Current Projects

Cycle 2019 – 2024

  • Dr. Amanda Ashley
PROJECT TITLE PROJECT INVESTIGATOR PARTNER INSTITUTION PROJECT TYPE
A HIIT to improve insulin resistance in obese adults Fabiano Amorim University of New Mexico – Main Pilot 
Inhibiting melanogenesis using a phytoene/phytofluene-enriched algal extract in melanoma Amanda Ashley New Mexico State University   Pilot
Placental Insufficiency and Ozone Exposures:  Interactions in Driving Hypertension of Pregnancy  Ryan Ashley  New Mexico State University   Pilot
Home-based Prediabetes Care in Acoma Pueblo Matt Bouchonville  University of New Mexico – HSC   Full
Placental Insufficiency and Ozone Exposures:  Interactions in Driving Hypertension of Pregnancy  Matt Campen University of New Mexico – HSC Pilot
Establishing Drosophila as a model for studying Neprilysins role in metobolism Jennifer Curtiss  New Mexico State University Pilot
Identifying factors influencing invasive progression of in situ breast disease William (Curt) Hines University of New Mexico –  Main Full
Cell-free design and implementation of CRISPR guide RNA switches Matthew Lakin University of New Mexico – Main Focus
Prosodic Entrainment in the Speech of Children/Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders Heike Lehnert-Lehouillier New Mexico State University  Focus
Synthesis and Evaluation of Non-natural (-)-CBD Analogs for Anti-Inflammatory Activity William Maio New Mexico State University Pilot
Hantavirus Seroprevalence and Genetic Confirmation in Rodents of Eastern NM Ivana Mali Eastern New Mexico University Full
Enhancing Cancer Prevention and Control Pathways – Native Health Initiative Shiraz Mishra University of New Mexico – HSC Full
The effects of female active role models on girls’ physical activity behaviors and perceptions Philip Post New Mexico State University Full
On-Demand Cancer Therapy and Antimicrobials Triggered by Light Yang Qin University of New Mexico – Main Full
Degradation of PPCPs in aquatic systems: Ecotoxicological and human health effects Gayan Rubasughege New Mexico Tech Full
Role of HIF1 in GPER Signaling in the Pulmonary Circulation Jessica Snow New Mexico Highlands University Focus
Determining how deficits in pineal melatonin affect breast, ovarian and prostate cancer Stewart Thompson New Mexico Tech Full
Analysis of T cell movement within diverse tissues to enhance immune responses David Torres Northern New Mexico College Focus
Developing Anticancer Prodrugs and Target Delivery Approach Zhihan Wang Eastern New Mexico College Full
Effects of chronic stress on adult vocal learning and social integration Timothy Wright New Mexico State University Pilot
Dengue virus interference via CRISPR?Cas13a system in its mosquito vector Jiannong Xu New Mexico State University Pilot
NMR structures of redox sensing by H-NOX from Vibrio cholerae Erik Yukl New Mexico State University Pilot

 

FULL PROJECTS

  • Long-term and/or large-scale
  • Scope defined by research aims
  • Mentored
  • Competitive application process
  • Limited to faculty at research-active institutions

Goal – Faculty development to independent researcher


FOCUS PROJECTS

  • Short-term and/or small-scale
  • Scope defined by research aims
  • Typically mentored
  • Competitive application process
  • Open to faculty at all institutions

Goal – Faculty development to independent researcher and/or development of research experiences for students


PILOT PROJECTS

  • Short-term, usually 1 year
  • Highly targeted scope or exploratory
  • No mentor required
  • Limited faculty at Research Intensive institutions

Goal –  Preliminary data collection or development into new research area