Research Awards, September 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Bergtold, Jason S., US Department of Agriculture, $71,750, "Oilseed to Jet-Fuel Economics, Outreach, and Extension."

Dalton, Timothy J., US Agency for International Development, "The Management Entity of the Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab."

Golden, Bill B., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara(Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

Ibendahl, Gregory, and Taylor, Mykel R., US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Farm Business Management and Benchmarking: Kansas, Illinois, and Kentucky Collaborations."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $76,983, "Cottonwood WRAPS Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $54,479, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

Taylor, Mykel R., and Ibendahl, Gregory, US Department of Agriculture, "Farm Business Management and Benchmarking: Kansas, Illinois, and Kentucky Collaborations."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Jaeger, John R., Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), Stevenson, Jeffrey S.(Animal Sciences and Industry), Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), andWeaber, Robert L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Multimin USA, Inc., "The Effect of Multimin Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Semen Quality of Young Breeding Beef Bulls."

Martin, Terry J., and Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Kansas Wheat Commission, "Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat for Kansas."

Perumal, Ramasamy, US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghums."

Stahlman, Phillip W., Monsanto Company, $14,280, "Service Order 56."

Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Commission, "Development of New Hard Red and Hard White Winter Wheat Varieties with Improved Levels of Disease Resistance for Western Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Commission, $65,000, "Genetic Improvement for Hard White Wheat."

AGRONOMY
Dille, Johanna A., United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $10,000, "ALS Resistance in Shattercane and Johnsongrass: Current Status and Future Predictions."

Fritz, Allan K., and Martin, Terry J. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Commission, $242,000, "Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat for Kansas."

Fritz, Allan K., Fellers, John P. (Plant Pathology), Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Commission, "Transgenic Approaches for Trait Enhancement in Wheat."

Fritz, Allan K., Chen, Ming-Shun (Entomology), Chuang, Wenpo (Entomology), andSmith, C. Michael (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Assessment of Wheat Curl mite Virulence and Avirulence on Mite-Resistant Fritz, Allan K., US Department of Agriculture, $42,763, "Wheat Stem Rust Cooperative Research - Kansas State University."

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

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "Enhancement of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Sorghum."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D.(Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center),Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Department of Agriculture, $31,350, "Understanding Mechanisms of Physiological and Root Traits for Screeningfor Drought Tolerance in Common Bean (Borlaug India [P.A. Sofi])."

Peterson, Dallas E., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology),Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), and Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $57,840, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $177,607, "Develop High- Throughout Markers for Genetic Improvement of Wheat for Multiple Traits."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $129,950, "Development of Abiotic Stress Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

Poland, Jesse A., and Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Monsanto Company, "Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (Mr. Jared I. Crain's PhD Study)."

Poland, Jesse A., and Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Monsanto Company, "Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (Sandra Dunkel's PhDRoozeboom, Kraig L., United Soybean Board, $40,000, "Agronomic Maximization of Soybean Yield and Quality."

Shroyer, James P., Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Wheat Commission, "Aphid Vectors of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Kansas Wheat."

Shroyer, James P., Kansas Wheat Commission, $4,000, "Wheat Production in Kansas: Extension and Applied Research."

Stamm, Michael J., Agrigenetics, Inc., $5,400, "Winter Canola Trial - 2013-2014."

Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, $772,476, "Development and Management of Canola in the Great Plains."

Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. VaraSchlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

Thompson, Curtis R., Monsanto Company, $14,280, "Service Order 58."

Thompson, Curtis R., Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $8,900, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S.Frobose, Hyatt L.Goodband, Robert D.,Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Nutraferma, Inc., $17,000, "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

Douthit, Teresa L., and Drouillard, James S., Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC, $47,234, "The Effects of Sudden Dietary Changes on the Cecal Environment and the Use of Prebiotic and Probiotic to ameliorate the effects."

Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M.Frobose, Hyatt L.Goodband, Robert D.,Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Nutraferma, Inc., "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

Drouillard, James S., and Douthit, Teresa L., Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC, "The Effects of Sudden Dietary Changes on the Cecal Environment and the Use of Prebiotic and Probiotic to ameliorate the effects."

Drouillard, James S., Amachawadi, Raghavendra G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology),Scott, Harvey M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D., US Department of Agriculture, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Frobose, Hyatt L., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S.Goodband, Robert D.,Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Nutraferma, Inc., "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S.Frobose, Hyatt L.,Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Nutraferma, Inc., "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

Gragg, Sara E., and Williams, Patrick, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $59,938, "Investigation into the Efficacy of Bdellovibrio Bacteriovorus as a Novel Pre-harvest Intervention to Control Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 and Salmonella in Cattle Using an in Vitro Model."

