Funded Projects 2005 - 2000


Ehud Isacoff , Dept. Of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Serge Charpak , Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, ESPCI/INSERM Paris, France
Manipulation and Detection of Olfactory Functions.

Nilabh Shastri, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology UC Berkeley 
Philippe Pierre, Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy UMR 6102 INSERM CNRS Marseille, France 
Criptic Antegenic Peptide Processing in Dendritic Cells

Paulo J. M. Monteiro , Dept Civil and Environmental Engineering UC Berkeley 
Olivier P.Coussy, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées ENPC- 6-8 Av. Blaise Pascal - Cité Descartes, Marne-la-Vallée, France 
Minimization of the Stresses Generated by Ice Formation in Concrete.

Rachel A Segalman, Department of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Cyril Brochon, Dept. de Polymeres Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Strasbourg, France 
Nanopatterning and Electrical Properties of Insulated Molecular Wires.

Pamela Ronald, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis 
Valérie Verdier, Institut de la Recherche pour le Développement, UMR 5096 IRD/CNRS, Perpignan, France 
Characterization of rice T-DNA mutants for their reaction to bacterial blight disease using genome expression profiling.

Dan I. Slobin, Department of Psychology UC Berkeley 
Maarten Lemmens, Université Lille 3, U.F.R. Angellier, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France 
Experimental Investigations Into Language Typology.

Randy Schekman, Dept. of Mol. and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Bruno Antonny, CNRS Institut de Pharmacologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Valbonne, France
Architecture of the COPII coat and mechanisms of vesicle formation.

Jonathan Beecher, History Department, UC Santa Cruz
Jean-Claude Zancarini, ENS Lettres & Sciences Humaines, Lyon, France
The Reception of Social Theories in the 19th Century in France and the United States.

Sergey Nuzhdin, Section of Evolution & Ecology, UC Davis 
Pierre Capy, Laboratoire Populations, Génétique et Evolution, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Genomics of incipient speciation in Drosophila melanogaster.

Costas Grigoropoulos, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Jacques Greffet, Lab EM2C, Ecole Centrale, Chatenay-Malabry, France
Nanoscale Heat Transfer.

Barbara A. Romanowicz, Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Pierre Vilotte, Département de Sismologie Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
Spectral Element Method implementation for regional tomography of the earth’s upper mantle.

Peter J. Bickel, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Alexandre Tsybakov, Laboratoire de Probabilités et Modèles Aléatoires, Université Paris 6, CNRS UMR 7599, Paris, France
How can prediction be possible when data are high dimensional?

Charles J. Fillmore, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley
Laurent Romary, Lab. de Recherche en Informatique et Applications, Université Nancy 2, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Putting semantics into the trees: Towards a French FrameNet.

Robert Tjian, Molecular and Cell Biology Department, UC Berkeley 
Olivier Bensaude, CNRS UMR 8541- Ecole Normale Superieure - Regulation de L’Expression Génétique, Paris France
Imaging of the Eukaryotic Transcription Machinery in Living Cells.

John Bowek, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Michael Meyer, Lab. d'Interaction du Rayonnement X avec la Matière; Centre Universitaire Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
Fundamental Photoionization Processes In Excited Isolated Species.

Beshara Doumani, Department of History, UC Berkeley 
Randi Deguilhem, CNRS, IREMAM-MMSH, Aix- en- Provence, France
Who Controlled the Ottoman Legal System? Professions and Power Configurations in the Imperial and Provincial Courts (18th-20th centuries).

Wen-hsin Yeh, Department of History, UC Berkeley 
Christian Henriot, Institut d’Asie Orientale (UMR5062), Ecole Normale Supérieure L&S, Lyon, France
Visual Documents in the Study of Modern China.

Roberto Horowitz, Dept mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley 
Carlos Canudas-de-Wit, Lab. D'Automatique de Grenoble, St martin d'Heres, France
Towards coordinated and traffic reponsive ramp metering strategies.

Neil Hunter, Center for Genetics and Development, Section of Microbiology, UC Davis 
Bernard De Massy, Institut de Génétique Humaine, UPR1142/CNRS, Montpellier, France
The Crossing-Over Pathway during Meiosis in Mouse.


Gerson Goldhaber, Physics Department, LBNL Berkeley & 
Reynald Pain, LPNHE, University Paris VI & VII Paris France
Measuring the Cosmic Vacuum Energy.

