Please direct program inquiries to:
Avrom Caplan, Ph.D.
Associate University Dean for Research
avrom.caplan@cuny.edu

The 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Grant Program Winners (Abstracts and PI’s)

Determining Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black Women
Juline Koken, LaGuardia Community College
Christian Grov, School of Public Health
David Bimbi, LaGuardia Community College
Justin Brown, LaGuardia Community College

Plant-Based Air Filtration using Engineered Growth Media: Formaldehyde Adsorption Dynamics
Elizabeth Biddinger, City College of New York
Ahu Aydogan Akseli, City College of New York

Diet and cancer in New York City minority populations
Olorunseun Ogunwobi, Hunter College
Khursheed Navder, Hunter College
Ming-Chin Yeh, Hunter College

The role of choline in reducing perinatal stress and improving birth outcomes of gestational diabetes in a high-risk urban population
Xinyin Jiang, Brooklyn College
Anjana Saxena, Brooklyn College

Tackling the grand challenge of urban asthma: linking data analytics and wearable sensors to enhance patient-centered asthma management in The Bronx, New York
Marlene Camacho-Rivera, City College of New York
Akira Kawaguchi, City College of New York

Impact of Urbanization on Soil Microbiomes and Viromes
Jose Anadon, Queens College
John Dennehy, Queens College
Jeffrey Bird, Queens College
Theodore Muth, Brooklyn College