Research Grants

External Grant funding

Current funding:

$415,000         Awarded by: National Institutes of Health/NINDS, PI: J.N. Lugo

Title: Signaling Mechanisms Underlying Epilepsy and Autism Comorbidity

Type of Award: 1R15NS088776-01

Project Period: 02/01/2015-01/31/2018

 

Awarded by: Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, PI: J.N. Lugo

Grant Title: Identifying the cognitive enhancing effects of Aniracetam

Type of Award: Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Equipment Loan Program

Project Period: 03-01-2014 through 03-01-2016

Equipment Issued: SR-LAB System with Small/Medium enclosure for mice (2 stations) and Gemini Avoidance System

 

Completed funding:

$50,000           Awarded by: Epilepsy Foundation, PI: J. N. Lugo

Grant Title: Understanding the role of early-life seizures in autistic behaviors

Type of Award: Research Grants Program

Project Period: 01-01-2012 through 12-31-2012

$147,607         Awarded by: NIH: National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke

PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Mechanisms of regulation of excitability in immature CNS

Type of Award: Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant

Grant Number: F32NS056664

Project Period: 12-06-2007 through 12-05-2010

 

$40,000           Awarded by: Epilepsy Foundation, PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Neuroprotective Role for Potassium Channels in Early-Life Status Epilepticus

Type of Award: Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant

Project Period: 01-01-2007 through 12-31-2007

 

$76,850           Awarded by: NIH: National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke

PI: J. W. Swann to support J. N. Lugo fellowship

Title: Immature Hippocampus: Epileptogenic Properties

Type of Award: Minority supplemental award for Joaquin N. Lugo Jr.

Grant Number: NS 18309S1

Project Period: 01-01-2005 through 12-31-2007

 

$94,112           Awarded by: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Alcohol Exposure, Social behavior, and The Amygdala

Type of Award: Predoctoral Fellowship Grant

Grant Number: F31 AA05583

Project Period: 08-15-2000 through 07-14-2004

 

Internal Grant funding

Completed funding:

$5000              Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement Program

PI: E. Abel and J. N. Lugo

Title: Development of a high-throughput behavior assay for determining effects of OPFR exposure

Project Period: 06-01-2016 through 05-31-2017

 

$5000              Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement Program PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Determining the role of Aniracetam as a cognitive enhancer in mice.

Project Period: 06-01-2014 through 05-31-2015

 

$3500              University Research Grant (URC) PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: The role of environmental toxins on neurodegenerative diseases

Project Period: 06-01-2014 through 05-31-2015

 

$5000              Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement Program PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Pharmacological Optimization of Learning and Memory

Project Period: 06-01-2013 through 05-31-2014

 

$25,000           Young Investigator Development Program Grant (YIDP) PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: Neural Mechanisms Underlying Social Behavior Deficits in Epilepsy

Project Period: 06-01-2012 through 05-31-2013

 

$7500              University Research Grant (URC) PI: J. N. Lugo

Title: The Role of PTEN in modifying social and cognitive behaviors in epilepsy

Project Period: 06-01-2011 through 05-31-2012