The College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) Program,  has funded a proposal “Accelerating Neuroactive Microbial Compounds Discovery with Gut-Brain Chip Technology” for an award of $125,000.  This is a collaboration between Biochemistry & Biophysics (Dr. Kenton Hokanson), Biomedical Sciences (Drs. Kathy Magnusson, Pat Chappell), Microbiology (Dr. Maude David) and the NeuroBiome LLC.