Congratulations to the CBB Seed Funding recipients

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Heahshots of Seed Fund recipients

This past fall 2022, the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology invited researchers to submit their proposals to the annual Seed Funding competition. The mission of the CBB seed fund is to help drive scientific innovation, growth, and opportunity through the support of collaborative research across UW faculties.  Congratulations to the award recipients for Round 6. Learn more about previous Seed Fund recipients.

Kostadinka Bizheva, Physics and Astronomy

  • Measurement of visually-evoked blood flow changes and neuronal activity in the human retina with a combined Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Electroretinography (ERG) system

Lyndon Jones, School of Optometry and Vision Science

  • Development of an educational optometric package for training foreign body removal

Heather Keller, Kinesiology and Health Sciences

  • Bringing nutrition and exercise curricula and resources to healthcare professionals and trainees to promote aging in place

Nikolas Knowles, Kinesiology and Health Sciences

  • Utilizing CT Image Based Dataand Biomechanical Approaches to Improve Surgical Management of the Proximal Humerus

William McIllroy, Kinesiology and Health Sciences

  • A transformative approach to stroke rehabilitation and recovery: developing a user-driven stroke-specific analytics pipeline for wearables data

John Mielke, School of Public Health Sciences

  • Are interactions between an animal’s social rank and its sex likely to affect its performance in a learning and memory task?

Charity Oga-Omenka, School of Public Health Sciences

  • Web solutions to improve linkages between the public and private sector tuberculosis care providers in Nigeria

Omar Ramahi, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Mammography using Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

Thomas Willett, Systems Design Engineering

  • Beyond Bone Mineral Density: Towards Clinical Detection of Bone Fragility Based on Bone Collagen