Research Awards, April 2011

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Bergtold, Jason S.,Langemeier, Michael R., Peterson, Jeffrey M., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Williams, Jeffery R., US Department of Agriculture, $399,467, "Small and Medium Size Farmers Ability and Willingness to Supply Carbon Offsets through Carbon Markets and Conservation Crop Production Systems."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.,Dalton, Timothy J., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $13,815, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Langemeier, Michael R.,Bergtold, Jason S., Peterson, Jeffrey M., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Williams, Jeffery R., US Department of Agriculture, "Small and Medium Size Farmers Ability and Willingness to Supply Carbon Offsets through Carbon Markets and Conservation Crop Production Systems."

Leatherman, John C., and Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, $17,792, "KS WRAPS Cottonwood Development, Assessment and Planning / Neosho Headwaters Assessment and Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S., Langemeier, Michael R., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Williams, Jeffery R., US Department of Agriculture, "Small and Medium Size Farmers Ability and Willingness to Supply Carbon Offsets through Carbon Markets and Conservation Crop Production Systems."

Williams, Jeffery R.,Bergtold, Jason S., Langemeier, Michael R., Peterson, Jeffrey M., and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Small and Medium Size Farmers Ability and Willingness to Supply Carbon Offsets through Carbon Markets and Conservation Crop Production Systems."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Geier, Patrick W.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Stahlman, Phillip W., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Managing Glyphosate- resistant Kochia Preplant and Postplanting in No-till Grain Sorghum."

Perumal, Ramasamy, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $50,000, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Yield."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Geier, Patrick W., and O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,726, "Managing Glyphosate- resistant Kochia Preplant and Postplanting in No-till Grain Sorghum."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $22,425, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Stahlman, Phillip W., Multisponsor, $39,700, "Weed Research."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Falk, Jeanne S. (Northwest Area Office), and OBrien, Robert T. (Northwest Area Office), National Sunflower Association, $18,000, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

AGRONOMY
Heer, William F.,Nelson, Randall, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Interaction of Grain Sorghum Planting Date, Hybrid Maturity, and Seeding Rate in Kansas Environment."

Heer, William F.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), National Sunflower Association, "Row Spacing and Population Effects on Double-Cropped Sunflower Productivity."

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

Mengel, David B., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Soybean Commission, $30,705, "Correction of Potassium Deficiency in Soybean Production in Mengel, David B.,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Prasad, P.V. Vara, Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $100,000, "Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Breeding, Genetics and Fertilizer Management in Kansas."

Nelson, Randall,Heer, William F., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Interaction of Grain Sorghum Planting Date, Hybrid Maturity, and Seeding Rate in Kansas Environment."

Peterson, Dallas E.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $52,000, "Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Biofuel Production."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Mengel, David B., Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Breeding, Genetics and Fertilizer Management in Kansas."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $103,610, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $153,359, "Transfer of Sorghum and Millet Production, Processing and Marketing Technologies in Mali - Training Component."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara, Rice, Charles W., Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Rice, Charles W.,Staggenborg, Scott A., and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Development and Utilization of Sorghum as Feedstock for Biofuel Production."

Rice, Charles W.,Olson, Brian L. (Northwest Area Office), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $20,132, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

Rice, Charles W.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Heer, William F., and Nelson, Randall, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $11,783, "Interaction of Grain Sorghum Planting Date, Hybrid Maturity, and Seeding Rate in Kansas Environment."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Olson, Brian L. (Northwest Area Office), and Rice, Charles W., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,379, "Extension and Applied Research Programs for Kansas Soybean Production."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Mengel, David B., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Correction of Potassium Deficiency in Soybean Production in Kansas."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $22,336, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Buschman, Larry L. (Entomology), McCornack, Brian P., Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $2,803, "Developmentof Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Soybean."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Kusel, Kelly R., Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $201,458, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Rice, Charles W., and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $7,500, "Development and Utilization of Sorghum as Feedstock for Biofuel Production."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., and Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Staggenborg, Scott A., and Prasad, P.V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Transfer of Sorghum and Millet Production, Processing and Marketing Technologies in Mali - Training Component."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), and Williams, Jeffery R. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $99,867, "Small and Medium Size Farmers Ability and Willingness to Supply Carbon Offsets through Carbon Markets and Conservation Crop Production Tesso, Tesfaye,Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Yu, Jianming, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Grain Sorghum."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Yu, Jianming, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Biofuel Production."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Mengel, David B., Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Yu, Jianming, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Breeding, Genetics and Fertilizer Management in Kansas."

