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Grants and Contracts 2006

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November 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $222,642 to C. Jeffrey Smith (Medicine) for Role of B. Fragilis Oxygen Stress Response in Infection; and $126,804 to Rukiyah Van Dross (Medicine) for Biofavoniod Apignein, Induces Phosphorylations of ph-53.

From the National Science Foundation, $60,369 to D. Reide Corbett, J.P. Walsh and David Mallinson (Geology) for The MASS Event.

From the American Geriatrics Society, $22,967 to Walter E. Pofahl (Medicine) for Geriatrics-for-Specialists: Continuing Medical Education for Surgical and Related Medical Specialists.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $40,080 to Susan Houston (Medicine) for a clinical fellowship for diabetes education.

From the N.C. Foundation for Public School Children, $1,600 to Tarrick Cox (Education) for the N.C. Teacher Cadet Program.

From the Pitt County Health Education Foundation, $5,000 to Kathryn Kolasa and Emilie Davis (Medicine) for Pitt County Medical Nutritiion Therapy for Overweight Youth.

From UNC - General Administration: $314,080 to Sidney Rachlin (Education) for The Mathematics Professional Development Component of the North Carolina Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science; and $285,956 to Karen Dawkins (Education) for North Carolina Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science Education.

From UNC - Chapel Hill, $87,447 to Haiyong Liu (Economics) for School Choice, Maternal Employment, and Child Achievement; and $5,001 to Charles Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia through Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

From Florida Atlantic University, $33,000 to Ruth Ann Henriksen (Medicine) for Support Services for Atherosclerosis and Asthma Research.

From the Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation, $56,284 to John Olsson, Kathryn Kolasa and Sarah Henes (Medicine) for KIDPOWER.

From Duke University Medicine Center, $57,550 to Charlies J. Sang Jr. (Medicine) for The Duke Pediatric Cardiology Clinical Center.

From Greene County Health Care, $50,000 to Jennifer Hodgson and Angela Lamson (Child Development and Family Relations) for Integrated Care for Rural Diabetic Patients.

From GGNSC Administrative Services, $105,457 to Tae Lee (Medicine) for Greenville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Teaching Nursing Home Grant.

From Humacyte, $22,109 to Alan Kypson (Medicine) for Decellularized Engineered Vascular Grafts for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

From Kalypsys, $25,000 to James McCubrey (Medicine) for Evavluation of Kalpsys B-Raf Program Compounds in Laboratory of James McCubrey.

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October 2006

From the National Science Foundation, $1,354,847 to Paul Kauffman (Technology Systems), Gail Ratcliff (Mathematics), Cathy Hall (Psychology), Dana Espinosa (Exercise and Sports Science) and Keith Williamson (Technology Systems) for Biomechanics and Robotics Explorations for IT Literacy Skills in Rural Schools.

From the National Institutes of Health, $263,625 to Ronald Cortright (Exercise and Sports Science) for Impaired Muscle Acyl-CoA Synthetase-Lipid Oxidation in African-American Women.

From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, $17,154 to Anthony Overton (Biology) for Mid-Atlantic Striped Bass Predator-Prey Monitoring Program.

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, $12,799 to Janice Daugherty (Medicine) for predoctoral training in Family Medicine.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center: $15,000 to Paul Kauffman (Technology Systems) and David Batts (Regional Development Services) For Enhancement to Undergraduate Laboratory for Bioprocess Manufacturing Education; and $100,000 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for Hemostatic Performance of Lypohilized Platelets (Stasix) in the Presence of ADP Receptor Blockade and other Platelet Dysfunction.

From the N.C. State Board of Education, $63,000 to Sandra Warren and Alana Zambone (Education) for ECU Teacher Support Program for Teachers of Students with Deafblindness.

From the N.C. Arts Council, $3,500 to Michael Crane (Fine Arts and Communication) for the N.C. Arts Council: SRAPAS Program.

From the N.C. Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, $55,902 to William Queen (Coastal and Marine Resources) for A Citizen's Water Quality Monitoring PRogram for the Albemarle - Pamlico Estuary.

From UNC - Chapel Hill: $11,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for TEDI BEAR Regional Center for Child Maltreatment; and $650,000 to Ernest Marshburn (ITCS), Jamie Kruse (Economics), Enrique Reyes (Biology), Jeffrey Johnson (Sociology), Libero Bartolotti (Chemistry) and Lloyd Novick (Medicine) for Regional Engagement Center for Coastal Systems Informatics and Modeling.

From Florida Atlantic University, $74,765 to Michael Vitale (Education) for Validtion of a Multi-Phase Design for Scaling Up a Knowledge-Based Intervention.

