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Grants and Contracts 2005

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December 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $248,320 to James A. McCubrey (Medicine) for Ras/Raf & P13K/Akt Induced Breast Cancer Drug Resistance; $306,160 to Sherri M. Jones (Allied Health) for Genetic Basis for Gravity Receptor Dysfunction in Mice; and $228,000 to C. Jeffrey Smith (Medicine) for Role of B. Fragilis Oxygen Stress Response in Infection.

From the U.S. Department of Education: $200,000 to Sandra Warren and Ruth Kilburn (Education) for GOALS AT ECU: Guaranteeing Opportunities for All Learners through Assistive Technology at East Carolina University; and $200,000 to Warren for Improving the Preparation of Personnel to Service Children with High Incidence Disability ECU Partnership East.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center, $150,000 to Ralph Whatley (Medicine) for a Faculty Recruitment grant.

From the N.C. Arts Council, $2,500 to Gilbert W. Leebrick (Art) for Visual Arts Program Support.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $126,500 to Gary Stainback (medicine) for Assistive Technology Services; and $76,012 to Debra Tristram (Medicine) for HIV Pediatric Social Worker-Case Management Services in Eastern North Carolina.

From UNC – Chapel Hill, $8,803 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia through Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $54,560 to Roger A. Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Assessing Spiny Dogfish Aggregations in Coastal Waters off the Outer Banks, N.C.

From the UNC General Administration: $34,494 to Jack E. Brinn and Ken Flurchick (ITCS) for the AVS Center; and $188,029 to Karen R. Dawkins (Education) for the N.C. Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science Education.

From the University of Virginia: $10,000 each to Mark M. Brinson and Robert R. Christian (Biology) for Contribution to Long-term Ecological Research at the Virginia Coast Reserve.

From UNC – Wilmington, $6,940 to Libero J. Bartolotti (Chemistry) for Fostering Undergraduate Research Partnership through a Graphical User Environment for North Carolina Computing Grid.

From Duke University Medical Center, $50,434 to Charles W. Daeschner III for Stroke with Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea.

From Siemens Medical Solustions, $31,500 to Claudio Sibata and Todd Jenkins (Medicine) for 4D CT Acquisition and IN-Room CT Locationalization by Sequential Imaging and Imageable Timing Device.

From Chowan County, $8,900 to Robert C. Wendling (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for 2006 Systemwide Comprehensive Recreation Plan.

From the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, $8,000 to Elizabeth Gail Sharpe-Marsal (Criminal Justice) for Building Bridges; Recruiting Rural Adoptive Parents.

From the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund, $57,802 to Mary A. Farwell and Patrick Enderle (Biology) for Partnering with Industrial and Regional Assets for Teaching and Enrichment in Science (PIRATES) Summer Science Group.

From Greene-Lamp, $350,000 to Scott Simmons (Health Sciences Communication) for the Rural Eastern North Carolina Telehealth Network.

From the Field Museum of Natural History, $74,935 to Jason Bond and Paul Marek (Biology) for Diplopoda: Systematic Research, Tools and Training.

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November 2005

From the National Institutes of Health, $58,225 to Melani Duffrin, Nancy Harris and David Rivers (Nutrition and Hospitality Management) for Impacting K-12 Learning Environments.

From the National Science Foundation,, $130,000 to Brett Keiper (Medicine) for Function of Tissue-Specific elF4E Isoforms in Caenorhabditis Elegans.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $244,475 to O. Jean Hood (Medicine) for a genetic services contract.

From the N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, $563,859 to Betty Beacham and John Swope (Education) for Project HEART.

From the UNC – General Administration: $63,994 to Jack Brinn and Ken Flurchick (ITCS) for the AVS Center; and $321,521 to Sidney Rachlin (Education) for The Mathematics Professional Development Component of the N.C. Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science.

From UNC – Chapel Hill, $15,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for TEDI BEAR Regional Center for Child Maltreatment.

From Duke University Medical Center, $14,678 to Charlie Sang Jr. (Medicine) for The Duke Pediatric Cardiology Clinical Center.

From the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, $10,750 to Paul J. Gemperline (Chemistry) for Comprehensive Models for Batch Process Development.

From Washington University in St. Louis, $10,867 to Phillip E. Neff (Medicine) for Silent Cerebral Infarct Multi-Center Clinical Trial.

From Advanced Wellness Solutions, $4,500 to Carmen Russoniello (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Building a Heart Rate Variability Normative Database/Equipment.

From Mary Susan Jackson, $2,187 to Yong Wang (Geography) for N.C. National Guard Data Development.

From Greenville Utilities Commission: $5,000 to Max Zarate (Health and Human Performance) for Lead Determination in Greenville’s Drinking Water Samples by Inductively Coupled Plasma; and $6,000 to Zarate for Test for Nutrient Removal in Greenville’s Wastewater – a Laboratory Scale Project.