Olson, K C, Jaeger, John R. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Stevenson, Jeffrey S.Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), and Weaber, Robert L., Multimin USA, Inc., $187,000, "The Effect of Multimin Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Semen Quality of Young Breeding Beef Bulls."

Stevenson, Jeffrey S., Jaeger, John R. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Olson, K CWaggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), and Weaber, Robert L., Multimin USA, Inc., "The Effect of Multimin Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Semen Quality of Young Breeding Beef Bulls."

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S.Frobose, Hyatt L.,Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Nutraferma, Inc., "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D., Amachawadi, Raghavendra G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Drouillard, James S.Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Scott, Harvey M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, $400,000, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Weaber, Robert L., Jaeger, John R. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Olson, K CStevenson, Jeffrey S., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), Multimin USA, Inc., "The Effect of Multimin Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Semen Quality of Young Breeding Beef Bulls."

Williams, Patrick, and Gragg, Sara E., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Investigation into the Efficacy of Bdellovibrio Bacteriovorus as a Novel Pre-harvest Intervention to Control Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 and Salmonella in Cattle Using an in Vitro Model."

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S.Frobose, Hyatt L.,Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Nutraferma, Inc., "Evalution of PepSoyGen in Diets of Nursery Pigs."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Dalton, Timothy J., US Agency for International Development, $2,500,000, "The Management Entity of the Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab."

Wiley, Zelia Z., Grauer, Bette (Dean of Engineering), Mason, April (Office of the Provost), Montelone, Beth A. (Dean of Arts and Sciences), and Thurston, Linda P.(Dean of Education), National Science Foundation, $25,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Commission, $106,369, "Development of New Hard Red and Hard White Winter Wheat Varieties with Improved Levels of Disease Resistance for Western Kansas."

ENTOMOLOGY
Beeman, Richard W., Arakane, Yasuyuki (Biochemistry), Kramer, Karl J.(Biochemistry), and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat (Biochemistry), National Science Foundation, $1,200, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

Chen, Ming-Shun, Chuang, WenpoFritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, US Department of Agriculture, "Assessment of Wheat Curl mite Virulence and Avirulence on Mite-Resistant Wheat."

Chuang, Wenpo, Chen, Ming-ShunFritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, US Department of Agriculture, "Assessment of Wheat Curl mite Virulence and Avirulence on Mite-Resistant Wheat."

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."

Cloyd, Raymond A., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology),McCornack, Brian P.Miller, Frannie L.Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), andUpham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

McCornack, Brian P., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A.DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Miller, Frannie L.Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), andUpham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Miller, Frannie L., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A.DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P.Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $144,600, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Phillips, Thomas W., Cloyd, Raymond A.Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $20,200, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W., US Department of Agriculture, $479,946, "Developing IPM with Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Protecting Southern Dry-Cured Hams."

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."

Smith, C. Michael, Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Wheat Commission, $30,000, "Aphid Vectors of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Kansas Wheat."

Smith, C. Michael, Chen, Ming-ShunChuang, Wenpo, and Fritz, Allan K.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $90,000, "Assessment of Wheat Curl mite Virulence and Avirulence on Mite-Resistant Wheat."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, Kansas Wheat Commission, "Aphid Vectors of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Kansas Wheat."

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."

Zhu, Kun Yan, and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $345,000, "Evaluation of New Strategies and Tactics to Manage Insect Pests in Mills."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal Teran, CarlosMaier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Grain and Oilseeds Storage & Handling Asia Region."

Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal Teran, CarlosMaier, Dirk E., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Training on Advanced Methods of Grain Dust Control within the Grain Handling and Processing Industry."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Zhu, Kun Yan (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $155,000, "Evaluation of New Strategies and Tactics to Manage Insect Pests in Mills."

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Ambrose, R. P. KingslyMaier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, $19,800, "Cochran Program on Grain and Oilseeds Storage & Handling Asia Region."

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Ambrose, R. P. KingslyMaier, Dirk E., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Training on Advanced Methods of Grain Dust Control within the Grain Handling and Processing Industry."

Maier, Dirk E., Ambrose, R. P. KingslyCampabadal Teran, Carlos, and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Grain and Oilseeds Storage & Handling Asia Region."

