Grants Awarded, FY2015

Grants Awarded, FY2015 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015)

Castro, Jason (PI). Genome Scale Analysis of Neuronal Heterogeneity, July 15, 2014 – April 30, 2015, $115,160. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Maine INBRE (NIH-NIGMS Award No. 2P20GM103423-14).

Williams, Larissa (PI). Role of Nuclear Factor Erythroid 2 (Nfe2) in the Oxidative Stress Response during Development, July 15, 2014 – April 30, 2015, $122,103. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Maine INBRE (NIH-NIGMS Award No. 2P20GM103423-14).

Ambrose, William (PI) and Michael Retelle (Co-PI). Collaborative research: Exploring the role of oceanic and atmospheric forcing on Arctic marine climate from newly developed annual shell based records in coastal Norway, August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2017, $337,228. Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Polar Programs, Award No. PLR-1417636.

Ott, Katharine (PI). Topics in the Theory of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, July 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015, $41,450. Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences, Award No. DMS-1458138.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). The Dark Side of Obesity Remedies: Widespread Use of Ineffective and Dangerous Diet Pills, August 1, 2014 – July 31, 2015, $8,713. Source: Boston Children’s Hospital.

Federico, Sylvia (PI). The Learned Clerk: Neglected Sources, New Perspectives, September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015, $4,500. Source: Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Williams, Larissa (PI), Matthew Côté, Travis Gould and Nancy Kleckner (Co-PIs). MRI: Acquisition of a white light laser confocal microscope for multidisciplinary research and teaching at a liberal arts undergraduate institution, 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2017, $791,480. Source: National Science Foundation, Division of Biological Infrastructure, Award No. DBI-1428210.

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing Project Development, 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2015, $5,600. Source: University of Maine Subcontract No. UM-S972, Maine Sea Grant Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Davis United World College Scholars Program, 9/1/2014 – 8/31/2015, $110,000 (student scholarships).

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing (year 2), 10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015, $12,450. Source: University of Maine Subcontract No. UM-S1000, under Maine Department of Marine Resources Contract No. 13A-20140922*1128.

New England Foundation for the Arts, multiple grants in support of Bates Dance Festival 2015 season, $24,235.

Charles Irwin Travelli Foundation, $42,500 (student scholarships).

Alice S. Ayling Scholarship Foundation, $22,500 (student scholarships).

Slovenski, Sally (Executive Director, Maine Campus Compact). Campuses for Environmental Stewardship: A Model for Interdisciplinary Service Learning, December 2014 – November 2016, $168,000. Source: Davis Educational Foundation.

Ambrose, William (PI). Estimate and Compare Bloodworm Densities at the DMR Wiscasset Conservation Area and Cod Cove (Edgecombe), 12/1/2014 – 6/30/2015, $5,000. Source: State of Maine, Department of Marine Resources, Contract No. 20141113*1775.

Faure, Laura (Director). Bates Dance Festival, 1/1/2015 – 10/31/2015, $30,000. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 15-3300-7013.

Shostak, Anthony (Project Director). Thousand Words Project Expansion, 1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015, $30,000. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 15-5100-7012.

Auer, Matthew R. (Project Director) and Crystal Williams (Co-Project Director). Creating Connections Consortium (C3), 1/1/2015 – 6/30/2018, $419,360. Source: Middlebury College, subcontract under Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant No. 41200700.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates (year 2), 3/16/2015 – 3/31/2016, $116,692. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, RSA No. 1523556, under NASA Contract No. NNN12AA01C.

Spencer, A. Clayton (PI). Faculty Renewal in the Humanities, 3/25/2015 – 6/30/2020, $1,000,000. Source: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Grant No. 11500605.

Bavis, Ryan (PI). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine (Year 2), 5/1/2015 – 4/30/2016, $565,205. Includes sub-projects for Co-PIs Jason Castro, Travis Gould, and Larissa Williams. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Maine INBRE (NIH-NIGMS Award No. 2P20GM103423-15).

Paseltiner ’16, Daniel (Fellow), FY 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship – PML-EE, 5/1/2015 – 9/30/2015. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland (Award No. 70NANB15H153).

Low, William (Project Director). Points of View Photography Exhibition, 6/1/2015 – 12/31/2015, $10,000. Source: The Davis Family Foundation.

Ambrose, William (Program Director). Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement: Program Director, Arctic Observing Network, 6/15/2015 – 6/14/2016, $189,916. Source: National Science Foundation (Award No. PLR-1545644).

Tolosky ’15, Patrick (Project Director). Q’eros Health Initiative, 6/18/2015 – 8/20/2015, $10,000. Source: Davis Projects for Peace.

Read, Kirk (Project Director). Support for Asian Studies at Bates, 7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016, $10,000. Source: Tanaka Memorial Foundation.

Sewall, Laura (Principal Investigator / Project Director). Strategic Planning and Collaboration for Monitoring Changes in Coastal Ecosystems, Gulf of Maine, 8/1/2015 – 7/31/2015, $24,952. Source: National Science Foundation (Award No. DBI-1522498).