From the Gynecologic Oncology Group, $11,800 to Marcus E. Randall (Medicine) for service to the Gynecological Oncology Group.

From the Tideland Mental Health Center, $3,287 to Katie Leegins-Vinson (Social Work) for the Tideland Mental Health Center Social Work Internship.

From the Pamlico Partnership for Children, $403 to Malcolm Simpson (Regional Development Services) for the Strategic Plan for Pamlico Partnership for Children.

From the West Memorial Fund, $11,980 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the ECU School of Music Young Composers Program.

From the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, $97,280 to Kristen Borre (AgroMedieince) and Kathryn Kolasa (Medicine) for Growing up Fit! Building Healthy Lifestyles for Pitt County School-Aged Children.

From  the Gatorade Sports Science Institute: $2,300 to G. Lynis Dohm and Ellis Jensen (Medicine) for Calcium Regulation of GLUT4 Expression in Exercise and Denervation; $1,900 to Timothy Gavin and Kevin Zwetsloot (Exercise and Sports Science) for Regulation of Skeletal Muscle VEGF Expression by AMPK; and $3,200 to Christopher Westerkamp and Scott Gordon (Exercise and Sports Science) for Prevention of Apoptosis and Atrophy in Unloaded Skeletal Muscle II.

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October 2005

From the American Diabetes Association, $99,125 to Sam Pennington (Medicine) for “Effect of Maternal Dietary Fat on Her Offspring’s Insulin Response.”

From the National Science Foundation, $29,881 to Jamie Kruse (Economics) for “Collection of Economic Impact Data: Implications for Disaster Area and Host Regions.”

From the National Institutes of Health, $11,376 to Mary Glascoff (Health Education and Promotion) for Maternal Child Heath Eastern North Carolina.

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $460,626 to J.P. Walsh, Stanley Riggs and D. Reide Corbett (Geology); and to Mark Brinson and Robert Christian (Biology) for “Shoreline Vulnerability and Habitat Dynamics in Response to Sea Level Rise in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System.”

From the U.S. Department of Education, $200,000 to Sandra Warren (Education) for “ECU – Highly Qualified Special Educators.”

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $2,922,754 to Gary Stainback (Medicine) for the Developmental Evaluation Clinic.

From the Currituck County Department of Planning and Inspection, $14,693 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for “Citizen Validation of Currituck County Land Use Policies.”

From the Pitt County United Way, $25,192 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for a Pitt County Needs Assessment.

From the Town of Winterville, $8,900 to Robert Wendling (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for “2006 System – Comprehensive Park and Recreation Plan for Winterville, N.C.”

From Craven County, $8,900 to Robert Wendling (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for “2006 System – Wide Comprehensive Recreation Plan for Chowan County, N.C.”

From Advanced Wellness Solutions, $12,000 to Carmen Russoniello (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for “Building a Heart Rate Variability Normative Database.”

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $69,042 to Thomas Crawford (Geology), Don Bradley (Sociology) and Robert Edwards (Sociology) for “Linking Demographic Patterns to Landcscape Indicators of Coastal Development.”

From UNC – Greensboro, $206,227 to Cynthia Johnson (Child Development and Family Relations) for “Management Plan for Implementation of the ECERS/SACERS/FDCRS Assessment of the Rated License.”

From Carolina’s Gateway Partnership, $924 to Richard Brockett (Regional Development Services) for Nash County Industry Retention.

From Chamber Music America, $11,000 to Britton Theurer (Music) for the Meridian Arts Ensemble Outreach Residency.

From the Music Library Association, $1,035 to David Hursh (Academic Library Services) for “Alice Person: Good Medicine and Good Music.”

From the Lumina Foundation for Education, $85,000 to David Siegel (Education) for “A Study of LEAD Partnership Model.”

From the GWish Foundation, $25,000 to David Musick and Virginia Hardy (Medicine) for Curriculum Development in Spirituality and Medicine.

From Beverly Enterprises, $100,996 to Kenneth Steinweg (Medicine) for Greenville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Teaching Nursing Home Grant.

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September 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $259,350 to Joseph Chalovich (Medicine) for Protein Exchange to Study Muscle Function and Disease, and $285,000 to Joseph Houmard (Health and Human Performance) for Age Related Insulin Resistance, Muscle, and Exercise.

From the National Childhood Cancer Foundation, $11,985 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Children’s Oncology Group Chair Grant.

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $206,702 to Robert Christian (Biology) for SLR2005: Ecological Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal North Carolina Marshes.

From the National Science Foundation, $164,874 to Catherine Rigsby (Geology) for Collaborative Research: Quanternary Environmental History of the Lake Qinghai Basin, Northeastern Tibet.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $98,584 to David White (Health and Human Performance) for ECU Regional Training Center, $291,038 to Edward Newton (Medicine) for High Risk Maternity Clinic, $83,670 to James Cummings (Medicine) for a Neonatal Outreach Education Program, $4,950 to Charles Daeschner III (Medicine) for the Hemophilia Assistance Program/Plan, and $40,800 to Nancy Leggett-Frazier (Medicine) for a Clinical Fellowship for Diabetes Education.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $55,902 to Allen Clark (Coastal and Marine Resources) for A Citizen’s Water Quality Monitoring Program for the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary.

