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Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Houston, Texas

BCM has 25 departments and more than 90 research and patient-care centers.
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
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New Grants

Source Principal Investigator Grant Title Amount Period
NIH/NIDDK Estes. Mary K. Center for GI Infection and Injury $1,161,410 3/1/08 - 2/28/13
NIAID Lloyd, Richard E. Translation Regulation by Enterovirus Proteinase $1,625,000 12/15/07 - 11/30/12
NIAID Keitel, Wendy A. Vaccine and treatment evaluation units: Evaluation of control measures against diseases other than AIDS $23,694,842 11/1/07 - 10/31/14
2P30AI036211-16 Butel Baylor - UT Houston Center for Aids Research (CFAR) NCI $203,683 7/1/2010
NHLBI $132,917
NIA $22,813
NIAID $1,035,055
NICHD $63,937
NIDA $90,638
NIMH $107,373
1R21AG034451-01 Donehower Cell Fate Tracking in the Hematopoietic System $230,250 8/15/2009
1R21AG035365-01A1 Donehower The Effects of Age on Cancer Signaling Pathways in Mice $188,805 7/1/2010
2P01AI057788-06 Estes Novel Diagnostics & Therapeutics for Calciviruses $1,521,925 4/15/2010
1R01AI080681-01A2 Ling Evasion of Intrinsic Antiviral Host Cell Responses by Herpesviruses $307,000 4/15/2010
1R21AI083396-01A1 Rice Structure and Function of Influenza A Virus PDZ-binding Motif $230,250 5/15/2010
1R21DA030166-01 Rice Effects of Cocaine on miRNAs that Regulate HIV-1 Replication $291,650 6/1/2010
Pharm/Clinical Trial Couch A phase III, observer-blind, randomized, active-controlled, multi-county, multi-center study to evaluate the cell mediated and humoral immune responses to GSK Biologicals' FLU NG vaccine compared to Fluarix in adults 65 years of age and older and compared to Fluarix in younger adults (18-40 years of age). NA 8/21/2009
Pharm/Clinical Trial El Sahly Fred Hutchinson: HVTN 505 for HIV-uninfected participants: Domestic Averages NA 6/1/2010
N01 Gilbert Cotton Rat Model for Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Other Related Paramixoviruses - 3/22/2010
Testing Agreement Gilbert Pulmotect: Experiment 7: Testing of Different ODN Classes plus Pam2 Aerosol Against Influenza A/HK (H3N2; Mouse Lung Pool 12-12-08) Virus (FluA) Aerosol Infection in Mice - 6/1/2010
Subcontract Highlander ATCC: Generation of 2 Cell (PBS and PBS plus glycerol) and 4 DNA (even and staggered each at 4ng/ul and 200ng/ul) mock community panels for distribution along with QC analysis data, documented protocols and procedures (specifications, protocols, and QC ) for replenishment of the community panels, and the individual organisms that comprise each of the mock community panels. - 12/1/2009
BCM Maresso Jr. Faculty Seed Funding - 7/1/2010
5K22AI079165-02 Maresso Characterization of Heme Acquisition in Bacillus Anthracis $108,000 9/1/2009
Testing Agreement Mbawuike Technovax - Development of Influenza Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Vaccines NA 9/1/2009
Clinical Trial Munoz-Rivas Hoffman LaRoche 25139: An open label prospective, pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic and safety evaluation of intravenous oseltamivir (Tamiflu®) in the treatment of children 1 to 12 years of age with confirmed influenza infection, Protocol No. NP25139 NA 12/1/2009
Clinical Trial Munoz-Rivas Hoffman LaRoche 25138: Protocol #NP25138C, "An open label prospective, pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic and safety evaluation of intravenous oseltamivir (Tamiflu®) in the treatment of infants less than one year of age with influenza infection" NA 5/1/2010
Subcontract Piedra Children's Hosp: Prospective Multicenter Study of Bronchiolitis Admissions: Etiology & Disposition - 9/12/2009
Testing Agreement Piedra Accelovance: Protocol CSLCT-CAL-09-62: A Phase II, Multicenter, Randomized, Observer-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Immunogenicity, Safety and Tolerability of CSL's 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine (CSL425) in a Healthy Pediatric Population NA 7/1/2009
Testing Agreement Piedra Ligocyte: RSV Neutralization Assay NA 5/13/2010
Testing Agreement Piedra Gilead: Testing of Gilead compound X administered prophylatically and therapeutically for antiviral activity in the RSV-Tracy-infected cotton rat model NA 7/19/2010
HFSP Grant Zechiedrich Human Frontier Science Program "Chiral effects in DNA supercoiling"
Program Grant 2010
NA 7/1/2010
1T32GM088129-01 Estes Training Program in Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine $111,746 7/1/2010