BNORC Small Grants ProgramSmall grants of up to $3,000 (direct costs only) will be awarded to investigators who are interested in utilizing the BNORC cores for the purpose of gathering critical preliminary data for a future grant application or to complete a funded project. Please contact the respective Core Director to discuss your project before preparing an application.
- Adipose Biology and Nutrient Metabolism (at Boston Medical Center and Tufts University)
- Epidemiology and Genetics (at Harvard School of Public Health)
- Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics Core (at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)
- Transgenic (at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)
- iDXA Administrative Core (at Boston Medical Center)
How to Apply
- Download Instruction/Application Form (Word Doc).
- Please contact the respective Core Director to discuss your project before preparing an application.
- Applications from junior investigators must include their mentor’s signature.
- Completed applications should be submitted as a single PDF via the submission form below.
Please contact Donna Gibson (email@example.com) with any questions.
BNORC Small Grant Recipients(periodically updated)
|Rachel Bleiweiss-Sande||An investigation of the role of processed foods in Children’s Health||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Ariella Korn||Validating a novel multi-method survey to assess Stakeholder-driven Community Diffusion of childhood obesity prevention efforts||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Young-Bum Kim||Generarion of a mouse model carrying a homozygous mutation of human ROCK1 gene using the Cas9-CRISPR system||Transgenic|
|Mary-Elizabeth Patti||Dissecting Epigenetic Mechanisms Responsible for Heptic Glucotoxicity||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Meghan Garvey||The Associations between Bone Health, Physical Activity, and Body Composition||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Libin Liu||Adipocyte cellular lifespan turnover||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Kai Zou||Identification of Novel Transcriptomic Changes in Human Myotubes following Roux-en-Y gastic Bypass Surgery||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Cafer Ozdemir||Regulation of Egr1 translation in human adipocytes||Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism|
|Francesca Seta||Role of Bcl11b in Vascular Function||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Barbara Nikolajczyk, PhD||Does salt drive a human immune profile in a mouse model of obesity?||Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism|
|Ying Bao||Obesity, physical activity and gastric and esophageal cancers||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Guilio Romeo, MD||Profiling of allopurinol-dependent transcriptome in obesity||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Mercedes Sotos Prieto, PhD||Feeding America’s Bravest: Mediterranean Diet-Based Interventions to change Firefighters’ Eating Habits and Improve Cardiovascular Risk Profiles||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Andrew Wilson, MD||Elucidation of Thyroid Hormone Signaling Mechanisms in Human Tissue||Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics|
|Deirdre Tobias, ScD||Lifestyle Modifications from Menarche to First Pregnancy and Risk of Breast Cancer||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Paulette Chandler, MPH||Body weight and physical activity at time of cancer diagnosis and all-cause mortality||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Dong Kong, PhD||Use NgAgo Endonuclease System to Generate Gene-targeted Mice||Transgenic|
|Alice Lichenstein, DSc||Tissue Inflammation in the Ossabaw Pig and Human Adipose Tissue||Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism|
|Pavlos Pissios, PhD||Conditional deletion of nicotinamide N-methyltransferase||Transgenic|
|Matthew Layne, PhD||Role of ACLP in Adipocyte Determination and Fibrosis||Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism|
|Kristy Townsend, PhD||Investigation of the neural innervation of adipose depots||Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism|
|Lynn Moore, ScD||Yogurt, Blood pressure and Cardiovascular Risk in Three Prospective Cohorts||Epidemiology and Genetics|
|Sandeep Datta, MD, PhD||Probing the Molecular Mechanisms of Lipid Detection||Transgenic|
Click here for the small grant application . Please fill out the information below and upload the completed application as a single PDF file. Please contact the Center Administrator for information.