From the N.C. State Energy Office, $75,000 to Ralph Rogers (Technology and Computer Science) for Upgrade and Save II.

From UNC – Chapel Hill, $587,166 to Linner Griffin (Social Work) For the N.C. Child Welfare Education Collaborative.

From Duke University Medical Center to Charlie Sang (Medicine): $23,214 to for Trial of ACE Inhibition in Children with Mitral Regurgitation after Repair of an Atrioventricular Septal Defect, $6,301 for “Variability of Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Mass Volume and Ejection Fraction in Pediatric Patients with Congestive Cardiomyopathy, $23,959 for Trial of Right Ventricular vs. Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt in Infants with Single Ventricular Defect Undergoing Staged Reconstruction, and $18,314 for Trial of ACE Inhibition in Infants with Single Ventricle.

From the N.C. State Library, $148,667 to Emily Gore (Academic Library Services) for NC ECHO Heritage Partners Grant.

From Florida Atlantic University: $30,000 to Ruth Ann Henriksen (Medcine) for support services for Atherosclerosis and Asthma Research, and $72,114 to Michael Vitale (Education) for Validation of a Multi-Phase Design for Scaling Up a Knowledge-Based Intervention.

From the White-Levy Fund, $3,750 to Evelin Van der Steen (Anthropology) for an endowed chair position.

From the Society for the Study of School Psychology, $14,400 to Christy Walcott (Psychology) for A Multi-Site Study of the Effectiveness of a Self-Administered Parent Training Program.

From the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, $126,180 to Lisa Staton (Medicine) for the Medical Education and Resource Clinic at ECU.

From Seismic Micro-Technology, $178,080 to David Mallinson (Geology) for Seismic Software Acquisition.

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August 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $160,313 to T.K. Lee, Roberta Johnke and Charles Kovacs (Medicine) for Radioprotective Potential of Ginseng, $$236,906 to Jian M. Ding (Medicine) for Dysregulation of Circadian Rhythm by HIV Protein Tat, $192,375 to Scott Gordon (Health and Human Performance) for Aging AMP Kinase and Skeletal Muscle Overload, and $291,270 to Joseph Houmard (Health and Human Performance) and G. Lynis Dohm, Walter Pories and Kenneth MacDonald (Medicine) for Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity.

From the National Science Foundation, $191,118 to Cindy Putnam-Evans (Biology) for Role of CP43 in Protein/Protein and Protein/Cofactor Ineractiosn in Photosystem II, and $125,000 to Mohammad Tabrizi (Computer Science), Linda Allred (Psychology), Massao Kishore (Computer Science), Erol Ozan (Technology Systems), and Shahnaz Aziz (Psychology) for Comprehensive Assessment of Online Course Delivery Systems.

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $3,600 to Tim Runyan and Frank Cantelas (Maritime History and Nautical Archeology) for USS Alligator Project II.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $88,268 to Scott Curtis (Geography) for Intraseasonal Variations in Precipitation from the Indian to Western Pacific Oceans as a Forcing Mechanism for El Nino/Southern Oscillation.

From the U.S. Department of Education, $249,999 to Sandra Warren (Education) for ECU Gateways: Opening Doors for Special Educators and Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities.

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $19,988 to Nelson Cooper (Health and Human Performance) for NC Learn and Serve K-12 Evaluation Project.

From the N.C. Center for Nursing, $10,000 to Phillip Julian (Nursing) for the N.C. Center.

From UNC – Chapel Hill: $48,490 to Stephen Engelke (Medicine) for A Nursing Support Intervention for Mothers of Premature Infants, $19,000 to Charles Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North, Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment, and $50,424 to Gordon Downie (Medicine) for Lung Cancer Surgery: Anatomy of the Decision subcontract.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $22,045 and $33,695 to David Griffith (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Developing Best Practices for Coastal Communities Experiencing Immigration, and $114,396 to William H. Queen (Coastal and Marine Resources) for the Sea Grant Extension Program.

From the University of Wisconsin, $29,900 to Haiyong Liu (Economics) for Participation in Food Assistance, Maternal Employment, and Child Obesity.

From North Carolina State University, $110,561 to John Sabella (Agromedicine) and Judy Bernhardt (Nursing) for Assessing Exposure to Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Rural Agricultural Settings.

From Duke University, $94,244 to Nancy White (Research and Graduate Studies) for Use of Bacterial Source Tracking Techniques to Assist in the Development of Fecal Coliform TMDLs.

From Northeastern University, $20,060 to John Stiller and Ronald Newton (Biology) for Molecular Characterization of Microorganisms in Washes of the Termite Species Nasutiterm Corniger.