Maier, Dirk E., Ambrose, R. P. KingslyCampabadal Teran, Carlos, and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Training on Advanced Methods of Grain Dust Control within the Grain Handling and Processing Industry."

Miller, Brandi M., Ambrose, R. P. KingslyCampabadal Teran, Carlos, and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Labor, "Training on Advanced Methods of Grain Dust Control within the Grain Handling and Processing Industry."

Miller, Rebecca, Kansas Wheat Commission, $120,000, "Kansas Wheat Quality Laboratory: Quality Evaluation from KAES Wheat Breeding Programs and Protein/Hardness Screening of Early Progeny Wheat."

Miller, Rebecca, Kansas Wheat Commission, $3,500, "Preferred Hard Winter Wheat Varieties for Kansas 2013: Flour Tortilla Quality Rankings."

Miller, Rebecca, Kansas Wheat Commission, $1,400, "Preferred Hard Winter Wheat Varieties for Kansas: Milling & Bread Baking Quality Rankings."

O'Neil III, Howard J., Ambrose, R. P. KingslyCampabadal Teran, Carlos, andMaier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Grain and Oilseeds Storage & Handling Asia Region."

Stark, Charles, Kansas State University Foundation, $33,017, "Jim and Carol Brown Endowed Professorship in Grain Science."

Sun, X. Susan, Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $39,600, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Boyer, Cheryl R., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology),Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Upham, Ward S., US Department of Agriculture, $43,380, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Park, Sunghun, and Chambers IV, Edgar (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $11,320, "Development of Calcium-Enhanced Lettuce."

Upham, Ward S., Boyer, Cheryl R.Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P.(Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), and Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D.(Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $402,660, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $8,554, "Cottonwood WRAPS Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $6,053, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Lamm, Freddie R., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D.(Southwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy),Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER
Akhunova, Alina, Akhunov, Eduard D. (Plant Pathology), Friebe, Bernd (Plant Pathology), and Gill, Bikram S. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Commission, "Whole Exome Re-sequencing of Grass Species Valuable for Wheat Breeding in Kansas."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D., Akhunova, Alina (Plant Biotechnology Center), Friebe, Bernd, and Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Commission, $60,000, "Whole Exome Re-sequencing of Grass Species Valuable for Wheat Breeding in Kansas."

Bockus, William W., Kansas Wheat Commission, $30,000, "Disease Phenotyping: Determining the Reaction of Wheat Lines to Important Disease."

DeWolf, Erick D., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources),Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, MeganMcCornack, Brian P.(Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), andUpham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $43,380, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Fellers, John P., Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Todd, Timothy C., and Trick, Harold N., Kansas Wheat Commission, "Transgenic Approaches for Trait Enhancement in Wheat."

Friebe, Bernd, Akhunov, Eduard D.Akhunova, Alina (Plant Biotechnology Center), and Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Commission, "Whole Exome Re-sequencing of Grass Species Valuable for Wheat Breeding in Kansas."

Garrett, Karen A., Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, $107,800, "CGIAR Research Program: Roots, Tubers, and Bananas for Food Security and Income."

Gill, Bikram S., Bayer CropScience, LP, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., Dow AgroSciences, LLC, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Commission, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Commission, $50,000, "Wheat Genetic & Genomic Resources Center and Its Contributions to the Kansas Wheat Industry."

Gill, Bikram S., Akhunov, Eduard D.Akhunova, Alina (Plant Biotechnology Center), and Friebe, Bernd, Kansas Wheat Commission, "Whole Exome Re-sequencing of Grass Species Valuable for Wheat Breeding in Kansas."

Gill, Bikram S., Limagrain Cereal Seeds, LLC, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Kennelly, Megan, Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D.McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Innovative Programming Resources for Kansas Stakeholders to Enhance IPM Decisions."

Leslie, John F., and Poland, Jesse A. (Agronomy), Monsanto Company, $53,074, "Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (Mr. Jared I. Crain's PhD Study)."

Leslie, John F., and Poland, Jesse A. (Agronomy), Monsanto Company, $52,749, "Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (Sandra Dunkel's PhDLeslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, $109,803, "Genetics of Rust Pathogen Avirulence and Host Resistance in Hard Winter Wheat."

Todd, Timothy C., Fellers, John P.Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Trick, Harold N., Kansas Wheat Commission, "Transgenic Approaches for Trait Enhancement in Wheat."

Trick, Harold N., Fellers, John P.Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Todd, Timothy C., Kansas Wheat Commission, $64,663, "Transgenic Approaches for Trait Enhancement in Wheat."

Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $26,485, "Exploring the Role of Ethylene Signaling in Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) Resistance and Susceptibility."

Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, $8,000, "Whole Genome Sequencing of Magnaporthe Oryzae Isolates and Gene Expession Analysis of InfectedSOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Monsanto Company, $14,280, "Service Order 57."

Holman, Johnathon D., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Lamm, Freddie R.(Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J.Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

Schlegel, Alan J., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D.,Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara(Agronomy), Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kramer, Karl J., andMuthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

Dittmer, Neal T., and Kanost, Michael R., National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Unique Structural Proteins and Cross-Linking Reactions that Control Physical Properties of Insect Exoskeletons."

Kanost, Michael R., and Dittmer, Neal T., National Science Foundation, $571,548, "Collaborative Research: Unique Structural Proteins and Cross-Linking Reactions that Control Physical Properties of Insect Exoskeletons."

Kramer, Karl J., Arakane, YasuyukiBeeman, Richard W. (Entomology), andMuthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, Arakane, YasuyukiBeeman, Richard W. (Entomology), and Kramer, Karl J., National Science Foundation, $3,600, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

BIOLOGY
Brown, Susan J., Multi-Sponsor, $50,000, "Industry Participation Agreement for the Midwest Center for Genomic Studies of Arthropods affecting Plant, Animal and Human Health."

Brown, Susan J., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences),Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Gruenbacher, Don M.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography),Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Scoglio, Caterina M.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $99,823, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data- Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $650, "K-INBRE Summer Scholars: M. Caywood, J. Parker, E. Peel, E. DeLoach, K. Pollard, J. Goering."

Craine, Joseph M., Nippert, Jesse B., and Ungerer, Mark, National Science Foundation, $406,948, "Dimensions NASA: Collaborative Research: The Biogeography and Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Grasses."

Dodds, Walter K., and Gido, Keith B., National Science Foundation, $290,885, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecosystem Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Gido, Keith B., and Dodds, Walter K., National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecosystem Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Govind, Revathi, US Department of Health and Human Services, $90,000, "Role of TcdR, the Alternate Sigma Factor in Clostridium Difficile Virulence."

Nippert, Jesse B., Craine, Joseph M., and Ungerer, Mark, National Science Foundation, "Dimensions NASA: Collaborative Research: The Biogeography and Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Grasses."

Olson, Bradley J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $44,550, "Multicellular Evolution by Reprograming Cell Cycle Regulation."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $35,000, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

Ungerer, Mark, Craine, Joseph M., and Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, "Dimensions NASA: Collaborative Research: The Biogeography and Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Grasses."

CHEMISTRY
Bossmann, Stefan, and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), Kansas State University Research Foundation, $75,000, "Protease Assays."

Bossmann, Stefan, Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology),Prakash, Punit (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $901,176, "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

DEAN OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Montelone, Beth A., Grauer, Bette (Dean of Engineering), Mason, April (Office of the Provost), Thurston, Linda P. (Dean of Education), and Wiley, Zelia Z. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), National Science Foundation, $100,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A., National Geographic Education Foundation, $32,527, "Kansas 2013/2014 Alliance Grant."

Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn, Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Scoglio, Caterina M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $74,867, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data- Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn, US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "Landscape Connectivity Pest Spread Model."

KINESIOLOGY OLD
Ade, Carl, Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), and Gadbury, Gary L. (Statistics), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Determining the Effect of Space Flight on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Disease."

Barstow, Thomas J., Schinstock, Dale E. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), andWarren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $40,000, "Standardized "Pre-flight" Exercise Tests to Predict Performance during Extravehicular Activities in a Lunar Environment."

MATHEMATICS
Bennett, Andrew G., Loschky, Lester C. (Psychological Sciences), and Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), National Science Foundation, "Research on the Use of Visual Cueing and Feedback to Facilitate Problem Solving."

Korten, Marianne, and Yetter, David, National Science Foundation, $346,158, "REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Mathematics Research (SUMaR) at K-State."

Yetter, David, and Korten, Marianne, National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Mathematics Research (SUMaR) at K-State."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Air Force, $193,000, "Direct Spectroscopy in Hollow Optical Fiber with Fiber-based Optical Frequency Combs."

Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Maravin, Yurii, and Ratra, Bharat, US Department of Energy, $282,000, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Maravin, Yurii, Horton-Smith, Glenn A., and Ratra, Bharat, US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Ratra, Bharat, Horton-Smith, Glenn A., and Maravin, Yurii, US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Rebello, Nobel S., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Loschky, Lester C.(Psychological Sciences), National Science Foundation, $1,233,906, "Research on the Use of Visual Cueing and Feedback to Facilitate Problem Solving."