Peidong Yang, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Francois Lagugne-Labarthet, Laboratoire Physico-Chimie Moleculaire UMR 5803 du CNRS, Universite de Bordeaux 1 , Bordeaux France
Spectroscopy of one -dimensional semiconductor nanostructures.

A.R. Flegal, Environmental Toxicology, University of California Santa Cruz
A. Veron, CEREGE UMR6635 CNRS, University Aix-Marseille III France
Coral Reconstruction of rapid Changes in Air Mass and Ocean Circulation in the North Atlantic within the Past 200 Years.

Robert Knapp, Department of Classics UC Berkeley
Vincent Jolivet, CNRS- Ecole Francaise de Rome, Italy
Etruscan Sarcophagi from Musarna in the Berkeley Museum.

Joseph Campos, Institute of Human Development, UC Berkeley & 
Marianne Barbu-Roth, LPBD Ecole Pratiques des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France
Are Newborns prgrammed to Walk on the Earth?

Judith P. Klinman, Klinman Lab, Department of Chemistry UC Berkeley & 
Marius Reglier, UMR CNRS 6517 Faculte Sciences & techniques St Jerome, Marseille France
02 Activation in Metallobiochemistry: Probes for the Functional Copper-Oxygen Species in the Neuroactive Enzymes, DbM and PHM.

Nitash P.Balsara, Department of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Carlos M. Marques, Laboratoire Dynamique Fluides Complexes, Strasbourg, France
Self-Assembly of Monodisperse Vesicles: Answering the Challenge by Block Copolymer Design.

Vittal K.Yachandra, LBNL Physical Biosciences Division, Berkeley
Sun Un, Section de Bioenergetique, CNRS URA 2096, Gif-Sur-Yvette, France
Single Crystal Multifrequency EPR and EXAFS Studies of Multinuclear Mn Complexes Relevant to the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II.

Bob B. Buchanan, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Francoise Montrichard, UMR 1191 INH INRA, Universite d'Angers, Angers, France
Exploring the Mechanism of Germination in Leguminous Seeds.

K. Brigitta Whaley, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley & 
Alexandra Viel, Laboratoire de Physique Quantique, Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France
Atomic and Molecular Probes of Superfluids.

Dominic Masaro, Department of Psychology, Social Science II, UC Santa Cruz
Yves Laprie, LORIA UMR 7503 Villers-les-Nancy, France
Improving the Labial Coarticulation in Talking Heads.

Tonya Kuhl, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. UC Davis
Philippe Richetti, Centre de recherche Paul Pascal, CNRS, Pessac, France
Static and Dynamic properties of Self-Assembled Surfactant Layers and Associative Polymers.

Richard Harland, Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, UC Berkeley
Marie-Helene Monsoro-Burq, Institut Curie Section Recherche UMR 146 CNRS, Orsay France
Gene Profiling in Early Neural Crest Development.

Dean Toste, Department of Chemistry UC Berkeley & j
Jean-Marc Campagne, ICSN - CNRS Gif sur, Yvette, France
Synthesis of Bioactive Polyol Natural Product by Catalytic Asymmetric Mukaiyama Adool and Olefin Hydration.

Anne Britt, Section of Plant Biology, UC Davis 
Marie-Edith Chaboute, Institut de Biologie Moleculaire des Plantes (IBMP/CNRS) Universite Louis Pasteur Strasbourg France
Plant Response to Replication Stress.


Sandrine Dudoit, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Jean-Daniel Zucker, CNRS-STIC team, University of Paris XIII
OBELINKS: Combining Machine Learning and Biostatistics to discover significant obesity-related genetic polymorphisms.

Donald Rio, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Bertrand Seraphin, CNRS-Centre de Génétique Moléculaire
In vitro study of the exon-junction complex assembly in Drosophila.

David Raulet, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Eric Vivier, Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy
The role of immune receptors in vivo.

George Smoot, Physics Dept, UC Berkeley and LBLN
James Bartlett, Collège de France, Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire et Cosmologie
Precision Cosmology from CMB Analysis.

Eva Harris, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Chris Mueller, INSERM-CNRS
Infection of dermal dendrocytes with clinical isolates of dengue virus.