From Pitt County Memorial Hospital: $78,000 to Joseph Zanga (Medicine) for a generalist physician program, and $18,220 to Paul Kauffman (Technology Systems) for PCMH Safety, Ergonomics and Environmental Intern contract.

From the Pitt County Memorial Hospital Foundation, $75,000 to Thomas Kerkering (Medicine) for HIV Care in Pitt County.

From the Pitt County Board of Education, $3,750 to Matthew Mahar (Health and Human Performance) for the Wellness Incentive Program.

From the American Diabetes Association, $100,000 to Phillip Pekala (Medicine) for The Regulation of Adipose Tissue Metabolism by the RNA Binding Protein HuR.

From Inspire Pharmaceuticals, $1,500 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for Testing of INSPIRE Platelet – Preserving Drug INS50589 for Safety and Efficacy in Canin.

From DOV Pharmaceutical, $6,143 to Brian McMillen (Medicine) for Effect of DOV Pharmaceutial Drugs on Ethanol Consumption by the mHEP Rat.

From the Phillip Morris Research Management Group, $247,851 to Christopher Wingard, Erobert Lust, Ruth Ann Henriksen, and Michael Van Scott (Medicine) for Adenosine Signaling and Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction Following Fine Airborne Particulate Matter Exposures.

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July 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $228,950 to G. Lynis Dohm (Medicine) for Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Exercise, $88,906 to Rebecca Benfield (Nursing) for The Effects of Hydrotherapy on Anxiety and Pain in Labor, $124,665 to Ray Morrison (Medicine) for Ischemia-Reperfusion in A2A and A2B Knockout Hearts, $376,806 to Timothy Jones (Allied Health) for Ontogeny of Spatial Coding in the Mouse Utricle, and $60,563 to Qun Lu (Medicine) for Delta-Catenin Cleavage by Presenilin and Synaptic Remodeling.

From the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: $270,860 to Jackie Hutcherson (Nursing) for the Nurse-Midwifery Program of North Carolina, and $75,934 to Sylvia Brown (Nursing) for Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program.

From the National Science Foundation: $79,367 to Christine Avenarius (Anthropology) and Jeffrey Johnson (Sociology) for China and the Rule of Law: Conceptions of Fairness and Justice in Times of Change, and $503,248 to Andrew Morehead Jr. and Allison Danell (Chemistry) for Acquisition of Mass Spectrometers.

From the Center for Disease Control, $60,050 to Michael Behm (Technology and Computer Science) for a new TPG training grant.

From the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control, $801,948 to John Sabella (Agromedicine) for A Southern Regional Center for Agromedicine.

From the U.S. Department of Agriculture, $117,156 to Karla Hughes and Margie Gallagher (Human Ecology) for Leadership Traning through Community Based Experiential Learning.

From the U.S. Geological Survey, $6,000 to J.P. Walsh (Geology) for Radionuclide Analysis of Samples from the USGS.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $42,265 to O. Jean Hood (Medicine) for a genetic services contract.

From the Governor’s Crime Commission: $91,203 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for CARE NC, and $37,738 to Brenda Eastman (Social Work) for FACTS: Families Assisting Children Through School.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $6,000 to Hans Vogelsong (Health and Human Performance) for Evaluating Small-Scale Community Festivals.

From UNC – Chapel Hill, $26,000 to Peggy Wittman and Beth Velde (Allied Health) for Community Health and Environment Reawakening.

From the University of Texas at Houston, $60,899 to G. Lynis Dohm (Medicine) for Role of Substrate Cycling in Energy Metabolism: Subcontract.

From the University of Puerto Rico, $41,065 to J.P. Walsh and D. Reide Corbett (Geology) for Terrestrial Sediment Accumulation in La Parguera Reef and Mangrove Environment.

From Penn State University, $5,000 to Mark Brinson and Richard Rheinhardt (Biology) for Indicators for Assessing Aquatic Ecosystems: Albemarle-Pamlico Sound.

From the Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation: $19,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for  TEDI BEAR: Children’s Advocacy Center, $20,000 to David Loy (Health and Human Performance) for Adapted Recreation Grant, $10,000 to Linda Mayne (Nursing) for Witness Program for Breast Cancer Education, and $53,948 to Tate Holbrook, John Olsson and Kathryn Kolasa (Medicine) for KidPower.

From Pitt County Memorial Hospital, $30,825 to Kathryn Kolasa (Medicine) for the Food Literacy Partners Program.

From the Association of American Medical Colleges, $4,000 to Robert Hoyer (Medicine) for Reach Out and Read Program in the Pediatric Outpatient Center.

From Scotland County Schools, $500 to Kristen Borre (Agromedicine) for Active Recess for Scots.

From the American Hearth Association, $66,000 to Yan-Hua Chen (Medicine) for Regulation of Paracellular Io Permeability by Phosphorylation.

From RTI International, $89,993 to Brian McMillen (Medicine) for Motivational Interviewing to Reduce College Drinking.