From the University of Colorado, $7,020 to Kristen Borre and Carol Maxwell (Agro Medicine) and Judy Bernhardt (Nursing) for Social Marketing for Niosh Center Tractor Initiative.

From Yale University, $50,000 to Roy Martin Roop (Medicine) for Subversion of Innate R esponses by Brucella.

From Ohio University, $62,235 to Melani Duffrin and David Rivers (Nutrition and Hospitality Management) for Impacting K-12 Learning Environments.

From the University of California at Los Angeles, $134,676 to Wayne Cascio (Medicine) for Cardiovascular Health Effects of Fine and Ultrafine Particles during Freeway Travel.

From Wake Forest School of Medicine, $14,000 to Ron R. Allison (Leo Jenkins Cancer Center) for A randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Oral Coenzyme Q10 to Relieve Self-Reported Cancer Treatment Related Fatique in Breast Cancer Patients.

From the Town of Kill Devil Hills, $19,486 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for Kill Devil Hills Land Use Plan Survey.

From Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation, $72,500 to Micheal McCammon (Human Performance Lab) for Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention for Overweight Adolescents.

From Pitt County Memorial Hospital, $78,000 to Joseph Zanga (Medicine) for a generalist physician program.

From Pitt County Schools, $15,454 to Kristen Borre (Agro Medicine) for 21st Century Community Learning Center.

From Entegrion, $19,968 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for Hemostatic Performance of Lyophilized Platelets (Stasix) in the Presence of ADP Receptor Blockade and othehr Platelet Dysfunction.

From Schering-Plough Corporation, $135,209 to Michael R. Van Scott (Medicine) for MRA SBP1: Expansion of the Dust Mite Sensitive Colony of Cynomogus Macaques.

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September 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $278,3030 to Mary Jane Thomassen (Medicine) for Cytokine Dysregulation in GM-CSF Autoimmunity; and $209,388 to Anthony Capehart (Biology) for Effect of Versican Mutation on Limb Development In Vitro.

From the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Skin and Diseases, $275,579 to Warren Knudson (Medicine) for CD44 Mediated Catabolism of Hyaluronan by Chondrocytes.

From the U.S. Department of Education: $5,500 to Sandra Warren, Jennifer Williams and Dan Boudah (Education) for ECU SPED T2T: ECU Special Education Transition to Teaching; and $200,000 to Sandra Warren (Education) for Improving the Preparation of Personnel to Service Children with High Incidence Disabilities ECU Partnership East.

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: $282,014 to D. Dean Patton and Ronald Perkin (Medicine) for Obesity Center in Primary Care.

From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife SErvice, $5,000 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Population Assessment and Migration of the Spiny Dogfish Squalus Acanthias Overwintering with Striped Bass off the N.C. Outer Banks.

From the Department of Defense, $85,275 to Erol Ozan (Technology Systems) for Development of an Information Assurance scholarship program at ECU.

From the National Science Foundation: $395,644 to Ernest Marshburn (Research and Graduate Studies), Rose Sinicrope (Education), Ronald Preston (Education) and Beth Eckstein (Business) for TechMath; real-World Math, Technology and Business Connections.

From the N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Services, $563,169 to Betty Beacham and John Swope (Education) for Project HEART.

From the UNC Sea Grant program: $125,563 to William Queen (Coastal and Marine Resources) for the Sea Grant Extension Program; $18,044 to Paul Gares and Yong Wang (Geography) for Using LIDAR to monitor long-term topographic changes on Barrier Island systems; $18,044 to Jeffrey Johnson (Sociology), Joseph Luczkovich (Coastal and Marine Resources), Lisa Clough (Biology) and David Griffith (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Incorporating Humans in Ecosystem-Based Models of Fishery Management; and $18,044 to Thomas Crawford (Geography), Don Bradley (Sociology) and Robert Edwards (Sociology) for Linking Demographic Patterns to Landscape Indicators of Coastal Development.

From UNC - Chapel Hill, $430,909 to Nancy White (Research and Graduate Studies) for Monitoring, Prioritization and Assessment of Ocean Outfalls of Stormwater in Dare County, N.C.; and $7,833 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North, Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment.

From Domantis Limited to Michael Van Scott (Medicine): $75,000 for MRA DOM R1: Expansion of the Dust Mite Sensitive Colony of Cynomoglus Macaques; $150,000 for MRA DOM2: Collaborative Investigation into the use of Domain Antibodies in Asthma; $1 for Expansion of the Dust Mite Sensitive Colony of Cynomolgus Macaques.

