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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
Animal Science Nissim Yonash $7,834 UConn-Regional Research-462 (Redistr.)
Avian Diseases
Anthropology James Boster $25,625 NSF-Office of Polar Programs
Social Structure, Agreement, and Conflict in Groups in Extreme and Isolated Environments: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Christopher Barnes$28,300Price Waterhouse Foundation
VC (Venture Capital) Best Practices Survey
Chemical Engineering Robert Weiss $96,033NSF-Division of Materials Research
Ionomer Containing Binary Polymer Blends
Chemical Engineering Jeffrey Koberstein$40,000Dept. of Defense-U.S. Army
The Molecular Design of Smart Polymer Surfaces
Chemical EngineeringMontgomery Shaw $39,800Electric Power Research Institute
Long-Term Thermal Aging Study of Nuclear Plant Cables
ChemistryChalla Vijaya Kumar $34,806NSF-Division of Materials Research
Bioactive Composite Material: Proteins Immobilized Layers of Alpha-ZR IV Phosphonates
ChemistrySteven Suib$50,000 Engelhard Corp.
Novel Alkylation and Oxidation Catalysts
ChemistrySteven Suib $20,000Witco Corp.
Analysis of Witco Samples
Civil Engineering Michael Accorsi$12,524Department of Defense-U.S. Army
Intergovernmental Personnel Act on Parachute Simulations
Civil EngineeringJohn Leonard $18,769Department of Defense-U.S. Army
Intergovernmental Personnel Act on Parachute Simulations
Civil EngineeringMichael Accorsi & John Leonard $46,668Dept. of Defense-U.S. Army
Advanced Structural Modeling for Fully Coupled Parachute Dynamics
Civil EngineeringBarth Smets Domenic Grasso $80,393 Conn.-DEP-Long Island Sound
Inhibition of Biological Nitrogen Removal: Microbiology, Physical Chemistry and Process Engineering
Communication SciencesSusan Bartlett $7,500Visiting Nurse & Community Health of Eastern Conn. Inc.
Providing Speech-Language Services to Patients of VNA East
Cooperative Extension Chester Arnold$89,664Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials Projects (NEMO): Regional and Watershed Programs and Research
Cooperative Extension Mary Gaudio $6,300Vermont Dept. of Health
Lead Poisoning Prevention Training for Daycare Providers
Cooperative Extension Laurie Giannotti$40,000Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
NEMO Educational Programs for Quinnipiac River Watershed Towns
Cooperative Extension Chester Arnold$78,500USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO)
Cooperative Extension Chester Arnold$80,000USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Coordinating a National Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Network
Cooperative ExtensionCandace Bartholomew$18,589USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Title: IPM/Pesticide Application Training Program Funds
Cooperative ExtensionNancy Bull $95,175USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Cooperative ExtensionCarole Eller $150,000USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Connections-Linking University to Community
Cooperative ExtensionKaren Filchak $15,704USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Brooklyn Extension Center
Cooperative ExtensionRoy Jeffrey $60,000USDA-Smith-Lever -430
Improved Water Quality
Cooperative Extension Bruce Wilbur$89,044USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Penalty Mail-Administration
Curriculum & Instruction Mary Weinland$61,040Capitol Region Education Council
Implementation of a Reading Recovery Program
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyRobert Colwell $22,000National Aeronautics & Space Administration
Predicting Faunal Response to Land Cover Changes: Integrating Remote Sensing Technology and Field-Based Ecological Sampling
Graduate Assistant: Sacha Spector
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyChris Elphick $2,500Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences
Evaluation of Shorebird Monitoring Schemes Through Simulation Modeling
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyChris Elphick $20,000Nature Conservancy
Bird Conservation Planning in the Great Plains
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyDonald Les $4,000Nature Conservancy
Habitat Requirements for the State-Threatened Eriocaulon parkeri (Parker's Pipewort)
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyChristine Simon$40,511NSF-DEB-Research Experience for Undergraduates
The Evolution of 13- and 17-Year Periodical Cicadas
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyPeter Turchin$4,000Nature Conservancy
Population Viability Analysis for the Puritan Tiger Beetle
Graduate Assistant: Kristian Omland
Ecology & Evolutionary BiologyDavid Wagner$7,000Nature Conservancy
Great Mountain Forest Invertebrate Fauna
EconomicsFred Carstensen $113,500 Conn. Dept. of Economic & Community Development
Economic Analysis of the Connecticut Economy
Educational LeadershipMarijke Kehrhahn $5,040Hartford Life Insurance Cos.
