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Research Awards, January 2017

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 

Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Featherstone, Allen M., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, $14,392, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCIZ)." 

Featherstone, Allen M., Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)." 

Ross, Kara, Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Featherstone, Allen M., US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)." 

AGRONOMY Adee, Eric A., Multi-Sponsor, $51,200, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Ciampitti, Ignacio, Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $4,258, "2017 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas." 

Peterson, Dallas E., Multi-Sponsor, $23,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

Schapaugh Jr, William T., North Central Soybean Research Program, $34,773, "Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain for Yield in Soybean Breeding Programs." 

Schapaugh Jr, William T., United Soybean Board, $52,660, "Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines." 

Thompson, Curtis R., Multi-Sponsor, $12,400, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY Bradford, Barry J., US Department of Agriculture, $95,000, "MicroRNA in Colostrum: Immunity Across Generations? Caroline Ylioja Predoctoral Fellowship." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Feed One Co., Ltd., "Feed One Co., LTD. Fellowship." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Feed One Co., Ltd., "Feed One Co., LTD. Fellowship." 

Jones, Cassandra K., Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), and Trinetta, Valentina, Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., $26,202, "Assessing Factors Affecting Salmonella in Poultry Fat." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Feed One Co., Ltd., $30,000, "Feed One Co., LTD. Fellowship." 

Trinetta, Valentina, Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), and Jones, Cassandra K., Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., $26,202, "Assessing Factors Affecting Salmonella in Poultry Fat." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Feed One Co., Ltd., "Feed One Co., LTD. Fellowship." 

COMMUNICATIONS Disberger, Brandie S., Hock, Gaea, and Ulmer, Jonathan, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $1,650, "Visiting Practicing Professional in PreService CASE Certification." 

Hock, Gaea, Disberger, Brandie S., and Ulmer, Jonathan, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $1,650, "Visiting Practicing Professional in PreService CASE Certification." 

Ulmer, Jonathan, Disberger, Brandie S., and Hock, Gaea, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $1,700, "Visiting Practicing Professional in PreService CASE Certification." 

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES Dalton, Timothy J., US Agency for International Development, $2,856,671, "The Management Entity of the Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab." 

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $3,951,710, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

ENTOMOLOGY Ruberson, John R., Multi-Sponsor, $3,000, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Aldrich, Greg, Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Trinetta, Valentina (Animal Sciences and Industry), Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., "Assessing Factors Affecting Salmonella in Poultry Fat." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES Pliakoni, Eleni, and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $110,445, "Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in US Vegetable Industries." 

Rivard, Cary L., and Pliakoni, Eleni, US Department of Agriculture, $110,445, "Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in US Vegetable Industries." 

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS Lilja, Nina K., Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER Akhunova, Alina, and Akhunov, Eduard D. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $37,501, "Validation, Characterization, and Deployment of QTL for Grain Yield Components in Wheat." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY Akhunov, Eduard D., and Akhunova, Alina (Plant Biotechnology Center), US Department of Agriculture, $91,814, "Validation, Characterization, and Deployment of QTL for Grain Yield Components in Wheat." 

Gill, Bikram S., Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCR." 

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

Poland, Jesse A., and Dorn, Kevin M., US Department of Agriculture, $75,830, "Exploring the Genomic Landscape of Perenniality within the Triticeae." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $3,064, "ASW Multi-Sponsor Research 36." 

Schlegel, Alan J., and Haag, Lucas A. (Northwest Area Office), Deere & Company, $14,720, "No-till Opener Benchmarking Study." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY Geisbrecht, Erika R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $331,304, "Mechanisms Underlying Muscle Development in Drosophila AR060788." 

BIOLOGY Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $12,430, "Biology Research Career Development Core." 

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $1,000, "Cancer Center Research Awards." 

CHEMISTRY Higgins, Daniel A., Kansas State University Foundation, $48,000, "Center for Basic Cancer Research: Fraternal Order of Eagles Fund." 

Smith, Paul E., US Department of Health and Human Services, $53,966, "Towards Exome Analyses: Surprising Outcomes from Mutating Nonconserved Positions." 

ECONOMICS Gaulke, Amanda P., Spencer Foundation, $40,850, "Student Loan Repayment." 

MATHEMATICS Rojkovskaia, Natalia, National Science Foundation, $23,128, "International Conference Representation Theory at the Crossroads of Modern Mathematics." 

