Using Embryonic Stem Cell Fate to Determine Potential Adverse Effects of Petroleum/Dispersant Exposure


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Medical University of South Carolina

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)

Funding Program

GoMRI RFP-II: Investigator Grant

Project Location: Multiple States1

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Year Awarded: 2013

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Public Health Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Petroleum
Dispersants

Project Description

This project will establish an in vitro test for the influences of oil/dispersed oil and breakdown products on long-term health; guiding safer, more effective oil spill contingency plans. The in vitro tests established will be amenable to high throughput modification and go beyond acute cytotoxicity testing to predict life-long consequences of oil/dispersant on different higher life forms in the environment.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

College of Charleston, College of St. Benedict, Rollins College, University of Indianapolis


Project ID: 162
Project Name: Using Embryonic Stem Cell Fate to Determine Potential Adverse Effects of Petroleum/Dispersant Exposure
SourceUID: 217
Latitude: 32.78585488
Longitude: -79.94790533
Country: United States of America
State or Province: FL, IN, MN, SC
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Public Health Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s): Petroleum
Targeted Resource(s): Dispersants
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: Medical University of South Carolina
Implementing Organization Type: Private
Point of Contact – Name: Demetri D. Spyropoulos
Point of Contact – Phone: spyropdd@musc.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 843-792-1625
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: College of Charleston, College of St. Benedict, Rollins College, University of Indianapolis
Link: http://research.gulfresearchinitiative.org/research-awards/projects/?pid=217
Project Comments: academicdepartments.musc.edu/mbes/
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1148710
DWH Funder: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: GoMRI RFP-II: Investigator Grant
DWH Dollar Amount : 1148710
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Voluntary Agreement
Controlling Documents: GOMRI Master Research Agreement
Award Year: 2013
Award Month: 1
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB


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