Daniel Chemla, Physics Dept, UC Berkeley
Tignon Jérôme, Ecole Normale Supérieure, LPMC
Condensation des polaritons de microcavité de semiconducteurs.

Roland Burgmann, Dept of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
Edouard Kaminski, Institut de Physique du Globe, Université Paris VII
Seismic anisotropy in the San Andreas shear zone.

William Lesler, Dept of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Michel Caffarel, Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique, CNRS-Université Paris VI
Quantum Monte Carlo for Molecules.

Barry Sinervo, Dept of ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa-Cruz
Michael Hochberg, CNRS-Institut des Sciences et de l'Evolution, Université de Montpellier II
Potential Role of social interactions in the speciation process.

James Casey, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Gérard Maugin, Laboratoire de Modélisation en Mécanique, Paris VII
Application of Modern Concepts of Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics to Some Problems of Biomechanics: Growth, Remodeling.

Sam Krucker, Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
Karl-Ludwig Klein, Observatoire de Paris, Section de Meudon
New Coordinated Investigation of Accelerated Particles at the Sun and in the Interplanetary Medium.

Kunxin Luo, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Alain Mauviel, INSERM
Blocking of Fibrosis by smad co-repressors.

Filip Filippou, Dept of Civil and Environment Engineering, UC Berkeley
Jacky Mazars, Laboratoire Sols, Solides, Structures, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble
High Performance modeling of shear failure of concrete columns under earthquake excitations.

Patrick Kirch, Anthropology Dept, UC Berkeley
Jean-Louis Rallu, Institut national d'Etudes Démographiques Paris
Long-Term Demagrophic Evolution in French Polynesia: an Interdisciplinary Approach.

Sengupta Raja, Dept of Civil and Environment Engineering, UC Berkeley
Stavros Tripakis, Verimag-CNRS
Service networks - intelligent middleware for distributed applications.

Yu Peter, Physics Dept, UC Berkeley
Mlayah Adnen, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Optical Scattering from quantum dots nanostructures.

Ali Shakouri, Eletrical Engineering Dept, UC Santa-Cruz
Stefan Dilhaire, CPMOH-Université Bordeaux 1
Caractérisation optique de micor-réfrigérateurs par des techniques interférométriques et réflectométriques femtosecnodes.

Claire Kramsch, German Department, UC Berkeley
Geneviève Zarate, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations orientales
Language, culture and identity in second/foreign language learning and teaching. An interdisciplinary workshop.

Diane Arman, Marie School of Law, UC Davis
Mireille Delmas-Marty, Collège de France, Unité Mixte de Recherche de Droit Comparé de Paris
International Criminal Justice and Common Values of Humanity


Ronald Amundson, Division of Ecosystem Sciences, UC Berkeley
Isabelle Basile, CEREGE-Université Aix-Marseille III
Le cycle du carbone dans les sols : role des interactions matiere organique / aluminosilicates pseudo-cristallises.

Edmund Campion, Dept. of Music Composer in Residence, CNMAT
François Paris,Center International de Recherche Musical (CIRM)
CIRM/CNMAT Collaboration.

A Chatterjee, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A Chetioui, University Pierre et Marie Curie, GPS 
Biological Consequences of inner-shell ionization events on DNA.

Eugene Commins, Dept. of Physics, UC Berkeley
François Combes, LERMA, Observatoire de Paris
Supernovae and Dust : Following the Dusty from Galaxy Formation to Cosmological Parameters.

Kurt Cuffey,  Department of Geography, Univeristy of California, Berkeley
François Vimeux,  Institute de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) - Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement (LSCE, UMR CEA-CNRS 1572) 
Improved precipitation isotope analyses for climate change studies.

Agnes Gellen, Dept. of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley 
Elise Domenach, University de Picardie Jules Verne, Department de Philosophie
Kant's Trans-Atlantic Legacy of Skepticism.

Louise Glass, Plant and Microbial Biology Department, UC Berkeley
Corrine Clave, Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire des Champignons
Comparative analysis of the programmed cell death reaction triggered by nonself recognition genes in two model fungal species.

John Gunion, Physics Department, UC Davis
Ulrich Ellwanger, Theoretical Physics Lab, University de Paris-Sud 
Supersymmetric Higgs Bosons at the Large Hadron Collider.

