Faculty & Staff Newsletter
To the Department of Biology, a one-year grant to dissecting the genomic architecture of functional redundancy to modulate meristem homeostasis and crop yields. Madelaine Bartlett, P.I., $127,080 from Cold SprIng Harbor Laboratory.
To the Department of Food Science, a three-year grant for food safety management training for small and emerging food businesses: Integrating a food safety culture from concept to commercialization. Amanda Kinchla, 294,587.00 from Nat'l Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
To the Department of Environmental Conservation, a three-year grant to assess the potential for climate change and forest insects to drive land-use regime shifts. David Kittredge, $13,818 from Harvard Forest.
To the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, research on an integrated and sustainable management system for improved energy, nutrient, and water recovery from solid biowastes. Baoshan Xing, $157,710.00 from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
To the Department of Environmental Conservation, a one-year grant to research issues of climate change and grass-fueled fires. Bethany Bradley, $46,732 from the University of Colorado and Univieristy of California Davis
To the Department of Food Science, two one-year grants. David Sela, $81,967 from Cornell University to research novel methods for bacterial isolation from food and agricultural matrices and to and $91,251 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assess changes in the human gut microbiome in relation to foodborne illness.
To the Department of Food Science, an 18 month study to establish a prediction of Vitamins B1 and K degradation in spaceflight foods. Hang Xiao, $64,580 from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
To the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, multi-year grants to research turfgrass pathology. Geunhwa Jung, totaling $75,727 form PBI/Gordon Corporation, Bayer Corporation, FMC Corporation and Amvac Chemical Corporation.