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August 2007

August Awards Received:
48 totalling $12,721,278.29
August Proposals Submitted:
29 from 24 Principal Investigators
FY08 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
479 as of August 31, 2007
FY08 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
218 as of August 31, 2007

Awards Received in August 2007

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
Altinakar, MustafaNational Center for Computational Hydroscience and EngineeringMaryland Department of Agriculture/Environmental Protection AgencyTargeted Watersheds Grant-Tuckahoe Creek Watershed
Avery, Mitchell AMedicinal ChemistryCenters for Disease Control and PreventionDevelopment and Testing of New Antimalarial Drugs (Year 4)Cutler, Stephen
Bell, Deborah HSchool of LawMississippi Bar Foundation/IOLTA ProgramEstablishment of Tax Clinic
Bell, Deborah HSchool of LawMississippi Department of Public Safety/U.S. Department of JusticeContinuation of Family Violence Clinic
Buskes, Gerard JMathematicsU.S. Department of EducationGraduate Assistance in Areas of National Need - Mississippi Cole, Donald
Byrd, H JosephPharmacy PracticeUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterUniversity of Mississippi School of Pharmacy/Department of Pharmacy Practice/UMMC Department of Medicine/Division of Infectious Disease Agreement (2007-2008)
Byrd, H JosephPharmacy PracticeBaptist Memorial Hospital/North MississippiUniversity of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi Agreement (FT 08)
Cantu, Joe TurnerTheatre ArtsMississippi Arts Commission/National Endowment for the ArtsOxford Shakespeare Festival-Summer 2007
Clark, AliceNational Center for Natural Products ResearchNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesNew Drugs for Opportunistic InfectionsAgarwal, Ameeta
Jacob, Melissa
Li, Xing Cong
Cremaldi, Lucien MPhysics and AstronomyUniversity of Notre Dame/National Science FoundationUSCMS Teacher Support (2007)
Cremaldi, Lucien MPhysics and AstronomyUniversity of Notre Dame/National Science FoundationQuarkNet Center Support Grant (07-08)
Dasmahapatra, Asok KNational Center for Natural Products ResearchNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and AlcoholismEthanol Action in Japanese Medaka: Alteration in Specific Gene MethylationWillett, Kristine L
Dyer, DonaldModern LanguagesUniversity of Maryland/National Foreign Language CenterMississippi High School Short Pipeline Project (StarTalk)
Dyer, DonaldModern LanguagesInstitute of International Education/National Security Education ProgramUniversity of Mississippi ROTC Chinese Language and Culture ProjectMetcalf, Michael
Gilbert, KennethJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsPreparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban TreatyTesting and Evaluation and Post-Certification Activities (Unscheduled Maintenance at IS52, Diego Garcia)
Gilbert, KennethJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsNational Institute of Aerospace/NASA Langley Research CenterNCPA Support for National Institute of Aerospace Acoustic ResearchDavis, Sara
Di, Xiao
Gochfeld, DeborahNational Center for Natural Products ResearchNational Science FoundationCollaborative Research: Aplysina Red Band Syndrome: Investigating the Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Ecology of an Emerging Marine Disease
Hamann, MarkPharmacognosyMedicines for Malaria VentureThe Isolation and Characterization of Antimalarial Agents from Marine Organisms
Ilias, MuhammadNational Center for Natural Products ResearchNational Institutes of HealthStandardization of Banisteriopsis Caapi for Chemical and Biological MarkersKhan, Ikhlas
Tekwani, Babu
Jacob, MelissaNational Center for Natural Products ResearchFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University/National Institutes of HealthAnti-fungal Testing of New Drugs
Johnson, JaySociology and AnthropologyNorthwestern State University/National Park ServiceNCPTT 2007 Workshop
Lutken, CarolMississippi Mineral Resources InstituteU.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and EnforcementCore Sampling at Selected Sites of the St. Bernard Shoal Sand Body, Offshore Mississippi
Majumdar, SoumyajitPharmaceuticsNational Institutes of HealthLocalized Modulation of RPE P-gp/MRP Activity for Back-of-the-Eye Drug Delivery
Mantena, PrabhakarMechanical EngineeringOffice of Naval ResearchBlast and Impact Resistant Composite Structures for Navy ShipsAl-Ostaz, Ahmed
Cheng, Alexander
Matsumoto, Rae RPharmacologyNational Institute on Drug AbuseSigma Ligands for the Treatment of Cocaine Overdose
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionHolly Springs School DistrictMississippi Teacher Corps Summer School
Muir, ThomasJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsMiltec Corporation/U. S. Army Space and Missile DefenseSeismic Sensor Support
Nagle, Dale GPharmacognosyU.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel CommandNeosergiolide-The First Potent Bi-Functional Natural Product that Simultaneously Targets STAT3-Dependent Breast Tumors and Tumor HypoxiaZhou, Yu-Dong
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteU.S. Department of AgricultureFY 2007 Cooperative Agreement - Food Safety
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteFramingham State CollegeHealthy Cuisine for Kids in Framingham, MA
Parcher, JonChemistry and BiochemistryNational Science FoundationFundamental Investigations of RP-HPLC Retention Mechanisms
Peng, HanxiangMathematicsNational Science FoundationTheil-Sen Estimators in Semiparametric Mixed ModelsDang, Xin
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsLite Cycles, Inc.Test Support for Buried Mine Detection
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research ServiceDevelopment of Acoustic and Seismic Technology to Characterize Soils, Assess Water Content, and Reduce Production Costs, SCA 58-6408-5-084 (FY 2007)Chambers, James
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsGeorgia Institute of Technology/U.S. Army Research OfficeHuman Signatures for Personnel Detection
Seiner, JohnJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsCombustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech)/Office of Naval ResearchAccurate Computational Predictions of Heated Plume Characteristics Emanating from Non-Conventional Exit Shapes in a Cross Wind Environment
Showalter Otts, StephanieMississippi Law Research InstituteUniversity of Southern Mississippi/National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationMississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Outreach Program-Legal ComponentClemons, Josh
Showalter Otts, StephanieMississippi Law Research InstituteNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNational Sea Grant Law CenterWilkins, William
Showalter Otts, StephanieMississippi Law Research InstituteNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationLegislative Research Support for Digital Coast: Legislative AtlasWilkins, William
Slattery, MarcPharmacognosyNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNew Ocean Resources: Exploration and Drug Discovery in the Twilight ZoneGochfeld, Deborah
Song, ChungCivil EngineeringBaytech KoreaReal Time Estimation of Soil Permeability using Piezocone Penetration Test
Sukanek, PeterChemical EngineeringNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationExperimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Research Infrastructure Development Program (Year 1)
Sukanek, PeterChemical EngineeringNational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationMississippi Space Grant Consortium (Supplement 9-2nd Increment for Yr 3)O'Haver, John
Summers, DonPhysics and AstronomyNational Science FoundationMRI: Development of a Superconducting Magnet Coil and a 201 MHz RF Cavity for Testing Muon Ionization Cooling TechniquesCremaldi, Lucien M
Walker, LarryNational Center for Natural Products ResearchU.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research ServiceDevelopment of Natural Products from Plants and Microbes for Replacement of Synthetic Pesticides (Amendment No. 2)
Walker, LarryNational Center for Natural Products ResearchMedicines for Malaria VentureA Longer View of the Antimalarial Drug Pipeline: Natural Products as new PrototypesIlias, Muhammad
Khan, Ikhlas
Nanayakkara, N P Dhammika
Tekwani, Babu
Waxler, RogerJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsProgeny SystemsDIRAR In-Air Sensor System (DISS) Transmission Loss Model
Wells, BarbaraOffice of the Dean of PharmacyU.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesHealth Care Facilities and Other Construction: Equipment for Phase II-NCNPR ProgramHufford, Charles

