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Funded P/F Projects for 2003

Newly Funded Projects

Primary Investigator Department Topic
Nengjun Yi Biostatistics Mapping complex epistatic genes for obesity in experimental designs.
Ying-Kui Yang
(New Named Investigator)
Surgery The molecular determinants of human melanocortin-3 receptor responsible for ligand binding.
Paul Wolkowicz Medicine Role of fatty acid oxidation in regulating leptin expression.


Projects Funded for Second Year

Primary Investigator Department Topic
Jose Fernandez Nutrition Sciences Genetic admixture in physical activity in African- and European-American women.
Mark Garfinkel Environmental Sciences Drosophila model of genetic variations governing fat body mass and obesity.