Grants Awarded, FY2019

New Grants Received July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Probing Dust-Obscured Star Formation and AGN Activity in Massive Ultra-Compact Galaxies, $8,713, 7/1/2018 – 12/31/2019. Source: Universities Space Research Association via University of Wisconsin Agreement No. 793K236.

Schlax, Paula (PI). Post-Transcriptional Regulation in Borrelia Burgdorferi by the BpuR RNA-Binding Protein, $20,745, 6/11/2018 – 5/31/2019. Source: NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease award no. 1R21AI139956-01 via University of Kentucky Research Foundation Subaward No. 3200001882-19-007.

Boateng, Henry (PI). RUI: Fast Treecode Methods for Particle-Particle Multipolar Electrostatic Interactions, $156,236, 8/1/2018 – 7/31/2021. Source: National Science Foundation Award No. CHE-1800181.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Drunk Driving with Children: Putting the Brakes on a Disturbing Trend, $20,608, 7/10/2018 – 6/30/2019. Source: NIH-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism award no. R21AA026031, via Pacific Institute of Research and Education project 0915.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Collaborative Research: RUI: Extreme Starbursts and Outflows: The Formation of Massive Compact Galaxies, $104,108, 8/15/2018 – 7/31/2021. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. AST-1813299.

Barnett, Kristen (PI). Temyiq Tuyuryaq: Collaborative Archaeology the Yupiit Way, $608,853, 8/15/2018 – July 31, 2021. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. OPP-1803494.

Hill, Malcolm and April Hill (Co-PIs). Collaborative Research: RUI: Evaluating the Molecular Genetic Pathways Responsible for Stable Host:Symbiont Interactions in Sponge:Algal Associations, $129,996, 8/1/2018 – 1/31/2020. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. IOS-1848958.

Ewing, Holly (PI). Spokes: Small: Northeast: Collaborative: Building the Community to Address Data Integration of the Ecological Long Tail, $16,723, 9/15/2018 – 8/31/2020. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. IIS-1761780.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $52,395, 9/6/2018 – 2/28/2019. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory RSA No. 1612749.

Hill, Malcolm (PI). RAPID: Effects of Hurricane Irma on Shallow-Water Marine Ecosystems: Addressing Resiliency of Sponge and Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Florida Keys, $24,831, 9/14/2018 – 1/31/2020. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. OCE-1854644.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). BIO Ideas Lab: QUBES, $105,073, 10/11/2018 – 8/31/2019. Source: College of William and Mary subaward no. 714487-712687, from National Science Foundation Award No. DUE-1446258.

Shaw, Caroline (PI). NEH Fellowship, $60,000, 7/01/2019 – 6/30/2020. Source: National Endowment for the Humanities Award no. FEL-262407.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Community Colleges and Adult Health, $5,320, 1/15/2019 – 12/15/2019. Source: Washington State University subaward no. 134486-G003988, from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Award No. 76082.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Tissue-specific and temporal reinstatement of Tcf4 function to treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $51,242, 2/01/2019 – 1/31/2020. Source: University of Pennsylvania, Orphan Disease Center. Award No. MDBR-19-137-PH.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Atmospheric waves in Giant Planets: Energy and Chemical Transport, $7,291, 10/12/2018 – 10/11/2021. Source: University of Colorado Boulder subaward no. 1557249, from National Aeronautics & Space Administration Award No. 80NSSC19K0026.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). BDF MOT Tourism Enterprise Grant , $10,000, 1/15/2019 – 12/31/2019. Source: State of Maine, Department of Economic & Community Development, award no. CT#20190115*2119.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Stellar Insights into Solar Magnetism, $35,075, 8/1/2016 – 12/7/2019. Source: University of Colorado at Boulder, Subaward No. 1553828, Modification No. 3, from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award No. NNX16AC92G.

Douglass, Amy (PI). Collaborative Research: Video-Recording Eyewitness Identification Lineups: Testing for Unanticipated Costs and Undiscovered Benefits, $130,722, 3/1/2019 – 2/28/2022. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. SES-1849411.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2019 , $40,000, 1/01/2019 – 10/31/2019. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 1847229-33-19.

Diamond-Stanic, Aleksandar (PI). Probing Dust-Obscured Star Formation and AGN Activity in Massive Ultra-Compact Galaxies, $23,579, 7/1/2018 – 12/31/2019. Source: Universities Space Research Association via University of Wisconsin Agreement No. 793K236 Modification #1.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Dance Gathering in Lagos, Nigeria, $700, 2/12/2019 – 2/24/2019. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35394.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $52,043, 3/12/2019 – 2/28/2020. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory RSA No. 1624544.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Inside Dance: Year II of Broadening Audience Engagement at the Bates Dance Festival , $3000, 2/22/2019 – 11/30/2019. Source: Maine Humanities Council, award no. 18-19-15.

Mountcastle, Andrew (PI). Collaborative Research: Testing the consequences of wing flexibility to comprehensive flight performance in freely flying insects, $170,062, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2022. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. IOS-1856622.

Rocque, Michael (PI). The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018, $24,050, 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2019. Source: U.S. Department of Justice, National Insititute of Justice via Northeastern University, Award No. 504628-78050.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). The Era Footwork Crew , $5,000, 7/1/2019 – 2/1/2020. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35414.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). A Canary Torsi | Yanira Castro, $6,000, 7/19/2020 – 8/8/2020. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35415.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). New England Dance on Tour, $8,000, 7/26/2020 – 8/9/2020. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35599.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Nora Chipaumire, $6,560, 7/26/2019 – 8/4/2019. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35592.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Joanna Kotze, $4,340, 7/7/2019 – 8/3/2019. Source: New England Foundation for the Arts, from National Endowment for the Arts, award no. 19-35483.

Castro, Jason (PI). CAREER: Data-driven Approaches for Investigating Olfactory System Heterogeneity, $133,182. Continuing Grant Increment on NSF Award No. IOS-1553279.

Schlax, Paula and Gould, Travis (Co-PIs). Using Fluorescence Nanoscopy to Study RNA Localization in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Spirochete that Causes Lyme Disease, $233,739, 5/15/2019 – 4/30/2021. Source: NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease award no. 1R21AI141935-01.

Bavis, Ryan (Site Director). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine Year 1, $691,505, 5/1/2019 – 4/30/2020. NIH-NIGMS via MDI Biological Laboratory.

Laurita-Plankis, Geneva (PI). RUI: Developing Insight and Control of Polarity in the Pyrochlore Lattice, $132,989, 7/1/2019-6/30/2022. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. DMR-1904980.

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