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June 2005

From the National Institutes of Health, $443,337 to S. Jamal Mustafa (Medicine) for Mechanisms of Coronary Flow Regulation by Adenosine.

From the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control, $576,912 to John Sabella (Agromedicine) for A Southern Regional Center for Agromedicine.

From the National Science Foundation, $119,245 to Yong Zhu (Biology) for RUI: Production and Characterization of Membrane Steroid Receptors.

From the National Security Agency, $11,701 to Chris Jantzen (Mathematics) for Induced Representations for Classical Groups.

From the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, $30,000 to John Swope and Vivian Covington (Education) for Infusing of Technology into the Teaching of Social Studies in PDS Partnerships Schools.

From the Health Resources and Services Administration – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: $6,769 to Maura McAuliffe (Nursing) for a Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program, $194,989 to Alta Andrews (Nursing) for Increasing FNPs in Underserved Areas via Technology, $129,600 to Janice Daugherty (Medicine) for Predoctoral Training in Family Medicine, and $91,800 to Mark Darrow (Medicine) for training in Primary Care Medicine.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $135,498 to Michael Dingfelder (Physics) for Patterns of Energy Deposition by HZE Particles in Cellular Targets.

From the N.C. Department of Heatlh and Human Services: $145,317 to Linner Griffin for Preparing Social Workers to Work with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and $500 to James Cummings (Medicine) for a Neonatal Outreach Education Program.

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $123,140 to David Powers (Education) for NCDPI Division of Exceptional Children Contract.

From the N.C. Humanities Council, $9,999 to Maurice York (Academic Library Services) for the Second Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming.

From the N.C. Education Assistance Authority, $9,300 to Rose Mary Stelma (Student Financial Aid0 for summer internship for counselors.

From UNC – Chapel Hill: $9,500 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia through Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

From the UNC General Administration, $85,00 to Charles L. Thompson (Education) for Design of Evaluation and Disadvantaged Student Supplement Fund.

From the Medical University of South Carolina, $12,011 to Edward Treadwell (Medicine) for a Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center for Rheumatic Diseases in African Americans.

From Duke Endowment, $102,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller and Dale Newton (Medicine) for Project CARE.

From Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundaiton, $46,300 to Sharon Sarvey (Medicine) for Bound for Camp Timbercreek.

From the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, $12,000 to Elizabeth Gail Sharpe-Marsal (Criminal Justice) for Building Bridges: Recruiting Rural Adoptive Parents.

From Roanoke River Partners, $7,618 to Richard Brockett (Regioanl Development Services) for Economic Impact of Ecotourism Activities in the Roanoke River Valley Counties.

From Hobbs, Upchurch, and Associates for Counties of Pasquotank and Currituck, $869,544 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Ecological assessment of Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plan Discharge Sites.

From ImmunoGen, $19,553 to Darla K. Liles (Medicine) for Analysis of Breat Cancer Patient Plasma Samples.

From the Kellogg Foundation/Alliance Discovery, $3,000 to Lathan Turner (Student Life) for the African American Entrepreneurial Program.

From the American Physiology Society, $4,500 to Christopher Wingard (Medicine) for 2005 Frontiers in Physiology Professional Development Fellowship.

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May 2005

From the National Institutes of Health, $291,975 to Paul DeVita and Tibor Hortobagyi (Exercise and Sports Science), Don Holbert (Allied Health) and Ken Steinweg (Medicine) for Mechanical Plasticity in Locomotion with Age.

From the National Science Foundation, $80,954 to Jeffrey Johnson (Sociology) for a Summer Institute for Research Design in Cultural Anthropology.

From the U.S. Geological Survey, $200,000 to Stanley Riggs, Stephen Culver, D. Reide Corbette, David Mallinson and J.P. Walsh (Geology) for the North Carolian Quatemary Stratigraphy and Regional Geologic Synthesis.

Frm the American College of Sports Medicine Foundaiton, $5,000 to Scott Gordon and Christopher Fick (Exercise and Sports Science) for Glycogen, AMPK and Protein Synthesis in Aged Skeletal Muscle.

From UNC – Chapel Hill, $9,086 to Linner Griffin (Social Work) for the N.C. Child Welfare Education Collaborative.

From UNC – Charlotte, $9,288 to Sandra Warren (Education) for the Collaborative Statewide Preparation Program in Low Incidence Disabilities.

From Ohio State University, $26, 867 to Hong-Bing Su (Geography) for Mass and Energy Exchange in a Northern Mixed Hardwood Ecosystem.

From Duke/UNC Oceanographic Consortium, $44,400 to J.P. Walsh, D. Reide Corbett, and David Mallinson (Geology) for Investigation of a Decapitated Paleo-River System on the Mid-Atlantic Continental Shelf.

From the University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1,700 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for a CARE Conference.

From the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center, $2,500 to Carolyn Wilburn (SBTDC) for theN.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center at ECU.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $85,392 to Ron Nowacyzk (Regional Development Services) for the N.C. Stormwater Awareness Policy.

