NeuroGenomics and Informatics Pilot Grant Program 2024 awardees

We are excited to announce the winners of the NeuroGenomics and Informatics (NGI) Pilot Grant Program 2024, a funding initiative aimed at supporting research leveraging multi-omic approaches to understand the biology of neurodegenerative diseases For more information about the Pilot Awards please see: NGI Pilot Grant | NGI | WUSTL We are delighted to award […]

Assistant Professor Position-Tenure Track and other positions Open!

The NeuroGenomics and Informatics (NGI) Center ( at Washington University School of Medicine, seeks to appoint Full-time tenure-track faculty position with interdisciplinary research interests and approaches that focus on improving our understanding of Alzheimer Disease and related dementias. Candidates should have an interest in generating and/or leveraging multi-omic data to understand the biology of neurodegeneration […]

Pilot Grant Submissions Requested!

The Neurogenomics and Informatics (NGI) Center ( is requesting proposals for the 2024 pilot grant program. Projects may involve one or more collaborating laboratories. The Project PI must be an NGI-affiliated member. As a pilot grant, we do not intend to fund ongoing projects, but rather projects to develop preliminary results for future grant submissions or […]

NGI pilot leads to a large NIH-funding to study endolysosomal diseases

The NGI Center funded a pilot project to Drs. Dickson, Cooper and Sardiello to Monitoring Lysosomal Content and Signaling in Lysosomal Storage Disorders. This funding led to a larger collaborative NIH funding for more than $8 million. This collaborative effort, which combines the areas of pediatrics, genetics, bioinformatics, and psychiatry will lead scientists to understand […]

NGI Center at AD/PD 2023

The Alzheimer’s Disease/Parkinson’s disease (AD/PD) 2023 annual conference ( begins tomorrow and will continue through Saturday, April 1. The virtual conference provides 6 full days of scientific presentations and symposia including a mix of pre-recorded oral presentations and live discussions with presenters.The Cruchaga lab is represented by 13 of our own researchers who are presenting […]

2023 Pilot Grant

The Neurogenomics and Informatics (NGI) Center ( is requesting proposals for a new pilot grant program.  The vision of the NGI is to transform the field of human neurogenomics by going beyond the analysis of genomic DNA to explore other omics layers, including epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. Molecular phenotyping of human samples is instrumental […]