Larry Hyman, Linguistics Department, UC Berkeley
Gérard Philippson, INALCO Paris, en délégation au Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage (UMR 5596)
Linguistic Philogenies in the Bantu Domain

Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley
Nathalie Picard-Tortorici, THEMA (Scienes economiques), l'Universite de Cergy-Pontoise
Nouveaux regards sur la fécondité en Afrique Occidentale.

Edward Keller, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Laurent Goffart, Research Fellow at CNRS
Distributed Neural Control of Visual Saccades.

Warren Sack, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley, SIMS
François Detienne, INRIA-Rocquencourt, Projet EIFFEL
Social and Cognitive Analyses of Collaborative Design for Open Source.

Kevan Shokat, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Univeristy of California Berkeley
Michael Sieweke, Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy (CIML)
Role of subnuclear localization and complex formation of transcription factors in differentiation

Tyler Stovall, History Department, UC Berkeley
Michel Giraud, CNRS/Universite des Antilles et de la Guyane
Strangers at home: Caribbean Immigrants in France and the United States.

Daniel Tataru, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley
Patrick Gerard, Département de Mathématiques, Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay
Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations and Geometry.

Slawek Tulaczyk, University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Earth Sciences
Catherine Ritz,  Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Geophysique de l'Environnement
Possible Near-Future breakup of the Ross Ice Shelf and Other Forms of Unstable Behavior of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: Evaluating the Impact of Decreasing Ice Discharge from the Ross Ice Streams.

Martin Wachs, Institute of Transportation Studies, City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley
Cynthia Ghorra-Gobin, Director of Research, CNRS - Paris, National Scientific Research Center
Public Services and Organizational Innovations: A French and American Perspective in the Transit System.


Sharon Daniel, Department of Film and Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Karen O'Rourke, UFR d'Arts Plastiques et Sciences de l'Art, Université de Paris I 
Mapping the Database: Designing and Building Interdisciplinary, Non-Hierarchical, Dynamically Evolving Art/Information Systems.

Jesús A. De Loera, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
András Sebö, CNRS Laboratoire Leibniz-IMAG, Grenoble
Computer Algebra Methods in Graph Theory and Optimization.

Imke de Pater, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley
Renée Prangé, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Université Paris Sud, Orsay 
Monitoring and Study of Io's Volcanic Activity by the Keck and VLT Adaptive Optics System.

David W. Deamer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz
Marie-Christine Maurel, Departement Biologie Supramoleculaire et Cellulaire, Institut Jacques Monod, Paris
Oligomerization of Thioglutamic Acid in Membrane-Defined Microenvironments.

Deborah P. Delmer, Plant Biology, University of California, Davis
Herman Hofte, Laboratoire de Biologie, Centre de Versailles, INRA, Versailles
The Use of Arabidopsis Mutants to Trace the Path of Carbon into Cellulose in Plants.

Mark Franko, Department of Theater Arts, Arts Division, University of California, Santa Cruz
Carlo Severi, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France, Paris 
Sybolic Actions: Ritual, Dance, Theater, Art.

Bronwyn H. Hall, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley 
Jacques Mairesse, INSEE-CREST, Malakoff
Economics, History, and Law of Intellectual Property: Proposal for a Franco-American Conference.

Kevin E. Healy, Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley 
Véronique Migonney, Université Paris, Institut Galilée-LRM, Villetaneuse
Peptide-modified heparin-like copolymers as biomimetic coatings for orthopaedic implants: synthesis, surface characterization, and biological response.

David F. Hult, Department of French, University of California, Berkeley 
Danielle Bohler, Langue et Littérature Françaises, Université de Bordeaux, Paris 
La Culture de Livre: Naissance et Transformations du lecteur depuis la fin du Moyen Age jusqu'au seuil de la modernité.

Doug Kellogg, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
Robert Arkowitz, Institut de Recherche-CNRS-INSERM-UNSA, Centre de Biochemie, Université de Nice, Nice
G-protein regulation of growth location.

Tonya L. Kuhl, Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, University of California, Davis
Carlos M. Marques, Institut de Physique, Strasbourg
Binding dynamics of tethered ligand-receptor interactions.

Ethan Ligon, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Pierre Dubois, Département d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, INRA, University of Toulouse
Microeconomic Theory and Empirical Studies of Intra-Household Behavior in Developing Countries.

Jeffrey R. Long, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley 
Patrick Batail, FRE-CNRS, Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel, Nantes
Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Re6-nOsnSe8(n=1-3) Cluster-Organic Radical Salts.

