral Cross-species Transmission and Epidemic Emergence

Joel Baines
NIH - Office of the Director (OD)

Cornell University Veterinary Investigator Program

Paula Cohen
NIH-National Institute of General Medicinal Sciences (NIGMS)

Genetic Pathways Effecting Crossover Control and Meiotic Recombination in Mammals

Bethany Cummings
(New Award) University of Califorina - Davis - (NIH-NIDDK)

Dissecting Mechanism by which GI Surgery Delays Diabetes Onset in UCD-T2GM Rats

Robert Goggs / Daniel Fletcher
(New Award)  American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Foundation (VECCF)
Multicenter in vitro TEG-ROTEM Standardization

Andrew Miller
(New Award) Trustees of Boston University

Monocytes / Macropahges Traffic and Peripheral Nerve Pathogenesis

Robert Oswald
(New Award) The Claneil Foundation
Ensuring the Safety of Our Water and Food Supply Through Biologically Based Testing

Gerlinde Van de Walle
Cornell University Stem Cell Program
Towards Cell-free Rengerative Therapies: Characterization of the Equine Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Secretome

JANUARY 2014

Erica Behling-Kelly / Daniel Fletcher
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine-Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Does Cholesterol Protect Blood Clots? Explorting the Inhibitory Effects of LDL on Fibrinolysis in the Dog

Craig Altier
(New Award) USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Regulation of Salmonella Virulence by Intestinal Fatty Acids

Jordyn Boesch
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine-Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Cardiopulmonary Effects of Medetomidine in White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Bethany Cummings
(New Award) The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Efficacy of Blueberry Consumption to Prevent or Delay the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes in a Novel Rodent Model of Type 2 Diabetes, the Ucd-T2dm Rat

Eric Ledbetter
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine-Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Effects of Topical Ophthalmic Ganciclovir in Dogs with Experimental Recurrent Ocular Canine Herpesvirus-1 Infection

Sabine Mann / Daryl Nydam
(New Award) American Association of Bovine Practioners (AABP)
The Influence of Maternal Energy Status and Insulin Resistance on Bovine Colostrum Composition

Brian Rudd
Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)
Using T-cell Repertoire as a Biomarker for Congenital HCMV Disease

Kenny Simpson / Adam Boyko
(New Award) American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Health Foundation (CHF)
Granulomatous Colitis in Boxer Dogs and French Bulldogs: Mapping of Disease Associated Loci and Functional Analysis of Bacterial Killing

Brian VanderVen
(New Award)NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Analysis of Host-derived Nutrient Utilization Pathways in M. Tuberculosis

Gerlinde Van de Walle
(New Award) Research Grants Program in Animal Health
The Air-Liquid Canine Corneal Organ Culture System: A New Tool to Study the Pathogenesis of Acute Alphaherpesvirus-Induced Ocular Disease

DECEMBER 2013

Dorothy Ainsworth
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Fund for Equine Research
Fine Mapping of Candidate Genes Contributing to Equine Left Recurrent Laryngeal Neurophaty in (RLN) in Thoroughbred Horses-Phase II

Bruce Akey
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Avian Influenza Surveillance Testing (LPAI)

Klaus Beyenbach
Ohio State University - (Grand Challenge in Global Health)
High-throughput Discovery of Chemicals that Induce "Kidney" Failure in the Malarial Vector Anopheles Gambiae

Adam Boyko
(New Award) University of Washington - (NIH/NIA)
Companion Dogs as a Model System for Agung Research

Eric Denkers
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Role of DC Wnt/beta-catenin Signaling in Toxoplasma Infection

Lisa Fortier
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research
Cellular Biomakers of Early Cartilage Injury Measured with Multiphoton Imaging

Lisa Fortier
(New Award) Hospital for Special Surgery
Development of Fiber-Reinforced Meniscal Replacement

Robert Gilbert
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research
Effect of Early Pregnancy on Function of the Equine Corpus Luteum

Ariane Jay-Silva / James Flanders
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine - Resident Research Grants Program
Biomarker Quantification to Identify Malignant Etiology in Dogs with Hemoperitoneium and a Splenic Mass

Sonya Lawlis / Soon Hon Cheong/ Susan Suarez
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine-Resident Research Grants Program
Potential Advancement with in vitro Fertilization by the use of Viscous Media