Thompson, Curtis R.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Peterson, Dallas E., and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $31,475, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Yu, Jianming,Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $60,000, "Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Grain Yu, Jianming,Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Biofuel Production."

Yu, Jianming,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Mengel, David B., Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Breeding, Genetics and Fertilizer Management in Kansas."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Land O'Lakes Trial for 15 to 25 lb Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Land O'Lakes Trial for 15 to 25 lb Pigs."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $14,523, "Extension Education Position Support."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Land O'Lakes Trial for 15 to 25 lb Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $12,000, "Land O'Lakes Trial for 15 to 25 lb Pigs."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Lilja, Nina,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

ENTOMOLOGY
Buschman, Larry L.,McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Smith, C. Michael, and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, $53,262, "Developmentof Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Soybean."

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."

Smith, C. Michael,Buschman, Larry L., McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Developmentof Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Soybean."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Buschman, Larry L., McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, Kansas Soybean Commission, "Developmentof Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Soybean."

Zurek, Ludek, Winn Feline Foundation, $5,000, "Intestinal Biofilm Formation by Enterococci in Kittens - Determining the Identity and Virulence Determinants of those Associated with Life and Death."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $4,920, "Cochran Fellowship Dogan, Hulya, and Faubion, Jon M., US Department of Agriculture, $62,193, "Study of the Interactions of Bran with Gluten Proteins During Dough Development Using Rheology, Infrared Spectroscopy and Tomography."

Faubion, Jon M., and Dogan, Hulya, US Department of Agriculture, "Study of the Interactions of Bran with Gluten Proteins During Dough Development Using Rheology, Infrared Spectroscopy and Tomography."

Fowler, Mark,Maier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Gwirtz, Jeffrey A., and Miller, Rebecca, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Flour Processing and Development of Sorghum-based Gluten-Free Baked Maier, Dirk E.,Fowler, Mark, and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $20,000, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Miller, Rebecca, and Gwirtz, Jeffrey A., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $25,000, "Sorghum Flour Processing and Development of Sorghum-based Gluten-Free Baked Products."

O'Neil III, Howard J.,Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Shi, Yong Cheng, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $27,167, "Developing Sorghum Flours with Increased Resistant Starch Content for Health Benefits."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Rivard, Cary L.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $984, "Cochran Fellowship Program."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M., and Perumal, Ramasamy, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $3,542, "Evaluating Advanced Breeding Lines and New Sources for Cold Tolerance in Sorghum."

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

Aiken, Robert M.,Heer, William F. (Agronomy), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), National Sunflower Association, $9,000, "Row Spacing and Population Effects on Double-Cropped Sunflower Productivity."

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.,Rotenberg, Dorith, and Whitfield, Anna E., Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc., "Enabling Biotechnological Breakthroughs for Effective Control of Wheat Virus Diseases in Kansas."

DeWolf, Erick D., Multisponsor, $2,250, "Winter Wheat Seed Treatment Tests."

Garrett, Karen A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $6,907, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Gill, Bikram S., US Department of Agriculture, $94,634, "Chromosome Engineering of Stem Rust Resistance in Wheat."

Kennelly, Megan,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Little, Christopher R., and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $13,775, "Cochran Fellowship Program."

Little, Christopher R., and Todd, Timothy C., Kansas Soybean Commission, $35,829, "Understanding Soybean Seed, Seedling and Root Pathogens in Kansas."

Little, Christopher R.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Kennelly, Megan, and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Fellowship Program."

Rotenberg, Dorith,Bockus, William W., and Whitfield, Anna E., Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc., $200,000, "Enabling Biotechnological Breakthroughs for Effective Control of Wheat Virus Diseases in Kansas."

Todd, Timothy C.,Kusel, Kelly R., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Trick, Harold N., Kansas Soybean Commission, $100,729, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Todd, Timothy C., and Little, Christopher R., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Understanding Soybean Seed, Seedling and Root Pathogens in Kansas."