Sorensen, Christopher M., US Department of Defense, $94,873, "Multi-angle Light Scattering Device for Aerosol Particle Detection."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Air Force, "Direct Spectroscopy in Hollow Optical Fiber with Fiber-based Optical Frequency Combs."

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Loschky, Lester C., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rebello, Nobel S.(Physics), National Science Foundation, "Research on the Use of Visual Cueing and Feedback to Facilitate Problem Solving."

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS
Muturi, Nancy W., Adhikari, Koushik (Human Nutrition), and Kidd, Tandalayo(Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, "Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity Among 6th-8th Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Flora, Cornelia, US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Social Network Analysis of Hydrotreated Renewable Jet Fuel Value Chains."

Logan, Brad R., US Department of the Interior, $10,064, "Phase III National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of 14RY402 Riley County, Kansas."

Wesch, Michael, Ou, Xinming (Simon) (Computing and Information Sciences), andVaile, Robert S. (Information Secuirty & Compliance), National Science Foundation, $139,969, "TWC SBE TTP: Medium: Collaborative: Bringing Anthropology intoSTATISTICS
Bello, Nora M., Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), Delph, Katherine M.(Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Ewen, Catherine L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Pohlman, Lisa M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), andWilkerson, Melinda (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Zoetis LLC, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA- approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

Gadbury, Gary L., Ade, Carl (Kinesiology OLD), and Barstow, Thomas J.(Kinesiology), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Determining the Effect of Space Flight on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Disease."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Allen, David S., Shroyer, Margaret G., and Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), Kansas Board of Regents, "Supporting Transitions."

Shroyer, Margaret G., Allen, David S., and Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), Kansas Board of Regents, "Supporting Transitions."

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, "Midwest Equity Assistance DEAN OF EDUCATION
Herrera, Socorro G., US Department of Education, $293,922, "Project KORE."

Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $74,000, "Adapting Socio- ecological Systems to Increased Climate Variability."

Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $196,051, "Research in Disabilities Education Synthesis Project (RDE-SP)."

Middendorf, B. Jan, US Department of Labor, $150,000, "Soaring to Success - North Idaho College - Evaluation."

Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, $651,270, "Midwest Equity Assistance Center."

Scott, Harvey M., Amachawadi, Raghavendra G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry),Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Spears, Jacqueline D., Allen, David S. (Curriculum and Instruction), and Shroyer, Margaret G. (Curriculum and Instruction), Kansas Board of Regents, $70,669, "Supporting Transitions."

Thurston, Linda P., Grauer, Bette (Dean of Engineering), Mason, April (Office of the Provost), Montelone, Beth A. (Dean of Arts and Sciences), and Wiley, Zelia Z. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), National Science Foundation, $125,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, "Midwest Equity AssistanceCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Jones, Taylor S., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, $50,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Commerce, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., Jones, Taylor S., and Kramer, Bradley A., Multi- Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., US Department of Commerce, $250,000, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $9,000, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $55,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Transportation, $37,995, "Commercialization of Identity Preserved Grain Sorghum with Optimized Endosperm Matrices for Enhanced Bioethanol Conversion and High Lysine DDG Feed and Food Value."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Leven, Blase A., US Department of Defense, $65,500, "Non-Lethal Weapons Maritime Environmental Memorandum of Agreement and Job Aid, Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) Quantico, VA."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Steward, David R., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D.(Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Andresen, Daniel A., Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, DoinaGruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography),Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Scoglio, Caterina M.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Vasserman, Eugene, National Science Foundation, $174,690, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Caragea, Doina, Andresen, Daniel A.Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography),Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Scoglio, Caterina M.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Vasserman, Eugene, National Science Foundation, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Chalin, Patrice, Hatcliff, John M., and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, "FDA SIR: Risk Assessment Techniques for Apps and Devices Within Interoperable Medical Frameworks."

DeLoach, Scott A., Hatcliff, John M.Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Enhancing the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Research and Education Infrastructure of Kansas State University."

Gustafson, David A., NetApp, Inc., $15,878, "CIS Internship Program."

Hatcliff, John M., Chalin, Patrice, and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $64,000, "FDA SIR: Risk Assessment Techniques for Apps and Devices Within Interoperable Medical Frameworks."

