Research Awards, March 2010

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRONOMY
Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multisponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Mengel, David B.,The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $20,000, "Enhancing Sorghum Yield and Profitability through Efficient Nitrogen Management."

Mengel, David B.,Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Update Publication on Growth, Development, and Nutrition Uptake of Sorghum."

Prasad, P. V. Vara,Mengel, David B., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $77,000, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Prasad, P. V. Vara, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $25,000, "Update Publication on Growth, Development, and Nutrition Uptake of Sorghum."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Wu, Xiaorong(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $6,422, "Stablization of Sweet Sorghum Juice for Year-round Use (Research Agreement)."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Mengel, David B., and Prasad, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Staggenborg, Scott A., and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $4,219, "Evaluation of Sweet Sorghum Hybrids as a Bioenergy Feedstock for the South Central U.S. - Germplasm Development and Agronomic Practices."

Tesso, Tesfaye, and Little, Christopher R.(Plant Pathology), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $10,000, "Identifying Genetic and Structural Sources of Stalk Rot Resistance in Diverse Sorghum Germplasm under Dryland Production."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $77,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Beyer, R. Scott,The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,000, "Using Grain Sorghum in Poultry Feeds: Formulation Strategies, Processing Requirements, and Nutritional Value for Feeding Broilers, Laying Hens, and Turkeys."

Blasi, Dale A.,Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, $59,870, "A Comparison of Clinical Efficiency for Resflor Gold ® in High-risk, Light Weight Cattle as Treatments for Undifferentiated Bovine Respiratory Disease."

Brouk, Micheal J.,The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,000, "Develop a "Livestock Nutritional Professional Information Booklet" Evaluating the Value of Sorghum in Dairy Cattle Nutrition (Marketing Agreement)."

Brouk, Micheal J.,The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,000, "Develop a "Livestock Nutritional Professional Information Booklet" Evaluating the Value of Sorghum in Beef Cattle Nutrition (Marketing Agreement)."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Feeding Value of Sorghum and Sorghum DDGS for Swine (Marketing Agreement)."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Feeding Value of Sorghum and Sorghum DDGS for Swine (Marketing Agreement)."

Hancock, Joe D.,US Agency for International Development, $102,000, "Enhancing the Utilization and Marketability of Sorghum and Pearl Millet through Improvements in Grain Quality, Processing Procedures, and Technology Transfer to the Poultry Industry."

Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $4,891, "Extension Education Position Support."

Marsden, James L.,US Department of Agriculture, $44,426, "Efficacy of Advanced Oxidation Technology for Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Beef Subprimals and Trimmings."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., and Goodband, Robert D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,000, "Feeding Value of Sorghum and Sorghum DDGS for Swine (Marketing Agreement)."

COMMUNICATIONS
Lavergne, Christopher B.,State Farm Insurance, $28,936, "Midwest Water Conservation Project: Development and Marketing of Rain Barrels."

ENTOMOLOGY
Beeman, Richard W.,Arakane, Yasuyuki (Biochemistry), Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), Kramer, Karl J. (Biochemistry), and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat(Biochemistry), National Science Foundation, $1,500, "Integrated Functional Genomics Investigation of Chitin Metabolism and Its Role in Insect Growth and Development."

Broce, Alberto B., and Zurek, Ludek, Multisponsor, $5,000, "Methods for Control of Livestock Insects."

Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Kambhampati, Srinivas,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Marshall, Jeremy L.,National Science Foundation, $23,800, "Collaborative Research: The Genetics of Postmating, Prezygotic Isolation."

Michaud, John P.,National Sunflower Association, $10,970, "Mitigation of Yield Losses to Dectes texanus in Rainfed Sunflowers."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Wilde, Gerald E.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multisponsor, $4,199, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Zurek, Ludek, and Broce, Alberto B., Multisponsor, "Methods for Control of Livestock Insects."

Zurek, Ludek,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Fowler, Mark, and McKinney, Leland, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "National Grain Sorghum Quality Survey."

