2016 Minnesota Futures Awards

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has awarded two projects with funding under the Minnesota Futures Grant Program. Both projects are headed by MSI Principal Investigators.

MSI PIs are indicated in bold below. Complete descriptions of the projects can be found on the Inquiry blog.

Discovery of New Antifungal Therapeutics Using Chemical Genomics Guided Bioprospecting

Genetic Control of Invasive Fish Species

  • PI: Michael Smanski (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics)
  • Co-Investigators: Perry Hackett (Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development); Przemyslaw Bajer (Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology); Karl Clark (Mayo Clinic)