Learning Designs for Performance Improvement
Educational PsychologyPamela Campbell $130,085U.S. Dept. of Ed.-Special Education and Rehab. Services
Sharing Ideas about Teaching Effectively: Preparing Effective and Collaborative Teachers of Students with Disabilities
Educational Psychology Lee McLean$82,680HHS-HDS-Admin. Child Youth & Families
Training Initiative Project: Skill Development Project
Educational Psychology Lee McLean$200,000HHS-HDS-Admin. Child Youth & Families
University Affiliated Program (UAP): Core Grant
Electrical & Systems EngineeringJohn Enderle $26,971United Technologies Research Center
UConn Biomedical Engineering Industrial Internship Program at United Technologies Research Center
Electrical & Systems EngineeringJohn Enderle$56,000Bay State Medical Center
Clinical Engineering Internship Program at the Baystate Medical Center
Electrical & Systems Engineering Chandra Roychoudhuri $62,905UConn Health Center
Development of a Non-Linear Optical Microscope
Environmental Research InstituteRobert Carley $10,000Conn.-DEP-Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound Estuarine Study
Environmental Research InstituteRobert Carley $20,000Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon in Drinking Water
Environmental Research InstituteRobert Carley $150,498Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
Mobile Laboratory Technical Assistance
Family StudiesStephen Anderson $30,000Conn. Office of Policy and Management
Evaluation of Title V Delinquency Prevention Programs
Family StudiesSara Harkness $49,923 Spencer Foundation
Cultural Strategies for Children's Successful Development
GeologyLanbo Liu $3,500 Conn.-DEP-Long Island Sound
Publication of the Dehlinger Long Island Sound Free-Air Gravity Map
GeologyLanbo Liu & Anthony Philpotts $50,375NSF-Div. of Undergraduate Programs
Service Learning Practice in Upper Division Earth Science Courses: Bridging Undergraduate Learning, Teaching and Research
Geology Anthony Philpotts$100,791 NSF-Division of Earth Sciences
Measurement of Crystal Mush Compaction in the Palisades Sill, N.J., Using Serial Sections and X-Ray Scans of Partly Melted Oriented Samples
Geology Timothy Byrne$236,949NSF-Division of Earth Sciences
Active Extension in an Arc-Continent Collision, Taiwan: A GPS, Structural and Geomorphic Investigation
Inst. of Public Service-International Elizabeth Mahan$208,000U.S. Dept. of Ed.-Office of International Education
National Resource Centers and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships; Latin American Studies Consortium of New England
Inst. of Public Service-International Elizabeth Mahan$4,494Brown University
Partial Salary and Fringe Benefits for Coordinator of the Latin American Studies Consortium of New England
Institute for Social Inquiry Donald Ferree$19,000Conn. Dept. of Labor
Displaced Homemakers
Marine SciencesRichard Cooper $150,000The Mohegan Tribe
Research & Development of Marine Plants (Nori) Aquaculture in Connecticut Waters, Selective Breeding/Transgenic Development, & Support of Commercial Aquaculture
Molecular & Cell BiologyCharles Giardina$12,500Pharmaceutical Research & Mfg. of America Foundation
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Short Chain Fatty Acids & TNF-Induced Apoptosis of Colerectal Cancer Cells: Synergistic Effects
Molecular & Cell BiologyDebra Kendall $5,000Pfizer Inc.
