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November 30, 2017

The following list includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln between Sept. 16, 2017, and Oct. 15, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Entomology/Department of Plant Pathology/Metro Research and Extension District/Panhandle Research and Extension Center/Southeast Research and Extension District
R. Rasby, J. Bradshaw, K. Glewen, J. Green, T. Jackson-Ziems, A. Jhala, J. Larson, C. Ogg, R. Wright, J. Wu-Smart
$627,447
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Nebraska Extension Implementation Program

Dean’s Office of Education and Human Sciences
D. Smidt
$303,587
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Enteric Epidemiologist

Department of Agricultural Economics/Panhandle Research and Extension Center
C. Walters, S. Banerjee, J. Groskopf, B. Lubben, J. Stokes
$893,788
U.S. Department of Agriculture-NIFA
Northern Plains Regional Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Partnership

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
G. Graef
$286,060
Nebraska Soybean Board
Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska

G. Graef, D. Hyten Jr.
$515,426
United Soybean Board/Smith/Bucklin
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines

T. Clemente
$242,845
United Soybean Board/Smith/Bucklin
Testing Replacement of Fishmeal and Fish Oil in Seriola Rivoliana (Kampachi) Diets with Soy-based Protein and Oil

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Northeast Research and Extension District/West Central Research and Extension Center
R. Elmore, H. Blanco, C. Francis, D. Heeren, K. Koehler-Cole, C. Proctor, C. Shapiro, T. Shaver
$600,000
Nebraska Soybean Board
Implementation of Cover Crops in Nebraska Corn and Soybean Cropping Systems

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Northeast Research and Extension District
H. Yang, R. Elmore, W. Kranz
$378,342
George Mason University
WaterSmart: A Cyberinfrastructure-Based Integrated Agro-Geoinformatic Decision-Support Web Service System to Facilitate Informed Decision-Making

Department of Chemistry/Department of Biochemistry
D. Berkowitz, T. Helikar, R. Powers
$757,782
National Strategic Research Institute
Medical Countermeasure Drug Discovery and Development

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M. Han
$200,000
Department of Energy
Fiber-Optic Bolometer and Calorimeter Arrays for Magnetically Confined Plasmas

Department of Food Science and Technology
A. Bianchini Huebner
$907,272
Kansas State University
Alliance for Food Security through Reduction of Postharvest Loss and Food Waste

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
J. Reid, R. Bielenberg, R. Faller, K. Lechtenberg, S. Rosenbaugh, J. Schmidt
$1,154,970
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Midwest States Pooled Fund Roadside Safety Program Year 28

Department of Physics and Astronomy
B. Shadwick
$632,020
Department of Energy
Generation and Control of Self-Organized Nonlinear Kinetic Structures in High-Energy Density Plasmas in the Presence of Intense Magnetic Fields and Ultrashort Laser Pulses

Department of Plant Pathology/School of Biological Sciences
J. Van Etten, J. DeLong, D. Dunigan
$1,192,224
University of Delaware
RII Track-2 FEC: G2P in VOM: An Experimental and Analytical Framework for Genome-to- Phenome Connections in Viruses of Microbes

Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute/Department of Agricultural Economics
N. Brozovic
$200,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Market-based Approaches to Drought Management

School of Biological Sciences
C. Meiklejohn
$1,298,165
National Institutes of Health
Investigating the Special Role of Sex Chromosomes in Speciation: Discovering the Molecular Identities, Functions, and Evolutionary Histories of X-Linked Hybrid Male Sterility Genes in Drosophila

J. Storz, C. Meiklejohn, K. Montooth
$1,856,000
University of Montana
RII Track-2 FEC: Using Natural Variation to Educate, Innovate and Lead (UNVEIL): A Collaborative Research Network to Advance Genome-to-Phenome Connections in the Wild

School of Biological Sciences/Department of Biochemistry/Nebraska Center for Virology
C. Wood, P. Angeletti, J. West
$3,842,954
National Institutes of Health
Zambia AIDS Malignancies Diagnosis and Pathogenesis Program

School of Natural Resources
B. Fuchs, M. Svoboda
$927,774
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Drought Information Services and Research for Agriculture Across the United States

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
A. Doster
$350,000
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Avian Influenza (AI)-High Path Surveillance

Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium
M. Anderson-Knott, J. Rutt
$585,015
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success Evaluation


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