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

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

Department Researcher Amount Source
Agriculture Kirklyn Kerr $13,731 USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Employee Retirement Contributions Program (NAPIAP)
Allied Health Pouran Faghri $52,598 Altman Prosthetic & Orthotic Center
Collaborative Orthotic & Prosthetic Project
Animal Science Cameron Faustman $91,234 DOD-U.S. Army
The Effect of Water Activity and Partial Oxygen Pressure on Oxidative Quality of Meat-Based Ration Components
Ecol. & Evol. Biology Zoe Cardon $107,935 Mellon Foundation
Influence of Root Exudation and Rhizodeposition on Rhizosphere Processes
Ecol. & Evol. Biology Paul Lewis $100,000 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Structure Of Phylogenetic Landscapes
Ecol. & Evol. Biology Jane O'Donnell $28,000 Conn. Dept. of Env. Protection
Invertebrate Zoological Services
Ecol. & Evol. Biology John Silander $2,248 Nature Conservancy
Factors Controlling the Distribution of Japanese Barberry (berberis thunbergii) in Connecticut
Ecol. & Evol. Biology Peter Turchin $3,000 Nature Conservancy
Population Viability Analysis for the Puritan Tiger Beetle
(Graduate Assistant: Kristian Omland)
Ecol. & Evol. Biology David Wagner$6,000 Nature Conservancy
Canaan Mountain and Robbins Swamp Invertebrate Survey
Molec. & Cell Biology Lawrence Hightower $119,875 Stressgen Biotechnologies Corp.
University of Connecticut/Stressgen Cytoprotection Project
Molec. & Cell Biology Debra Kendall $19,836 PHS-SAMHSA-Drug Abuse
Interhelical Interactions in the Cannabinoid Receptor
(Graduate Fellowship: Jonathan McMurry)
Physiol. & Neurobiology Angel de Blas $136,315 PHS-NIH-Aging
BABAA Receptors in Aging
Marine Sciences Philip Bogden $25,000 Analysis & Technology Corp.
ISARC 2000: Surface Current Estimation from ADCP Data
Marine Sciences Richard Cooper $$2,500 Aqua Solutions
Fort Shantok Study
Marine Sciences George McManus $7,300 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Effects of Multiple Stressors on Coastal Marine Ecosystem
Marine Sciences Collin Roesler $67,767 NSF-Office of Polar Programs
Solar Radiation Processes in the East Antarctic Sea Ice Zone
Marine Sciences Robert Whitlatch $19,186 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
The Introduction of Exotic Species into Coastal Marine Communities of New England: The Threat to Natural Resources
Natural Resources
Mgt. & Engin.
David R. Miller
Daniel Civco
$30,000 Conn. Dept.of Environmental Protection
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for the State of Connecticut
Natural Resources
Mgt. & Engin.
Robert Neumann $3,494 Nature Conservancy
The Role of Large Woody Debris as Habitat for Wild Brook Trout in Connecticut Streams
Natural Resources
Mgt. & Engin.
Robert Neumann $69,839 Hudson River Foundation
Structure & Dynamics of Catfish Populations in Freshwaters of the Hudson River Estuary Recruitment Patterns, Habitat Associations and Modeling Population Responses
Nutritional Sciences Maria Luz Fernandez $47,181 Monsanto Corp.
Mechanisms of Plasma Cholesterol Lowering by Corn Oil and Sitostanol
Pathobiology Steven Geary $48,745 Pfizer Inc.
Molecular Vaccine Research and Development Facility (Chicken Isolator Facility)
Pharmaceutical Sciences Steven D. Cohen $160,548 PHS-NIH-Environmental Health Sciences
Biochemical Toxicology Mechanisms Research
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal $12,000 Banque Franìaise du Commerce ExtÄrieur
Material Properties of Formulations for Freeze Drying
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal $3,900 Covance Inc.
Material Properties of Formulations for Freeze Drying
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal $15,000 Kaken Pharmaceutical Co.
Material Properties of Formulations for Freeze Drying
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal $18,000 Eli Lilly & Co.
Eli Lilly Research Assistantship in the Freeze Drying of Pharmaceuticals
Plant Science Richard Ashley $1,500 Cornell University
Connecticut Liaison 1995 Report
Plant Science Donna Ellis
Richard McAvoy
$24,053 USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
Serangium parcesetosum as a Potential Predator of Silverleaf Whitefly, bemesia argentifolii, on Greenhouse Poinsettias
Plant Science
Natural Resources
Mgt. & Engin.
Donna Ellis
David B. Schroeder
$7,513 USDA
Cooperative Agreement Award for Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife Program, Fiscal Year 1998
Total Life Sciences this listing $1,244,298

Cooperative ExtensionStephen Broderick $65,227 Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor Inc.
Cooperative Agreement Between the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor Inc. and the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System
Cooperative Extension Diane Hirsch $27,900 Virginia Tech.
HACCP Implementation
Cooperative ExtensionRichard Meinert $435USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Farm Safety
Total Other this listing $93,562