External grants in the fourth quarter FY15

A partial list of external grants received by CALS faculty during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015 (April 2015 – June 2015) are included here.  Only projects with total awards of $100,000 or more are included.   We apologize for any omissions.



PI and Co-PIs


Total Award Amount

Identification and Disruption of Mosquito Heme Transporters National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Z. Adelman and K. Myles (ENT) $234,042
Optimizing B-Lymphocyte Therapeutic Strategies for Control of Autoimmune Diabetes National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases C. Leeth (APSC) $148,512
Mechanisms of Neuropeptide Y’s Effects on Adipose Tissue Deposition in Chickens USDA NIFA E. Gilbert and M. Cline (APSC) $450,000
Hierarchical Antiviral Immunity in Disease Vector Mosquitoes National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease K. Myles and Z. Adelman (ENT) $394,964
2015 Virginia Governor’s School for Agriculture Va. Dept. of Education C. Friedel $212,180
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