New Grants

New Grants Awarded since July 1, 2019

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). RCN-UBE Incubator: Network for an Open and Accessible Biology Education: The promise of equity and the challenge of sustainability, $74,290, 8/18/2019-7/31/2020. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. DBI-1919879.

Johnson, Beverly (PI). Back River Creek and Saltmarsh Restoration for Coastal Infrastructure Resilience, $19,000, 7/23/2019-6/30/2020. Source: Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, from National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Award No. Contract_BatesCollege_BackRiver

Greene, Michelle (PI). RII Track-2 FEC: The Visual Experience Database: A Large-Scale Point-of-View Video Database for Vision Research, $3,974,003, 8/1/2019-7/31/2023. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. OIA-1920896.

Ewing, Holly (PI). RII Track-2 FEC: Computational Methods and Autonomous Robotics Systems for Modeling and Predicting Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms, $132,747, year 1 funding increment, 8/1/2019-7/31/2020. Source: Dartmouth College via National Science Foundation, Award No. R1299.

Gould, Travis (PI). INBRE Supplement – High-Resolution Imaging of Age-Induced Changes in Nuclear Architecture, $83,340, 9/1/2019-8/31/2020. Source: Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory via National Institute of Health, Award No. IN19S1/GOULD.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). BECCAL Science Definition Team Supplement, $5,000, 11/13/2019 – 2/28/2020. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Subcontract No. 1584283 Mod#3.

Aronson, Krista (PI). Supporting efforts to get books in the Diverse BookFinder’s database to children, $50,000, 6/27/2019 – 6/26/2020. Source: Brooks Family Foundation.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Operating Support for the Bates Dance Festival, $10,000, 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020. Source: Maine Arts Commission via National Endowment for the Arts grant.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). I hunger for you (Kimberly Bartosik/daela), $8,000, 9/29/2019 – 10/12/19. Source: New England Foundation For the Arts.

Ko, Jiyoung (PI). Reassuring Ally: Revisiting the Sources of Credibility of Extended Deterrence, $18,000, 8/1/2019 – 8/31/2020. Source: Korea Foundation.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Tissue-specific and temporal reinstatement of Tcf4 to treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $68,709, 2/1/2020-01/31/2021. Source: University of Pennsylvania, the Orphan Disease Center, Award No. MDBR-20-132-PH.

Twist, Thomas (PI). Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Program grant, $20,000, 11/1/2019 – 4/30/2021. Source: Efficiency Maine.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Atmospheric waves in Giant Planets: Energy and Chemical Transport, $15,018, 10/12/2019-10/11/2021. Source: University of Colorado-Boulder, Subaward No. 1557249.

Tieken, Mara (PI). Disappearing the Delta?: How school closures shape rural African-American communities in the Arkansas Delta, $24,000, 06/01/2020-07/31/2022. Source: The Reed Foundation, Inc via Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). To support the presentation of dance artists at the Bates Dance Festival, $40,000, 01/01/2020 – 10/31/2020. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 1857941-33-20.

Rocque, Michael (PI). The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018, $18,617, 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2020; year 2 funding. Source: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice via Northeastern University, Award No. 504628-78050.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). BECCAL Science Definition Team Supplement, $8,500, 02/07/2020 – 8/31/2020. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Subcontract No. 1584283 Mod#4.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $168,000, 04/01/2020 – 03/31/2021. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Subcontract No. 1649861.

Schlax, Paula and Gould, Travis (Co-PIs). Using Fluorescence Nanoscopy to Study RNA Localization in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Spirochete that Causes Lyme Disease, $138,900, 05/01/2020-04/30/2021. Source: National Institute of Health, Award No. 5R21AI141935-02.

Diaz Eaton, Carrie (PI). Supporting more equitable and sustainable open education in undergraduate biology, $380,210, 04/01/2020-03/31/2021. Source: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Award No. 2020-1363.

George, David (PI). AKP Fellowship 2020, $32,295, 04/01/2020-09/30/2020. Source: Associated Kyoto Program, Inc.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Community Colleges and Adult Health: Year 2 funding, $19,049, 01/15/2019-12/15/2020. Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation via Washington State University subaward no.: 134486-G003988-1.

Castro, Jason (PI). CAREER: Data-driven Approaches for Investigating Olfactory System Heterogeneity: Year 4 funding, $97,062, 05/01/2020-04/31/2021. Source: National Science Foundation, award no.: 1553279-004.

Lewis, Lynne (PI). 20 years of River Restoration in Maine: Using Socio-economics and Benefit Transfer to Inform Decision-Making on Dam Removals, $26,402, 03/01/2020-02/28/2021. Source: U.S. Department of Interior (USGS), subaward from University of Maine,  subaward no.: UMS1252.

Tefft, Nathan (PI). Drunk Driving with Children: Putting the Brakes on a Disturbing Trend; Year 2 funding, $17,276, 07/10/2018-06/30/2021. Source: National Institute of Health via Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, subaward no.: 915-001.

Hill, April (PI). A Freshwater Sponge Holobiont: A broadly accessible emerging model system to understand evolutionary and ecological consequences of host:alga and host:microbe symbiont specialization, $300,000, 09/01/2020-03/01/2023. Source: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, award no.: 9332.

Bavis, Ryan (PI). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine 2020-2025; year 2 of 5 funding, $716,738, 05/01/2020-04/30/2021. Source: National Institute of Health, Award No. P20GM103423-20/BATES.

Ewing. Holly (PI). Gloeotricia echinulata Monitoring of Lake Auburn, 2020-2021, $25,000, 05/01/2020-05/31/2021. Source: Auburn Water District and Lewiston Water Division.

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