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Research Awards, January 2016 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Ross, Kara, Shanoyan, Aleksan, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, $1,173,305, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)." 

Golden, Bill B., Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $7,500, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

Ross, Kara, Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Shanoyan, Aleksan, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)." 

Schwab, Benjamin B., and Campabadal Teran, Carlos (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $33,976, "Appropriate-Scale Mechanization Consortium for Sustainable Intensification." 

Shanoyan, Aleksan, Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Ross, Kara, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)." 

Zereyesus, Yacob, Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Ross, Kara, and Shanoyan, Aleksan, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)." 

AGRONOMY

Cramer, Gary L., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $7,500, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

Min, Doohong, Multi-Sponsor, $40,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $6,750, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $4,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Drouillard, James S., and Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $2,884, "Steam Flaking." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Nelssen, Jim L., Lesaffre Yeast Corporation, $10,500, "Evaluating the Effects of Replacing Feed Grade Antibiotics with Yeast, Extract 6930 and/or Zinc Oxide and Copper Sulfate on Nursery Pig Performance Experiencing Heat Stress." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason, National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D., National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D., National Pork Board, $99,414, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES

Floros, John D., and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), University of Missouri, "Memorandum of Agreement." 

ENTOMOLOGY

McCornack, Brian P., North Central Soybean Research Program, $30,000, "Soybean Entomology in the North Central Region: Management and Outreach for New and Existing Pests." 

McCornack, Brian P., US Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Development of a User- Friendly, Rapid Scouting Procedure for the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid, Melanaphis Sacchari, in Sorghum." 

Phillips, Thomas W., US Department of Agriculture, $153,287, "Optimization of Food Grade Coatings, Enviromental Conditions, and Fumigationof Dry Cured Ham." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, and Schwab, Benjamin B. (Agricultural Economics), US Agency for International Development, $50,963, "Appropriate-Scale Mechanization Consortium for Sustainable Intensification." 

Huss, Anne R., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., Stark, Charles, Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Huss, Anne R., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., Stark, Charles, Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Jones, Cassandra K., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R., Stark, Charles, Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $82,353, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Jones, Cassandra K., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R., Stark, Charles, Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Shi, Yong Cheng, Kansas Bioscience Authority, $50,000, "Agreement with Kansas Bioscience Authority." 

Smith, Gordon L., Kansas State University Foundation, $60,000, "Grain Science & Industry NAMA Instructor of Milling." 

Stark, Charles, DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R., Jones, Cassandra K., Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Stark, Charles, DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R., Jones, Cassandra K., Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Stark, Charles, and Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $2,884, "Steam Flaking." 

Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas State University Foundation, $40,000, "Grain Science & Industry Lortscher Professorship." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Barden, Charles J., US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Great Plains Windbreak Crop Yield Study." 

Park, Sunghun, Pliakoni, Eleni, Rajashekar, Channa B., and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $70,405, "Characterizing and Managing Light Factors during Pre- and Post Harvest Stages to Improve Nutritive Value of Vegetables Grown in High Tunnels." 

Park, Sunghun, Bockus, William W. (Plant Pathology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Stack, James P. (Plant Pathology), Trick, Harold N. (Plant Pathology), and Valent, Barbara S. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $11,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

Pliakoni, Eleni, Park, Sunghun, Rajashekar, Channa B., and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $46,937, "Characterizing and Managing Light Factors during Pre- and Post Harvest Stages to Improve Nutritive Value of Vegetables Grown in High Tunnels." 

Rajashekar, Channa B., Park, Sunghun, Pliakoni, Eleni, and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $234,683, "Characterizing and Managing Light Factors during Pre- and Post Harvest Stages to Improve Nutritive Value of Vegetables Grown in High Tunnels." 

Rivard, Cary L., Park, Sunghun, Pliakoni, Eleni, and Rajashekar, Channa B., US Department of Agriculture, $117,342, "Characterizing and Managing Light Factors during Pre- and Post Harvest Stages to Improve Nutritive Value of Vegetables Grown in High Tunnels." 

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Lamm, Freddie R., Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $18,750, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

DeWolf, Erick D., Bockus, William W., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

Gill, Bikram S., General Mills, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC." 

Gill, Bikram S., Syngenta Seeds, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC." 

Poland, Jesse A., The Land Institute, $132,513, "Application of Molecular Breeding in Kernza Improvement (Traci Kantarski)." 

Poland, Jesse A., The Land Institute, $233,141, "Development of Genomics Resources to Accelerate Thinopyrum Intermedium Improvement (Kevin Dorn)." 

