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The following grants were received by the Research Foundation in March:

(Those with UConn listed as a source represent a distribution of a larger federal award to the University.)

Department Researcher Project Amount & Source
Allied Health Jane Kerstetter Characterization of Low Protein Induced Secondary Hyperparathyroidism $62,022 Yale University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Cynthia Jones Developmental Ecology of Mayapple $44,000 NSF-Div. of Environmental Biology
Molecular and Cell Biology Judith A. Kelly Biomedical Research for Minority High School Students and Teachers $29,597 PHS-NIH-Research Resources
Molecular and Cell Biology James Knox D-Aminoacid Ligases and Bacterial Vancomycin Resistance $100,726 NIH
Molecular and Cell Biology Wolf-Dieter Reiter Genetic Analysis of Sugar Nucleotide Interconversions in Arabidopsis $78,742 Dept. of Energy
Molecular and Cell Biology Wolf-Dieter Reiter Genetic Analysis of Plant Cell Wall Matrix Components $321,000 NSF-Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences
Physiology and Neurobiology Larry Renfro and Joseph Loturco West Co. Collaboration $1,660 West Co.
Physiology and Neurobiology Pei-San Tsai Functional and Structural Evolution of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone $87,101 NSF-IBN- Career Development Program
Marine Sciences George McManus Effects of Multiple Stressors on Coastal Marine Ecosystems $8,762 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Marine Sciences Peter Auster Research Coordination Activities for Stellwagen Bank National Marine $83,815 National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Natural Resources Mgt. & Engineering David R. Miller Analysis of Selected Air Pollution Data $50,000 Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
Pathobiology Dennis W. Hill Development of Analytical Methods for the Detection and Confirmation of the Administration of Metaraminol in Equine $26,000 Association of Racing Commissioners Intl.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Robin Bogner Exploring Careers in Pharmaceutics $11,575 Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Robin Bogner General Research Support $4,000 W.F. Young Inc.
Total Life Sciences this listing $909,000
Anthropology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Robert Dewar and John Silander Population Natural Resources and Standing Forest along the Eastern Coast of Madagascar $240,000 John D. and Catherine MacArthur Foundation
Communication Sciences Susan Bartlett Clinical Services for Children $23,159 Conn. Dept. of Mental Retardation
Communication Sciences Sandra Ulrich Clinical Services for Children $23,159 Conn. Dept. of Mental Retardation
Psychology Benjamin Sachs Psychobiology of the Autonomic Arousal Process $92,699 NSF-Integrative Biology & Neurosciences
Social Work Michael Borrero Archbishop's Annual Appeal (Share God's Blessings) $4,000 Archdiocese of Hartford
Total Social Sciences this listing $383,017
Cooperative Extension Stephen Broderick Creating Forests for Wildlife and Timber Education Through Demonstration for Owners of Forest Resources in Vermont and Connecticut $9,760 Ruffed Grouse Society
Cooperative Extension Nancy Bull Integrated Pest Management $80,000 USDA Smith Lever 430
Graduate School Robert Smith Graduate Research Fellowship Program $47,000 NSF-Division of Graduate Education
Public Safety William Barrett Windham Regional Transit District $96,685 Windham Regional Transit District
Total Other this listing $233,445