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Cagla Eroglu

Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology
Duke Box 3709, Durham, NC 27710
333A Nanaline Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Duke Preparing Research Scholars in Biomedical Sciences- Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

How do astrocytes participate in demyelination and myelin repair?

ResearchSponsor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2027

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2027

How does neuronal contact mediate astrocyte transcriptional maturation?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2026

Duke Preparing Research Scholars in Biomedical Sciences- Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

How do astrocytes participate in demyelination and myelin repair?

ResearchSponsor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2027

Training Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2027

How does neuronal contact mediate astrocyte transcriptional maturation?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2026

Linking Neuron-Astrocyte Communication to Long-Term Changes in Neural Circuit Function and Behavior

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Salk Institute Biotechnology/Industrial Associatio · 2021 - 2026

NIDDK NRSA T32 Diversity Administrative Supplement

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Targeting tumor-neural cell interactions to inhibit lung cancer brain metastasis

ResearchCollaborating Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Neuron-Microglia Crosstalk in Development: A new role for the neuron-derived cytokine IL34 in microglial function

FellowshipMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2025

Genetic and Genomics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Duke Creating ADRD Researchers for the Next Generation - Stimulating Access to Research in Residency Program (CARiNG-StARR)"

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2024

CIRCUIT MECHANISMS FOR DOPAMINE NEURON VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN PD

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research · 2021 - 2024

Role of astrocytes in demyelination and myelin repair

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Adelson Foundation · 2022 - 2024

Mitochondria Regulation of Astrocyte Development and Synaptogenic Function

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute · 2021 - 2024

How do Astrocytes Control Inhibitory Synapse Formation and Function?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Pew Charitable Trusts Latin American Fellows Prog · 2018 - 2024

Neurobiology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

A novel role for astrocyte-secreted synaptogenic factor Hevin/SPARCL1 in microglia-mediated synaptic pruning in response to visual experience

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Heat Shock Factors and Protein Misfolding Disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Control of Astrocyte Development and Astrocyte-Synapse Interactions

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Dissecting the link between astrocyte diversity and PD risk

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative · 2021 - 2022

Role of Dysfunction Astrocyte-Neuron Signaling in Parkinson's Disease

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative · 2021 - 2022

Discovering the Astrocytic Compartment of Dopaminergic Synapses in Health and PD.

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation · 2021 - 2022

Zeiss Lightsheet Upgrade to Expand Imaging Capabilities

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2022

CZI Neurodegeneration Community Projects

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative · 2021 - 2022

Control of Astrocyte Morphogenesis and Synaptogenesis by Astrocytic Neuroligins

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2022

CZI Neurodegeneration Community Projects

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative · 2019 - 2021

New Proteomic and Genome Engineering Approaches to Decipher Astrocyte Function at Synapses

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

Control of Astrocyte Function by Parkinsonism Gene LRRK2

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research · 2019 - 2021

Transmission electron microscope (TEM)

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Environmental Toxins and Microglia-Synapse Interactions in Autism

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2021

Super-resolution Imaging via Multiple Modalities with the Zeiss Elyra 7

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2021

The Regulation of Synaptic Connectivity and Homeostasis by Huntingtin

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2020

Genetics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1979 - 2020

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

How Does Huntingtin Control Synaptic Development?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Control of Excitatory Synapse Formation by Huntingtin

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

How Do Muller Glia Control Circuit-Specific Retinal Synaptogenesis?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2019

Environmental Toxins and Microglia-Synapse Interactions in Autism

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Massachusetts General Hospital · 2016 - 2019

Control of Excitatory Synaptogenesis by Huntingtin

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation · 2017 - 2018

Basic predoctoral training in neuroscience

Inst. Training Prgm or CMETraining Faculty · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1992 - 2018

Targeting Autonomic Dysreflexia to Restore Immune Function After Spinal Injury

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Ohio State University · 2014 - 2018

Serial Block Face Scanning Electron Microscope

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2018

Control of synapse formation and maturation by astrocytes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2018

Sex Differences in Developing Microglia: Implications for Synaptic Pruning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Massachusetts General Hospital · 2016 - 2018

Investigation of the effects of hUTC on Mueller glia

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Janssen Research & Development, LLC · 2017 - 2018

Control of Tripartite Synapse Formation by Astrocytic Neuroligins

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2018

Sex Differences in Developing Microglia: Implications for Synaptic Pruning

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2016

Training in Fundamental &Translational Neuroscience

Inst. Training Prgm or CMETraining Faculty · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2016

Control of Excitatory Synapse Formation and Maturation by Astrocytes

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2015

External Relationships


  • I am an employee of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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