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Top Sponsored Awards, January 2021

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Posted February 26, 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 Dec. 16, 2020, and Jan. 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the electronic research administration system for the university. 

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 
S. Wortman 
$475,000 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
A Biobased Mulch Innovation For Organic Spinach And Carrots 
 
Department of Biochemistry 
E. Cahoon, T. Obata 
$450,000 
USDA-NIFA 
High-Value Oilseed Design and Optimization: Camelina- and Soybean-Based Astaxanthin Production 
 
L. Zhang 
$215,821 
National Science Foundation 
Molecular Visualization by Single Particle Cryo-Electron Microscopy 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center 
J. Luck, L. Thompson, N. Thorson 
$299,529 
USDA-NIFA 
Reducing Field Worker Exposure to Pesticides via Agricultural Data Connectivity and Mobile Apps 
 
Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 
C. Detweiler, A. Houston 
$805,406 
Oklahoma State University 
Real-time Weather Awareness for Enhanced Safety Assurance in UTM 

Department of English 
K. Dawes 
$80,470 
Poetry Foundation 
American Life in Poetry 

Department of Physics and Astronomy 
D. Umstadter, S. Banerjee 
$621,875 
Department of Defense-Defense Threat Reduction Agency 
Novel approach to imaging through dense shielding with penetrating radiation 
 
Lied Center for Performing Arts 
N. Engen-Wedin, N. Stroud 
$500,000 
Nebraska Department of Economic Development 
COVID: State of Nebraska’s Coronavirus Relief Fund – Event Centers Stabilization Program Application 
 
Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute 
N. Brozovic 
$1,000,000 
International Fund for Agricultural Development 
Promoting Sustainability and Resilience of Smallholder Irrigation Impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa 
 
School of Natural Resources 
M. Pegg 
$333,994 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 
Spatial Distribution and Population Demographics of Asian Carp in the Missouri River Basin, Nebraska 
 
School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 
S. Xiang 
$468,183 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
Structure-Based Design of Peptide Entry Inhibitors against Ebola Virus Infection 


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