Jeffrey Chuang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Farmington, CT

Employs computational and mathematical approaches to analyze large genomic data sets to understand genome function and uncover clinical relevance.

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Grants, honors and accomplishments

Awards

2003-2005 - National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Informatics, UCSF. 

2001-2002 - National Institutes of Health Biochemistry Postdoctoral Training Grant Recipient, UCSF. 

1997-1999 - National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, MIT. 

1997 - American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fellowship. 

1996-1997 - Karl Taylor Compton Graduate Fellowship for Theoretical Physics, MIT. 

1996 - Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University. 

1992-1996 - National Science Scholar 

Grants

Agency: NIH/NCI (PQB5) Epigenetic Drivers of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transformation (R21, CA184851-01) Amount: $372,052 ($230,463 direct, $141,589 indirect) Dates: 05/05/14-04/30/16 Role: Co-PI (PI: Jennifer Trowbridge) 

Agency: NIH Title: Combinatorial RNA Structural Features That Control RNA-Protein Binding (R21, HG007554) Amount: $519,750 Dates: 01/25/2014 – 12/31/2015 Role: PI 

Agency: JAX Cancer Center Pilot Project Fund Amount: $100, 000 Title: Targeting Tumor Heterogeneity with Orthogonal Cell State-Specific Drugs Dates: 11/01/2013-10/31/2014 Role: Collaborator 

Agency: JAX-GM Interactive Fund Title: Differential expression of isodecoder tRNAs in the mammalian brain Amount: $100, 000 Dates: 9/2013-8/2015 Role: co-PI 

Agency: JAX-GM Interactive Fund Title: Epigenetic and Transcriptional Responses to Environmental Stresses Amount: $150, 000 Dates: 9/2013-8/2015 Role: co-PI 

Agency: National Science Foundation Title: Computational and Experimental Approaches to Characterizing Noncoding Selection in Coding Sequences (EF-0850155) Amount: $529, 903 ($347,622 direct; $182,281 indirect) Dates: 8/15/2009-7/31/2012 (extended through 7/2013). Role: PI 

Agency: PhRMA Foundation Informatics Starter Grant Title: Deciphering Malaria Gene Regulation through Comparative Genomics Amount: $60,000 direct Dates: 1/01/08-12/31/09 Role: PI 

Agency: National Science Foundation Title: Computational Comparative Genomic Approaches to Identifying Functional and Neutral DNA (Research Starter Grant DBI-0708206) Amount: $50,000 direct Dates: 7/01/07-6/30/08 Role: PI 

Agency: Nat Agency: National Institutes of Health Title: Role of Conserved Non-Coding Elements in Vertebrate Brain Development (R21 HD051835) Amount: $346,301 (Awarded through the lab of Su Guo, UCSF) Dates: 7/01/2006 – 6/30/2008 Role: Consultant (Bioinformatics) 

Pending 

Agency: National Institutes of Health Title: Phosphotyrosine Profiling to Predict Response of Lung Cancer to Targeted Therapy (R01) Role: co-PI (PI: Bruce Mayer) 

Agency: National Institutes of Health Title: Dissection of Tumor Evolution Using Patient-Derived Xenografts (R21) Role: PI

Grants, honors and accomplishments

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Informatics, UCSF
2003-2005

National Institutes of Health Biochemistry Postdoctoral Training Grant Recipient, UCSF
2001-2002

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, MIT
1997-1999

American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Fellowship 
1997

Karl Taylor Compton Graduate Fellowship for Theoretical Physics, MIT
1996-1997