Research Awards, February 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $70,000, "Development of Watershed Management Plan for Spring River Watershed and Development of Information for 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Project in Carthage, Missouri."

AGRONOMY
Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Akhunov, Eduard D. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $139,510, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments."

Poland, Jesse A., and Price, Kevin, National Science Foundation, $768,054, "A Field-based High-throughput Phenotyping Platform for Plant Genetics."

Price, Kevin, and Poland, Jesse A., National Science Foundation, "A Field- based High-throughput Phenotyping Platform for Plant Genetics."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $6,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M., Novus International, $30,000, "The Effects of Mintrex Cu on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Barn Cleaning in Finishing Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M., and Tokach, Michael D., US Department of Agriculture, "Enhancing Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Pork Inductry by Improving Nutrient Utilization and Feed Efficiency."

Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $15,000, "Economic Model and Diet Formulation Principles on Trp:Lys Ratio for Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D., and DeRouchey, Joel M., US Department of Agriculture, $102,000, "Enhancing Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Pork Inductry by Improving Nutrient Utilization and Feed Efficiency."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Phillips, Thomas W., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $12,500, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W., US Department of Agriculture, $101,173, "Evaluation of Methyl Bromide Alternatives for their efficacy at controlling pests of dry cured ham and aged cheese products."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Reese, John C., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Aldrich, Greg,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Jones, Cassandra K., Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., $45,000, "Evaluation of Techniques used to Extend Shelf-life and Methods for Analysis of Rendered Protein Meals in Pet Foods."

Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly,Aldrich, Greg, and Jones, Cassandra K., Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., "Evaluation of Techniques used to Extend Shelf-life and Methods for Analysis of Rendered Protein Meals in Pet Foods."

Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, National Grain and Feed Association, $84,760, "Compiling and Reporting Information on Agricultural Dust Explosions."

Jones, Cassandra K.,Aldrich, Greg, and Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., "Evaluation of Techniques used to Extend Shelf-life and Methods for Analysis of Rendered Protein Meals in Pet Foods."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Bremer, Dale J.,Fry, Jack D., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Fry, Jack D.,Bremer, Dale J., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, $54,500, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Griffin, Jason,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Keeley, Steven J.,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Griffin, Jason, Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Rivard, Cary L.,Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Ceres, Inc., $14,995, "New Rootstock Systems for Disease Management and Increased Productivity in Organic Tomato: Understanding Effects on the Rhizobiome."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $232,516, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Bockus, William W.,Rotenberg, Dorith, and Whitfield, Anna E., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Enabling Biotechnological Breakthroughs for Effective Control of Wheat Virus Diseases in Kansas."

Garrett, Karen A.,Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Kennelly, Megan, and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Ceres, Inc., $29,991, "New Rootstock Systems for Disease Management and Increased Productivity in Organic Tomato: Understanding Effects on the Rhizobiome."

Kennelly, Megan,Garrett, Karen A., Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Ceres, Inc., "New Rootstock Systems for Disease Management and Increased Productivity in Organic Tomato: Understanding Effects on the Rhizobiome."

Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, $79,999, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments."

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

Stack, James P., CRC Plant Biosecurity, $560,860, "New Approaches for Diagnosing Bacterial Pathovars."

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

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Zolkiewska, Anna, US Department of Health and Human Services, $225,657, "ADAM12 in Breast Tumor Initiating Cells."

BIOLOGY
Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $94,340, "Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to USDA Conservation Practices in Kansas and Colorado."

Jumpponen, Ari M.,Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Ceres, Inc., $14,995, "New Rootstock Systems for Disease Management and Increased Productivity in Organic Tomato: Understanding Effects on the Rhizobiome."

PHYSICS
Maravin, Yurii, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, $69,028, "Coordination of the US CMS Research Effort at the LHC Physics Center in the Area of Dileptons."

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS
Furnas, Kelly R., and Wolgast, Kimetris, Student Publications, Inc., "Student Publications Positions."

Wolgast, Kimetris, and Furnas, Kelly R., Student Publications, Inc., $468, "Student Publications Positions."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MANAGEMENT
Kovar, Stacy E., Multi-Sponsor, $4,000, "MBA Practicum."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $27,312, "External Evaluation of Iowa NSF EPSCoR."

Middendorf, B. Jan, US Department of Education, $33,334, "Mueller Aerospace & Engineering Discovery Magnet."

Middendorf, B. Jan, US Department of Labor, $975,000, "National Aviation Consortium."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Hutchinson, Stacy L., US Department of the Interior, $18,868, "Optimal Allocation of Training Lands (OPAL) Field Assessment Using Remote Sensed Imagery."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Carter, David A., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants - 2012 (P2)."

Larson, Nancy J., and Carter, David A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $140,105, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants - 2012 (P2)."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Schinstock, Dale E., and Thompson, J. Garth, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Building Collaborations Around New Aircraft Guidance and Control Approaches that Enable Autonomy in Air Traffic Management and Control."

Thompson, J. Garth, and Schinstock, Dale E., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $22,000, "Building Collaborations Around New Aircraft Guidance and Control Approaches that Enable Autonomy in Air Traffic Management and Control."

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $200,000, "Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $772, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Kiss, D. Elizabeth, National Endowment for Financial Education, $2,494, "High School Financial Planning Program."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $158,452, "Bacterial Effector Inhibition of Type 1 Interferon."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRONOMY
Shoup, Douglas E.,Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Maes, Sue C., Ministry of Education, Ecuador, $6,326,917, "Go Teacher Program."

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Tolar, Mary H., Corporation for National and Community Service, $16,000, "Get Hands On."

Tolar, Mary H., Kansas State Department of Education, $960, "Kansas Mentors."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Rusk, John S., US Department of Agriculture, $79,000, "Sterilization and Disposal of Agricultural Quarantine Waste."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Cortez, Anita R., and Bosco, Pat J., Kansas State University Foundation, $65,000, "Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars Program."