Christos H. Papadimitriou, Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley 
Evripidis Bampis, Laboratoire de Méthodes Informatiques, Université d'Evry, Evry
MULT-APPROX: Multiobjective Optimization and Approximation.

Carl Pennypacker, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley 
Michel Boer, Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, Toulouse
Developing an Internet-mediated Astronomy Research/Teacher Training Program for France, the U.S., and Other Nations.

Saul Perlmutter, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
Pierre Antilogus, Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon, Villeurbanne
Nearby supernova factory project (software).

Richard J. Saykally, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley 
Claude Roth, Department of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Investigating the Physiology of Natural Killer Cells by Nonlinear Chemical Imaging Nanomicroscopy.

Hei Sook Sul, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley 
Axel Kahn, Institut Cochin de Genetique Moleculaire, Université de Paris, Paris 
Regulation of fatty acid synthase promoter by AMP-dependent protein kinase.

Pravin Varaiya, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley 
Michel Diaz, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse
End to End Transport Protocols for the New Generation Internet.


Ali Belkacem, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Joseph Remillieux, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon 
Experimental Studies of Vacuum-Assisted Photoionization.

Stanley Berger, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Francis Cassot,  INSERM, Toulouse
Numerical and Experimental Simulations of Cerebral Blood Flow for/and Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRA and fMRI.

Edward Berry, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jean-Luc Popot, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris 
Crystallization of Cytochrome bc 1/amphipol Complexes.

Carlos Bustamante, Depts. of Physics and Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Malcolm Buckle, Institut Pasteur, Paris 
RNA Polymerase Translocation: A Comparative Study using Rapid Footprinting, Surface Plasmon Resonance and Single Molecule Methodologies.

Deborah Hopkins, Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Joëlle Riss, CDGA, Université de Bordeaux I 
Micromechanics of Natural Rock Fractures under Shear Stress.

Carole Meredith, Dept. of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis 
Jean-Michel Boursiquot, ENSA, Montpellier
DNA Profiling and Parentage Analysis of Grape Varieties Held in the INRA Collection at Domaine de Vassal.

John Radke, Geographic Information Science Center, UC Berkeley 
Didier Josselin, Laboratoire THEMA, Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon
A Boundary Generation System for Landscape Characterization.

Richard Scheffler, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley 
Christine Huttin, Université de Paris X-Nanterre 
The Growth of Private Insurance and Managed Care in France: Insights from the American Experience.

George Smoot, Dept. of Physics, UC Berkeley; Research Physicist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory 
James Bartlett, Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse 
Precision Cosmology from CMB Data Processing and Analysis Techniques.

William Sullivan, Dept. of Biology, UC Santa Cruz 
Alain Debec, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Villefranche-sur-Mer 
Investigating the Paradox of Parthenogenesis.

Norman Terry, Dept. of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley 
Jean-Claude Davidian, ENSA-INRA, Montpellier 
Mechanisms of Selenium Uptake, Sequestration and Resistance in Arabidopsis and Yeast Mutants.

David Vogel, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley 
Jabril Bensédrine, Economie et Gestion, Université de Marne-la-Vallée
French and American Perspectives on Genetically-Engineered Food: Institutional Convergence and Divergence as Sources of Cooperation and Dispute.

Wen-hsin Yeh, Dept. of History, UC Berkeley 
Christian Henriot, Institut d'Asie Orientale, Université Lumière Lyon II
Shanghai in Images: A Historical Photographic Database (1840-1949).

Qiang Zhou, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Olivier Bensaude, Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris 
Functional Analysis of RNA-binding Activity of the Human Positive Transcription Elongation Factor, P-TEFb.

In addition, the France-Berkeley Fund bestowed on two projects the "FBF Seal of Approval." Designed to encourage the formation of partnerships with private industry, the Seal commits the Fund to providing support in 2001-2002 to the following two teams, on condition that they secure matching funds from industry.

Alexandra Navrotsky, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Davis 
Roger Marchand,  Laboratoire "Verres et Céramiques," Université de Rennes I 
Thermochemistry of a New Class of Inorganic Nitrogen-Containing Materials.

David Raulet, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 
Eric Vivier, Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy, Marseille 
Characterization of a Novel Population of Memory T Lymphocyte.