Grants Awarded, FY2016

Grants Awarded, July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

Wenzel, Thomas J. (PI). Development of E-Learning Modules for Analytical Chemistry. Supplement of $50,000 added to National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1118600, September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2016.

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing Project Development, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016, $5,600. Source: University of Maine Subcontract No. UM-S972 (year 2 of 2), Maine Sea Grant Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Schlax, Paula J. (PI). mRNA Degradation in Borrelia burgdorferi, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2018, $345,750. Source: National Institutes of Health – National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Award No. 1R15GM107700-01A1.

Koven, Nancy (PI). The role of endogenous oxytocin in adult psychosocial adjustment: main effects and interactions with serotonergic and dopaminergic modulators of social cognition, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2018, $299,439. Source: National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Aging, Award No. 1R15AG050320-01.

Lexow, Gwen (Project Director). A Community-Engaged Approach to Reducing Sexual Violence at Bates College, 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2018, $300,000. Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence against Women, Project No. 2015-WA-AX-0013.

Slovenski, Sally (Executive Director, Maine Campus Compact). Community Colleges for Environmental Stewardship: a Replicable Model for Environmental Education and Behavioral Change, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2017, $90,000. Source: Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Education Grants, Award No. 00A00052.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Building the Economic Case for Eating Disorders Prevention and Early Detection: A Comparative Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Five Intervention Strategies, 12/1/2015 – 11/30/2016, $9,258. Source: Boston Children’s Hospital, subcontract RSTFD0000659957 (year 1 of 2), from a grant by the National Eating Disorders Association.

Faure, Laura (Director, Bates Dance Festival). Seeding the Field: Cultivating an Innovative Dance Community, 1/1/2016 – 10/31/2016, $40,000. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 16-3300-7030.

Davis United World College Scholars Program, 9/1/2015 – 8/31/2016, $160,000.

Huggett, Brett (PI). Collaborative Research: Structure and Function of Whole-tree Xylem Networks in Response to Past, Present, and Future Drought, 3/1/2016 – 2/28/2019, $164,704. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. IOS-1557835.

Ambrose, William (PI). Lobster Growth and Ageing, 10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016, $10,805. Source: Amendments 2 & 3 to University of Maine Subcontract No. UM-S1000, Maine State Department of Marine Resources.

Student Scholarships, Herman Goldman Foundation, $10,000, 2016.

Scholarships for Maine Students, John T. Gorman Foundation, $10,000, 2016.

Castro, Jason (PI). CAREER: Data-driven Approaches for Investigating Olfactory System Heterogeneity, 5/1/2016 – 4/30/2021, $360,000. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. IOS-1553279.

Lundblad, Nathan (Project Director). Bates Summer Science Research Experience, 6/1/2016 – 8/31/2018, $270,000. Source: Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Summer Stipend Program.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, 4/18/2016 – 10/14/2016, $53,269. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, RSA No. 1548533, pursuant to JPL NASA Prime Contract No. NNN12AA01C.

Bavis, Ryan (PI). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine, 5/1/2016 – 4/30/2017, $476,839. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, subaward of NIH-NIGMS Award No. 5P20GM103423-16.

Gottlieb ’17, Sophia (Fellow). NIST-SURF Boulder 2016, 5/1/2016 – 9/30/2016, $9,100.

Paseltiner ’16, Daniel (Fellow). NIST-SURF Gaithersburg 2016, 5/1/2016 – 9/30/2016, $8,565.

Ambrose, William (Program Director). Extension of Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement: Program Director, Arctic Observing Network, through 6/14/2017, additional $197,430. Source: National Science Foundation (Award No. PLR-1545644).

Sanford, Daniel (Project Director). Academic Resource Commons: Reimagining a Liberal Arts Education, 6/1/2016 – 5/31/2019, $223,536. Source: Davis Educational Foundation.

Support of Asian Studies at Bates, Tanaka Memorial Foundation, 7/1/2016-6/30-2017, $10,000.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). NIST Support of Student Travel Grants to American Physical Society/Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Meeting, 5/15/2016 – 9/30/2016, $5,000. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Award No. 60NANB16D169.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). NSF Support of Student Travel Grants to APS-DAMOP 2016, 6/1/2016 – 5/31/2017, $12,000. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. PHY-1639078.

Seeley, William (PI). Scientific Workflows, Image Analysis, and Visual Stylometry in the Digital Analysis of Art, 6/1/2016 – 8/31/2017, $6,327. Source: Fitchburg State University, Subaward No. FSUMA16_F80-F800, from National Endowment for the Humanities Award No. HD-248360-16.

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