PHYSICS Samushia, Lado, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $23,516, "Constraining Dark Energy and Modified Gravity with Euclid." 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK STATISTICS Gadbury, Gary L., Shell Oil Company U.S., $5,000, "Shell U.S. Proposal for Applied Statistics at K-State." 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

MANAGEMENT Jackson, Chad A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Kansas Department of Commerce, $47,500, "Jumpstart Program." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

DEAN OF EDUCATION Havlicek, Barbara J., Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, $141,655, "Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom." 

Havlicek, Barbara J., Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000, "Schools for Quality Education." 

SPECIAL EDUCATION, COUNSELING, AND STUDENT AFFAIRS Rubin, Lisa, Connole, Ian J. (Intercollegiate Athletics State), and Pinkett, Cori L. (Intercollegiate Athletics State), Association for Applied Sport Psychology, $223, "Developing Student Athletes into Leaders: Analyzing the Impact of a Leadership Academy." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Jackson, Chad A. (Management), Kansas Department of Commerce, $47,500, "Jumpstart Program." 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING He, Mei, Kansas State University Foundation, $1,870, "Cancer Research - Olathe." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Fund, Andrew D., and Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $5,600, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Kuhn, William B., and Fund, Andrew D., US Department of Energy, $8,400, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Mirafzal, Behrooz, and Pahwa, Anil, Black & Veatch Corporation, $58,105, "Dynamic Modeling of Microgrids for Voltage-Frequency Stability Analysis." 

Pahwa, Anil, and Mirafzal, Behrooz, Black & Veatch Corporation, $24,902, "Dynamic Modeling of Microgrids for Voltage-Frequency Stability Analysis." 

Pahwa, Anil, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. & Electric Power Research Ins, $75,000, "Thermal Loading to Prevent Ice on Transmission Lines." 

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., Multi-Sponsor, $3,000, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products." 

McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products." 

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $7,500, "Kansas State University - Missouri Radon Training." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN Kaup, Migette L., Cornelison, Laci J. (Dean of Human Ecology), Doll, Gayle (Dean of Human Ecology), Gfeller, Stephanie (Dean of Human Ecology), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $58,896, "Peak 2.0 Evaluation." 

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $147,240, "Peak 2.0 Evaluation." 

Doll, Gayle, Cornelison, Laci J., Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $58,896, "Peak 2.0 Evaluation." 

Gfeller, Stephanie, Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $14,724, "Peak 2.0 Evaluation." 

HUMAN NUTRITION Hanson, Jennifer, Kansas State University Foundation, $4,326, "An Infographic Menu: Improving Decision Making in Dementia Residents (Priscilla Brenes)." 

KINESIOLOGY Ade, Carl, and Barstow, Thomas J., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $25,000, "Identification of Aerobic Fitness Standards for Exploration Mission Tasks." 

Barstow, Thomas J., and Ade, Carl, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $25,000, "Identification of Aerobic Fitness Standards for Exploration Mission Tasks." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Feed One Co., Ltd., "Feed One Co., LTD. Fellowship." 

Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Producers Council, $49,850, "Consulting Agreement." 

Rowland, Raymond R. R., PIC North America (PIC USA, Inc.), $24,162, "Use of Genetically Modified Pigs to Evaluate PRRS Virus Susceptibility." 

Sanderson, Michael W., US Department of Agriculture, $47,900, "A Secure Beef Supply (SBS) Plan for Business Continuity in a Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE Atchison, Robert L., US Department of Agriculture, $28,800, "NRCS Technical Service Provider." 

Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $11,156, "Great Plains Windbreak Initiative Workshop." 

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE Duncan, Stewart R., Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $453, "2017 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas." 

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE Haag, Lucas A., and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Deere & Company, $14,720, "No-till Opener Benchmarking Study." 

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE Shoup, Douglas E., Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $4,348, "2017 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas." 

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS STATE Connole, Ian J., Pinkett, Cori L., and Rubin, Lisa (Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs), Association for Applied Sport Psychology, $216, "Developing Student Athletes into Leaders: Analyzing the Impact of a Leadership Academy." 

Pinkett, Cori L., Connole, Ian J., and Rubin, Lisa (Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs), Association for Applied Sport Psychology, $216, "Developing Student Athletes into Leaders: Analyzing the Impact of a Leadership Academy." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH 

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER Burton, Kenneth R., Nebraska Department of Agriculture, $36,248, "Animal Disease Response Training - Nebraska."