From ImClone Systems, $20,000 to James McCubrey (Medicine) for Evaluating the Effectiveness of the ImClone A-IGF-1R Monoclonal Ab (A12) on the Induction of Apoptosis in Drug Sensitive and Drug Resistant Human Hematopoietic Neoplasias.

From West Memorial Fund, $5,000 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the Young Composers program.

From the United Way of Wayne County, $16,178 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for Wayne County Community Needs Assessment.

From the Wal-Mart Foundation, $1,000 to Patch Clark (Theatre Arts) for the Wal-Mart Storybook Theatre.

From Cooper Industries, $6,500 to Matthew Mahar (Exercise and ports Science) for Validation of FITNESSGRAM Aerobic Fitness and Body Composition Components and ACTIVITYGRAM in 10- to 11-year old children.

From Target Stores, $5,000 to Patch Clark (Theatre Arts) for Target Stores Storybook Theatres.

From Sandia National Laboratories, $35,615 to Paul Gemperline (Chemistry) for Molecular Kinetic Fitting of Time-Dependent Hyperspectral Florescence Image Data.

From the Philip Morris Research Management Group, $258,341 to Christopher Wingard, Robert Lust, Ruth Ann Henriksen and Michael Van Scott (Medicine) for Adenosine Signaling and Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction following Fine Airborne Particulate Matter Exposure.

From Pitt County Memorial, $7,420 to Michael Behm (Technology Systems) for PCMH Hospital Safety, Ergonomics and Environmental Intern contract.

From the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, $25,000 to Joseph Babb and Timothy Johnson (Medicine) for A Novel Waveform Analysis Algorithm for Physiologic Assessment of Coronary Stenoses.

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August 2006


From the National Institutes of Health: $156,545 to T.K. Lee and Roberta Johnke (Medicine) for Radioprotective Potential of Ginseng; $231,339 to Jian M. Ding (Medicine) for Dysregulation o Circadian Rhythm by HIV Protein Tat; and $54,784 to James A. McCubrey (Medicine) for Ras/Raf & P13K/Akt Induced Breast Cancer Drug Resistance.

From the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Skin and Diseases, $148,134 to Warren Knudson (Medicine) for CD44 Mediated Catabolism of Hyaluronan by Chondrocytes; and $231,757 to Cheryl B. Knudson (Medicine) for Hyaluronan-Cell Interactions in Cartilage.

From the National Insitute of Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control, $229,999 to Kristen Borre (Agro-Medicine) for A Southern Regional Center for Agromedicine.

From the National Science Foundation, $400,000 to Andrew Sargent (Chemistry), Jason Bond (Biology), Paul Fletcher (Medicine), Gerald Micklow (Technology and Computer Science) and Ernest Marshburn (ITCS) for Acquisition of a High-Performance Computing Cluster Environment in Support of Scientific and Engineering Applications.

From the National Endowment for the Arts, $10,000 to Luke Whisnant (English) for the Tar River Poetry NEA Project.

From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, $5,000 to Roger A. Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Population Assessment and Migration of the Spiny Dogfish Squalus Acanthias Overwintering with Striped Bass off the North Carolina Outer Banks.

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, $104,544 to Janice Daugherty (Medicine) for predoctoral training in Family Medicine.

From The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $221,941 to Charles Daeschner III and Charles Knupp (Medicine) for the N.C. Sickle Cell Program; $5,400 to Daeschner for the Hemophilia Assistance Program; $233,397 to O. Jean Hood (Medicine) for Genetic Services Contract; $138,000 to Gary Stainback (Medicine) for assistive technology services; and $3,456,845 to Stainback for the Developmental Evaluation Clinic.

From the U.S. Department of Education: $200,000 to Sandra Warren (Education) For ECU Highly Qualified Special Educators; and $249,999 to Warren for ECU Gateways: Opening Doors for Special Educators and Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center: $150,000 to Paul Gemperline (Research and Graduate Studies) and Ernest Marshburn (ITCS) for NCBC FRG Request for Rickey Hicks; and $121,992 to Timothy Johnson and Wayne Cascio (Medicine) for Engineered Nanoparticles for Targeted Delviery of NO to Decrease Ischema/Reperfusion Injury to Heart-A.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $120,000 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) For Establishment of a Inshore Large Mesh Commercial Gillnet Observer Program in NC.

From the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center, $1,336 to Carolyn Wilburn (SBTDC) for N.C. Recovery and Redevelopment.

From UNC - Chapel Hill: $165,333 to Wayne Cascio (Medicine) for Racial Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease; $32,902 to Elizabeth Carroll and Linda Robinson (Human Ecology) for Citizen Soldier Support Project ; $100,000 to Wayne Cascio (Medicine) for Evaluate ECG for P otential Subjects; and $48,458 to Gordon Downie (Medicine) for Lung Cancer Surgery: Anatomy of the Decision.