Trick, Harold N.,Kusel, Kelly R., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Todd, Timothy C., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Whitfield, Anna E.,Bockus, William W., and Rotenberg, Dorith, Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc., "Enabling Biotechnological Breakthroughs for Effective Control of Wheat Virus Diseases in Kansas."

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

Martin, Kent L.,Mengel, David B. (Agronomy), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), and Yu, Jianming (Agronomy), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Enhancing Sorghum Nitrogen Use Efficiency Through Breeding, Genetics and Fertilizer Management in Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multisponsor, $2,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Heer, William F. (Agronomy), National Sunflower Association, "Row Spacing and Population Effects on Double-Cropped Sunflower Productivity."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Kanost, Michael R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $336,520, "Proteinase Systems in Insect Hemolymph."

Zolkiewski, Michal, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, $32,500, "A Yeast Expression System to Uncover Fundamental Aspects of TorsinA Function."

BIOLOGY
Ferguson, Carolyn J.,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), and Totten, Iris M. (Geology), National Science Foundation, $552,021, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Haukos, David, US Department of the Interior, $326,681, "Development of Conservation and Climate Adaptation Strategies for Wetlands in the Great Plains LCC Region."

Johnson, Loretta C., Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, $400, "Sigma Xi Research Award - Miranda Gray."

Jumpponen, Ari M.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Selfa, Theresa L. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $6,907, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Morgan, Theodore J., National Science Foundation, $176,000, "LIT: Collaborative Research: Integrating Physiological and Genetic Mechanisms to Understand the Evolution of Cold Tolerance."

Rintoul, David A., and Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, "Cancer Center Core."

Spooner, Brian S., and Rintoul, David A., Kansas State University Foundation, $93,817, "Cancer Center Core."

Welti, Ruth, National Science Foundation, $4,750, "Metabolomics: A Functional Genomics Tool for Deciphering Functions of Arabidopsis Genes in the Context of Metabolic and Regulatory Networks."

CHEMISTRY
Aikens, Christine M., Sloan Foundation, Alfred P., $50,000, "Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A., National Science Foundation, $45,457, "Project Manager: Kansas NSF EPSCoR."

Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn, and Hutchinson, Stacy L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Defense, "Validating the Kinematic Wave Approach for Rapid Soil Erosion Assessment and Improved BMP Site Selection to Enhance Training Land Sustainability."

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
Naibo, Virginia M., National Science Foundation, $117,526, "Bilinear Techniques in Time-Frequency and Real Analysis."

PHYSICS
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."

Bolton, Timothy A.,Sidwell, Ronald A., Stanton, Noel R., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, $15,000, "Quarknet."

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."

Sidwell, Ronald A.,Bolton, Timothy A., Stanton, Noel R., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

Stanton, Noel R.,Bolton, Timothy A., Sidwell, Ronald A., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

Von Toerne, Eckhard,Bolton, Timothy A., Sidwell, Ronald A., and Stanton, Noel R., National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

PSYCHOLOGY
Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, US Department of Health and Human Services, $233,100, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Selfa, Theresa L.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $6,907, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Dunn, Cindi,Middendorf, B. Jan, and Thurston, Linda P., National Science Foundation, $24,122, "The Queens Borough Bridge: An NSF-Funded Consortium between a Two-Year College, Four-Year College, and National Laboratory."

Thurston, Linda P.,Dunn, Cindi, and Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, "The Queens Borough Bridge: An NSF-Funded Consortium between a Two-Year College, Four-Year College, and National Laboratory."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $30,812, "Match for EDA "Kansas Opportunity Innovation Network" KOIN."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Becker, Gina Y., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $31,480, "PFI: Kansas Bioprocessing Science and Engineering Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., North Central Regional Planning Commission, $60,000, "Regional Business Profiting & Innovation Networking Project P11- 0052."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, "Match for EDA "Kansas Opportunity Innovation Network" KOIN."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., North Central Regional Planning Commission, "Regional Business Profiting & Innovation Networking Project P11-0052."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R., and Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $17,792, "KS WRAPS Cottonwood Development, Assessment and Planning / Neosho Headwaters Assessment and Planning."

Hutchinson, Stacy L., US Army, $34,000, "Assessing the Relationship between Remotely Sensed Products Derived from MODIS Satellite Imagery and Landscape Ecological Measurements."

