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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, August 2020

News for Researchers

October 5, 2020

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between July 16, 2020, and Aug. 15, 2020, as reported through NUgrant, the electronic research administration system for the university.

Department of Biochemistry
A. Vecchio
$1,797,390
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Elucidating Structures and Functions of Membrane Protein Interactions at Tight Junctions

L. Zhang
$1,841,118
U.S. DHHS-NIGMS
Structures and Mechanisms of Iron-Sulfur Proteins in Redox Control and Stress Response

R. Roston
$400,000
Department of Energy
Membrane Contact Site Components Enabling Biogenesis of the Photosynthetic Membrane

Department of Biological Systems Engineering
T. Brown-Brandl
$218,023
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service
Effect of Rearing Conditions on Behavioral and Metabolic Responses of Poultry

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
Y. Ge, P. Baenziger, L. Sandall, J. Schnable, Y. Shi
$3,000,000
USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
High Intensity Phenotyping Sites: Transitioning to a Nationwide Plant Phenotyping Network

Department of Chemistry
R. Powers
$837,706
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Molecular Mechanism Linking Respiratory NADH Oxidation and Virulence in Staphylococcus aureus

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
L. Rilett, H. Sharif-Kashani, J. Turner
$535,500
Kansas State University
Rural Rail Safety Center

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Supply Chain Management and Analytics
M. Vuran, D. Batur, J. Ryan
$500,000
National Science Foundation
SWIFT: LARGE: DYNAmmWIC: Dynamic mmWave Spectrum Sharing Techniques for Public Safety Communications

Department of Physics and Astronomy
A. Kovalev
$344,971
Department of Energy
Spin Currents in Magnetic Systems and Heterostructures

J. Ngoko Djiokap
$200,000
Department of Energy
Dynamics of Two-Electron Atomic and Molecular Processes

School of Biological Sciences/Department of Biochemistry/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
P. Blum, K. Van Cott, M. Wilson
$618,472
NSF
Epigenetic Inheritance in the Crenarchaeota

School of Natural Resources
M. Hayes, D. Bathke, M. Podebradska, M. Svoboda, B. Wardlow
$254,900
Department of the Interior-Geological Survey
A Multi-Spatial Approach to Monitoring Forage Characteristics of Western U.S. Grasslands

School of Natural Resources/Department of Educational Psychology
J. Dauer, C. Clark
$313,898
NSF
ECR DBER DCL: Describing the Neurobehavioral Effects of Modeling-Based Instruction in Undergraduate Life Sciences Education

School of Natural Resources/School of Biological Sciences
J. Dauer, B. Couch
$299,511
NSF
Quantitative Modeling in Undergraduate Biology Courses: Teaching Approaches and Student Outcomes

School of Natural Resources/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering
A. Suyker, T. Arkebauer, H. Blanco, T. Franz, J. Gamon, A. Gitelson, A. Liska, H. Yang
$565,000
University of California, Berkeley – National Laboratory
Long-Term Maize-Based Agro-Ecosystem Core Sites as Part of the AmeriFlux Management Project Network

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
J. Lehn
$2,952,820
Department of Education
Student Support Services Program


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