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  April 19, 2004


The following grants were received through the Office for Sponsored Programs in February. The list represents only new proposals awarded, and excludes continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advance each month by the Office for Sponsored Programs and is printed in one or more issues, depending on space available.

Department Principal
Sponsor Award Award Period
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal Science Andrew, S. George Walker Milk Research Fund $18,150 1/04-12/04
Evaluating Pasteurization of Colostrum Control of Johne's Disease Transmission, Calf Health and Calf Growth Rates
Center for Regenerative Biology Rasmussen, T. Robert Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust $68,750 2/04-8/05
Chromatin Remodeling in Murine Embryonic Stem Cells
Animal Science Venkitanarayanan, K. American Meat Institute $66,888 3/04-2/06
Inactivation of Listeria Monosytogenes on Frankfurters by Monocaprylin
Cooperative Extension Centers Prisloe, M. Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technologies $20,000 3/04-1/05
Development of a Protocol to Classify and Map Phragmites Australis in Tidal Marshes of the Lower Connecticut River from Quickbird Multispectral Imagery
Natural Resources Management & Engineering Miller, D. U.S. Department of Agriculture $466,130 3/04-2/07
Measurement and Total Accounting for Particulate Emissions Agricultural Field Operations
Plant Science Elliott, G. New England Floriculture Inc. $2,700 1/04-12/04
Persistence, Proliferation and Root Colonization by Microbial Inoculants in Soilless Potting Mixes
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Boster, J. National Science Foundation $5,852 3/04-5/05
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Influence of Conservation Organizations on the Cultural Model of Swidden Agriculture in Eastern Madagascar: Douglas Hume
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Barnes, C. East Hartford Public Schools $48,000 7/03-6/04
Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy
Chemistry Dimock, A. University of Connecticut Health Center $5,000 10/03-5/04
Middle School Great Explorations Program
Chemistry Howell, A. National Institutes of Health $1,026,944 2/04-1/08
Biological Targets from Oxetane Templates
Chemistry Howell, A. National Science Foundation $234,563 3/04-2/07
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Chemistry at University of Connecticut
Marine Science Skoog, A. National Science Foundation $313,192 4/04-3/07
Cavitation-Induced Organic Matter Modification in Marine Surface Waters
Mathematics Gine-Masdeu, E. Department of Defense $57,466 2/04-2/06
Limit Theorems in Probability Theory and Applications
Physiology and Neurobiology Renfro, J. NexMed Inc. $33,504 2/04-1/05
Mechanism of Nexact-Mediated Permeation Enhancement in Dermal, Airway, Renel and Blood-Brain Barrier in Vitro System
Psychology Frisman, L. Dept. of Health and Human Services-Conn. Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services $170,247 10/03-5/06
New Britain/Bristol Women's Treatment and Support Diversion Program
Neag School of Education
Educational Psychology Karan, O. Ledyard Public Schools $11,520 1/04-5/04
Counseling Intern Students
Kinesiology Volek, J. Atkins Foundation $274,567 5/03-12/04
Effects of Ketogenic Diet on Flow-Mediated Vasodilation of the Brachial Artery and Markers of Endothelial Dysfunction and Vascular Inflammation
School of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Accorsi, M. United Technologies-Pratt and Whitney $88,000 3/03-2/06
Computational Modeling of Ceramic Matrix Composites
Office of the Vice Provost for Multicultural Affairs
Multicultural and International Affairs Mahan, E. U.S. Department of Education $64,000 4/03-10/04
Latin American Group Project Abroad: Mexico Seminar for Connecticut High School Teachers
Office of the Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education
National Undersea Research Center Auster, P. University of Southern Maine $26,105 1/04-12/04
Biodiversity in Support of Integrated Oceans Management
School of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Sciences Makriyannis, A. National Institutes of Health-University of Arizona $410,427 8/03-5/06
Non-Addicting Cannabinoid Medications
Public Safety
Police Services Hudd, R. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-Conn. Dept. of Transportation $18,051 11/03-9/04
2004 Expanded Driving Under the Influence Enforcement Program
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