Hutchinson, Stacy L., and Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), US Department of Defense, $145,850, "Validating the Kinematic Wave Approach for Rapid Soil Erosion Assessment and Improved BMP Site Selection to Enhance Training Land Price, Randy R., American Sugar Cane League, $15,500, "Development of New Technologies to Estimate Sugarcane Yields, Improve Mechanical Planters, and Provide Electronic Depth Control."

Slocombe, John W., US Department of Agriculture, $180,000, "Kansas AgrAbility Project."

Steichen, James M., and Zhang, Naiqian, US Department of Defense, "Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails."

Wang, Donghai,Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $17,500, "Development and Utilization of Sorghum as Feedstock for Biofuel Production."

Zhang, Naiqian, US Department of Agriculture, $9,821, "A Laser System for High- Resolution Soil Surface and Standing Residue Analysis."

Zhang, Naiqian, and Steichen, James M., US Department of Defense, $77,069, "Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Erickson, Larry E., Tetra Tech NUS, Inc, $2,722, "Animal Mortality Bioenergy Project."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Natarajan, Balasubramaniam,Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Wallentine, Virgil E. (Computing and Information Sciences), and Warren, Steven, Cerner Corporation, $46,996, "Falls Predictor Device."

Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $50,000, "Traffic Assistance Services for Kansas (TASK) Program (FY 2009-2011)."

Warren, Steven,Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), and Wallentine, Virgil E. (Computing and Information Sciences), Cerner Corporation, "Falls Predictor Device."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Hatcliff, John M.,Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Civil Engineering), Singh, Gurdip, Wallentine, Virgil E., and Warren, Steven (Civil Engineering), Cerner Corporation, "Falls Predictor Device."

Singh, Gurdip,Hatcliff, John M., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Civil Engineering), Wallentine, Virgil E., and Warren, Steven (Civil Engineering), Cerner Corporation, $46,996, "Falls Predictor Device."

Wallentine, Virgil E.,Hatcliff, John M., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Civil Engineering), Singh, Gurdip, and Warren, Steven (Civil Engineering), Cerner Corporation, "Falls Predictor Device."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M., and Schulz, Noel N., Kansas State University Foundation, $54,000, "Power Affiliates."

Gruenbacher, Don M.,Lewis, Christopher L., Miller, Ruth D., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Pahwa, Anil, US Department of Energy, $180,000, "Wind Energy and Sustainable Energy Solutions."

Kuhn, William B., and Rys, Andrew, US Department of Defense, $25,000, "Extreme Environmental Electronics in Silicon-on-Sapphire."

Lewis, Christopher L.,Gruenbacher, Don M., Miller, Ruth D., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Pahwa, Anil, US Department of Energy, "Wind Energy and Sustainable Energy Solutions."

Miller, Ruth D.,Gruenbacher, Don M., Lewis, Christopher L., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Pahwa, Anil, US Department of Energy, "Wind Energy and Sustainable Energy Solutions."

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam,Gruenbacher, Don M., Lewis, Christopher L., Miller, Ruth D., and Pahwa, Anil, US Department of Energy, "Wind Energy and Sustainable Energy Solutions."

Pahwa, Anil,Gruenbacher, Don M., Lewis, Christopher L., Miller, Ruth D., and Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, US Department of Energy, "Wind Energy and Sustainable Energy Solutions."

Rys, Andrew, and Kuhn, William B., US Department of Defense, "Extreme Environmental Electronics in Silicon-on-Sapphire."

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

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W., Digestive Health Specialists, $12,000, "Developing a Scheduling Software Package for Digestive Health Specialists."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,500, "Radon in Real Estate Workshops."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $37,335, "Acoustically Tailored Composite Rotocraft Fuselage Panels."

Cai, Liang-Wu, US Department of Defense, $65,764, "Two and Three-Dimensional Broadband Acoustic Metamaterials via Homogenization and Multiple Scattering from Arrays of Natural Minerals."

McGregor, Douglas S., Schlumberger Technology Corporation, $100,000, "SIC Materials for Neutron Detectors."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Kwon, Junehee,Roberts, Kevin R., Sauer, Kevin L., and Shanklin, Carol W. (Dean of Graduate School), US Department of Agriculture, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Program."

Roberts, Kevin R.,Kwon, Junehee, Sauer, Kevin L., and Shanklin, Carol W. (Dean of Graduate School), US Department of Agriculture, $1,599,981, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Program."

