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Previous Zumberge Fund Recipients

2016 Zumberge Interdisciplinary Awardees

David Agus, Keck School of Medicine
Andrea Armani, Viterbi School of Engineering
Shannon Mumenthaler, Keck School of Medicine
Patrick Maloney, USC Stevens Center for Innovation
Correlating physical and biochemical markers of cancer to aggressiveness

Douglas Capone, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Eva Kanso, Viterbi School of Engineering
Storage of pathogens in biofilms during drought and subsequent release upon rewetting

Vinay Duddalwar, Keck School of Medicine
Brent Liu, Viterbi School of Engineering
Decision Support for Diagnosis of Renal Masses

Genevieve Guiliano, Sol Price School of Public Policy
Marlon Boarnet, Sol Price School of Public Policy
Maged Dessouky, Viterbi School of Engineering
Petros Ioannou, Viterbi School of Engineering
University Transportation Centers Program

Sergey Nuzhdin, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Paul Marjoram, Keck School of Medicine
Travis Longcore, School of Architecture
Population Environmental Genomics of Crop Improvement

Carol Prescott, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Tara Gruenewald, School of Gerontology
Jack McArdle, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Resilience of Americans across the Lifecourse

2015 Zumberge Interdisciplinary Awardees

Christopher Haselwandter, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Ralf Langen, Keck School of Medicine
Regulation of Membrane Shape by α-Synuclein

Ana Erdreich-Epstein, Keck School of Medicine
Xiaojiang Chen, USC Dornsfie College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Structural and functional studies of PID1, a novel candidate tumor suppressor in brain cancer

2016 Zumberge Individual Awardees
Anoopindar Bhalla, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Methods to Personalize Pediatric PEEP Titration

Rita Burke, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Mixed methods to identify factors in disaster preparedness for children with special healthcare needs

Joon-Ho Choi, School of Architecture
User-Centered Integrative Building System Control Using Human Bio-Signals for Environmental Health and Sustainability

Leah Duker, Ostrow School of Dentistry
Environmental Predictors of Stress in Children Undergoing Chemotherapy Infusions

Joel Hahn, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Correlated Neuroactivational, Neuroanatomical, and Behavioral Analyses of a Novel Hyperaggression Model

Xuejuan Jiang, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Helicobacter pylori Infection and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma among Mexican Americans: an Example of Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis?

Ilya Lekht, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Role of quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound in yttrium-90 (90Y) radioembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma

Jessica Marglin, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Nationality on Trial: Jews and the Making of the Modern Mediterranean

Gourab Mukherjee, Marshall School of Business
High-Dimensional Prediction under Asymmetric Check Loss

Annie Nguyen, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Social support and the caregiving needs and preferences of older adults living with HIV

Emily Smith-Greenaway, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Unintended Fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: Refining Measurement and Understanding of its Prevalence and Consequences for Children

Zhuo Wang, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Chemogenetic study of the role of prefrontal cortex in resting state brain network

2015 Zumberge Individual Awardees

James Finley, Ostrow School of Dentistry
Elucidation of the Neuromechanical Factors Underlying the Adaptive Control of Locomotion

Mimi Kim, Keck School of Medicine
Food‐Seeking Behavior in Childhood Obesity

Kevin King, Keck School of Medicine
Cerebrovascular reactivity as an early predictor of brain hypoperfusion, microvascular injury, and cognitive decline

Alireza Moshaverinia, Ostrow School of Dentistry
Regenerative treatment of peri‐implantitis with mesenchymal stem cells encapsulated in nano‐reinforced
photocurable hydrogel

Nathan Perl‐Rosenthal, USC Dornsife College
Citizens on the Ocean: Maritime Subjects and the Making of the Modern World

Han Wang, Viterbi School of Engineering
Large-area Synthesis of Black Phosphorus Thin film and Atomically-thin Layers

Yongxiang Wang, Marshall School of Business
The Economics of Death Ceilings: Motivating Chinese Regulators

Previous Awardees:
Zumberge Interdisciplinary Awardees 2006-2014 
Zumberge Individual Awardees 2006-2014

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