External grants in the first and second quarter of FY13

A partial list of external grants received by CALS faculty during the first and second quarter of fiscal year 2013 (July 2012 – December 2012) is included here.  Only projects with total awards of $100,000 or more are included. We apologize for any omissions.

Title

Sponsor

PI and Co-PIs

 

Total Award Amount

Virginia Pesticide Applicator Certification Program-(Corresponding to MOA#2012-3) Virginia Department of Ag. and Consumer Services M. Weaver (Entomology) $784,141
Virginia Pesticide Applicator Training Program-(Corresponding to MOA#2012-1) Virginia Department of Ag. and Consumer Services M. Weaver (Entomology) $706,226
Virginia Pesticide Applicator Training Manuals-(Corresponding to MOA#2012-2) Virginia Department of Ag. and Consumer Services M. Weaver (Entomology) $413,722
Soil Science Assistance Program Va. Dept. of Health S. Hodges and J. Galbraith (CSES) $286,135
Twenty-First Century Development of 21st Century Precision Agriculture for Water Quality Protection Cornell University (USDA) Z. Easton and B. Benham (BSE) $128,608
Dimensions: Collaborative Research: Research on Airborne Ice Nucleating Species (RAINS) National Science Foundation B. Vinatzer and D. Schmale (PPWS) $909,853
Virginia Tech Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (VT-IMSD) National Institutes of Health E. Smith (APSC), F. McNabb (Grad. School), and D. Bevan(BCHEM) $358,827
Information Management in Large Scale IPM: the National Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Project USDA, Forest Service E. Roberts and H. Dodd (ENT) $358,000
Molecular Dissection of Queiscence Mechanisms Conferred  by the Submergence-1 Locus of Rice under Submergence and Drought Univ. of California, Riverside (USDA) T. Fukao (CSES) $140,000
How Does In-Hive Pest Management Influence the Pathogen Infection and Immunity of Honey Bees USDA, NIFA B. Traver (ENT) $125,763
Oil Production by Alfalfa Texas AgriLife Research (DOE) P. Zhang (BSE) $112,291
Sample Processing, Analysis, and Quality Control of Food Analyses for the USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program USDA, ARS K. Phillips (BCHEM) $524,500
Sample Processing, Analysis, and Quality Control of Food Analyses for the USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program USDA, ARS K. Phillips (BCHEM) $279,452
Food and Agricultural Education Information System (FAEIS)-FY 2012 USDA, NIFA M. Marchant (AAEC) and E. Smith (STAT) $168,000
Identifying Differences in Abiotic Stress Gene Networks between Lowland and Upland Ecotypes of Switchgrass Michigan State University (DOE) B. Zhao (HORT) and X. Zhang(CSES) $143,088
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education Va. Dept. of Social Sevices M. McFerren (HNFE) and J. Midkiff (Southeast District VCE) $6,464,287
GEPR: Unraveling the Heterozygosity, Allelic Composition, and Copy Number Variation of Potato Michigan State University (NSF) R. Veilleux (HORT) $227,113
Developmental Programming during Preimplantation Development Univ. of Florida (USDA) A. Ealy (APSC) $150,000
Cooperative Agreement Award between VPI & USDA APHIS BRS USDA, APHIS R. Irwin (BCHEM) $136,151
Regulation of Adipose Tissue Metabolism i Lactating Dairy Cattle During Heat Stress USDA, AFRI R. Rhoads (APSC) $129,183
Maury River and Cedar Creek TMDL Studies Va. Dept. of Environ. Quality K. Kline, E. Yagow, and B. Benham (BSE) $119,658
Discovery of Anti-Malarial Compounds that Target the Cytostomal Endocytic Pathway Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation M. Klemba (BCHEM) $100,000
Postdoctoral Potato Research at the IALR Institute for Advanced Learning and Research R. Veilleux (HORT) $135,294
Organic Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (USDA) D. Pfeiffer (ENT) $136,477
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