Recent Awards

In FY 2016, Brandeis University attracted nearly $60 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.

Recent Awards

Role of physiological patterns in hippocampal-prefrontal interactions

Total Anticipated Award: $2,012,028

Principal Investigator: Shantanu Jadhav

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Date Awarded: March 27, 2017

Evaluating the Impact of Birthright Israel in Russia and the Ukraine

Total Anticipated Award: $158,143

Principal Investigator: Leonard Saxe

Sponsor: Genesis Philanthropy Group

Date Awarded: March 20, 2017

Promoting German and European Studies in North America

Total Anticipated Award: $210,924

Principal Investigator: Sabine von Mering

Sponsor: DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service

Date Awarded: March 9, 2017

Disability-Related Disparities in Sex Education, Contraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancy

Total Anticipated Award: $57,530

Principal Investigator: Monica Mitra with Susan Parish and Ilhom Akobirshoev

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Health Resources and Services Administration

Date Awarded: Feb. 23, 2017

Quality of Life of Dengue Patients

Total Anticipated Award: $90,625

Principal Investigator: Donald Shepard and Wu Zeng

Sponsor: Sanofi Pasteur, S.A.

Date Awarded: Feb. 15, 2017

NSF I-Corps Site Award

Total Anticipated Award: $237,050

Principal Investigator: Rebecca Menapace

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Date Awarded: Feb. 1, 2017

RTM in India and Ethiopia (and) FENOT

Total Anticipated Award: $72,092

Principal Investigator: Diana Bowser

Sponsor: Harvard University, School of Public Health

Date Awarded: Jan. 20, 2017

Modulation of Chemosensory Behaviors by Gut Microbiota

Total Anticipated Award: $446,875

Principal Investigator: Piali Sengupta

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Date Awarded: Jan. 13, 2017

Re-Imagining Doctoral Education in the Humanities: A Bridge to the Future
Total Anticipated Award: $3,069,939

Principal Investigator: Dolores Acevedo Garcia

Co-PI/Ci-Investigators: Erin Hardy, Pamela Joshi, Clemons Noelke

Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Date Awarded: Jan. 12, 2017

Novel Technology for Highly Informative, Fast, Cost-Effective Identification of Legal and Illegal Edible Fish and Fish Products

Total Anticipated Award: $49,700

Principal Investigator: Lawrence Wangh

Sponsor: Seafood Industry Research Fund

Date Awarded: Jan. 4, 2017