Hatcliff, John M., DeLoach, Scott A.Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Enhancing the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Research and Education Infrastructure of Kansas State University."

Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), Vaile, Robert S. (Information Secuirty & Compliance), andWesch, Michael (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $419,907, "TWC SBE TTP: Medium: Collaborative: Bringing Anthropology into Cybersecurity."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), DeLoach, Scott A.Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, $605,650, "Enhancing the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Research and Education Infrastructure of Kansas State University."

Robby, -, DeLoach, Scott A.Hatcliff, John M., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, "Enhancing the Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Research and Education Infrastructure of Kansas State University."

Singh, Gurdip, Kansas State University Foundation, $8,000, "Mounday PhD Graduate Fellowship Support."

Vasserman, Eugene, Andresen, Daniel A.Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, DoinaGruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Schulz, Noel N. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), andScoglio, Caterina M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Grauer, Bette, Mason, April (Office of the Provost), Montelone, Beth A. (Dean of Arts and Sciences), Thurston, Linda P. (Dean of Education), and Wiley, Zelia Z. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), National Science Foundation, $100,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences),Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences),Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Schulz, Noel N.Scoglio, Caterina M., andVasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Miller, Ruth D., US Department of Energy, $36,945, "Wind Turbine Data Systems Support."

Prakash, Punit, Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $180,235, "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

Schulz, Noel N., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences),Gruenbacher, Don M.Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Scoglio, Caterina M., and Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $149,734, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Scoglio, Caterina M., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences),Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences),Gruenbacher, Don M.Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn (Geography), Schulz, Noel N., andVasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, "CC-NIE Network Infrastructure: KGAP: Bridging the Gap on Network Flexibility and Performance for Genomics and Data-Intensive Research at Kansas State University."

Warren, Steven, Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), and Schinstock, Dale E.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $24,000, "Standardized "Pre-flight" Exercise Tests to Predict Performance during Extravehicular Activities in a Lunar Environment."

Warren, Steven, Chalin, Patrice (Computing and Information Sciences), and Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $16,000, "FDA SIR: Risk Assessment Techniques for Apps and Devices Within Interoperable Medical Frameworks."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Ben-Arieh, David H., Chang, Shing I., and Rys, Malgorzata J., US Department of Veterans Affairs, "Enhancing our Virtual Learning Environment."

Ben-Arieh, David H., US Department of Veterans Affairs, $85,961, "Telemental Health Appointment Optimization."

Chang, Shing I., Ben-Arieh, David H., and Rys, Malgorzata J., US Department of Veterans Affairs, $68,577, "Enhancing our Virtual Learning Environment."

Easton, Todd W., U.S. Stone Industries, LLC, $7,500, "Agreement Between US Stone Industries LLC and Kansas State University."

Pei, Zhijian, National Science Foundation, $270,866, "National Science Foundation - Intergovernmental Personnel Act."

Rys, Malgorzata J., Ben-Arieh, David H., and Chang, Shing I., US Department of Veterans Affairs, "Enhancing our Virtual Learning Environment."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., Sandia National Laboratories, $47,024, "Voluntary Security Enhancements for the Research and Test Reactor at Kansas State University."

Schinstock, Dale E., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), and Warren, Steven(Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $16,000, "Standardized "Pre-flight" Exercise Tests to Predict Performance during Extravehicular Activities in a Lunar Environment."

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $150,000, "Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Kaup, Migette L., and Doll, Gayle (Dean of Human Ecology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Doll, Gayle, and Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), US Department of Health and Human Services, $38,658, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

Moxley, Virginia M., AG*IDEA, $42,271, "AG*IDEA Lead Institute."

Moxley, Virginia M., Great Plains IDEA Alliance, $270,016, "Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement - Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance."

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Kwon, Junehee, Retired Army Medical Specialist Corps Assoc., Inc., $1,991, "Feasibility and Effectiveness of Healthy Menu Changes for Non-trainee Military Dining Facilities (Bethany Deschamps)."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Adhikari, Koushik, Kidd, Tandalayo, and Muturi, Nancy W. (School of Journalism and Mass Communications), US Department of Agriculture, "Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity Among 6th-8th Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities."

Chambers IV, Edgar, and Garcia, Jane M. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), Kansas State University Foundation, "Quality of Life Considerations: Striving for Best Practices with Thickened Beverages in Nutrition Care of Older Adults (Courtney Chacon)."

Chambers IV, Edgar, and Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $2,830, "Development of Calcium-Enhanced Lettuce."

