Dr La Riviere awarded over $2.5 million in grant funding for various research proposals and subcontracts

Dr. Patrick La Riviere has been awarded over $2.5 million in grant funding for a number of project proposals and subcontracts. Dr. La Riviere will be serving as Primary Investigator or subcontract Primary Investigator for all of these projects.

Details regarding each project are posted below:

Moore foundation grant to develop a novel computational microscope in collaboration with MBL, NIH, and Yale.                                                                      Principal investigator: Patrick La Riviere                                                                  Co-investigators: Hari Shroff (NIH), Abhishek Kumar (MBL), Daniel Colon-Ramos (Yale)                                                                                                                          Title: Mapping neurodevelopment in developing organisms with a novel adaptive multiview microscope and automated data analysis                                              Source: Moore Foundation                                             

Alzheimer’s related administrative supplement to extend R01 work in x-ray fluorescence tomography.                                                                              Principal Investigator: Patrick La Riviere, Ling Jian-Meng, Yi Lu (MPI with UIUC)    Title: Metal Imaging in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Alzheimer’s initiative supplement to Broadband X-ray Fluorescence Emission Tomography)            Source: NIH R01 supplement            

New MPI R21 on megavoltage imaging for radiotherapy with Dr. Wiersma from Radiation Oncology at UPenn.                                                                                   Principal investigator: Patrick La Riviere and Rodney Wiersma (UPenn MPI)            Title: Enhanced megavoltage imaging for radiotherapy by light-field imaging of scintillators                                                                                                              Source: NIH R21      

Subcontract on a polarized light microscopy project with MBL.                          Principal investigator: Rudolf Oldenbourg (MBL)                                                    Subcontract PI: Patrick La Riviere                                                                            Title: 3D imaging of cells and tissues using polarized light microscopy                  Source: NIH R35 

Subcontract on the renewal of an R24 by Penn State for developing x-ray histology technologies for phenotyping zebrafish.                                                Principal investigator: Keith Cheng (Penn State)                                                        Subcontract PI: Patrick La Riviere                                                                            Title: Groundwork for a Synchrotron MicroCT Imaging Resource for Biology (SMIRB)                                                                                                                      Source: NIH R24 

Internal seed grant with Fermilab and the Oriental Institute on studying the potential of muon tomography with truck-sized detectors to image the internal structure of the great pyramid at Giza.                                                                Principal Investigator: Alan Bross (Fermi), Nadine Moeller (Oriental Institute), Patrick La Riviere                                                                                                        Title: Exploring the Great Pyramid: High-Resolution Muon Tomography of the Great Pyramid                                                                                                            Source: UChicago BIG award                                                                                    

Congratulations to Dr. La Riviere on this fantastic news!