The Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR*) and Data, Informatics and Application Launch (DIAL*) grant programs are designed to provide funding to support translational science and innovative research performed by UC Davis researchers. Previous winners by year are shown below.
STAIR Grant 2016-17 (more information the recipients can be found here):
- Johnathon Anderson, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine: Novel Therapeutic Platform to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
- Paul Henderson, Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine: Improvement of Chemotherapy with Oomnicoxib
- Lee Miller, Associate Professor, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences: Clinical Feasibility of Patent-Pending EEG Assessment in Hearing Impaired Listeners
- David Olson, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, College of Letters & Science: Dimethyltryptamine-Levoamphetamine Hybrids as Plasticity-Promoting Treatments for Neuropsychiatric Diseases
- Lin Tian, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine: Illuminating Conformation Dynamics of GPCRs: A Novel GPCR Drug Discovery Paradigm
- Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine: Combined Retinoid and HDAC Inhibitors in Metabolic Disease Treatment
DIAL Grant 2016-17 (more information the recipients can be found here):
- Petr Janata, Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Letters & Science: Music-Evoked Autobiographical Memory Central (MEAMCentral)
- Nelson Max, Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering: Augmented Reality Multi-Player Quadcopter Game System
- Lisa Miller, Professor, Human Ecology, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences: Gamification of an Educational Tool to Increase Nutrition Literacy Skills and Promote Healthy Food Choices
STAIR Grant 2015-16 (more information the recipients can be found here):
- Gino Cortopassi, Professor, Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine: Small molecule Shc inhibitors to combat pediatric NAFLD and diabetes
- Richard Levenson, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine: Snap-shot spectral camera with applications in bio-medicine, agriculture, manufacturing and remote sensing
- Kai Liu, Professor, Department of Physics, College of Letters & Sciences: Magnetic skyrmions for future nanoelectronics
- Tony Simon, Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, School of Medicine: Expanding and evaluating the prototype of a neurotherapeutic video game
STAIR Grant 2014-15 (more information about the recipients can be found here):
- Wenbin Deng, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine: A Drug Candidate for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
- Richard Levenson, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Deep UV Surface Excitation Microscopy (MUSE)
- Tingrui Pan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering: Wearable Pressure Sensor for the Management of Chronic Venous Disease
- John Voss, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine: A Novel Approach for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Aijun Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery: A Sutureless Artificial Graft for Arterial Replacement
STAIR Grant 2013-14:
- Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, Department of Food Science and Technology: Structure and activities of biosurfactants produced through a renewable, yeast-based, reduced cost process
- Dr. Charles Hunt, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering: Low-Cost, High-Quality Energy-Efficient Light Sources using FEL
- Dr. Mark Mascal, Department of Chemistry: Simple, High-Yield Production of Gasoline and Renewable Polymers from Biomass
- Dr. Jared Shaw, Department of Chemistry: A New Class of Antibiotics for Treating Infections Resistant to Current Therapies
For information about the 2017-18 STAIR Grant program, please click here.
For information about the 2017-18 DIAL Grant program, please click here.
*STAIR and DIAL are trademarks of The Regents of the University of California.