Proposals Submitted in August 2007

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
Abadie, AnnCenter for the Study of Southern CultureNational Endowment for the Arts
Angle, TimothyDivision of Outreach and Continuing EducationAmerica's Choice, Inc./Indianola School/MS Department of Education
Bass, Henry EJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Department of AgricultureSeiner, John
Bass, Henry EJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Department of AgricultureChambers, James
Hickey, Craig
Sabatier, James
Bass, Henry EJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsOffice of Naval Research
Bass, Henry EJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsAmerican Technology CorporationChambers, James
Brewer, John StephenBiologyU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Byrd, H JosephPharmacy PracticeBaptist Memorial Hospital/North Mississippi
Byrd, H JosephPharmacy PracticeUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center/Department of Pediatrics
Chambers, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Army Research Office
Chen, YixinComputer and Information SciencesNational Science Foundation
Clark, AliceOffice of Research and Sponsored ProgramsMississippi Technology Alliance
Dasmahapatra, Asok KNational Center for Natural Products ResearchAlcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation
Easson, Gregory LUniversity of Mississippi Geoinformatics CenterAmericaView Inc.Robinson, Harold
Ferreira, DaneelPharmacognosyOcean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Gochfeld, DeborahNational Center for Natural Products ResearchCaribbean Coral Reef Institute-University of Puerto Rico-Mayaquez
Gurley, WalterSmall Business Development CenterU.S. Small Business AdministrationVanderlip, M.
Hallam, Jeffrey SCenter for Health Promotion and Health BehaviorRobert Wood Johnson Foundation
Jacob, MelissaNational Center for Natural Products ResearchFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University/National Institutes of HealthAshfaq, Khalid
Khan, ShabanaNational Center for Natural Products ResearchElSohly Laboratories/National Institutes of Health
Parker, JackieOffice of the Dean of EducationMississippi Department of Education
Pasco, David SNational Center for Natural Products ResearchVarja Farm, LLC/United State Department of AgriculturePugh, Nirmal
Prasad, S NCivil EngineeringU.S. Department of Agriculture
Seiner, JohnJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsCombustion Research and Flow Technology Inc./US Air Force Research Laboratory
Shelton, EllenDivision of Outreach and Continuing EducationNational Writing Project
Snow, Marilyn SLeadership and Counselor EducationLafayette County School District
Wadkins, Randy MackChemistry and BiochemistryU.S. Army Research Office
Wilkin, Noel ECenter for Pharmaceutical Marketing and ManagementInternational Academy of Compounding Pharmacists FoundationBanahan, Benjamin
Lobb, William
Wilkin, Noel ECenter for Pharmaceutical Marketing and ManagementNational Community Pharmacists AssociationLobb, William

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