McKinney, Leland, and Fowler, Mark, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $63,400, "National Grain Sorghum Quality Survey."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,789, "Protein Adhesives from Low-Cost Sorghum DDGS."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Griffin, Jason,Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund, $7,000, "Investigations into pine wilt resistant Pinus Sylvestris."

Reid, William R.,Kansas Nut Growers Association, $1,000, "Pecan Cultivar Evaluation."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Hargrove, William L.,Devlin, Daniel L., Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Graham, Steven M., and Nejadhashemi, Amirpouyan(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of the Interior, $92,335, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M.,National Sunflower Association, $5,200, "Development of Resistance to Stem and Seed Insect Pests of Sunflower in the Central Plains."

Aiken, Robert M.,Lamm, Freddie R., and O'Brien, Daniel M.(Northwest Area Office), National Sunflower Association, "Managing Deficit Sprinkler Irrigation for Sunflower Production."

Lamm, Freddie R.,Aiken, Robert M., and O'Brien, Daniel M.(Northwest Area Office), National Sunflower Association, $7,840, "Managing Deficit Sprinkler Irrigation for Sunflower Production."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,US Department of Agriculture, $37,342, "Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Kansas."

Jardine, Douglas J., and Little, Christopher R., North Central Soybean Research Program, $45,000, "Developing Management Options for Frogeye Leaf Spot and Charcoal Rot in the North Central States."

Leslie, John F.,US Agency for International Development, $105,000, "Grain Molds, Mycotoxins and Stalk Rots of Sorghum and Millet."

Leslie, John F.,US Department of Agriculture, $14,682, "Genetic Diversity and Genetic Mapping of Gibberella zeae."

Little, Christopher R., and Jardine, Douglas J., North Central Soybean Research Program, "Developing Management Options for Frogeye Leaf Spot and Charcoal Rot in the North Central States."

Little, Christopher R., and Tesso, Tesfaye(Agronomy), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $10,000, "Identifying Genetic and Structural Sources of Stalk Rot Resistance in Diverse Sorghum Germplasm under Dryland Production."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Moyer, Joseph L., and Sweeney, Daniel W., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Management Investigations in Southeastern Kansas."

Sweeney, Daniel W., and Moyer, Joseph L., Multisponsor, $3,000, "Soil Fertility and Management Investigations in Southeastern Kansas."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S.,Multisponsor, $700, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

Holman, Johnathon D., and Schlegel, Alan J., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multisponsor, $1,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Arakane, Yasuyuki,Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kanost, Michael R., Kramer, Karl J., and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Integrated Functional Genomics Investigation of Chitin Metabolism and Its Role in Insect Growth and Development."

Chen, Jianhan,National Science Foundation, $111,309, "CAREER: Implicit Modeling of Non-polar Solvation: Towards Reliable Atomistic Simulation of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins."

Kanost, Michael R.,Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kramer, Karl J., and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Integrated Functional Genomics Investigation of Chitin Metabolism and Its Role in Insect Growth and Development."

Kanost, Michael R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $312,732, "Proteinase Systems in Insect Hemolymph."

Kramer, Karl J.,Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kanost, Michael R., and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Integrated Functional Genomics Investigation of Chitin Metabolism and Its Role in Insect Growth and Development."

Muthukrishnan, Subbarat,Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kanost, Michael R., and Kramer, Karl J., National Science Foundation, $4,500, "Integrated Functional Genomics Investigation of Chitin Metabolism and Its Role in Insect Growth and Development."

BIOLOGY
Asano, Katsura,US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,966, "Studies on Start Codon Selection by Eukaryotic Ribosomes."

Conrad, Gary W.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $366,300, "Fibroblast Differentiation During Eye Development."