Elizabeth Moore / Robert Weiss
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine-Resident Research Grants Program
Protection Against Dietary Fat-Induced DNA Damage by The Fanconi Anemia Pathway

Alan Nixon
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Fund for Equine Research
Evaluation of Lubricin as a New Biotherapeutic for Equine Joint Disease

Rolfe Radcliffe
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research
En Bloc Removal of Intravascular Thrombi via an Extracorporeal Bypass Circuit in Experimentally Induced Jugular Thrombosis in Horses

Rohit Rajoria / David Lin
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine - Resident Research Grants Program
Determining the Functional Significance of Protocadherin 19 in Autism

Daniel Sakai / Manuel Martin-Flores
(New Award) College of Veterinary Medicine - Resident Research Grants Program
Neuromuscular Block and Laryngeal Function in Anesthetized Dogs

Carolyn Sevier
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Molecular Mechanisms to Maintain ER Redox Balance

Bettina Wagner / Gillian Perkins
(New Award) The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research
A Novel Strategy to Boost Antibody Production to EHV-1 in Neonates

NOVEMBER 2013

Avery August
(New Award) Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomic
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Generation of Condition and Inducible Deletions of the Actin Binding Protein Drebrin Mutant in Mice

Bruce Akey
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Animal Feed and Pet Food Safety for FDA/VET LRN (Veterinary Laboratory Response Network)

Bethany Cummings
(New Award) Georgia Regents University - (NIH/NIDDK)
Role of TGR5 in the Metabolic Benefits Observed After Sleeve Gastrectormy Surgery

Yrjo Grohn
(New Award) University of Nebraska –USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Genome Wide Analysis of M. paratuberculosis Pathogenesis

Sergiy Libert
(New Award) Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics
Identification of SIRT6 Targets Responsible for the Induction of Apoptosis in Cancer Cells

Daryl Nydam
(New Award) USDA NIFA-Hatch Federal Formula Funds
Genomic Prediction of Transition Cow Metabolic Drivers for Selection of Productive Dairy Cattle

Colin Parrish
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
Structural Controls of Function Receptor and Anitbody Binding to Viral Capsids

David Russell
Michigan State University NIH/NIAID
The Role of Monocytes in the Pathology of Severe Malaria

Alexander Travis / Roy Cohen
Weill Cornell Medical College
Developing a Multiplex Point-of-Care Platform to Detect Multiple Srtoke Biomarkers

Robert Weiss
(New Award) Cornell Center for Vertebrate Geomics
X-Ray Power source for Live Small Animal Micro-CT Imaging System

OCTOBER 2013

Bruce Akey
USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

International Duck

Bruce Akey
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
National Animal Health Laboratory Network

Marjory Brooks / Sally Anne Ness
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation (AHVMF)
Investigating the Procoagulant Properties of Yunnan Baiyao in Horses

Yung-Fu Chang
College of Veterinary Medicine, Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Characterization of a Hypervirulent Strain of C. difficile (ribotype 078)

Jonathan Cheetham
University of Pittsburgh - NIH
A Regenerative Medicine Approach for TMJ Meniscus Restoration:
Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Replacement Pig Model GLP

Daniel Fletcher / April Blong / Joseph Wakshlag
Waltham Foundation
Long Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Potential Prophylactic Therapy for Dogs at Risk of Thromboembolism

David Lin
College of Veterinary Medicine, Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Pcdh19 Function in Axon Guidance and Epilepsy

Daryl Nydam
College of Veterinary Medicine, Research Grants Program in Animal Health
Efficiency of Metabolism Regulation during Negative Energy Balance Heritability of Energy Related Metabolites in Transition Dairy Cows

Robin Radcliffe
DOI-US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Managing Disease Risks and Improving Livestock Health to Secure the Future of the Endangered Java Rhinoceros

SEPTEMBER 2013

Gregory Acland
University of Pennsylvania - NIH//NEI
Models for Therapy of Hereditary Retinal Degenerations

Bruce Akey
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Funding for Core Programs and QMPS

Joel Baines
(New Award) NIH-Office of the Director (OD)
Cornell University BEST Training Program

Joel Baines
NIH-Office of the Director (OD)
Veterinary Student Training in Biomedical Research