From the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, $13,300 to Tim Runyan (History) for the Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck Conservation Laboratory.

From the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, $5,000 to Terri Hathaway (Coastal and Marine Resources) for SEACOOS and the Maury Project: Extending Classroom Lessons Using Coast Ocean Observing Data.

From Pitt County Schools, $1,020 to Kristen Borre (AgroMedicine) for Supplies for HWTF Eat Smart Move More program.

From Vance Granville Franklin Warren Area Authority: $46,681and $11,469 to Elizabeth Gail Sharpe-Marsal (Criminal Justice) for the Halifax County System of Care Evaluation Initiative.

From Scotland County Schools, $8,125 to Kristen Borre (AgroMedicine) for Active Recess for Scots.

From Cardiovascular Clinical Studies, $40,000 to Assad Movahed (Medicine) for “What is the Optimal Method of Evaluation of Ischemia in Women?”

From the Albemarle Commission, $2,986 to Richard Brockett (Regional Development Services) for the Albemarle Region CEDS Assistance.

From Carolina’s Gateway Partnership, $540 to Richard Brockett (Regional Development Services) for the Bakery Project Carolina Gateway Partnership.

From the Sigma Theta Tau Beta Nu chapter, ECU School of Nursing, $699 to Martha Engelke (Nursing) and Beth Bender Meadows (Communcation – Arts and Sciences) for “Using Dancing Technology in the Classroom to Increase Exercise; It is Possible.”

From the Southern Arts Federation, $2,000 to Carol Woodruff (University Unions) for NEA/SAF Regional Touring Application (St. Petersburg Ballet).

From the Janus Development Group, $12,000 to Jennifer Hodgson and Angela Lamson (Child Development and Family Relations) for The Psychosocial Impact of the SpeechEasy Device.

From GlaxoSmithKline, $26,311 to Paul Gemperline (Chemistry) for Chemometric Tools for Salt and Polymorph Screening.

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April 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $338,438 to Abdel Abdel-Rahman (Medicine) for Mechanisms of Alcohol-Estrong Hemodynamic Interaction; and $258,500 to Joseph Chalovich (Medicine) for Actin Based Regulation of Smooth Muscle Contraction.

From the National Science Foundation: $32,221 to D. Reide Corbett (Geology) for SGER: Massive Sediment Remobilation Off the Mississippi Delta in Response to Hurrican Ivan; and $419,580 to Marilyn Sheerer, Sharon Nichols and Sandra Huskamp (Education) for Teacher Retention and Renewal through Visualization and Immersive Technologies in Rural Education.

From the U.S. Army, $22,500 to Donald Fletcher (Medicine) for Anatomy Prosections/Dissections fro Army Personnel Medical Training.

From the U.S. Geological Survey, $5,701 to David Lawrence (Geology) for Geologic Map of the Great Falls, S.C. Area.

From the National Childhood Cancer Foundation, $8,495 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for the Children’s Oncology Group Chair’s Grant.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $147,56 to O. Jean Hood (Medicine) for the Genetics Services Contract; and $99,237 to Gary Stainback (Medicine) for Assistive Technology Services.

From the N.C. Department of Agriculture, $4,324 to John Sabella (Agromedicine) for Pesticide Environmental Trust Funds for Agromedicine.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $241,144 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Establishment of an Inshore Large Mesh Commercial Gillnet Observer Program in N.C.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center, $16,150 to Edmund Stellwag (Biology) for Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for Teachers.

From UNC – Chapel Hill: $7,856 to Peggy Wittman and Beth Velde (Allied Health) for Community Health and Environmental Reawakening; and $59,413 to Elizabeth Carroll and Linda Robinson (Human Ecology) for Citizen soldier Support Project Subcontract.

From the UNC General Administration, $20,000 to Christopher Mansfield (Health Services Research and Development) for a UNC Health Initiative Subagreement; and $392,850 to Sidney Rachlin (Mathematics and Science Education) for The Mathematics Professional Development Component of the N.C. Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $66,862 to Joseph Luczkovich (Coastal and Marine Resources) and Terry West and Mark Brinson (Biology) for Analysis of Potential Effects of Land Cover Change on Blue Crab Populations in PNAs.

From Duke University: $29,688 to Roy Martin Roop (Medicine) for Immunization Against A Brucella Antigen Using A Cross Priming BCG Vector; and $160,481 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sport Science) for Peripheral Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health.

From the Medical University of South Carolina, $12,011 to Edward Treadwell (Medicine) for Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center for Rheumatic Diseases in African Americans.

From the University of Maryland, Baltimore, $155,762 to Sharon Collins (ITCS) for Programming and Environmental and Training Plan.

From Wake Forest University, $20,000 to Doyle Cumings, Lee McNeil, Suzanne Kraemer, and Andre Lopez (Medicine) for Logician Reminder System for CHF.

