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May 1, 2019

2020 Biology Extramural Grants and Contracts

Extramural Grants and Contracts

A novel role for actin polymerization in the closure of the ductus arteriosus. National Institutes of Health, PI: Edward M. Dzialowski, $423,508.

Assessing Fish Swimming Performance to Inform Stream Crossing Design and Barrier Prioritization. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. PI: Dr. Edward Mager, $33,862.

Assessing the Swimming Performance of SGCN Fishes of the Guadalupe River to Inform Stream Crossing Design and Barrier Prioritization. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. PI: Dr. Edward Mager, $40,000.

Cotton Biotechnology Center. Cotton Incorporated. PI, Kent Chapman; $100,000.

Conversion Verification Subject Matter Expert Bioenergy Engineering for Products Synthesis (BEEPS) Zymochem Project. Subcontract: Dr. Calvin Henard, $17,449.

Developing Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat. United States Department of Agriculture. PI: Shah, Jyoti, $80,256.

Elucidation of CO2-dependent methanotrophy at cellular and ecosystem levels. UNT College of Science Seed Grant. PI: Dr. Calvin Henard, $10,000.

Engineering Seed Value in Cotton. Cotton Incorporated. PI, Kent Chapman; $115,000.

Intracellular Proliferation of the Fungal Pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum. National Institute of Health ($1,888,869). PI Dr. Chad Rappleye (Ohio State Univ.);Co-PI-Dr. Ana Alonso (UNT; $583,552).

Linking ranch management to aquatic ecosystem functioning. Dixon Water Foundation. PI: Hoeinghaus, Co-PI: Roberts. $135,000 (direct funding), and eligible for an additional $67,500 in direct matching funds through the Texas Research Incentive Program.

Molecular Approaches to Improved Protein Utilization in Alfalfa. Forage Genetics International. PI Richard A. Dixon; $150,000.

New Research Lab and Teaching Facility at the UNT Water Research Field Station. Private foundation award (donor wishes to remain anonymous). PIs: Roberts, Hoeinghaus and Kennedy, on behalf of the Advanced Environmental Research Institute. $300,000 (direct funding), and eligible for an additional $150,000 in direct matching funds through the Texas Research Incentive Program.