After review and evaluation the Research Council provided the Research Office with a prioritized list of proposals. The Vice President for Research has approved funding for the following five proposal.
Bisson, William (Dept. of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Novel Inhibitors of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase-Like Orphan Receptor 2 (ROR2) Enzyme for the Treatment of Cancer”
Burrows, Sean (Dept. of Chemistry, College of Science): “Development of In-Situ Biosensors and Time-Resolved Laser Based Detection of Cancerous Biomarkers”
Duringer, Jennifer (Dept. of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, College of Agricultural Sciences): “Association of Soy Phytoestrogens with Increased Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders”
Haapala, Karl (School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering, College of Engineering): “Exploring Sustainable Process Capability Windows for a New Electrically-Assisted-Machining (EAM) Process”
Kent, Adam (College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences): “A New Approach for Studying Massive Volcanic Eruptions”