Microbiome Seed Grant

Previous Seed Grant Awards

Awarded Projects - 2018

7 research projects were selected from a total of 30 applications covering a wide variety of disciplines:

The Role of Gut Microbiota and Impact of Antibiotics on Cardiovascular Health

Principal investigator: Joanna Chiu, Department of Entomology and Nematology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Co-principal investigator: Yang Kevin Xiang, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine.


UC Davis Microbiome Special Research Program Awards Seed Funding to Seven Collaborative Research Projects

The UC Davis Microbiome Special Research Program and the Office of Research are pleased to announce the recipients of seven seed funding awards. Each awarded proposal will receive $40,000 over two years. The seed funding program is designed to catalyze new projects and innovations in microbiome sciences with an emphasis on new interdisciplinary collaborations within UC Davis.