Cho Cells Transfected with Cb1
Molecular & Cell BiologyDebra Kendall $22,947PHS-SAMHSA-Drug Abuse
Interhelical Interactions in the Cannabinoid Receptor
Graduate Fellow: Jonathan McMurry
Pharmaceutical SciencesBrian Aneskievich $116,136 PHS-NIH-Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases
Peroxisome Proliferator Effect on Keratinocytes
Pharmaceutical Sciences Ben Bahr$8,225Cortex Pharmaceuticals
A New Therapeutic Strategy to Attenuate Stroke-Related Neurodegeneration
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal$110,874Pfizer Inc.
Material Properties of Formulations for Freeze Drying
Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael Pikal$22,000Dow Chemical Corp.
Purdue/UConn Center for Pharmaceutical Processing
PhysicsRobin Cote$30,000NSF-Division of Physics
Ultracold Atoms to Probe Fundamental Physics
Physics Edward Eyler$136,871NSF-Division of Physics
High Resolution Studies of Atomic and Molecular Structure and Coherence
Physics Michael Ramsey-Musolf$37,500NSF-Division of Physics
National Science Foundation Young Investigator
Physics Niloy Dutta$15,773Lucent Technologies
High Speed Optical Demultiplexing
Physics Phillip Gould$94,000Dept. of Energy
Experiments in Ultracold Collisions (Second Year)
Physics Jeffrey Schweitzer$20,000National Aeronautics & Space Administration
Development of Planetary Remote Sensing Technology for Applications to Teleforensics
PhysicsWilliam Stwalley Moshe Gai$25,451 Southeastern Universities Research Association Inc./Jefferson Laboratory
Proposal for a Memorandum of Understanding: UConn-CEBAF Three Positions
Physiology & NeurobiologyJoseph Crivello$4,138Nature Conservancy
The Estuary Watch Program: An Integrative Approach to Salt Marsh Monitoring
Physiology & NeurobiologyJoseph Lo Turco$74,134Beth Israel Hospital
Synaptic Physiology of Neocortical Ectopias
Plant Science Mark Bridgen$2,000New England Greenhouse Conference
Effect of Harvesting Technique and Genotype on Cut Flower Production of Alstroemeria
Plant ScienceLorraine Los & Richard Ashley $82,000Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection
Quinnipiac River Watershed Reduced Pesticide Loading/Integrated Crop Management Demonstration Project
Political Science Kenneth Dautrich$27,000The Dallas Foundation
Center for Survey Research & Analysis
Political Science Kenneth Dautrich$142,830Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant/UConn Poll 1999
PsychologyDeborah Fein $19,977U.S. Dept. of Ed.-Special Education and Rehab. Services
The Autism Screening Project
Psychology David Kenny$630Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
The Influence of Gender Stereotype Endorsement on Person Model Formulation
Graduate Assistant: Cynthia D Mohr
Psychology Harvey Swadlow$81,116 NSF-Integrative Biology & Neurosciences
Functional Microcircuits of Sensory Neocortex
Psychology Michael Turvey$87,000 NSF-Social & Behavioral Research
Haptic Perceptual Instruments
Social WorkMartin Bloom$5,000Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Ct. Inc.
Agreement Between the Child and Family Agency and the UConn School of Social Work
Social Work Kay Davidson$1,500Univ. of Massachusetts
Subcontract Between UMass.-Boston and UConn School of Social Work
Social WorkMichie Hesselbrock $48,691UConn Health Center
Consortium on the Genetics of Alcoholism
Statistics Alan Gelfand $49,706 NSF-Division of Mathematical Sciences
Methodology for Analyzing Spatial Data
The name of Moshe Gai as co-principal investigator was omitted from the following grant in the November 1998 grants listing.
PhysicsWilliam Stwalley Moshe Gai$159,311 Southeastern Universities Research Association Inc./Jefferson Laboratory
Proposal for a Memorandum of Understanding: UConn-CEBAF Three Bridge Positions