The importance of new technological approaches for the advance of science cannot be overestimated. Although an impressive array of new technologies for investigation of complex tissues has been developed over the past decade, the nervous system is composed of hundreds (at least!) of distinct cell types and many interiocking circuits that control behavior in normal or pathophysiological situations. The purpose of the Pilot Project Program is to stimulate new and more efficient approaches for the discovery of novel molecular mechanisms associated with drug abuse, and to aide in breaching the experimental barriers that restrict current discovery methodologies to genetically tractable organisms. This program is intended to support less established investigators because more established laboratories normally have sufficient resources to pursue creative ideas as they arise.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30DA035756-02
Application #
8692548
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZDA1-EXL-T)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-03-01
Budget End
2015-02-28
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$241,538
Indirect Cost
$99,038
Name
Rockefeller University
Department
Type
DUNS #
071037113
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10065
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