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Research Gazette - July 2005

July 21, 2005

Research Gazette

Grant Awards (May)

Dr. Darryn Willoughby, HHPR; $40,837; Effects of Eight Weeks of Novedex Extreme Supplementation on Serum Hormone Profiles and the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Testes Axis in Resistance-Trained Males; Gaspari Nutrition

Dr. Trena Wilkerson, curriculum and instruction; $3500; Addressing the Achievement Gap in Central Texas; Southwest Educational Development Laboratory

Dr. Stacy Atchley, geology; $41,000; The Mississippi Pekisko Formation at Twining Field; Pengrowth Corporation

Dr. Stephen Gipson, chemistry and biochemistry; $150,000; Redox-Initiated Reactivity of Organometallic Compounds; The Robert A. Welch Foundation

Dr. Grear Howard; Truett Seminary; $8,270; Current Student Scholarships; The Raymond and June Kuns Foundation

TOTAL AWARDED: $243,607.00


Grant Requests (May)

Dr. Robert Adams, biology; $25,000; Analyses of Infraspecific Variation and the Affinities of Extant Populations of Cupressus abramiana and C. goveniana by FISSR DNA and the Application of Biodiversity Information for Conservation Strategies; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dr. Ian Gravagne, engineering; $341,802; Compliant Robots for Novel Manipulation; National Science Foundation

Dr. Robert Adams, biology; $25,000; Conservation of Coconut Genetic Diversity While Developing Sustainable Coconut Agriculture in Papua New Guinea (PNA) for the Production of Coconut-Biodiesel, A Renewable Fuel: A Model for the Future; Wallace Genetic Foundation

Dr. Stacy Atchley, geology; $41,000; The Mississippi Pekisko Formation at Twining Field; Pengrowth Corporation

Dr. Erich Baker, computer science; $102,392; Comparative Informatics of Brain Molecular Networks; National Institutes of Health through the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Darrin Bellert, chemistry and biochemistry; $35,000; Resolution of Transient States of Nutrile Anions Via Photodissociation Action Spectroscopy; American Chemical Society-The Petroleum Research Fund

Dr. Myeongwoo Lee, biology; $198,750; Role in Integrin Signaling in Gonad Functions; National Institutions of Health

Dr. David Garrett and Dr. Michaela Ritter, communication sciences and disorders; $25,000; Making a Difference Across the Spectrum of Reading Disabilities: Changing the Lives of Children and Their Families; The Barbara Bush Texas Fund for Family Literacy

Dr. Lori Baker, sociology and anthropology; $150,000; DNA Border Project; Consulate General of Mexico

Dr. Wes Null, education, and David A. Smith, history; $856,346; Civic Virtue Initiative; Lynde & Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Jim Ellor; social work; $1,000; Ethical Issues in Suffering and Hope Among Older Adults; Institute for Geriatric Social Work Training Incentive Program

Dr. Bryan Brooks; environmental studies; $120,000; Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology of an Emerging Contaminant: Low Level Exposure of Fish and Tadpoles to Fluoxetine in Water, Sediment, and Diet; The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Inc.

Dr. Grear Howard; Truett Seminary; $8,270; Current Student Scholarships; The Raymond and June Kuns Foundation

TOTAL REQUESTED: $1,929,560


Grant Awards (June)

Dr. Grear Howard, Truett Seminary; $1,656; Current Student Scholarship; Raymond and June Kuns Foundation

Dr. Lianne Fridriksson, journalism; $6,000; Mayborn Scholar in Journalism; Frank and Sue Mayborn Foundation

Dr. Douglas V. Henry, Institute for Faith and Learning; $83,500; The World and Christian Imagination; Lilly Fellows Program

Dr. Eva Doyle and Dr. Beth Lanning, HHPR; $24,062; Community Based Participatory Research: A Health Promotion Pilot in Roseland Homes, East Dallas; Institute of Faith-Health Research of Dallas

Dr. Max Shauck, Baylor Institute of Air Science; $148,440; North East Texas 2005 Aircraft Study for Northeast Texas Air Care; ENVIRON International Corporation

Dr. Randall Jean, engineering; $15,000; Microwave Technology Research; PECO, Inc.

TOTAL AWARDED: $195,158


Grant Proposals (June)

Dr. Robert Doyle and Dr. Joseph White, biology, Dr. John Dunbar and Dr. Peter Allen, geology, and Bruce Byars, Lisa Zygo and Shane Prochnow, CAGSR; $400,000; Lake Whitney Comprehensive Assessment Proposal Phase 1A-Physical Limnology; Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. James Ellor and Dr. Jon Singletary, social work; $996,931; Building Healthy Families in the Heart of Texas; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Family

Dr. Steven Driese and Dr. Don Parker, geology; $123,619; Acquisition of a Wavelength-Dispersive XRF Instrument for Baylor University Geology; National Science Foundation

Dr. Steven Driese, geology; $166,262; Technician Support: XRF and other Analytical Instrumentation for Department of Geology, Baylor University; National Science Foundation

Dr. Robert Doyle, biology; $76,000; San Marcos River Restoration; U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife Service

Dr. Marianna Busch, chemistry and biochemistry; $351,486; Acquisition of High-Resolution LC-MS/MS Instrumentation; National Science Foundation

Dr. Mary Nichols, political science; $77,000; Teaching the Founding Principles of the American Constitutional Order; Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Susan Bader, nursing; $11,600; Pattulo Technology Grant; Dallas Foundation

Dr. Diana Garland and Dr. Jon Singletary; social work; $35,000; National Study on Childcare Enrichment in Congregationally Based Childcare; A.L. Mailman Foundation

Dr. Lianne Fridriksson, journalism; $6,000; Mayborn Scholar in Journalism; Frank and Sue Mayborn Foundation

Dr. Kevin Pinney, chemistry and biochemistry; $100,000; Drug Discovery and Development Program Focused on Molecular Targets Suitable for Bioreductive Agents and Vascular Disrupting Agents; OXiGENE, Inc.

Dr. Douglas Henry, Institute for Faith and Learning; $500,000; Sustaining the Theological Exploration of Vocation; Lilly Endowment Inc.

TOTAL REQUESTED: $2,843,898


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