Rotenberg, Dorith, and Whitfield, Anna E., US Department of Agriculture, $250,000, "Molecular Mechanisms of Transmission Inhibition by a Viral Glycoprotein." 

Stack, James P., Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

Trick, Harold N., Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

Valent, Barbara S., Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $1,089,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat." 

Whitfield, Anna E., and Rotenberg, Dorith, US Department of Agriculture, $250,000, "Molecular Mechanisms of Transmission Inhibition by a Viral Glycoprotein." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $850, "ASW Multi-Sponsor Research 36." 

Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $13,056, "ASW Testing of Forage Cultivars." 

Kisekka, Isaya, Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $18,750, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

Schlegel, Alan J., Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya, Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $18,750, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY

Chen, Jianhan, Prakash, Om, and Zolkiewski, Michal, US Department of Health and Human Services, $216,563, "Multi-scale Enhanced Sampling of Disordered Proteins." 

Chen, Jianhan, and Schmit, Jeremy D. (Physics), US Department of Health and Human Services, $95,342, "Theoretical and Computational Modeling of Amyloid Aggregation." 

Geisbrecht, Brian V., US Department of Health and Human Services, $187,500, "Inhibition of the Classical & Lectin Complement Pathways by Staphylococcus Aureus Eap." 

Prakash, Om, Chen, Jianhan, and Zolkiewski, Michal, US Department of Health and Human Services, $28,875, "Multi-scale Enhanced Sampling of Disordered Proteins." 

Tomich, John M., and Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), SmartVet USA, Inc, $15,840, "Surface Absorption of BAPC's in Porcine Model." 

Zolkiewski, Michal, Chen, Jianhan, and Prakash, Om, US Department of Health and Human Services, $43,313, "Multi-scale Enhanced Sampling of Disordered Proteins." 

BIOLOGY Boyle, Alice, National Science Foundation, $77,712, "Consequences of Climate Variability for Prairie Birds." 

Govind, Revathi, US Department of Health and Human Services, $437,156, "Alternate Roles of Clostridium difficile TcdR." 

Nippert, Jesse B., and Ungerer, Mark, National Science Foundation, $785, "Dimensions NASA: Collaborative Research: The Biogeography and Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Grasses." 

Ungerer, Mark, and Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, $1,832, "Dimensions NASA: Collaborative Research: The Biogeography and Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Grasses." 

GEOGRAPHY

Harrington Jr, John A., National Geographic Education Foundation, $37,415, "Kansas 2015/2016 Alliance Grant." 

PHYSICS

Kaadze, Ketino, US Department of Energy, $57,934, "Fellowship for 2016 Senior CMS LPC Distinguished Researcher." 

Schmit, Jeremy D., and Chen, Jianhan (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $185,075, "Theoretical and Computational Modeling of Amyloid Aggregation." 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Monaco, Gregory E., and Young, Michael, Great Plains Network Consortium, $15,875, "Funding for Executive Director - Great Plains Network." 

Young, Michael, and Monaco, Gregory E., Great Plains Network Consortium, "Funding for Executive Director - Great Plains Network." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Department of Commerce, $40,000, "KDOC Innovation Growth Program." 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, "Accelerating Genetic Improvement for Oat Milling and Nutritional Quality." 

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Amama, Placidus B., National Science Foundation, $75,010, "Nanocarbon Hybrid Structures for Fast and Reversible Lithium Ion Storage." 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $58,000, "Safety Evaluation of Raised Speed Limits on Kansas Freeways and Other Roadways." 

Dissanayake, Sunanda, and Fitzsimmons, Eric J., Kansas Department of Transportation, $27,072, "Updating the Lane Closure Guide for Urban Highways in Kansas: Phase 1." 

Fitzsimmons, Eric J., and Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $33,089, "Updating the Lane Closure Guide for Urban Highways in Kansas: Phase 1." 

Fitzsimmons, Eric J., National Academy of Sciences, $3,640, "Self De-Icing LED Signals for Railroads and Highway Intersections." 

Parameswaran, Prathap, National Science Foundation, $13,552, "Modeling Wastewater Sludge Hydrolysis Aided by High Temporal Resolution Measurements through Microbial Electrochemistry." 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Prabhaker, Pavithra, National Science Foundation, $150,668, "CAREER: Robust Verification of Cyber-Physical Systems." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Miller, Ruth D., US Department of Energy, $23,000, "Wind for Schools (WIS) Wind Application Center (WAC) Operation." 

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Ben-Arieh, David H., and Wu, Chih-Hang, SORA Medical Solutions LLC, $22,098, "Data Analysis of the ApolloMED Mobile App." 

