Faculty Grants and Fellowships
Major Grants in FY 2021 - 2022
A&S is pleased to recognize 14 faculty and staff who received major grants in FY22. The recipients are:
- Patricia Reilly, Financial Aid, received $5,000,000 from Schuler Education Foundation for Schuler Access Initiative.
- Michael Levin, Biology, received $3,922,051 from the Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc. for his four two-year project, Re-training molecular networks: a new path toward the biomedicine of cancer and regeneration revealed by a basal cognition approach.
- Michael Levin, Biology, received $2,133,060 from the John Templeton Foundation for his three-year project, Synthetic Living Machines and the Emergence of Purpose.
- Richard Lerner, Eliot-Pearson Child Study and Human Development, received $999,552 from Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc. for his three-year project, Promoting Healthy Development in South African Youth through Thandas Character Virtues Development Programs.
- Michael Levin, Biology, and Fiorenzo Omenetto, SOE, received $708,848 from U.S. Office of Naval Research for their one-year project, Confocal microscopy for producing high-resolution image control in living skin.
- Krishna Kumar, Chemistry, received $510,455 from Velum Incorporated (original sponsor NIH) for his three-year project, A GIP Companion Drug for Enhancing Metabolic Benefits of Long-Acting GLP-1.
- Rebecca Fauth, and Jessica Goldberg, Eliot-Pearson Child Study and Human Development received $496,364 from Massachusetts Department of Public Health for their two-year project, COVID-19 Disparities Grant: Community-based qualitative data collection.
- Rebecca Fauth, Ann Easterbrooks, and Jessica Goldberg, Eliot-Pearson Child Study and Human Development received $489,875 from Roca, Inc. for her three-year project, Evaluation Services for Roca Young Mothers Program.
- Scott Frost and Colin Orians, Biology, received $449,651 from NSF for their three-year project, Collaborative Research: Using Herbivore Kairomones to Assess Short-term and Legacy Risk Responses in the Early Life Stages of Long-lived Woody Plants.
- Richard Lerner, Eliot-Pearson Child Study and Human Development, received $435,339 from Turnaround for Children, Inc for his eighteen-month project, Tufts IARYD and Turnaround for Children Collaboration.
- Clay Bennett, Chemistry, received $414,747 from NIH for his four-year project, A Continuous Flow-Based Approach to Automated Microbial Oligosaccharide Synthesis.
- Alexander Vilenkin, Physics and Astronomy, received $405,000 from NSF for his three-year project, Fundamental physics and cosmology.
Fellowships and Grants in AY 2021 -2022
In addition to the aforementioned grants, our faculty, staff, and students secured grants and fellowships from numerous corporations and foundations including:
- Administration for Children and Families
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research
- Alfred P Sloan Foundation
- Atlantic Specialty Coffee, Inc.
- Bedford VA Research Corporation, Inc.
- Boston Globe Foundation
- BRIM Biotechnology
- Brookhaven National Laboratory
- City of Medford
- Devens Enterprise Commission
- Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
- D-Wave Systems
- Emerald Gate Charitable Trust
- Georgia Humanities
- Harvard University
- Health Made Easy LC
- Horticultural Research Institute, Inc.
- Jack Miller Center
- Lahey Clinic, Inc.
- Land Economics Foundation of Lambda Alpha International
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc.
- Research Corporation for Science Advancement
- Rheumatology Research Foundation
- Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
- Technische Universitat Berlin
- The Africa-America Institute
- The Guy Foundation
- University Research Association, Inc.
- Unravel Biosciences, Inc.
- Wave Life Sciences USA, Inc.