Rodrigo Bicalho / Ynte Schukken / Georgios Oikonomou
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Dynamics of Milk Microbiota During and After Experimental and Natural Infection with Major Mastitis Pathogens

Richard Cerione
NIH- National Insititute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Characterization of Growth Factor-Coupled Signaling

Richard Cooley / Holger Sondermann / Maurine Linder
(New Award)
Mechanism and Function of a Conserved Bacterial Cyclic-di-GMP Recepor Systemkle7

Robin Davisson
Weill Cornell Medical College
Forebrain Plasticity in Hypertension: Project 1

Robin Davisson
Weill Cornell Medical College
Forebrain Plasticity in Hypertension: Core D

Michael Kotlikoff
University of Vermont
Calcium Signaling in the Cerebrovascular Unit in Health and Disease

John Schimenti
NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Genetics of Meiosis and Recombination in Mice

Vince Richards / Michael Stanhope
(New Award) USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

Population Genomics of Streptococcus agalactiae from Infected Bovine and Fish Sources

Gary Whittaker
University of Rochester – NIH-NIAID
NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance

Gerlinde Van de Walle
(New Award) - Morris Animal Foundation
The Role of Citrullination in Canine Cancer Stem Cells: Opportunities for Novel Anti-tumor Strategies and Biomarker Development

AUGUST 2013

Margaret Brosnahan / Douglas Antczak
NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Immune Tolerance to Serial Trophoblast Transplants

Joanne Fortune
(New Award) USDA NIFA-Hatch/Multistate Federal Formula Funds
Ovarian Influences on Reproductive Success In Ruminants

Rodman Getchell
(New Award) USDA NIFA-Hatch Federal Formula Funds
Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Limiting Muskellunge Abundance in the Thousand Islands

Vicki Meyers-Wallen
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Identification of XX DSD Mutations by RNA-seq and Comparative Genomics

Kira Novakofski / Lisa Fortier
Weill Cornell Medical College – NIH
Cellular Biomarkers of early Cartilage Injury Measured with Multiphoton Imaging

John Parker
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
Short Term Training of Students in the Health Professions

Ynte Schukken
(New Award) USDA NIFA Multistate Federal Formula Funds
Mastitis Resistance to Enhance Dairy Food Safety

Gerlinde Van de Walle
(New Award) Morris Animal Foundation
The Epigenetic Regulation of Syk in Canine and Feline Mammary Stem Cells (MaSC)

Colin Young / Robin Davisson
(New Award) NIH-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Role of Central Neural NFkB and ER Stress in Obesity-induced Hypertension

JULY 2013

Judith Appleton
Cornell Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future
Small Molecules as Targets in Control of Nemtaode Infections in Animals and People

Jonathan Cheetham
NIH-National Institute of Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Manipulating Macrophage Phenotype in Laryngeal Nerve Repair

Jonathan Cheetham
NIH-National Institute of Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Replacement

Laura Desrochers, Richard Cerione
NIH-National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The Role of Microvesicles in Promoting Cell Growth, Survival and Differentiation

Paolo Moroni, Francis Welcome
USDA-NIFA-Federal Formula Funds
Mastitis Resistance to Enhance Dairy Food Safety

John Parker
Cornell Feline Health Center
Mechanisms of Feline Calicivirus (FCV) Infection of Polarized Epithelial Cells

Rory Todhunter, Adam Boyko, Marta Castelhano
Cornell Feline Health Center
Genetic and Genomic Resources for the Cat

Brian Rudd
Cornell Stem Cell Program
Determining the Role of Stem Cells in the Maintenance of Immunity

John Schimenti
NIH-National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Evaluation of NF1 as a Major Breast Cancer Driver

Leon Toussaint, Margaret Bynoe
NIH-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Brain Endothelial Cell Function Under Adenosine Receptor Signaling Directive-Supplement

Gerlinde Van de Walle
Cornell Feline Health Center
Peptidylarginine Deiminase (PAD) Inhibitors: A Novel Class of Anti-Cancer Drugs for Feline Mammary Cancer

Gary Whittaker
Feline Health Center

Single Particle Studies of Coronavirus Fusion for the Development of Anti-Fusogenic Antibodies as Potential FIP Therapeutics

Gary Whittaker
Cornell Feline Health Center
Characterization of the in-vivo Proteases Involved in Feline Coronavirus Infection and Development of FIP