The primary mission of this core will be to provide services, facilities and training to facilitate the study of receptors or related small molecule targets, such as transporters, with a goal of enhancing research in drug abuse and related co-morbidities. Services will include measurement of receptor binding, receptor localization, receptor signaling (with a primary focus on GPCRs, although not limited to GPCRs), receptor trafficking and receptor-protein interaction. The core will also perform moderate-throughput ligand screening to determine small molecular structure-activity relationships at particular target sites. The core will also provide relevant tissue preparative functions, such as tissue sectioning and primary cell culture development, for core studies. Finally the core will provide relevant training for PIs, students or post-doctoral fellows.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
1P30DA033934-01A1
Application #
8577250
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZDA1-EXL-T (02))
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-12-01
Budget End
2014-11-30
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$135,516
Indirect Cost
$37,953
Name
Virginia Commonwealth University
Department
Type
DUNS #
105300446
City
Richmond
State
VA
Country
United States
Zip Code
23298
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