Baylor University

Research Gazette September 2009

Sept. 30, 2009

Total awarded: $1,435,122

Dr. A. Alexander Beaujean, educational psychology; $66,156; Individual Differences and Health Outcomes: A Secondary Data Analysis in Cognitive Epidemiology; National Institutes of Health

Dr. Jay R. Dittmann, physics; $160,000; Elementary Particle Physics at Baylor; U.S. Department of Energy

Dr. Bessie W. Kebaara, biology; $8,144: The Role of Long3'-UTRs in Targeting Normal Cellular mRNAs for Decay by Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay; National Science Foundation

Dr. Kimberly A. Kotrla, social work; $26,934; Healthy Marriage Demonstration; Active Relationships Center

Dr. Mitchell J. Neubert, management and entrepreneurship, and Dr. Jerry Z. Park and Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, sociology; $394,654; National Study of Entrepreneurial Behavior, Regulatory Focus and Religion; National Science Foundation

Dr. Carey Newman, religion; $15,000; Science and the Quest for Meaning; Templeton Press

Dr. Rebecca Robbins, nursing; $180,000; Professional Nursing Shortage Reduction -- Over 70 Program; Texas Higher Education Coordination Board

Dr. Qin Sheng, mathematics; $25,662; Rapidly Convergent Quadrature-free (RCQF) Methods of Highly Oscillatory Diffraction Integrals in Light Beam Propagations; General Dynamics Information Technology Inc.

Dr. Amanda F.C. Sturgill, journalism; $2,000; Year-round Web Communication for the International Collegiate Programming Contest; Association for Computing Machinery Inc.

Dr. Sasha Usenko, Dr. Bryan W. Brooks and Dr. Erica D. Bruce, environmental science; $249,890; Texas Environmental Health Institute (TEHI) Grant for Activities Relating to the San Jacinto River Waste Pits; Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Department of State Health Services

Dr. Bennie F.L. Ward, physics; $58,000; Theoretical High Energy Physics at Baylor; U.S. Department of Energy

Dr. Joseph D. White, biology; $30,000; Aerial Photography and Species Composition Changes; Wildland Conservation Division, City of Austin

Dr. Joseph D. White, biology; $31,933; Carbon Sequestration Potential in Taumalipan Brushlands; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Dr. Darryn S. Willoughby, health, human performance and recreation; $25,043; Effects of Four Weeks of No-Shotgun and No-Synthesize Supplementation on Body Composition, Muscle Strength and Mass, Markers of Satellite Cell Activation, and Clinical Safety Markers in Males; VPX Sports Inc.

Dr. Darryn S. Willoughby, health, human performance and recreation; $25,043; Effects of Eight Weeks of Stealth Supplementation on Body Composition, Muscle Strength and Mass, Markers of Satellite Cell Activation, and Clinical Safety markers in Males; VPX Sports Inc.

Dr. Randy M. Wood, curriculum and education; $136,663; Live Brave FY 2010; Communities in Schools of the Heart of Texas

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