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OU achieves $10 million in stimulus grants for 33 projects on the Norman campus

The University of Oklahoma at Norman has received more than $10 million in research grants fromthree funding agencies as part of the federal stimulus program, bringing thetotal amount of stimulus funding received by OU researchers to $23 million. Thirty-three projects achieved stimulus fundingfor research ranging from archaeology to weather.

"The university has thoughtfully undertaken a systematic approach to matching areasof scholarly excellence to federal agency priorities. Through the receipt of meaningful funding,OU's intellectual leadership continues to ensure that Oklahoma innovationresonates nationally," according to Daniel Pullin, university vice presidentfor strategic planning and technology development.

The AmericanRecovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provided the funding to the Department ofInterior, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Healthfor research projects on the Norman campus.

"This significant funding from the stimulus bill is enabling graduate andundergraduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty to make progress on anumber of important research problems that will bring practical benefits toOklahoma and the nation. In fact, due inlarge part to stimulus funding, the total dollar amount of new grants receivedon the Norman Campus in the first three months of fiscal year 2010 is overtwo-thirds of the total for all 2009," according to Kelvin Droegemeier, vice president for research on theNorman campus.

OU research projects receiving stimulus funds by agency:

National Science Foundation

Leland Bement, Prospecting for Nanodiamonds in Equivalent Deposits of Different Agefor Younger Dryas Verification, $185,137

Amy Callaghan, Biochemistry and Genetics of Anaerobic Alkane Metabolism: Interrogation of Anaerobic Sulfate-Reducing Isolates and Enrichments Using Genome-Enabled and Proteomic Approaches,$725,195

Frederike Jentoft, MRI: Acquisition of ThermalAnalysis and Calorimetry, $440,751

Matthew Kane, Enhanced Vertical Transport III-nitride Devices through Chemical Lift-off Techniques, $300,000

Brian Langerhans, Collaborative Research: Human-induced Phenotypic Variation in an Endemic Livebearing Fish,$273,219

Cecil Lewis, CAREER: Research, Education and Capacity BuildingGenomic Structure of Native Peruvian Populations, $644,946

Jia Li, Essential Roles of Receptor-like Kinases in Brassinosteroil and Cell-death ControlSignaling Pathways, $150,000

Don MacGorman, Microphysical and Kinematic Storm Properties affecting Electrifications and Lightning Production, $521,579

Chuanbin Mao, Biomineralization and Self-assembly of Genetically Modifieable Nanofibersto Build Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds, $385,542

Chuanbin Mao, Gene Delivery Vectors Inspired from Target-Recognizing Phage Structure,$300,000

Chuanbin Mao/Bijhem, Bio-templated Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation Applications, $50,000

Kenneth Nicholas, Catalytic Nitrogenation of Hydrocarbons, $360,000

Dimitrious Papavassiliou, Effects of Hydrophobicity-induced Wall Slip on Turbulence Dragand on Turbulence Structure, $229,997

George Richter-Addo, MRI: Acquisition ofRobotics Instrumentation for Crystallization of Biomacromolecules, $359,381

Patricia Schwagmeyer, Behavioral Dynamics of Biparental Negotiation, $90,000

Neil Shafer-Ray, Measurement of the Electric Dipole Moment using G=0 PbF Molecules, $400,000

Alberto Striolo, Understanding the Interactions between Carbon Nanotubes and Cellular Membrances, $380,000

Lee Williams, OU Graduate Research Fellowship Program, $182,248

Ming Xue, Collaborative Research: EnablingPetascale Ensemble-based Data Assimilation for the Numerical Analysis andPrediction of High-Impact Weather, $901,940

Ming Xue, Collaborative Research: CDI-TypeII: Integrated Weather and Wildfire Simulation and Optimization for Wildfire Management, $483,634

Meijun Zhu, One Year in National Weather Center: Mathematical Theory in Radar Image, $99,995

National Institutes of Health

Tyrell Conway, E. coli Growth Parameters in the Intestine, $187,292

Tyrell Conway, Growth and Colonization of the intestine by E. coli, $461,818

Rong Gan, Ear Biomechanics for Restoration of Hearing EQ, $99,300

Hong Liu,Automated FISH Imaging and Analysis for Screening Cervical Cancer, $413,808

Phillip Klebba, Administrative Supplement to Ligand-gated Transport through FepA,$121,159

ChuanbinMao, Bone-seeking and Cell-targeting non-viral Vectors for BMP-2 Gene Delivery,$75,000

Chuanbin Mao, Phage-inspired Nanoparticles with Genetically tunable Target-specificity,$401,096

Peter McFetridge, Optimization of Tissue Processing Conditions to Improve Cell Function, $251,537

Robert Rennaker, NIDCD ARRA EQ: Ensemble Codingin Olfactory Cortex, $214,486

XiangmingXiao, Ecology-based Risk Assessment and Early Warning for HPAl in Asia,$240,000

Xiangming Xiao, Ecology-based risk Assessment and Early Warning for HPAl in Asia, $60,000

Department of Interior

Michael Patton, Fence marking and removal in Texas to benefit lesser Prairie-Chickensurvival, $30,700


Contact: Jana Smith
University of Oklahoma

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