Kidd, Tandalayo, Adhikari, Koushik, and Muturi, Nancy W. (School of Journalism and Mass Communications), US Department of Agriculture, $456,810, "Community- Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity Among 6th- 8th Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities."

KINESIOLOGY
Barstow, Thomas J., Ade, Carl (Kinesiology OLD), and Gadbury, Gary L.(Statistics), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $100,000, "Determining the Effect of Space Flight on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Disease."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $1,616, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Garcia, Jane M., and Chambers IV, Edgar (Human Nutrition), Kansas State University Foundation, $5,000, "Quality of Life Considerations: Striving for Best Practices with Thickened Beverages in Nutrition Care of Older Adults (Courtney Chacon)."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $454,545, "4-H Military Partnerships: 4-H Army Youth Development Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $1,636,364, "Air Force/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $543,731, "Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk 4-H Military Partnership Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "DoD-USDA Partnership: Child Youth Deployment Support Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Defense, $1,027,273, "4-H Military Partnerships: 4-H/Navy Youth Development Project."

Johannes, Elaine M., US Department of Defense, $83,650, "Kansas 2014 Operation: Military Kids (OMK)."

Webb, Farrell J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $217,831, "Kansas Bridges to the Future."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Blecha, Frank, Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), andSang, Yongming, US Department of Agriculture, "Antiviral Regulation Underlying the Activation Status of Porcine Monosytic Innate Immune Cells."

Blecha, Frank, Richardson, Ralph C. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Shi, Jishu N., Zoetis LLC, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

Fong, Peying, US Department of Health and Human Services, $285,000, "CFTR Regulation of Thyroid Transport."

Kenney, Michael J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $36,688, "BRITE Veterinary Student Program."

Kukanich, Stanley P., Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Gehring, Ronette(Clinical Sciences), and Riviere, Jim, US Department of Agriculture, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)."

Riviere, Jim, Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Gehring, Ronette (Clinical Sciences), and Kukanich, Stanley P., US Department of Agriculture, $248,461, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)."

Sang, Yongming, Blecha, Frank, and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, $499,436, "Antiviral Regulation Underlying the Activation Status of Porcine Monosytic Innate Immune Cells."

Shi, Jishu N., Biomune Company, $41,236, "Efficacy Evaluation of Ceva Fowlpox-MG Vaccine for Protection Against MG in Chicken at 16 Weeks after Vaccination."

Shi, Jishu N., Blecha, Frank, and Richardson, Ralph C. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Zoetis LLC, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

Tamura, Masaaki, US Department of Health and Human Services, $49,994, "Novel Nontoxic Peptide Nanoparticle-based Targeted Gene Therapy for Lung Cancer."

Troyer, Deryl L., and Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Kansas State University Research Foundation, $75,000, "Protease Assays."

Troyer, Deryl L., Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Prakash, Punit (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $60,078, "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

Weiss, Mark L., Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), National Science Foundation, $35,200, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Apley, Michael D., Larson, Robert L., and White, Bradley J., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $182,605, "Antibiotic Resistance Selection Pressure in Cattle: Understanding the Effects of Widespread Antibiotic Exposure by Evaluating the Epidemiology of Mannheimia Haemolytica in Comingled Feedlot Cattle."

Apley, Michael D., Gehring, RonetteKukanich, Stanley P. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Riviere, Jim (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)."

Davis, Elizabeth G., Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Delph, Katherine M. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Ewen, Catherine L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology),Pohlman, Lisa M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Wilkerson, Melinda(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Zoetis LLC, $39,611, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA-approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

Gehring, Ronette, Apley, Michael D.Kukanich, Stanley P. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Riviere, Jim (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Agriculture, $43,846, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)."

Larson, Robert L., Apley, Michael D., and White, Bradley J., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Antibiotic Resistance Selection Pressure in Cattle: Understanding the Effects of Widespread Antibiotic Exposure by Evaluating the Epidemiology of Mannheimia Haemolytica in Comingled Feedlot Cattle."

White, Bradley J., Apley, Michael D., and Larson, Robert L., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Antibiotic Resistance Selection Pressure in Cattle: Understanding the Effects of Widespread Antibiotic Exposure by Evaluating the Epidemiology of Mannheimia Haemolytica in Comingled Feedlot Cattle."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C., Blecha, Frank (Anatomy and Physiology), and Shi, Jishu N.(Anatomy and Physiology), Zoetis LLC, $206,431, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Amachawadi, Raghavendra G., Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.Scott, Harvey M., and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Renter, David G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Salmonella in the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle: Host, Agent and Environmental Factors."

