Research office approves seven proposals

The Research Office received 21 proposals for this solicitation with requests totaling $195,977. After review and evaluation the Research Council provided this office with a prioritized list of proposals. The Interim Vice President for Research has approved funding for 7 proposals with combined budgets of $68,849.

The following proposals have been selected for funding:

Bennett, Tory (Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, College of Forestry): “Do Rare Species Perceive Habitat Features as Barriers Where Common Species Would Not: A Comparative Study to Explore Landscape Permeability among a Local Butterfly Community?”

Black, Bryan (Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, College of Forestry): “A Tree-Ring Approach to Developing Growth Chronologies for Marine Mammal Species”

Chang, Jeff (Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Characterizing the Mechanisms of Host-Association by the Deleterious Rhizosphere Bacteria, Pseudomonas fluorescens WH6”

Herman, Gregory (School of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering): “Diffusion Mechanisms in Oxide Semiconductors”

Kioussi, Chrissa (Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy): “Making of a Tooth”

Metoyer, Ronald (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering): “End User Information Graphics Construction”

Sagili, Ramesh (Dept. of Horticulture, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Evaluating the Potential of Brood Pheromone to Stimulate Protein Consumption and Colony Growth in Commercial Honey Bee Colonies”

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