September 2010 Research Awards


Dartmouth researchers were awarded $11.5 million during September, including $7.9 million in new and competing awards.  Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Austin, Martha — Institute for Information Infrastructure ProtectionDept. of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology Assessing and Enhancing the Action-Awareness Framework

Bailey-Kellogg, Christopher — Computer ScienceNational Science Foundation III: Small: Collaborative Research: Analysis of Multi-Dimensional Protein Design Spaces with Pareto Optimization of Experimental Designs 3-Year Project

Baker, Ian, T. Gerngross, K. Griswold, K. Paulsen, B. Pogue, F. Shubitidze, C. Sullivan — Thayer School of Engineering, E. Demidenko — Community & Family Medicine, P. Kaufman, L. Lewis — Medicine, J. Conejo-Garcia, S. Fiering, M. J. Turk — Microbiology & Immunology, J. Weaver — Radiology, C. Daghlian — Rippel Electron Microscope Facility, P. J. Hoopes — SurgeryNational Cancer Institute Dartmouth Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence 5-Year Project

Bartels, Stephen — PsychiatryHealth Resources and Services Administration Innovating Geriatric Education with Technology

Becker, Deborah, L. Flint — Community & Family MedicineVermont Department of Health Technical Assistance & Training for Vermont’s Adult & Youth Mental Health Employment Programs

Bucci, David — Psychological and Brain SciencesNational Institute on Drug Abuse Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors and Inhibitory Behavior 4-Year Project

Crane, Philippe — Physics & AstronomyNational Aeronautics and Space Administration IPA at NASA Headquarters

Drake, Robert, P. Gorman — Psychiatry, P. Bush — Community & Family MedicineWLT Consulting, LLC Evaluation of Peer Support and Traditional Mental Health Services 6-Month Project

Gerber, Scott — GeneticsThermo Finnigan LLC Development and Evaluation of Performance Enhancements for SEQUEST 6-Month Project

Gulick, Danielle — PsychiatryNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Effects of Clozapine and Haloperidol on Responding

Hawley, Robert — Earth SciencesNational Science Foundation Collaborative Research:  Deglaciation of the Ross Sea Embayment; Constraints from Roosevelt Island 4-Year Project

Irwin, Rebecca — Biological SciencesRocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Digitizing the Bee Collection of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

LaBelle, James, M. Hudson, M. Pavone — Physics & Astronomy, R. Birnie — Earth Sciences, S. Shepherd — Thayer School of EngineeringUniversity of New Hampshire New Hampshire Space Grant Consortium 5-Year Project

Liby, Karen, M. Sporn — Pharmacology & ToxicologyDana Farber Cancer Institute Preclinical and Brief Exposure Early Clinical Evaluation of an Oral PARP Inhibitor for Breast Cancer Prevention in BRCA Mutation Carriers

Lowrey, Christopher — Medicine, C. Hahn — Pharmacology & ToxicologyAmerican Society of Hemotology ASH Trainee Research Award

Moore, Jason — Genetics, A. Andrew, M. Karagas — Community & Family MedicineNational Library of Medicine Machine Learning Prediction of Cancer Susceptibility 5-Year Project

Norris, L Frances — PsychiatryVeterans Administration IPA Agreement 9-Month Project

Norris, L Frances — PsychiatryVeterans Administration IPA Claudine Louis 9-Month Project

Norris, L Frances — PsychiatryVeterans Administration IPA Kathleen Sherrieb 9-Month Project

Ray, Laura, M. Albert — Thayer School of EngineeringNational Science Foundation Collaborative Research:  Cool Robot to Support Greenland Science Campaigns 3-Year Project

Rees, Judith, T. Onega — Community & Family MedicineWestat Assessment of Central Cancer Registry Linkage with All Payers Claims Databases 3-Year Project

Robinson, Siobhan — PsychiatryNational Institute of Mental Health Functional Neurobiology of the Retrosplenial Cortex during Associative Learning 3-Year Project

Roebuck, Bill — Pharmacology & ToxicologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Molecular Mechanisms of Chemoprevention: NRF2 Signaling 9-Month Project

Santos, Eugene — Thayer School of EngineeringUniversity of Texas El Paso Intent-Driven Behavioral Modeling of Cross-Border Epidemic Spread

Shaiko, Ronald — Government, A. Samwick — Rockefeller CenterDepartment of Education, FIPSE Public Policy--In and Out of the Classroom, On and Off Campus: The Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop at Dartmouth College 3-Year Project

Waddell, Richard — Medicine, S. Adams — Committee for the Protection of Human SubjectsFogarty International Center Dartmouth/Muhimbili Collaborative IRB Training Program

Wade, William — Microbiology & ImmunologyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases V. cholerae Proteins are Required for Biofilm Growth-Vaccine Targets 2-Year Project

Webster, D.G. — Environmental StudiesNational Science Foundation CNH: Fishscape: Complex Dynamics of the Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishery 3-Year Project

Whipple, Chery — MedicineNational Cancer Institute The Role of Glypican-1 in Pancreatic Cancer Development and Progression 3-Year Project

Wira, Charles — PhysiologyWomen & Infants Hospital The Role of Mucosal Immunity in Risk of HIV Acquisition during Pregnancy

Wishart, Heather — Psychiatry, G. Fanciullo - Anesthesiology, L. Kasper - MedicineDept. of Defense, Army Research Office Development and Validation of an fMRI Pain Metric for MS

Wright, Peter — PediatricsWeill Cornell Medical College AIDS International Training & Research Program

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

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