Faculty

Eric Bortz

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Viral RNA adjuvants to enhance immunotherapy against human tumors
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Max Kullberg

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Targeted reprogramming of myeloid derived suppressor cells in cancer
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Jason Burkhead

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Copper deficiency in gastrointestinal and liver health
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Mary Beth Leigh

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Phytoremediation for cleanup of diesel-contaminated soils in rural Alaska
Funding Period: 10/01/2014 – 07/31/2016

Jack Chen

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Application of pathogen sequencing method in detection of human pathogens
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Holly Martinson

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Molecular characterization of gastric cancer in Alaska Native people
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Devin Drown

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research:  Coevolution and virulence of host-symbiont associations
Funding Period: 08/01/2015 – 07/31/2016

Molly Murphy

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Virus Populations Harbored by Bats in Alaska
Funding Period: 08/01/2015 – 07/31/2016

Khrys Duddleston

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Urea-nitrogen salvage and ureolytic microbes: implications for human health
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Sonia Nagorski

University of Alaska Southeast
Piloted Research: Contribution of mercury by spawning salmon to southeastern Alaskan streams
Funding Period: 03/01/2015 – 08/31/2015

Kriya Dunlap

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: The environment, diet and metabolic syndrome
Funding Period: 10/01/2014 – 07/31/2015

N. Jane Shelby

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Chronic inflammation and high incidence of gastric cancer in Alaska Natives
Funding Period: 08/01/2015 – 07/31/2016

Vadim Fedorov

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: MicroRNAs in muscle atrophy, osteoporosis prevention in hibernating mammals 
Funding Period: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2017

Jonathan Stecyk

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Ecological to molecular comparative cardiac physiology and Functional Significance of Altered HCN Channel Expression in the Turtle Pacemaker
Funding Period: 10/01/2014 – 07/31/2016

Andrea Ferrante

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research:  Role of Structural Flexibility in Epitope Selection by HLA-DR
Funding Period: 07/01/2015 – 07/31/2016

Frank von Hippel

University of Alaska Anchorage
Piloted Research: Development of genomic approaches to study endocrine disruption
Funding Period: 03/01/2015 – 08/31/2015

Thomas Kuhn

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Piloted Research: Nanodisc technology: a cell-free system to study lipid regulation of NADPH oxidase
Funding Period: 03/01/2015 – 08/31/2015

Liliya Vugmeyster

University of Alaska Anchorage

Piloted Research: Dynamic of amyloid fibrils in different morphological forms

Funding Period: 03/01/2015 – 08/31/2015