Piloted Faculty

Vadim Fedorov

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Importance of microRNA for osteoperosis prevention in hibernating ground squirrel. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Max Kullberg

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Tumor Antigen Delivery Using Complement Targeted Nanoparticles. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Holly Martinson

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Molecular and clinicopathological analysis of Alaska Native breast cancer. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Kathryn Milligan-Myhre

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Effects of perchlorate on gut microbiota and immune development 
Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Sonia Nagorski

University of Alaska Southeast
Piloted Research: Assessing spatiotemporal variability of water quality impacts in southeast Alaska. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Kristin O'Brien

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: The effect of polyglutamine and glutamic acid repeats on HIF-1 function. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Scott Ryan Oliver

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Skeletal Muscle thermogenesis by sarcolipin-uncoupling in ground squirrels. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Inna Rivkin

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Intergenerational Dialogue Exchange and Action to Facilitate Youth Wellness. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Kevin Winker

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Modeling Asia-to-America avian influenza virus invasions and hunter exposure. Funding Period: 08/01/2017-07/31/2018

Past Piloted Faculty

Eric Bortz University of Alaska Anchorage Viral RNA adjuvants to enhance immunotherapy against human tumors
Max Kullberg University of Alaska Anchorage Targeted reprogramming of myeloid derived suppressor cells in cancer
Jason Burkhead University of Alaska Anchorage Copper deficiency in gastrointestinal and liver health
Mary Beth Leigh University of Alaska Fairbanks Phytoremediation for cleanup of diesel-contaminated soils in rural Alaska
Jack Chen University of Alaska Fairbanks Application of pathogen sequencing method in detection of human pathogens
Holly Martinson University of Alaska Anchorage Molecular characterization of gastric cancer in Alaska Native people
Khrys Duddleston University of Alaska Anchorage Urea-nitrogen salvage and ureolytic microbes: implications for human health
Vadim Fedorov University of Alaska Fairbanks MicroRNAs in muscle atrophy, osteoporosis prevention in hibernating mammals
Mary Beth Leigh University of Alaska Fairbanks Phytoremediation for cleanup of diesel-contaminated soils in rural Alaska
Devin Drown University of Alaska Fairbanks Coevolution and virulence of host-symbiont associations
Molly Murphy University of Alaska Fairbanks Virus Populations Harbored by Bats in Alaska
N. Jane Shelby University of Alaska Anchorage Chronic inflammation and high incidence of gastric cancer in Alaska Natives
Jonathan Stecyk University of Alaska Anchorage Ecological to molecular comparative cardiac physiology and Functional Significance of Altered HCN Channel Expression in the Turtle Pacemaker
Andrea Ferrante University of Alaska Fairbanks Role of Structural Flexibility in Epitope Selection by HLA-DR
Mary Beth Leigh University of Alaska Fairbanks Phytoremediation for cleanup of diesel-contaminated soils in rural Alaska
Sonia Nagorski University of Alaska Southeast Contribution of mercury by spawning salmon to southeastern Alaskan streams
Kriya Dunlap University of Alaska Fairbanks The environment, diet and metabolic syndrome
Jonathan Stecyk University of Alaska Anchorage Ecological to molecular comparative cardiac physiology and Functional Significance of Altered HCN Channel Expression in the Turtle Pacemaker
Frank von Hippel University of Alaska Anchorage Development of genomic approaches to study endocrine disruption
Thomas Kuhn University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanodisc technology: a cell-free system to study lipid regulation of NADPH oxidase
Liliya Vugmeyster University of Alaska Anchorage Dynamic of amyloid fibrils in different morphological forms