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Funding Opportunities

Open Opportunities
There are no open opportunities at this time.

Closed Opportunities
Gene Function Studies – January 2019
Gene Function Studies – September 2019
Gene Function Studies – September 2020

Funded Projects

Gene Function Studies

InstitutionPrincipal InvestigatorProject TitleProject Start Date
Baylor College of MedicineHugo J. Bellen, DVM, PhD Understanding the role of IRF2BPL in neurological diseaseJuly 1, 2019
Baylor College of MedicineLindsay C. Burrage, MD, PhDER stress in TANGO2-related metabolic encephalopathy and arrhythmiasJuly 1, 2019
University of IowaLori L. Wallrath, PhDMechanisms of TMEM43 muscle diseaseJuly 1, 2019
University of MichiganPaul C. Tang, MD, PhDElucidation of the Mechanism of Disease in a TAX1BP3 gene variant associated with human Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular CardiomyopathyJuly 1, 2019
University of OregonMonte Westerfield, PhDUndiagnosed Diseases Network Gene Function Study MAST2July 1, 2019
Washington University in St. LouisKristen L. Kroll, PhDUsing human pluripotent stem cell models to evaluate pathogenicity and define
disease mechanisms for a ZNF292 variant found in a UDN participant
July 1, 2019
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterSwathi Arur, PhDTo understand the mechanism of action of the damaging DROSHA variant p.D1219G using C. elegansJuly 1, 2020
Baylor College of MedicineHugo J. Bellen, DVM, PhD Exploring the role of WDR37 in a neurological syndrome with striking similarities to Schuurs-Hoeijmakers syndromeJuly 1, 2020
Washington University in St. LouisJohn A. Cooper, MD, PhDUsing zebrafish as an animal model to evaluate pathogenicity and define disease mechanisms for a CARMIL3 variant (p.Gln928Glu)July 1, 2020
University of California, DavisDaniel Starr, PhDA humanized C. elegans model to study KLC4 kinesin light
chain in disease
July 1, 2020
University of OregonMonte Westerfield, PhDUndiagnosed Diseases Network Gene Function Study PAPSS1July 1, 2020
Baylor College of MedicineShinya Yamamoto, PhDExploring the molecular mechanisms of Glutaminase-related neurological diseasesJuly 1, 2020

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