Ewen, Catherine L., Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), Delph, Katherine M. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Pohlman, Lisa M., and Wilkerson, Melinda, Zoetis LLC, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA- approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

Fang, Ying, National Pork Board, $108,311, "Development of a Broadly Protective PRRS Vaccine Candidate: Application of Non-Toxic Enterotoxin and E. coli as the Adjuvant- delivery System."

Hesse, Richard, Eli Lilly & Company, $60,000, "Cross Neutralization Antibody Response to BVDV Vaccine Viruses and Field Isolates."

Kim, Yunjeong, Morris Animal Foundation, $156,342, "Development of Broad-spectrum Antiviral Therapeutics for Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Virulent Systemic Feline Calicivirus Infection."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Cernicchiaro, Natalia, and Renter, David G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Salmonella in the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle: Host, Agent and Environmental Factors."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Amachawadi, Raghavendra G.Drouillard, James S.(Animal Sciences and Industry), Scott, Harvey M., and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar, Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Prakash, Punit(Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $60,078, "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

Nguyen, Thu A., Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), and Weiss, Mark L.(Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $35,200, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

Pohlman, Lisa M., Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), Delph, Katherine M. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Ewen, Catherine L., and Wilkerson, Melinda, Zoetis LLC, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA- approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

Renter, David G., Cernicchiaro, Natalia, and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $50,000, "Salmonella in the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle: Host, Agent and Environmental Factors."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., Blecha, Frank (Anatomy and Physiology), and Sang, Yongming (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Antiviral Regulation Underlying the Activation Status of Porcine Monosytic Innate Immune Cells."

Scott, Harvey M., Amachawadi, Raghavendra G.Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $400,000, "Alternatives to Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Antimicrobial of Enteric Bacteria."

Van Der Merwe, Deon, and Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Health and Human Services, $16,500, "KSVDL Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program."

Wilkerson, Melinda, Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), Delph, Katherine M. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Ewen, Catherine L., and Pohlman, Lisa M., Zoetis LLC, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA- approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Lubbers, Brian, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "KSVDL Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Delph, Katherine M., Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), Ewen, Catherine L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Pohlman, Lisa M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Wilkerson, Melinda (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Zoetis LLC, "Research Protocol Agreement: Evaluation of Immunologic Response following Oral Vaccination with a USDA-approved, Attenuated, Live, Streptococcus Equi Vaccine."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Atchison, Robert L., US Department of Agriculture, $118,362, "NRCS Technical Service Provider."

Beck, William J., and Biles, Larry E., US Environmental Protection Agency, $36,300, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance and Coordination SFY14- Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $150,909, "2013 Consolidated Payment Grant."

Biles, Larry E., and Beck, William J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance and Coordination SFY14-SFY16."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Waggoner, Justin, Jaeger, John R. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Olson, K C(Animal Sciences and Industry), Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Weaber, Robert L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Multimin USA, Inc., "The Effect of Multimin Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Semen Quality of Young Breeding Beef Bulls."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

INFORMATION SECUIRTY & COMPLIANCE
Vaile, Robert S., Ou, Xinming (Simon) (Computing and Information Sciences), andWesch, Michael (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $139,969, "TWC SBE TTP: Medium: Collaborative: Bringing Anthropology into Cybersecurity."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Mason, April, Grauer, Bette (Dean of Engineering), Montelone, Beth A. (Dean of Arts and Sciences), Thurston, Linda P. (Dean of Education), and Wiley, Zelia Z. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), National Science Foundation, $150,000, "Pathways to STEM: Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation."

Niehoff, Ruth A., Kansas State University Foundation, $4,730, "Spainhour Faculty Chair for KAWSE."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER
Blanks, Mark T., US Department of Transportation, $100,000, "MOA - Small Unmanned Aircraft System Rule Validation Project."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal Teran, Carlos (Grain Science and Industry),Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and Miller, Brandi M. (Grain Science and Industry), US Department of Labor, $104,901, "Training on Advanced Methods of Grain Dust Control within the Grain Handling and Processing Industry."

Bossmann, Stefan, Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology),Prakash, Punit (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, "MRI: Development of an Integrated Image-guided Thermal Therapy Platform."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $273,483, "Student Support Services at KSU-Manhattan."

Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $210,533, "Student Support Services at KSU-Salina."

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Ring, Debra J., US Department of Education, $104,539, "Child Care Access Means Parents at K-State."