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Top Sponsored Awards, February 2021

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Posted March 31, 2021 by Dan Moser

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 Jan. 16 and Feb. 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system. 

 
Department of Agricultural Economics 
C. Walters, S. Banerjee 
$497,976 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Northern Plains Regional Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Partnership 2020 
 
Department of Animal Science/Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
B. Reiling, D. Ciobanu, N. Conner, A. Cupp, T. Ruth, R. Stowell, G. Sullivan 
$291,000 
USDA-NIFA 
Enhancement of Agricultural Literacy through Inquiry-Based Professional Development 
 
Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Department of Food Science and Technology 
J. Yu, J. Auchtung 
$500,000 
USDA-NIFA 
Dietary Exosome-Like Nanoparticles and their Impact on the Gut Microbiome in Obesity 
 
Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center 
C. Neale, L. Bodnar, N. Dave, B. Krienke, J. Luck, A. Masih, L. Puntel, L. Thompson, I. Zution Goncalves 
$890,835 
University of Maryland 
Improving Agricultural Water Use and Nutrient Management to Sustain Food and Energy Crops Production in the Corn Belt 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
P. Blum, H. Cerutti 
$323,325 
National Science Foundation 
REU Site: Integrated Development of Bioenergy Systems 
 
School of Biological Sciences/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools 
B. Couch, K. Brazeal, L. Wheeler 
$250,724 
NSF 
Collaborative Research: Student engagement with online formative assessments: Identifying access and barriers to resource use at two-year and four-year institutions 
 
School of Natural Resources/Department of Food Science and Technology/School of Art, Art History and Design 
J. Corman, K. Anania, J. Clarke, S. Thomas 
$5,987,352 
NSF-Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research 
RII Track-2 FEC: From Ecosystems to Evolution: Harnessing Elemental Data to Detect Stoichiometric Control-Points and their Consequences for Organismal Evolution 


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