Ferguson, Carolyn J.,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, $545,220, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

COMMUNICATION STUDIES, THEATRE, AND DANCE
Bailey, Sally D.,Young In University, $6,198, "Young In University Drama Therapy Course."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A.,Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

Harrington Jr, John A.,Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), and Zurek, Ludek(Entomology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

GEOLOGY
Totten, Iris M.,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), and Rebello, Nobel S.(Physics), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

MATHEMATICS
Bennett, Andrew G., and Allen, David S.(Dean of Education), US Department of Education, "PROJECT RENEW: Leadership for Renewal and Excellence in Mathematics."

MUSIC
Yu Oppenheim, Julie,Master Teacher, Inc., $14,050, "Summer Choral Institute."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A.,Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, $55,385, "Salary Support for Dimitry Bandurin."

Bolton, Timothy A.,Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), Rebello, Nobel S., and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Chang, Zenghu,Cocke, Charles L., and Lei, Shuting(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Defense, $1,250,000, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

Cocke, Charles L.,Chang, Zenghu, and Lei, Shuting(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Defense, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Department of Defense, $181,729, "Gas- Filled Hollow Optical Fiber-based Frequency References for Portable Frequency Combs in the Near Infrared."

Rebello, Nobel S.,Bolton, Timothy A., Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Department of Defense, "Gas-Filled Hollow Optical Fiber-based Frequency References for Portable Frequency Combs in the Near Infrared."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Britton, Dana M.,Sociologists for Women in Society, $115,000, "Gender and Society Editorship."

Wood, Spencer D., and Kulcsar, Laszlo, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, $58,866, "Juniper Gardens Farm Business Development Project."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Allen, David S., and Bennett, Andrew G.(Mathematics), US Department of Education, $150,000, "PROJECT RENEW: Leadership for Renewal and Excellence in Mathematics."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R.,Devlin, Daniel L., Graham, Steven M., Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Nejadhashemi, Amirpouyan, US Department of the Interior, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Nejadhashemi, Amirpouyan,Devlin, Daniel L., Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R., Graham, Steven M., and Hargrove, William L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Department of the Interior, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Wang, Donghai, and Pei, Zhijian(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $180,017, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan(Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,789, "Protein Adhesives from Low-Cost Sorghum DDGS."

Wang, Donghai,Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wu, Xiaorong, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $36,389, "Stablization of Sweet Sorghum Juice for Year-round Use (Research Agreement)."

Wang, Donghai, and Staggenborg, Scott A.(Agronomy), US Department of Transportation, $4,219, "Evaluation of Sweet Sorghum Hybrids as a Bioenergy Feedstock for the South Central U.S. - Germplasm Development and Agronomic Practices."

Wu, Xiaorong,Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Stablization of Sweet Sorghum Juice for Year-round Use (Research Agreement)."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Anthony, Jennifer L.,National Science Foundation, $39,513, "Synthesis of Nanoporous Materials in Ionic Liquids: A Fundamental Study of the Solvent's Role."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Amtoft, Torben,Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Banerjee, Anindya,Amtoft, Torben, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Hatcliff, John M.,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, $600,000, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Ou, Xinming (Simon),Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Robby, -,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M., and Schulz, Noel N., Kansas State University Foundation, $60,000, "Power Affiliates."

Schulz, Noel N., and Gruenbacher, Don M., Kansas State University Foundation, "Power Affiliates."

Schulz, Noel N.,US Navy, $60,019, "Electric Ship Research and Development Consortium."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W.,Westside High School, $18,000, "Developing a Scheduling Software Package for Westside High School."

Lei, Shuting,Chang, Zenghu (Physics), and Cocke, Charles L.(Physics), US Department of Defense, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

Pei, Zhijian,National Science Foundation, $10,000, "Collaborative Research: Fundamental Research on Titanium Drilling with Rotary Ultrasonic Machining."

Pei, Zhijian, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $180,017, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

Pei, Zhijian,National Science Foundation, $24,827, "Workshop/Collaborative Research: 2010 NSF Proposal Writing Workshop, September 1 and 2, 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln."

Rys, Malgorzata J.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

Rys, Malgorzata J.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), and Zurek, Ludek(Entomology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Nelson, Richard G.,US Department of Energy, $29,795, "Modeling and Mapping Land Management and Net Carbon Emissions: Decision Support for Biofuels and Carbon Management on US Agricultural Lands."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S.,US Department of Defense, $46,932, "Multi-Disciplined Research in Nuclear Detection."

