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Top Sponsored Awards, March 2021

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Posted April 30, 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 Feb.16 and March 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system. 

Department of Biochemistry 
E. Cahoon 
$202,208 
University of Nevada-Reno 
Understanding the Biosynthesis of Health-Promoting Polyacetylenes in Carrot 
 
Department of Biochemistry/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Food Science and Technology 
T. Obata, K. Majumder, J. Yang 
$500,000 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Elucidating the Health Beneficial Traits of Kernels of Maize Relatives Digested in the Human Gastrointestinal Tract 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
A. Pannier 
$500,000 
USDA-NIFA 
Influence of Maternal and Embryonic-Derived Extracellular Vesicles on the Initiation of Porcine Conceptus Elongation 
 
S. Pitla, J. Luck, R. Rohrer, Y. Shi 
$452,783 
USDA-NIFA 
UGV and UAV Collaboration for Automated Seed Refilling in Row Crops (U2AGV-Refill) 
 
Y. Shi, T. Brown-Brandl 
$500,000 
USDA-NIFA 
Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools-Artificial Intelligence: Cyberinformatic Tools for Exploring and Validating Sow Posture and Piglet Activity 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Y. Shi, A. Jhala, S. Knezevic, J. Luck, E. Psota, K. Zhang 
$453,775 
USDA-NIFA 
An Intelligent Unmanned Aerial Application System for Site-Specific Weed Management 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Statistics 
Y. Shi, Y. Ge, D. Heeren, L. Puntel, D. Rudnick, K. Zhang, Y. Zhou 
$935,756 
USDA-NIFA 
CPS: Medium: CPS-Enabled Variable Rate Technology 

Department of English 
K. Dawes 
$80,470 
Poetry Foundation 
American Life in Poetry 
 
Department of English/Center for Digital Research in the Humanities 
K. Price, B. Barney, M. Cohen 
$152,648 
National Archives and Records Administration 
The Complete Correspondence of Charles W. Chesnutt 

Department of Physics and Astronomy 
K. Uiterwaal 
$310,555 
National Science Foundation 
REU Site: Lasers and Optics 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
E. Weaver 
USDA-NIFA 
One Health Universal Swine Influenza Vaccines 
 
School of Natural Resources/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 
A. Little, J. Carroll, L. Powell, Y. Qi, D. Twidwell, D. Tyre, D. Uden 
$699,940 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 
Identifying and Prioritizing Habitat for Pheasant Conservation and Management in Agriculturally Dominated Landscapes 


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