$4 million awarded to Forward Thinking Interdisciplinary Alliance Investment Grant proposals
Jan. 28, 2010
The university has announced recipients of its Forward Thinking
Interdisciplinary Alliance Investment Grants. Twenty-four proposals were
received, and $4 million was awarded to fund interdisciplinary research.
The grants, designed to stimulate the work of the university's 11
alliances, were awarded after review by deans and alliance working groups.
A faculty committee conducted a final evaluation.
Following are descriptions of some of the accepted programs and their awards.
- Creation of the Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University, $700,000; project lead, Stuart Rowan
- Institute for Personalized Medicine and Public Health, $700,000; project lead, Pam Davis
- Building the Energy Alliance, $500,000; project lead, Iwan Alexander
- Building a Distinctive Brand for Case Western Reserve University in Social Justice, $400,000; project lead Rhonda Williams
- Center for Excellence in Immunobiology, $400,000; project leads, Mark Chance and Aaron Weinberg
- Popular Music Studies Institute, $400,000; project lead, Mary Davis
- Creating a Center for Human Origins, $300,000; project lead, Glenn Starkman
- Case Alliance for Global Health, $200,000; project lead, Jim Kazura
- Case Western Reserve University Center for Stem Cell Ethics, $200,000; project lead, Stuart Youngner
- Launch of the iDEA (Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurial Activities) Institute, $35,000; project lead Gary Wnek
- IP Management and Commercialization, $40,000; project lead, Craig Nard
- Center for Art Museum Studies, $35,000; Anne Helmreich and Catherine Scallen