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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, July 2020

News for Researchers

September 3, 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 June 16 and July 15, 2020, as reported through NUgrant, the electronic research administration system for the university. 

Center for Great Plains Studies 
M. Eckstrom 
$20,000 
National Alliance of Faith and Justice 
400 Years of African American History: Black Homesteading in the Great Plains 

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/School of Natural Resources 
D. Twidwell Jr., C. Roberts, D. Uden 
$203,001 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Conservation Outcomes in Great Plains Rangelands 
 
Department of Biochemistry 
D. Becker, E. Harris 
$1,141,760 
Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Science 
Molecular Mechanisms of Disease-T32 
 
Department of English/Center for Digital Research in the Humanities/University Libraries-Operation 
M. Cohen, B. Barney, K. Dalziel, J. Dussault, K. Price, G. Tunink 
$349,856 
National Endowment for Humanities 
Walt Whitman Archive Infrastructure Revitalization 
 
Department of Entomology/Department of Biochemistry 
J. Louis 
$429,248 
USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Characterizing the interplay between sorghum and fall armyworm 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
J. Turner 
$301,395 
National Science Foundation 
Integrated Analysis of the Cell Biological, Biomechanical, and Physiological Dynamics of Stomatal Guard Cells in Plants 
 
Department of Psychology/Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior/Vice Chancellor for Research  
T. Nelson, B. Brock, J. Nelson, C. Savage, D. Schultz 
$3,049,571 
DHHS-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 
Modifiable Predictors of Neural Vulnerabilities for Obesity 
 
Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction 
K. Grosskopf 
$400,000 
Department of Energy 
Modular Construction: A Field Study of Energy Efficiency and Code Compliance Through Offsite Prefabrication 
 
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program 
M. Doht 
$855,974 
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program FY2021 
 
Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership 
M. Allmand 
$300,000 
Department of Commerce-National Institute of Science and Technology 
COVID: 2020 CARES Act/NEAP Project 
 
Public Policy Center 
J. Walther 
$298,369 
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 
Nebraska DHHS Behavioral Health Training Coordination 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
E. Weaver 
$3,229,833 
DHHS-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease 
Rapid Manufacturing of a Universal Flu Vaccine Using TMV-conjugated Centralized Antigens 
 
School of Natural Resources 
C. Chizinski 
$315,809 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 
Exploring Links between Hunting and Conservation Organization Participation to Increase Effectiveness of R3 Programs 

School of Natural Resources/Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 
G. Limpert, A. Houston 
$260,822 
Department of Commerce-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
Ensemble Sensitivity Analysis to Investigate Mesoscale Heterogeneity in Southeast US Tornado Events 
 
School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 
B. Brodersen 
$295,000 
Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
2020 NAHLN Member Laboratory Cooperative Agreement 
 


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