February 2019 Awards Report

During the month of February 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 20 new awards totaling more than $5.3 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please see our monthly award reports.

February New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Ackerman Sarah Contributions of astrocyte function and dysfunction to ALS Institute of Neuroscience ALS Association 2 $100,000
Barkan Alice High-resolution modeling of protein-RNA interfaces Institute of Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) 1 $119,941
Bruce Josh Lane County Organizational Resilience Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Lane County 1 $43,935
Bruckner Joseph Microbial modulation of forebrain development and social behavior Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3 $190,962
Connolly Thomas Cultural Resources Survey for the Porter Tract Restoration Project, Kilchis Estuary Preserve, Tillamook County Museum of Anthropology Nature Conservancy 1 $30,309
Connolly Thomas Shooting Range Grant Projects: Bend Trap Club MNCH/OSMA Research Ops U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service State Wildlife Grants (Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife) 1 $8,634
Connolly Thomas 2018-19 Shooting Range Grant Projects (Emerald Empire Gun Club and Wapiti Bowman Archery Range) MNCH/OSMA Research Ops U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service State Wildlife Grants (Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife) 1 $15,149
Erlandson Jon Archaeological and Biological Assessment of Submerged Landforms in the Pacific Coast - Year 3 & 4. Museum of Natural and Cultural History U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) (San Diego State University) 2 $23,778
Fisher Philip RCT of FIND video coaching intervention for caregivers facing economic adversity CAS Psych/Ctr Translation Neurosci National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $3,132,378
Fitzpatrick Scott Doctoral Dissertation Research: Genetic and Isotopic Investigations of Population Origins and Dispersals in Palau, Micronesia Department of Anthropology National Science Foundation 1 $24,822
Hester Nathalie Inventing America in Baroque Italy: Columbus, Vespucci, and New World Epic College of Arts and Science Dean's Office National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 1 $60,000
Karns Christina TRACK (Tools for Reading to Acquire Content Knowledge): An intelligent application for middle and high school students with neurodevelopmental disorders Center for Brain Injury Research & Training U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (Cogmetric) 1 $28,500
Lynn Kathy Tribal Climate Change Project Partnership CAS Environmental Studies Operations U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) (Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians) 1 $10,000
Schlossberg Marc Bicycle Transportation Study Abroad Program - Scan Design (Summer 2019 and 2020) Sustainable Cities Initiative Scan Design Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 2 $113,410
Shende Sameer Co-design Center for Online Data Analysis and Reduction at the Exascale Research Neuroinformatics Center U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $150,000
Sokolowski Susan Sustainable Sport Product Innovation Ecosystems DSGN Product Design VentureWell (formerly NCIIA) 3 $29,500
Sokolowski Susan Advancing the Awareness of Cotton in Sports Product Design DSGN Product Design Program Cotton Incorporated 1 $16,050
Sutherland Kelly Short-circuiting the microbial loop: Comparative feeding by gelatinous grazers on microbial prey Institute of Ecology & Evolution National Science Foundation 3 $396,702
Vignola Frank Reducing Photovoltaic (PV) Performance Uncertainty Materials Science Institute U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 3 $84,755
Widom Julia Novel Tools to Investigate Local and Global RNA Conformations in the Spliceosome Oregon Center for Optical, Molecular, and Quantum Science National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3 $747,000

*Does not include recurring task orders on existing grants, non-competitive continuations and other types of supplemental funding.