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2004 Discovery Grants Projects

The 15 projects that won funding from the Discovery Grants program in 2004 are listed below. 


  • Crystallization Screens on HnRNP C1 - Wallace LeStourgeon (Biological Sciences)
  • Preliminary Steps Towards Identifying a Genetic Diathesis for Schizophrenia in a Rural Village in Northern Vietnam - Bahr Weiss (Psychology & Human Development)
  • Characterization of a Negative-Regulatory Domain in the Catalytic Subunit of schizosaccharomyces pombe Telomerase - Katherine Friedman (Biological Sciences)
  • Conservation of Type IV P-type ATPase Function in Protein Trafficking - Todd Graham (Biological Sciences)
  • Measuring Instructional Learning Opportunities in Young Children - Mark Wolery (Special Education)
  • To See or Not To See: Habitat Light, Signal Detectability and Species Diversity in Anolis Lizards - Manuel Leal (Biological Sciences)
  • Daily Assessment of Stress and Sickle Cell Pain - Bruce Compas (Psychology & Human Development)
  • Development of a Plantar Perfusion System for in-vitro Tissue Microenvironments  - John Wikswo (Physics)
  • Novel Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Nanocomposites - James Wiggit (Materials Science)
  • Visual-Spatial Processing in Children with Prader-Willi and Williams Syndromes: Etiology-Related Cognitive Strengths and Weaknesses - Georgene Troseth (Psychology & Human Development )
  • Adolescents with Down Syndrome: Relating Psychological, Health and Family Functioning - Robert Hodapp (Special Education)
  • Music and Anxiety in Williams Syndrome: A Whole Person Approach - Elisabeth Dykens (Psychology & Human Development)
  • AtpA Diversity in the Mitochondrial Genome of Silene Vulgaris, a Gynodioecious Plant - David McCauley (Biological Sciences)
  • Circadian Clock Gene Polymorphisms and Shift Work among Nurses - Carl Johnson (Biological Sciences)
  • Structural Analysis of Disordered Macromolecular Filaments - Gerald Stubbs (Biological Sciences)