Six higher ed faculty get Mini-Grants to prepare research proposals
The Division of Science and Research, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, announces $5,000 Mini-Grant awards to six faculty members. Mini-Grants fund summer stipends for faculty members to prepare research grant proposals. The awards to go:
- Timothy Corrigan, Concord University – Multilayer Infrared Absorber for Energy Harvesting
- Bonny Dickinson, WV School of Osteopathic Medicine – The Cystine/Glutamate Antiporter Controls the Outcome of Dendritic Cell-T Cell Interactions by Modulating the Functional Expression of the Immunosuppressive Enzyme Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase
- Gary Schultz, Marshall University – The relationship between environment, diversity, and relative abundance at the species level in the microbial community of the Ohio River
- Kaushlendra Singh, West Virginia University – Fundamental Understanding of Lignin Behavior in the Wood Cell Wall during Thermal Treatment of Hardwood under Inert Conditions
- Wendy Trzyna, Marshall University – Intracellular networks directing differentiation in diverse isolates of Acanthamoeba
- Jennifer Weidhaas, West Virginia University – CAREER: An Integrated Research and Education Program to Elucidate the Fate and Transport of the Emerging Contaminant Nitrosodimethylamine
The Research Proposal Preparation Mini-Grant program is intended to help provide an uninterrupted period of time for faculty to work on a proposal to a federal agency or foundation. Congratulations to the awardees!
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