Wu, Chih-Hang, and Ben-Arieh, David H., SORA Medical Solutions LLC, $22,098, "Data Analysis of the ApolloMED Mobile App." 

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Carter, David A., and Snead, Bruce C., US Department of Energy, $33,740, "The Kansas Corporation Commission and Kansas State University." 

Snead, Bruce C., and Carter, David A., US Department of Energy, $14,460, "The Kansas Corporation Commission and Kansas State University." 

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING B

indra, Hitesh, National Science Foundation, $78,719, "A Noval Method to Simultaneously Separate CO2 and Recover Thermal Energy from Flue Gases." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

Toews, Michelle L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $76,239, "Strenghtening Relationships/Strengthening Families (SR/SF)." 

HUMAN NUTRITION

Swaney-Stueve, Marianne, and Jepsen, Tegan M. (K-State Olathe), Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., $7,600, "Study Agreement 3." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

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

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

CLINICAL SCIENCES

Apley, Michael D., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $37,500, "Antibiotic Resistance Literature Review and Datebase Building." 

Apley, Michael D., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $22,500, "Literature Evaluation and Resource Gathering for Antibiotic Resistance Risk Assessment." 

Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), and Wouda, Raelene, Morris Animal Foundation, $16,848, "D16CA-518: A Contemporaneous Controlled Study of the Standard of Care (SOC) in Dogs with Appendicular Osteosarcoma." 

Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), and Wouda, Raelene, Morris Animal Foundation, $42,865, "D16CA-519: Evaluation of Orally Administered mTOR Inhibitor Rapamycin in Dogs in the Adjuvant Setting with Osteosarcoma." 

Wouda, Raelene, Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, and Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Morris Animal Foundation, $10,109, "D16CA-518: A Contemporaneous Controlled Study of the Standard of Care (SOC) in Dogs with Appendicular Osteosarcoma." 

Wouda, Raelene, Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, and Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Morris Animal Foundation, $25,719, "D16CA-519: Evaluation of Orally Administered mTOR Inhibitor Rapamycin in Dogs in the Adjuvant Setting with Osteosarcoma." 

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER

Richardson, Ralph C., Blecha, Frank (Anatomy and Physiology), Shi, Jishu N. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Wang, Lei, Zoetis LLC, $28,300, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program." 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY

Beckham, Tammy R., and Holmstrom, Lindsey K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,987, "Preventing Zoonotic Diseases in Kenya." 

Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on PEDV by qRT-PCR and Bioassay." 

Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Huss, Anne R. (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Evaluating the Effects of Chemical Treatments to Reduce the Likelihood of PEDV Transmission by Feed Manufacturing Equipment." 

Fang, Ying, and Tomich, John M. (Biochemistry), SmartVet USA, Inc, $3,960, "Surface Absorption of BAPC's in Porcine Model." 

Holmstrom, Lindsey K., and Beckham, Tammy R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $74,961, "Preventing Zoonotic Diseases in Kenya." 

Trujillo, Jessie D., National Pork Board, $41,477, "Development and Evaluation of a Standardized Protocol for Utilization of Swine Oral Fluids for PCR Detection of High Consequence Pathogens: FMD, CSF, and ASF." 

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL

Hocker, Samuel E., Higginbotham, Mary Lynn (Clinical Sciences), and Wouda, Raelene (Clinical Sciences), Morris Animal Foundation, $6,739, "D16CA-518: A Contemporaneous Controlled Study of the Standard of Care (SOC) in Dogs with Appendicular Osteosarcoma." 

Hocker, Samuel E., Higginbotham, Mary Lynn (Clinical Sciences), and Wouda, Raelene (Clinical Sciences), Morris Animal Foundation, $17,146, "D16CA-519: Evaluation of Orally Administered mTOR Inhibitor Rapamycin in Dogs in the Adjuvant Setting with Osteosarcoma." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Peters, Paula, and Floros, John D. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), University of Missouri, $60,625, "Memorandum of Agreement." 

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE

Haag, Lucas A., Multi-Sponsor, $41,234, "XNW Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

O'Brien, Daniel M., Cramer, Gary L. (Agronomy), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $3,750, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE 

KSU POLICE DEPARTMENT

Stubbings, Donald C., Kansas Department of Transportation, $3,000, "Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH 

K-STATE OLATHE

Jepsen, Tegan M., and Swaney-Stueve, Marianne (Human Nutrition), Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., $1,900, "Study Agreement 3." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS 

NEW STUDENT SERVICES

Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $5,000, "Blue Key Strengths Quest Initiative." 

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES

Mailey, Chaz D., City of Manhattan, KS, $40,321, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program."