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Grants - June 22, 1998
June 22, 1998

The following grants were received by the Research Foundation in April.

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

Department Researcher Project Amount & Source
Allied Health Pamela Roberts UConn Related Service Collaborations $24,000 Special Education Resource Center
Biology Stephen Trumbo Endocrinologic Basis of Parental Behavior and Dominance in Burying Beetles $24,751 NSF-Division of Integrated Biology and Neurosciences
Biology Peter Turchin Developing and Testing Models of Gypsy Moth Population Dynamics and Lyme Disease Risk $9,402 Institute of Ecosystem Studies Inc.
Molecular and Cell Biology Arlene Albert Rhodopsin Structure and Environment in Vision $237,519 PHS-NIH-National Eye Institute
Molecular and Cell Biology Thomas Chen Regulation of Expression of Fish Insulin-Like Growth Factors $50,000 NSF-Integrative Biology & Neurosciences
Molecular and Cell Biology David Knecht Molecular Genetic Analysis of the Cytoskeleton $223,000 PHS-NIH-General Medical Studies
Marine Sciences Hans Dam Mechanistic Controls of Carbon Flux by Mesozooplankton: A JGOFS Synthesis $13,707 University of Maryland
Pharmaceutical Sciences Robin Bogner Exploring Careers in Pharmaceutics $8,000 Bayer Corp.
Pharmaceutical Sciences .Allied Health Robin Bogner and Jane Kerstetter Calcium Glycerophosphate, Urinary Ph and Micturition $3,640 Akpharma Inc
Pharmaceutical Sciences Alexandros Makriyannis Molecular Basis of Cannabinoid Activity $284,075 PHS-SAMHSA-Drug Abuse
Plant Science Donna Ellis Habitat Protection for Natural Resource Managers through Educational Outreach $5,000 U.S. Dept. of Interior
Plant Science Donna Ellis Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum Salicaria L.) in Connecticut Wetlands $1,000 Conservation and Research Foundation
Plant Science Thomas Morris Scantic River Hydrologic Project $45,000 USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Total life sciences this listing $929,094
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Samuel Huang and Jeffrey Koberstein New Dental Composites $75,000 Jeneric-Pentron Inc.
Civil Engineering Michael Accorsi IPA on Advanced Parachute Simulations $15,951 DOD-Army-Intergovernmental Personnel Act
Civil Engineering John Leonard IPA on Advanced Parachute Simulations $24,220 DOD-Army-Intergovernmental Personnel
Physics Boris Sinkovic Spin- and Circular-Polarized Resonant Photoemission $149,981 NSF-Division of Materials
Statistics Uwe Koehn Statistical Analysis, Consulting and Training for the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, Conn. $1,277 DOD-Navy-Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Total physical sciences this listing $266,429
Communication Sciences Susan Bartlett Clinical Services Conn. Inc.
P.I.: Sandra Ulrich
$5,000 Visiting Nurse & Community Health of Eastern
Curriculum & Instruction & Educational Psych Timothy Reagan and Kay Norlander The Center of Pedagogy: The University of Connecticut and Partnership Schools $15,000 National Network for Educational Renewal
Institute for Social Inquiry Donald Ferree Business Quarterly Development $60,000 Conn. Dept. of Economic and Community
Total social sciences this listing $80,000