From the Queen Mary, University of London, $14,380 to Kenneth Soderstrom (Medicine) for Characterizing the Ciona Cannabinoid Receptor.

From the Greenville Police Department, $1,803 to Kenneth Wilson (Sociology) for a proposed contract to Complete Survey of Citizen Attitudes Towards Greenville Police.

From the Mid-East Rural Planning Office, $8,423 to Rodney Jackson (Geography) for Parcel Map Construction of Martin County, N.C.

From Eisai Research Institute of Boston, $71,750 to James McCubrey (Medicine) for Comparison of Eisai MEK Inhibitor ER-805940 and Parke Davis MEK Inhibitor PD0325901.

From the Office of Naval Research, $259,220 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for Development of Global Hemostatis Tests for Predicting in vivo Performance of Lyophilized Platelets.

From Mediwave Star Technologies, $26,056 to Timothy Johnson and Wayne Cascio (Medicine) for Sponsored Research: Mediwave Star Technologies.

From the Health and Wellness Trust Fund, $138,167 to Lauren Whetstone, Kathryn Kolasas, Doyle Cummings, and Susan Morrissey (Medicine) for Child, Youth, and Communitiy Obesity Prevention/Reduction Initiative.

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March 2005

From the National Institutes of Health: $209,250 to C. Jeffrey Smith (Medicine) for B. Fragillis Multiple Drug Resistance-Origin and Control; and $80,505 to Wiley Nifong (Medicine) for Innovative Tools and Techniques for Robotic Heart Surgery.

From the National Children’s Alliance, $10,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for TEDI BEAR: Children’s Advocacy Center.

From the American Medical Student Association, $300 to K. Hillenbrand (Medicine) for School-Based Health Services in Eastern North Carolina.

From the American Academy of Auditory Foundation, $4,935 to Sherri Jones and Bruce Mock (Allied Health) for “Functional Aging of the Inner Ear Sensory Systems.”

From UNC General Administration, $107,528 to Karen Dawkins (Education) for the N.C. Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science Education.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $54,560 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Assessing Spiny Dogfish Aggregations in Coastal Waters off the Outer Banks, NC.

From North Carolina State University, $900 to Don Bradley and John Maiolo (Sociology) for Traditional Fishing Communities: A Conference on Social Science Issues.

From Southern University, $100,000 to Daniel Wong (Allied Health) for Rehabilitation Research Institute for Underrepresented Population.

From the N.C. Department of Agriculture, $6,278 to John Sabella (Agro-Medicine) for Pesticide Environmental Trust Funds for Agromedicine.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $4,672 to Charles Daeschner III and Charles Knupp (Medicine) for additional funding for the N.C. Sickle Cell Program.

From Pitt County Schools: $54,000 to Kristen Borre (Agro-Medicine) for HWTF East Smart Move More, Pitt County Schools; and $500 to David Loy (Health and Human Performance) for the Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation Grant-Adapted Sports Day.

From the Pitt County United Way, $500 to Malcolm Simpson (Regional Development Institute) for A Strategic Plan for Board Development.

From the Fund for Sandy Point, $8,080 to Joseph Luczkovich (Coastal and Marine Resources) for a Survey of the Submerged Aquatic Vegetation at Sandy Point.

From Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, $1,000 to Kathryn Verbanac (Medicine) and student Allison Call for The Expression of ELR+ CXC Chemokines in Developing Tumors.

From Genzyme, $33,000 to Paul Cook (Medicine) for GD3-170-301.

From the Southern Arts Federation: two awards of $1,000 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the 2005 NewMusic@ECU Festival.

From the Joukowsky Family Foundation, $10,000 to Megan Perry (Anthropology) for Petra North Ridge Project/Wadi Ramm Cemetery Survey.

From the Water Resources Research Institute, $45,129 to Michael O’Driscoll (Geology) for Characterizing Suface Water/Ground Water Interactions with Ground Penetrating Radar.

From PCS Phospate, $100,000 to Donald Stanley (Biology) for PCS Phosphate Effluent Monitoring and Water Quality in the Pamlico River Estuary, NC.

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February 2005

From the American Academy of Pediatrics, $8,950 to Roytessa Savage (Medicine) for “Eastern North Carolina: Building Medical Homes.”

From the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, $20,000 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for a Cost of Teacher Turnover Study.

From the National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina, $5,612 to Paul Bolin, Jr. (Medicine) for Risk Factor Analysis of High Perioperative CABG Mortality in Patients with ESRD.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $42,315 to Paul Kauffman (Industrial Technology) for a Longitudinal Study of Cockpit Weather Systems.

From the N.C. Arts Council, $2,500 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the 2005 New Music Festival.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center, $101,031 to Brett Keiper and James McCubrey (Medicine) for Phosphor-Imaging/Fluorescence-Imaging Core Facility.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human services, $8,132 to Edward Newton (Medicine) for a High Risk Maternity Clinic.

