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Congratulations to the Spring 2019 RBI Grant Awardees



Bioinformatics Support Program Awardees

​ Awardee​

​ De​partment

​ Sponsoring Project

Howard Davidson, PhD

Pediatrics, Barbara Davis Center, Immunology and Microbiology

Using CITE-seq to define immune biomarkers of the honeymoon period in type 1 diabetes

Jean Mulcahy Levy, MD


scRNAseq Analysis of Childhood Low-grade Gliomas

Richard Radcliffe, PhD


Genetic Regulation of Alternative Splicing and Its Contribution to Risk for Alcoholism

Rajeev Vibhakar, MD and PhD

Pediatrics, Barbara Davis Center, Immunology and Microbiology

Single cell RNA seq analysis of aggressive subgroups of medulloblastoma


RNA-Seq Awardees 



Supporting Project

Diana Cittelly, PhD


Transcriptional profile of reactive astrocytes at early and late stages of brain metastatic progression

Katherine Fantauzzo, PhD

Craniofacial Biology

 Srsf3-mediated alternative RNA splicing downstream of PDGFRalpha signaling in the palatal mesenchyme

Jeffrey Kieft, PhD

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Identification of cellular exoribonuclease-resistant RNAs by xrRNA-seq

Traci Lyons, PhD

Department of Medicine

Investigating SEMA7A-regulated mechanisms of endocrine resistance in ER+ breast cancer

Michael McMurray, PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology

Defining the maternal contribution of RNAs in yeast gametes

Chad Pearson, PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology

Identifying centriolar RNAs in Tetrahymena thermophila

Rytis Prekeris, PhD and Matthew Taliaferro, PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Identification of Midbody-Associated RNA

Eszter Vladar, PhD

Department of Medicine

Molecular, physiological and health outcome impacts of triple combination therapy in cystic fibrosis airway disease.

Trevor Williams, PhD

Craniofacial and Cell and Developmental Biology

Functional analysis of differential splicing by Rbm10 – the gene mutated in human TARP Syndrome

Single Cell RNA-Seq Awardees



​Supporting Project

Rocky Baker, PhD

Immunology and Microbiology

Monitor phenotype and TCR of HIP-reactive T cells over time in a subject at risk for T1D

Joseph Brzezinski, PhD


Regulation of human cone photoreceptor development

Eric Clambey, PhD


CD4 T cell lineage tracing by scRNA-seq

Nicholas Foreman, MD 


To investigate the feasibility of single-nuclei RNAseq analysis of pediatric brain tumors

Dany Gaillard, PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology

Single cell RNA-seq of irradiated mouse CVP

Ross Kedl, PhD

Immunology and Microbiology

In search of Tvacs: single cell RNAseq comparison between vaccine-elicited and infection elicited CD8+ T cell responses

T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD

Obstretics and Gynecology

Single Cell RNA-seq analysis of Pituitary gonadotropes

Wendy Macklin, PhD

Cell and Developmental Biology

scRNAseq of oligodendrocytes during development with conditional rictor deletion in neurons

Karen Moulton, MD


Translating Vascular Cell Phenotypes of Human Coronary Artery Disease

Holger Russ, PhD

Pediatrics, Immunology and Microbiology, Barbara Davis Center

Elucidating AIRE dependent expression of tissue-restricted antigens in stem cell derived organotypic thymus cultures from healthy and autoimmune patients

Daniel Sherbenou, MD and PhD

Department of Medicine

Tracking Resistant Multiple Myeloma Cells in Residual Disease by Single-Cell RNA-seq

Tamara Terzian, PhD


Molecular determinants of lymphangiogenesis

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