Navigation Links
Iowa State faculty attract $4.8 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants
Date:8/21/2009

ndation to award Smith a five-year, $600,000 CAREER award. The foundation's CAREER awards are designed to boost the careers of junior faculty.

Smith will use the award to advance her studies of cell membranes. She's working to understand how the molecules that make up cell membranes organize and interact with each other. These measurements are needed to understand how cells receive information from their environment and respond to outside signals.

The award will also allow Smith to hire two graduate students for each of the grant's five years.

"It's important for the research agencies to support young faculty," Smith said. "It allows young faculty to move up the ranks and become established researchers. This helps young faculty grow."

Here are Iowa State's other grants and lead researchers supported by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:

  • $2,059,528 from the National Science Foundation's Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program to Jackie Shanks, a professor of chemical and biological engineering; Basil Nikolau, professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology and deputy director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals; and Thomas Bobik, a professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, to develop a technology that uses a biocatalyst to produce biologically generated hydrocarbons that can be used for biofuels.

  • $563,501 from the National Institutes of Health to Bobik to study the molecular principles and develop an understanding of certain virus-sized subcellular structures called bacterial microcompartments.

  • $476,449 from the National Science Foundation to Abhijit Chandra, a professor of mechanical engineering, and Ashraf Bastawros, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, to develop a multi-scale and multi-physics model to test Chemical Mechanical Planarization in a nano-scale manufacturing process for integra
    '/>"/>

Contact: Sharron Quisenberry
sharronq@iastate.edu
515-294-1785
Iowa State University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. New Iowa State supercomputer, Cystorm, unleashes 28.16 trillion calculations per second
2. USC researchers identify regulatory genetic sequences that may predict risk for prostate cancer
3. K-State lab gives researchers the tools to study porcine circovirus associated diseases
4. Stimulus funding helps K-State biochemist study eyes lens in diabetes, galactosemia patients
5. K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition
6. K-State researcher, collaborators study virulence of pandemic H1N1 virus
7. Newly discovered gene fusion may lead to improved prostate cancer diagnosis
8. Iowa State University researchers develop process for surgical genetic changes
9. K-State plant pathologists develop online teaching modules used globally
10. New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report
11. SF State professor honored by President Obama for science mentoring
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Iowa State faculty attract $4.8 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014) Consuming a whole fresh avocado with ... enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and ... vitamin A, according to new research (1) published ... , Vitamin A is involved in reproductive health ... and vision; and has antioxidant properties. Provitamin A carotenoids, ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in ... effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. ... which alleviates joint disease but can worsen periodontal ... of The American Journal of Pathology ... anti-arthritic drugs, specifically DTrp8-ɣMSH (DTrp), that acts via ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... one gene for another in a line of living ... reality within this decade. As with any new technology, ... disease-causing genes in humans, for example--as well as questions ... of those concerns to rest: using gene-editing techniques on ... in the cells. The new results were published July ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New research: Fresh avocado enhances absorption of essential nutrients for healthy living 2New class of anti-arthritis drugs effectively treats multiple inflammatory diseases 2No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 2No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 3
... Rebekah E. Gee MD MPH FACOG, Assistant Professor, LSU ... and Medicine, has been chosen to receive a Recognition ... Leadership Award from the Association of Maternal & Child ... vision, and contributions to the health of women, children, ...
... The University of Michigan,s first human embryonic stem cell line ... registry, making the cells available for federally-funded research. It is ... University of Michigan to be placed on the registry. ... derived in October 2010 from a cluster of about 30 ...
... cues from their rivals the honeybees to learn where the ... Mary, University of London. Writing in the journal ... Biological and Chemical Sciences explain how they trained a colony ... by a different species, the honeybee ( Apis mellifera ), ...
Cached Biology News:LSUHSC's Gee honored for improving health of women, children and families 2U-M human embryonic stem cell line placed on national registry 2U-M human embryonic stem cell line placed on national registry 3Bumblebees get by with a little help from their honeybee rivals 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... More than 5 million Americans are currently living ... will die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, according to ... many Americans into looking for ways to improve their ... cognitive disorders. Jonathan Weisman, president of Biohack Pure, is ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 Freeslate, Inc ... today announced that Lupin Limited, one of India’s top ... CM Protégé PharmD System for high throughput solid ... is focused on a wide range of quality, affordable ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Histogen, Inc., ... products of cells grown under simulated embryonic conditions, today ... agreement with Suneva Medical, Inc. for physician-dispensed aesthetic products ... , This agreement is an amendment to the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... SAN DIEGO and BETHESDA, Md. ... they are joining together with two institutes from the ... more reliable tools for bringing safer, more effective treatments ... with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biohack Pure Offers 5 Tips for Increasing Memory in 2014 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Histogen and Suneva Medical Expand License for Cell Conditioned Media-based Aesthetic Products Internationally 2Histogen and Suneva Medical Expand License for Cell Conditioned Media-based Aesthetic Products Internationally 3Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 2Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 3
... ... Earned Value Management can improve control over clinical development costs, payments, and accruals and ... , ... June 11, 2009 -- ClearTrial ( www.cleartrial.com ), a leading provider of clinical trial ...
... STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a ... products, today announced that the FDA has granted 510(k) ... the Affinity(TM) Collamer(R) Three-Piece NTIOL and the Elastimide(TM) Silicone ... a new era of insertion devices for the company ...
... June 11 New data from Phase 3 ... (NYSE: WYE ) investigational pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar 13* ... provide coverage against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with ... children younger than five worldwide. , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:ClearTrial Industry Expert to Lead Session at DIA Annual Meeting on Improving Accrual and Contract Management in Clinical Trials 2STAAR Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for the Epiphany(TM) Injector System 2STAAR Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for the Epiphany(TM) Injector System 3New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease 2New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease 3New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease 4New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease 5New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease 6
...
...
... Ribonuclease III (RNase III) from E. ... double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) to dsRNA fragments that ... dsRNA results in dsRNA fragments of 12-15 ... RNA composed of canonical ribonucleotides as well ...
Mouse monoclonal [6911] to E. coli K99 pilus ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Biology Products: