Dartmouth Discovery: Grants

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $2.6 million in new and competing awards during January 2013, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Amy Gladfelter, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is working on a research project entitled “Fluorescent Single Molecule Orientation Imaging in Living Cells.” (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)

January 2013 Research Awards

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

Ivan Abrahamian—ChemistrySponsoring agency: National Science Foundation Project: “CAREER: Hydrazone-Based Switches-Simple Systems for Sophisticated Functions” 61-month project

David Bzik—Microbiology and ImmunologySponsoring agency: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Project: “Parasite Secreted Proteins Control Host Response to Toxoplasma Gondii Infection” Two-year project

Francesca Civano—Physics and AstronomySponsoring agency: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Project: “The COSMOS Legacy Survey” Two-year project

John Collier—Biomedical EngineeringSponsoring agency: DePuy Inc, A Johnson and Johnson Company Project: “Depuy 2002”

Richard Denton, M. Hudson and R. Millan—Physics and AstronomySponsoring agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Project: “Distribution and Effects of Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves” Three-year project

Jennifer Doherty—Community and Family MedicineSponsoring agency: Hutchinson Cancer Center Project: “Telomeres and Lung Cancer Incidence and Survival”

Margaret Funnell—Women in Science ProjectSponsoring agency: Department of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab. Project: “CRREL Contract for Services-WISP Internship Program” Nine-month project

Amy Gladfelter—Biological SciencesSponsoring agency: Marine Biological Laboratory Project: “Fluorescent Single Molecule Orientation Imaging in Living Cells” 11-month project

Richard Granger—Psychological and Brain SciencesSponsoring agency: Department of Defense, Navy Project: “From Brain-Derived Sensory Processing to Logical Form” Three-year project

Thomas Jack—Biological SciencesSponsoring agency: National Science Foundation Project: “PULSE Working Group Workshop”

Brian Jackson—Earth SciencesSponsoring agency: University of New Hampshire Project: “Assessment of Arsenic Speciation and Exposure in Seaweed Products From New England”

F. Jon Kull—Graduate Studies ProgramSponsoring agency: National Science Foundation Project: “Graduate Research Fellowship Program” Five-year project

Valerie Lewis—The Dartmouth Institute for Health Care Policy and Clinical Practice and E. Fisher—MedicineCommonwealth Fund Project: “The Development of ACOs Serving Vulnerable Populations”

Jifeng Liu—Thayer School of EngineeringSponsoring agency: National Science Foundation Project: “CAREER: Low-Temperature Growth of High Crystallinity GeSn on Amorphous Materials for Advanced Optoelectronics” Five-year project

Todd Miller—Pharmacology and ToxicologySponsoring agency:  Piramal Healthcare Limited Project: “Abrogating Endocrine Resistance in ER+ Breast Cancer Using P1446 and P7170” Two-year project

Laura Ray—Thayer School of EngineeringSponsoring agency: National Science Foundation Project: “Real Time Acoustic Beamforming for Directed Listening” Five-month project

James Rigas—MedicineSponsoring agency: Maestro Clinical, Inc. Project: “Maestro Clinical Database System”

Nicholas Shworak—MedicineSponsoring agency: Yale University Project: “Recruitment, DNA Preparation and Statistical Support for Pharmacogenetic”

Mark Splaine—The Dartmouth Institute for Health Care Policy and Clinical Practice, P. Batalden—Pediatrics and G. Ogrinc—MedicineSponsoring agency: Veterans Administration Project: “Development of a VA National Quality Scholars Program” One-month project

Michael Sporn—Pharmacology and ToxicologySponsoring agency: National Foundation for Cancer Research Project: “Prevention of Cancer With Anti-Inflammatory Agents” Two-year project

Scott Williams—GeneticsSponsoring agency: Vanderbilt University Project: “The P450 Epoxygenases as Pro-Oncogenic Enzymes” 10-month project