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April 2009

April Awards Received:
23 totalling $3,247,552.17
April Proposals Submitted:
32 from 30 Principal Investigators
FY09 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
574 as of April 30, 2009
FY09 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
249 as of April 30, 2009

Awards Received in April 2009

External funding awards listed on this page are drawn from database records maintained in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. An award is recorded as “received” on the date when the UM Accounting Office notifies the Principal Investigator (PI) and the ORSP that a grant account has been established for the project.

PI Name PI Department/Unit Sponsor Name Proposal Title Co-PI Name/s
Angle, T.Division of Outreach and Continuing EducationMississippi Institutions of Higher Learning/State of MississippiReading Institute: Integrating Literacy Skills in the Content Areas for Middle School Teachers (Grades 6,7, and 8)Love, Fannye E
Avery, Bonnie APharmaceuticsChromaDexUPLC-MS/MS Method Development of a New CoQ10 Prodrug
Cavaglia, MarcoPhysics and AstronomyNational Science FoundationCatching a New Wave: Gravitational-Wave Astronomy as a Probe of the Universe
Cavaglia, MarcoPhysics and AstronomyNational Science FoundationMississippi Participation in LIGOs Search for Gravitational Waves
Cheng, AlexanderCivil EngineeringU.S. Department of AgricultureErosion Control and Stabilization Technology for Alluvial Channels and Earthen Embankments
Davis, CynthiaMississippi Judicial CollegeMississippi Department of Public Safety/U.S. Department of JusticeSTOP Violence Against Women
Gabrynowicz, JoanneNational Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space LawThe U.S.-China Legal Cooperation FundU.S. Commercial Space Law at the China University of Political Science and law, Faculty of International Law, Institute of Air and Space Law and the Harbin Institute of Technology School of Law
Gladden, JosephPhysics and AstronomyNASA/Jet Propulsion LaboratoryElastic Constraints of Lanthanum Telluride Thermoelectric Compounds at Elevated Temperatures.
Glisson, SusanWilliam Winter Institute for Racial ReconciliationRobert M. Hearin Support FoundationWWIRR Operational Support
Haley, BryanSociology and AnthropologyURS CorporationGeophysical Survey: Coahoma County and Quitman County, MississippiJohnson, Jay
Jones, TerronPhysical PlantMississippi Emergency Management Agency/Federal Emergency Management AgencyD.R.U. Mitigation - Installation of Seismic Natural Gas Shut-Off ValvesBuchannon, Denny
Pearson, Ashton
Swann, Charles
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionJackson Public School DistrictMississippi Teacher Corps Training Grant (FY 08-09)Guest, Ben
McCurdy, ChristopherMedicinal ChemistryNational Institute on Drug AbuseNovel Pharmacologic Interventions for Drugs of Abuse
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteAlabama Department of EducationMenu Development: Meeting the Healthier US Challenge for Gold
Parsons, Glenn RBiologyMS Dpt of Wild/Fish/ParksPromoting Crappie Recruitment in Northwest Mississippi Reservoirs
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsCACI Technologies, Inc./U.S. ArmyFoliage Response to Vehicle Acoustic StimuliAranchuk, Vyacheslav
Showalter Otts, StephanieMississippi Law Research InstituteUniversity of Southern Mississippi/National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationMississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Outreach Program-Legal Component
Smillie, TroyNational Center for Natural Products ResearchFederal Trade CommissionAnalysis of Plant Samples or Dietary Supplements for the Presence of Hoodia gordonii
Sufka, KennethPsychologyNovus International, Inc.Screening proprietary products in the chick anxiety-depression model
Sukanek, PeterChemical EngineeringNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationNASA EPSCoR Augmentation
Vaughan, James GMechanical EngineeringRobert M. Hearin Support FoundationManufacturing Internship Program (MIP)
Vaughan, James GMechanical EngineeringBayerPultrusion Characterization for Polyurethane Composites, Part XVLackey, Ellen
Walker, LarryNational Center for Natural Products ResearchBill & Melinda Gates FoundationPrimaquine Revisited Part IV - Safety and Efficacy of Primaquine IsomersNanayakkara, N P Dhammika
Tekwani, Babu

Proposals Submitted in April 2009

External funding proposals listed on this page are drawn from database records maintained in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. A proposal is recorded as “submitted” on the date when the approval signature of the University’s Authorizing Institutional Representative is affixed.

PI Name PI Department/Unit Sponsor Name Co-PI Name/s
Altinakar, MustafaNational Center for Computational Hydroscience and EngineeringUSDA Talbot Soil Conservation District/National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Angle, T.Division of Outreach and Continuing EducationMississippi Institutions of Higher Learning/State of MississippiLove, Fannye E
Brewer, John StephenBiologyU.S. DOI National Park Service - Gulf Islands National Seashore
Church, CharlesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsUniversity of Michigan/National Institutes of Health
Conlon, SumaliManagement Information Systems/Production Operations ManagementNational Institutes of HealthYang, Jun
Yang, Yi
Cremaldi, LucienPhysics and AstronomyU.S. Department of EnergyKroeger, Robert S
Quinn, Gene
Summers, Don
Davis, CynthiaMississippi Judicial CollegeMississippi Department of Public Safety/U.S. Department of Justice
Davis, CynthiaMississippi Judicial CollegeMississippi Division of Public Safety Planning/U.S. Dept of Justice
Dyer, DonaldModern LanguagesInstitute of International Education/National Security Education ProgramMetcalf, Michael
Ferreira, DaneelPharmacognosySouthern Illinois University/United States Department of Agriculture
Ford-Wade, M.Health, Exercise Science and Recreation ManagementProject HOPEBass, Martha
Garner, JohnHealth, Exercise Science and Recreation ManagementDeep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Glisson, SusanWilliam Winter Institute for Racial ReconciliationRobert M. Hearin Support Foundation
Gurley, WalterSmall Business Development CenterU.S. Small Business AdministrationForster, Robert
Haley, BryanSociology and AnthropologyURS CorporationJohnson, Jay
Knight, KathyNutrition and Hospitality ManagementMy Brother's Keeper, Inc./Mississippi State Department of Health/CDCBomba, Anne K
Oakley, Charlotte
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionJackson Public School DistrictGuest, Ben
Monroe, StephenCollege of Liberal ArtsKellogg Foundation
Morrison, JimOffice of Strategic PlanningWal-Mart Foundation
O'Quin, Jo AnnSocial WorkCouncil on Social Work Education/John A. Hartford Foundation
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteAlabama Department of Education
Owens, Scott GHealth, Exercise Science and Recreation ManagementNational Institutes of HealthLambert, Laurel
Loftin, Mark
Monroe, Ann
Ownby, TedCenter for the Study of Southern CultureNational Endowment for the Arts
Ownby, TedCenter for the Study of Southern CultureNational Endowment for the Humanities
Parsons, Glenn RBiologyMS Dpt of Wild/Fish/Parks
Reysen, MatthewPsychologyNational Institutes of Health
Ross, Leigh AnnPharmacy PracticeMississippi State Hospital
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. ArmyAranchuk, Vyacheslav
Smillie, TroyNational Center for Natural Products ResearchFederal Trade Commission
Swain, KristenJournalismNational Institutes of HealthBanahan, Benjamin
Best, Allyson
Cutler, Stephen
McCaffrey, David
Russell, Marty
West-Strum, Donna
Vaughan, James GMechanical EngineeringBayerLackey, Ellen
Walker, LarryNational Center for Natural Products ResearchBill & Melinda Gates FoundationNanayakkara, N P Dhammika
Tekwani, Babu

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