Seed Grant Program

Fall 2023 CVG Seed Grant Awards

The Center for Vertebrate Genomics is pleased to announce the recipients this year's Seed Grant Awards. The PIs and collaborators of these outstanding proposals span 5 different colleges (CALS, CAS, CVM, CHE, and ENG) and 7 different departments (MI, MBG, BME, PMDS, BMS, Lab of O, and DNS). We are really proud to support this outstanding cohort of collaborative and innovative colleagues! Thanks to all who applied, and to the excellent review committee for their valuable time, effort, and insight. Congratulations to this year's recipients:

  • Dr. Brian Rudd, collaborators: Andrew Grimson, and Iwijn De Vlaminck for "In vivo barcoding for high dimensional profiling of single cells in space and time."
  • Dr. Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou, collaborator: Andrew Miller for "Applying genomics to study the basis of aggressive and tame behaviors in domesticated silver fox."
  • Dr. Leonardo Campagna, collaborator: Maria Recuerda for "A pangenomic approach to understanding the genetics of plumage coloration in a rapid avian radiation."
  • Dr. Daniel Berry, collaborator: Toly Aydemir for "Investigating the role of the zinc transporter, Zip14, in adipose tissue biology."
  • Dr. John Schimenti, collaborator: Mariana Wolfner for "Phosphoproteomics of mouse egg activation."

Previously awarded CVG Seed Grants