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

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

Department Researcher Amount Source
Agricultural Economics Boris Bravo-Ureta $60,146 Agency for International Development
Socioeconomic Impacts of Alternative Peanut Production
Allied Health Linda Pescatello $13,834 New Britain Hospital
The Influence of Acute Dynamic Exercise on the Resting Blood Pressure of Women with Mild Hypertension
Ecology & Evolutionary Biol. David Wagner $5,290 Institute for Museum Services
Conservation Assessment Program Grant
Physiology & Neurobiology Joseph Lo Turco $62,895 March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Mechanisms of Brain Growth Studied in a New Genetic Model of Microcephaly
Marine Sciences William Fitzgerald $65,000. U.S Environmental Protection Agency
Mercury Cycling and Emissions
Marine Sciences Pieter Visscher $50,000 NASA
Production and Consumption of Biogenic Gases in Microbial Mats
Pathobiology Steven Geary $10,638 North Carolina State University
Occurrence and Distribution of Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Escape Variant Phenotypes Resulting from Vaccination of Chickens
Pharmaceutical Sciences Robin Bogner $12,000 Pfizer Inc.
Exploring Careers in Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutical Sciences Alexandros Makriyannis $2,500 World Health Organization
World Health Organization Research Award
Pharmaceutical Sciences Alexandros Makriyannis $115,830 PHS-SAMHSA-Drug Abuse
Cannabinoid Effects and Cannamimetic Drugs
Pharmaceutical Sciences Henry Palmer $750 Medical Information Services Inc.
Homestudy Continuing Education Program
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal, Robin Bogner $7,500 Parenteral Drug Association
Critical Process and Formulation Factors in the Freezing of Labile Proteins
Plant Science, Natural Resources Management & Engineering Donna Ellis, David Schroeder $15,000 USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
Cooperative Agreement Award for Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey FY 1999
Total Life Sciences this listing $421,383
Chemical Engineering Douglas Cooper $4,500 Allied Signal Inc.
UConn Process Control Consortium Membership Agreement: Industrial Affiliates in Automatic Process Control/Emerging Technologies
Civil Engineering Michael Accorsi $98,653 Dept. of Defense-U.S. Air Force
Simulation and Modeling of Wind Effects on Airdrop Systems
Civil Engineering Christian Davis, Jack Stephens $176,300 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
Connecticut Advanced Pavement Laboratory
Civil Engineering Richard Long $35,410 Conn. Dept. of Economic and Community Development
Support of the Eurotech Program 1998-1999
Civil Engineering Nikolaos Nikolaidis $67,000 United Technologies Research Center
Characterization of Arsenic Contamination in the Winthrop Landfill and Ground Water: Winthrop, Me.
Computer Science Eugene Santos Jr. $1,400 Dept. of Defense-U.S. Air Force
Lessons Learned in Applying Artificial Intelligence to the Real World
Computer Science Dong-Guk Shin $20,793 Mitre
Prototyping Object-Relational Mediator
Electrical & Systems Engineering Martin Fox $23,000 American Institute of Biological Sciences
Knowledge Harvest from Breast Cancer Detection Research
Mechanical Engineering Amir Faghri, Eric Jordan $7,000 ABB Power Plant Laboratories
Senior Design Project
Metallurgy Nitin Padture $34,694 Dept. of Defense-Office of Naval Research
In Situ-Processing and Mechanical Behavior of Novel Ceramic Composites
Physics William Stwalley $156,699 Southeastern Universities Research Association-Contin. Electron Beam Accelerator
Proposal for a Memorandum of Understanding: UConn-CEBAF Three Bridge Positions
Statistics Uwe Koehn $3,970 DOD-Navy-Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Statistical Analysis, Consulting and Training for the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, Conn.
Total Physical Sciences this listing $629,419
Communication Sciences Diane Brackett $43,770 Conn. Dept. of Mental Retardation
Comprehensive Birth to Three Program Specializing in Services to Infants & Toddlers with Hearing Implants Whose Families are Seeking Cochlear Implants
Economics Peter Barth $19,980 Conn. Dept. of Labor
A Follow-Up Study of Adult Terminees Taking Training under the Job Training Partnership Act in Connecticut, Part 13
Geography Ellen Cromley $7,470 Conn. Children's Medical Center
Identification of High Risk Areas for Child Pedestrian Injury in the Town of Hartford
Political Science Kenneth Dautrich $101,250 National Institute for Healthcare Research
National Institute for Healthcare Research, Religion Among Elites
Institute for Social Inquiry Everett C. Ladd $2,000 University of Chicago
Roper Center Membership
Total Social Sciences this listing $174,470
Art Susan Holmes $7,500 Conn. Commission on the Arts
Culturally Diverse Concerts and Workshops Featuring Traditional and Chamber Music
History Richard Brown $31,000 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Family Violence and Community Justice in the Early American Republic
History Nancy Shoemaker $30,000 Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.)
NEH Fellowship for Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.)
Total Humanities & Fine Arts this listing $68,500
Cooperative Extension Edith Valiquette $11,800 Danbury Public Schools
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Total Other this listing $11,800