Sauer, Kevin L.,Kwon, Junehee, Roberts, Kevin R., and Shanklin, Carol W. (Dean of Graduate School), US Department of Agriculture, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Program."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Vazquez-Araujo, Laura, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $32,728, "Understanding Needs for Grain Sorghum in Human Food Products from Consumers' Perspectives."

Wang, Weiqun, Kansas State University Foundation, $5,000, "Lunar PIXImus Small Animal Densitometer (GE Medical System) Equipment Award."

Wang, Weiqun, Kansas State University Foundation, $4,594, "Summer Stipend - Soyoung Lim."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Anderson, David E., ABAXIS, Inc., $592, "Validation of i-STAT and cTN-1 for Bovine Serum."

Anderson, David E.,Lillich, James D., and Roush, James K., US Department of Defense, $218,808, "Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological Processes."

Davis, Elizabeth G.,KuKanich, Katherine, and Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Morris Animal Foundation, $2,000, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healthy Dogs (Veterinary Student Scholar: Megan KuKanich, Katherine,Davis, Elizabeth G., and Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healthy Dogs (Veterinary Student Scholar: Megan Lillich, James D.,Anderson, David E., and Roush, James K., US Department of Defense, "Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological Processes."

Roush, James K.,Anderson, David E., and Lillich, James D., US Department of Defense, "Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological Processes."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Land O'Lakes Trial for 15 to 25 lb Pigs."

Henry, Steven C.,Hesse, Richard, Nietfeld, Jerome C. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Rowland, Raymond R. R., Pfizer, Inc., "Research Protocols Agreement - Cachexia (Chomping Disease) in Weaned Pigs: A New Disease Syndrome."

Hesse, Richard,Henry, Steven C., Nietfeld, Jerome C. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Rowland, Raymond R. R., Pfizer, Inc., $213,600, "Research Protocols Agreement - Cachexia (Chomping Disease) in Weaned Pigs: A New Disease Syndrome."

Hesse, Richard,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Ma, Wenjun,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar,Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), and KuKanich, Katherine (Clinical Sciences), Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healthy Dogs (Veterinary Student Scholar: Megan Lawrence)."

Richt, Juergen, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $4,000,000, "Kansas Bioscience Matching Fund Program."

Richt, Juergen,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, $914,457, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Richt, Juergen, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Kansas Bioscience Matching Fund Program."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Henry, Steven C., Hesse, Richard, and Nietfeld, Jerome C. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Pfizer, Inc., "Research Protocols Agreement - Cachexia (Chomping Disease) in Weaned Pigs: A New Disease Syndrome."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Zurek, Ludek, Winn Feline Foundation, "Intestinal Biofilm Formation by Enterococci in Kittens - Determining the Identity and Virulence Determinants of those Associated with Life and Death."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Nietfeld, Jerome C.,Henry, Steven C. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Pfizer, Inc., "Research Protocols Agreement - Cachexia (Chomping Disease) in Weaned Pigs: A New Disease Syndrome."

Richt, Juergen,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B., City of Manhattan, KS, $11,400, "Veterinary Services at the Sunset Zoological Park, Manhattan, Kansas."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W., US Department of Justice, $82,000, "Kansas 4-H Tech Wizards: 4-H National Mentoring Program."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R.,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,191, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Duncan, Stewart R., and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,000, "Soybean Response to Fungicides and Insecticides."

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Falk, Jeanne S.,OBrien, Robert T., and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), National Sunflower Association, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

O'Brien, Daniel M.,Geier, Patrick W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-resistant Kochia Preplant and Postplanting in No-till Grain Sorghum."

O'Brien, Daniel M.,Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

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."

OBrien, Robert T.,Falk, Jeanne S., and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), National Sunflower Association, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

Olson, Brian L.,Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,553, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,191, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Shoup, Douglas E., and Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,000, "Soybean Response to Fungicides and Insecticides."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Martin, Kent L.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,191, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Shanklin, Carol W.,Kwon, Junehee (Hospitality Management and Dietetics), Roberts, Kevin R. (Hospitality Management and Dietetics), and Sauer, Kevin L. (Hospitality Management and Dietetics), US Department of Agriculture, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Program."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Richt, Juergen,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A.,Anderson, Gary A., Burton, Kenneth R., Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease