Proposals Submitted

  • Alexander, Brenda, Enette Larson-Meyer, and Jason Gigley: $84,976 to National Pork Board for “UVB Exposure and the Immune Protective Effects of Synthesized Vitamin D in Swine.”
  • Bisha, Bledar: $133,447 to AB Sciex Pty Ltd for “Improvement and Validation of a Mass Spectrometry Method for Microbial Identification.”
  • Collier, Timothy: $18,405 to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for “Biological Control of Wyoming Weeds.”
  • Edwards, Jeffrey, Jeremiah Vardiman, Brian Sebade, Hudson Hill, and Douglas Zalesky: $15,000 to Colorado State University for “ATV Safety Training for ATV Users in Agriculture and Natural Resource Industries in Wyoming.”
  • Edwards, Jeffrey, and Daniel Tekiela: $22,975 to Environmental Protection Agency for “Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program (PSEFMP).”
  • Ernest, Holly, and Beth Mendelsohn: $1,000 to Raptor Research Foundation for “Great Gray Owls in the Range-Edge: Population Genomics and Ecology of an Elusive Raptor.”
  • Freeburn, James: $349,724 to Utah State University for “Professional Development Program Administration and SARE Fellows.”
  • Guo, Wei, John Oakey, Jun Ren, Jay Schneider, and Ying Ge: $200,000 to American Heart Association for “The Novel Insights of RNA Binding Proteins in Cardiac Muscle Function.”
  • Islam, Anowar, Scott Schell, Camby Reynolds, Richard Klein, Fred Hopkin, Jerry Faxon, and Gary White: $48,814 to USDA Agricultural Research Service for “Conduct Survey and Test Artificial Propagation Methods on Alkali Bee Populations in Northwest Wyoming to Increase Alfalfa Seed Production.”
  • Islam, Anowar, Christopher Graham, and Cody Creech: $9,661 to South Dakota State University for “Forage Genotypes and Variety Testing for Growth, Yield, and Quality Potential in Northern Plains.”
  • Latchininsky, Alexandre, and Larry Debrey: $111,079 to USDA APHIS for “Wyoming CAPS Infrastructure, Wyoming CAPS Bundled Small Grains, Wyoming CAPS Nematode Surveys.”
  • Maczko, Kristie, and John Tanaka: $176,000 to USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for “Benefits from Prescribed Fire on Rangelands – Applying Usable Science to Increase Awareness.”
  • Maczko, Kristie, John Tanaka, and John Ritten: $120,000 to USDA NRCS for “Keeping Expiring CRP Lands in Grass Using NRCS Conservation Programs – Assessing Success.”
  • McLeod, Donald, and Scott Lieske: $466,689.41 to USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture for “Determining the Relationship between Development Pattern and the Costs of Public Services.”
  • Murphy, T., and Whitney Stewart: $10,320 to U.S. Dry Pea and Lentil Council for “Evaluating Livestock Feed Value of Lentil Screenings Sampled Throughout the Northern Great Plains.”
  • Murphy, T., Whitney Stewart, M. Van Emon: $24,129 to National Sheep Industry Improvement Center, “Quantifying Trace Mineral Status of Western Ewes During Critical Poduction Periods.”
  • Norton, Urszula, and Emmanuel Omondi: $209,969 to National Science Foundation through Rodale Institute for “Improving Ergothioneine Concentration and Nutrient Density of Grains and Vegetables with Mushroom and Mycorrhizal Fungal Cultures.”
  • Scasta, Derek, and Timm Gergeni: $24,712 to Utah State University for “Evaluating the Relationship between Soil Health, Forage Quality and Grazing Capacity at the Ranch-Scale in a High-Elevation Steppe.”
  • Schumaker, Brant: $24,200 to Utah State University for “Comparing Seasonal Associations between Livestock and Wildlife in the Rocky Mountain Region.”
  • Sondgeroth, Kerry, Nicolas Blouin, William Edwards, Kevin Lahmers, John Loy, and Karen Fox: $199,398 to Morris Animal Foundation for “Exploring Microbiomes and Re-characterizing Bacteria to Identify Specific Biotypes Associated with Wyoming Bighorn Sheep Herds.”
  • Stewart, Whitney, Warrie Means, and John Ritten: $30,000 to American Lamb Board for “Quantifying the Economic Impact of Excessively Fat Lambs in the U.S. Lamb Processing Sector.”
  • Stump, William: $33,000 to Bayer for “Investigations in Disease Management for Wyoming Crops.”
  • Van Diepen, Linda, and Cinzia Fissore: $10,792 to Whittier College for “Changes in Mycorrhizal Interactions and Nutrient Exchanges between Tan Oak and Sequoias Following Sudden Oak Death Infestation.”
  • Vincenti, Virginia: $2,500 to Phi Upsilon Omicron for “Elder Family Financial Exploitation: Risk and Protective Factors within Families.”
  • Wang, Qiurong: $106,532 to American Heart Association for “Molecular Mechanism of Maternal Obesity Elevated Cortisol Induced Term Fetal Cardiac Dysfunction.”
  • Zhu, Mengqiang: $8,000 to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for “The Influence of Vegetation on Soil Phosphorus Cycling Over Time in Semi-Arid Soils.”