From the UNC General Administration: $26,549 to Charles Thompson (Education) for Design of Evaluation and Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Fund; $210,827 to Nancy Davis (Education) and Ronald Newton (Biology) for the Rural Initiative in Mathematics and Science; and $53,759 to Tarrick Cox (Education) for the GEAR UP Summer Leadership Institute.

From Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, $15,711 to Rose Sinicrope (Education) for Systematic Reform of Mathematics K-5 for Virginia.

From Indiana University, $7,745 to Hong-Bing Su (Geography) for Forest-Atmosphere Exchange of CO2 Over a Mixed Hardwood Ecosystem in the Midwest.

From the Greene County Government, $6,500 to Robert Wendling (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for a System-Wide Comprehensive Recreation and Park Plan.

From Pitt County Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Center, $33,813 to Kim Floyd (Education) for Case Management and the Preschool Child.

From Johnston County Mental Health Center, $5,040 to Thomas Durham (Psychology) for a psychology internship.

From Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation, $16,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for BEAR PATCH (Better Abuse Response Through Prevention Assessment and Treatment for Children).

From the Missouri Enterprise Business Assistance Center, $42,465 to Merwan Mehta (Industrial Technology) for Feasibility Study for Creation of a System for the Rapid Development of Cost Effective Manufacturing and Design Specification of Robots from Technical Data.

From the Children’s Miracle Network, $25,000 to Ronald Perkin (Medicine) for Expanding Services at the Children’s Hospital.

From Tideland Mental Health Center, $18,540 to Thomas Durham (Psychology) for a psychology internship.

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January 2005

From the National Institutes of Health, $27,688 to Abdel Abdel-Rahman (Medicine) for "Mechanism of Ethanol-Clonidine Synergistic Sedation."

From the National Board of Medical Examiners, $9,976 to Gregg Talente and Lorraine Basnight (Medicine) for Assessment of Medical Professionalism.

From the National Science Foundation, $149,709 to John Stiller (Biology) for "CAREER: Evolution and Constraint of the RNA Polymerase II C-Terminal Domain."

From the Department of Public Instruction, $9,960 to Kristen Borre (AgroMedicine) for the 21st Century Community Learning Center.

From Indiana University, $7,745 to Hong-Bing Su (Geography) for "Forest-Atmosphere Exchange of CO2 Over a Mixed Hardwood Ecosystem in the Midwest."

From Dartmouth College, $9,891 to Lillian Burke (Medicine) for Protocol Version 1B for "Atorvastatin, a Prenylation Inhibitor in Acute Leukemia."

From Duke University Medical Center, $14,250 to Charlie Sang Jr. (Medicine) for the Duke Pediatric Cardiology Clinical Center.

From the University of Maryland, Baltimore, $12,000 to Sharon Collins (ITCS) for Programming and Environmental and Training Plan/ECU/University of Maryland, College Park.

From the University of Arkansas, $18,245 to G. Lynis Dohm (Medicine) and Ronald Cortright (Exercise and Sports Science) for "Bedrest and Aging - Core C Subcontract - Insulin Signaling Core."

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $138,000 to Gary Stainback (Medicine) for assistive technology services; and $1,800 to Shelia Bunch (Social Work) for "Addressing Family Violence During and Around the Time of Pregnancy."

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $3,454 to David Powers (Education) for NCDPI Division of Exceptional Children Contract.

From the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center, $168,261 to Margaret Hackney (Regional Development Services) for the N.C. SBTDC; and $54,612 to Hackney for the SBTCD - N.C. Recovery and Redevelopment (NC READE).

From the N.C. Foundation for Public School Children, $2,400 to Tarrick Cox (Education) for the N.C. Teacher Cadet Program.

From Pitt County, $2,192 to Alan Burne (Technology and Computer Science) for the Pitt County Greenway Master Plan.

From the Pitt County Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Center, $28,432 to Thomas Skalko (Health and Human Performance) for Horizons: A Day Treatment Program for Youth.

From Inspire Pharmaceuticals, $191,615 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for testing of Inspirte platelet, "Preserving Drug INS50589 for Safety and Efficacy in Canin."

From Novartis Pharmaceuticals, $39,690 to Paul Bolin Jr. (Medicine) for Protocol No. CERL080AUS02, Myfortic study.

From GlaxoSmithKline, $36,137 to Paul Cook (Medicine) for EMD10001, sepsis study.

From Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, $44,894 to Cynthia Brown (Medicine) for Protocol #205.294, tiotropium bromide study.

From the Alice M. Ditson Fund, $2,500 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the 2005 NewMusic@ECU Festival.

From the Children's Miracle Network, $16,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for TEDI BEAR: CHildren's Advocacy Center Phone Upgrade and Facility Improvement.

From the Children's Hospital of Boston, $164,978 to Stephen Engelke (Medicine) for "Molecular Antecedents of Brain Damage in Preterm Infants."

From Mary Susan Jackson, $5,813 to Yong Wang (Geography) for N.C. National Guard Data Development.


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