Wang, Youqi,National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $76,487, "Micro-Geometry of 3-D Woven SiC and Carbon Fiber Preforms."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Doll, Gayle,Rothschild Foundation, $23,411, "Age to Age Replication Project."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Chambers IV, Edgar, and Chambers, Delores H., Frito Lay, Inc., $284,939, "Consumer Perception of Products Under Extended Use."

Chambers, Delores H., and Chambers IV, Edgar, Frito Lay, Inc., "Consumer Perception of Products Under Extended Use."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $1,107, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Larson, Robert L.,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Oberst, Richard D.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Rapid, In-Field Method for Genomic-Based Identification of BVDV."

Sanderson, Michael W.,Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Zurek, Ludek(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Ecology of E. coli O157:H7 in Beef Cow-Calf Operations from Ranch to Feedlot."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Anderson, Gary A.,Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), and Oberst, Richard D.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Rapid, In-Field Method for Genomic-Based Identification of BVDV."

Richardson, Ralph C.,Kansas State University Foundation, $29,615, "Professorships/Chairs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Bai, Jianfa,Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W. (Clinical Sciences), and Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, "Ecology of E. coli O157:H7 in Beef Cow-Calf Operations from Ranch to Feedlot."

Bai, Jianfa,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), and Oberst, Richard D., US Department of Agriculture, "Rapid, In-Field Method for Genomic-Based Identification of BVDV."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.,Bai, Jianfa, Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W. (Clinical Sciences), and Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, $465,334, "Ecology of E. coli O157:H7 in Beef Cow-Calf Operations from Ranch to Feedlot."

Oberst, Richard D.,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa, and Larson, Robert L.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Rapid, In- Field Method for Genomic-Based Identification of BVDV."

Renter, David G.,Bai, Jianfa, Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Sanderson, Michael W. (Clinical Sciences), and Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, "Ecology of E. coli O157:H7 in Beef Cow-Calf Operations from Ranch to Feedlot."

Zurek, Ludek,Bai, Jianfa, Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Renter, David G., and Sanderson, Michael W.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Ecology of E. coli O157:H7 in Beef Cow-Calf Operations from Ranch to Feedlot."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Anderson, Gary A.,Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), and Oberst, Richard D.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, $26,600, "Rapid, In-Field Method for Genomic-Based Identification of BVDV."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B.,Friends of the Sunset Zoo, $2,000, "Sunset Zoo Internship Program."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Murphy, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $129,617, "2009 Plan of Work for Regional Coordination of the NCR SARE PDP Program."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Fink, Carol J.,National 4-H Council, $78,000, "Cargill 4-H Food Science Initiative."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E.,US Department of Agriculture, $76,781, "Inventory of the Forest Resources of Kansas."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R.,Cotton, Inc., $7,500, "Nitogen Requirements of Contemporary Cotton Cultivers."

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
O'Brien, Daniel M.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Lamm, Freddie R.(Northwest Research Extension Center), National Sunflower Association, "Managing Deficit Sprinkler Irrigation for Sunflower Production."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Maes, Sue C.,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $15,072, "CREST Project."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA AVIATION
Barnard, Kenneth W., and Karcz, Thomas L., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $30,690, "Aeroelastic Modeling Effects and Flight Test Demonstration of Resilent Adaptive Flight Controls on a General Aviation Testbed: Dynamic Inverse and Adaptive Critic Methods."

Karcz, Thomas L., and Barnard, Kenneth W., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Aeroelastic Modeling Effects and Flight Test Demonstration of Resilent Adaptive Flight Controls on a General Aviation Testbed: Dynamic Inverse and Adaptive Critic Methods."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Rys, Malgorzata J.(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $34,030, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."

Vanier, Martha A.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Homeland Security, $33,841, "Data Collection to Support NBAF Risk Assessment."