Proposals Submitted

Bisha, Bledar: $35,000 to U.S. Department of Defense for “Rapid ID of Microbial Pathogens from Food, Water and Environmental Samples,” $22,000 to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for “Multiplex Pathogen Detection Platform (MPDP): Simultaneous Detection of Microbial Pathogens in a Single Sample,” and $18,685 to National Aeronautics and Space Administration for “Exploring Bacteriophage-based Signal Amplification for Detection of Microbial Products.”

Bisha, Bledar, Jeffrey Chandler, Alan Franklin, Sarah Bevins, and Kurt VerCauteren: $198,162 to University of California, Davis for “Contamination of Leafy Green Crops with Foodborne Pathogens: Are Wildlife a Problem.”

Chandler, Jeffrey, and Bledar Bisha: $149,958 to USDA NIFA for “Assessing the Role of Food Antimicrobials and Sanitizers in the Physiology and Evolution of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Simulated Food Production Environment.”

Chichester, Kellie, Sandra Frost, and Caleb Carter: $2,000 to Farm Credit Services of America for “Grain Bin Extrication Training for Farmers and Fire Fighters in Wyoming.”

Crawford, Warren, and Kimberly Reaman: $194,460 to Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for “American Youth Leadership Program with Ghana: Enhancing Global Perspectives in Youth.”

Garcia y Garcia, Axel: $15,000 to Western Sugar Cooperative for “Phosphorus Cropping Systems and Irrigation Effect on Sugar Beet Yield and Quality,” and $12,250 to Miller Coors, LLC for “Miller Coors Variety Trial.”

Gomelsky, Mark, Qian-Quan Sun, and Anna Lyuksyutova: $1,407,976 to National Institutes of Health (NIH) for “cNIRW, a High-resolution Neuronal Circuits Mapping System.”

Hild, Ann, Timothy Collier, and Mike Williams: $9,988 to Marathon Oil Company for “Nutrient Cycles and Insect Herbivory in Riparian Floodplains Relative to Presence of the Exotic Russian Olive and Native Shrub Species.”

Jeliazkov, Valtcho, and Ami Erickson: $21,800 to USDA Foreign Agricultural Service for “Local Food Production: High vs. Low Tunnels for Veggies and Herbs.”

Moss, Gary: $7,500 to Betaseed Inc. for “Production Characteristics of Varieties of Conventional Sugar Beets,” and $1,800 to SunOpta for “Production Characteristics of Confection Sunflowers.”

Wade, Christine, and Warren Crawford: $425,730 to William T. Grant Foundation for “The Effects of Rural Out-of-school Time Program Settings on Positive Youth Development.”