Recent Awards

In FY 2020, Brandeis University attracted $63 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.
Amygdala-cortical Interactions in Taste Perceptions and Learning

Total Anticipated Award: $2,021,315

Principal Investigator: Donald Katz and Sacha Neslon, Psychology

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

The DemScore Project

Total Anticipated Award: $69,993

Principal Investigator: Steven Wilson, Politics

Sponsor: University of Gothenberg

Research on Economic Vulnerability in the Jewish Community of Greater Pittsburgh

Total Anticipated Award: $18,631

Principal Investigator: Fern Chertok, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Gating of Firing Rate Homeostasis by Sleep and Wake States During Experience-Dependent Plasticity

Total Anticipated Award: $2,688,310

Principal Investigator: Gina Turrigiano and Stephen Van Hooser, Biology

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Mechanisms of Pre-Synaptic of Multivesicular Body Traffic Underlying Exosome Release

Total Anticipated Award: $101,877

Principal Investigator: Erica Dresselhaus, Biology

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Quaboag Connector Sustainable Rural Transit Project

Total Anticipated Award: $43,000

Principal Investigator: Mary Brolin, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation

Driving Change Learning Community

Total Anticipated Award: $50,000

Principal Investigator: Irving Epstein, Chemistry

Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

ATC Proposal: The Brandeis-BNL Collaboration on the ITk Stave Assembly and Measurements of VBF/VBS Phenomena in ATLAS

Total Anticipated Award: $75,900

Principal Investigator: Gabriella Sciolla, Physics

Sponsor: Brookhaven National Laboratory

Quantum Codes, Tensor Networks, and Quantum Spacetime

Total Anticipated Award: $195,296

Principal Investigator: Brian Swingle, Physics  

Sponsor: University of California, Santa Barbara

Impact of Covid-19 on RN Supply

Total Anticipated Award: $51,110

Principal Investigator: Karen Donelan, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Dartmouth University