From the UNC General Administration, $228,000 to John Swope (Education) for ECU Affiliation with the N.C. Teacher Recruitment Network.

From Appalachian State University, $12,500 to Okmyung Bin (Economics) for Measuring the Impacts of Climate Change on N.C. Coastal Resources.

From University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina, $10,000 to Doyle Cummings and Lauren Whetstone (Medicine) for Health Assist Project.

From the University of Connecticut, $51,149 to Chris Riley-Tillman (Psychology) for Project VIABLE: Validation of Instruments for Assessing Behavior Longitudinally and Efficiently.

From Greene County Health Care, 144,550 to Angela Lamson and Jennifer Hodgson (Human Ecology) for Integrated Care for Rural Diabetic Patients.

From the Town of Southern Shores, $20,000 to Nancy White and Robert McClendon (Research and Graduate Studies) for Stormwater Management Planning.

From the Wilson Downtown Development Corp., $5,000 to S. Richard Brockett (RDI) for Downtown Wilson Vision Summary.

From the Paul Green Foundation, $4,000 to Margaret Bauer (English) for the Paul Green Editing Project.

From Schering-Plough Corporation, $1 to Michael R. Van Scott (Medicine) for Expansion of the Dust Mite Sensitive COlony of Cynomogus Macaques.

From BioGen Idec, $100,000 to Michael Van Scott (Medicine) for BioGen Idec Sponsored Research Agreement.

From Target Stores, $3,000 to Gil Leebrick (Gray Gallery) for African Artreach.

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July 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $50,303 to C. Jeffrey Smith (Medicine) for Role of B. Fragilis Oxygen Stress Response in Infection;$146,710 to Anthony A. Capehart (Biology) for Effect of Veriscan Mutation on Limb Development in Vitro; and $59,139 to Qun Lu (Medicine) for Delta-Catenin Cleavage by Presenilin and Synaptic Remodeling.

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, $89,950 to Sylvia T. Brown (Nursing) for the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program.

From the National Science Foundation, $84,137 to Jeffrey C. Johnson (Sociology) for the Summer Institute for Research Design in Cultural Anthropology.

From the National Oceanic and Atmosphehric Administration, $43,518 to Lawrence E. Babits (Maritime History), Frank J. Cantelas (History), Nathan Richards (Maritime History) and J.P. Walsh (Geology) for Albemarle Pamlico Estuary Survey.

From the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control, $30,000 to Michael Behm (Technology Systems) for GN8618 Phase Out Funding.

From the U.S. Department of Education, $350,545 to Sandra Warren, Jennifer Williams and Dan Boudah (Education) for ECU SPED T2T: Special Education Transition to Teaching.

From the U.S. Department of Energy, $50,000 to Ruth Kempf (Center for Security Systems Research) for Material Control and Accountability in Safeguards System Effectiveness.

From the National Forest Foundation, $10,000 to Joseph P. Flood (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Volunteer Wilderness Monitoring in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness of N.C.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $84,314 to James Cummings (Medicine) for a Neonatal Outreach Education Program; $298,952 to Edward Newton (Medicine) for a High Risk Maternity Clinic; $76,012 to Debra Tristram (Medicine) for HIV Pediatric Social Worker Case Management Services; $65,000 to Alana Zambone and Sandra Warren (Education) for the ECU Deafblind Professional Development Model; and $100,901 to Elizabeth Montgomery and David White (Health Education and Promotion) for ECU Regional Training Center.

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $122,244 to David A. Powers (Education) for NCDPI Division of Exceptional Children Contract.

From UNC - Chapel Hill, $1,667 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North, Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment.

From UNC General Administration, $10,000 to Paul J. Gemperline (Research and Graduate Studies) for Expanding Faculty Participation in Externally Funded Research, Research Training, and Scholarship at East Carolina University.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program: $41,409 to Jeffrey C. Johnson (Sociology), Joseph J. Luczkovich (Coastal and Marine Resources), Lisa M. Clough (Biology), and David C. Griffith (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Incorporationg Humans in Ecosystem-Based Models of Fishery Management; $17,342 to Paul A. Gares and Yong Wang (Geography) for Using LIDAR to monitor long-term topographic changes on Barrier Island systems; $22,385 to Joseph J. Luczkovich (Biology) for The Effect of Land Use Change on Long and Short Term Estuarine Juvenile Finfish Abundance in N.C. Primary Nursery Areas; and $5,000 to Hans Vogelsong (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for the Coastwatch Readership Survey.

From Southern University, $50,000 to Daniel Wong (Rehabilitation Studies) for Rehabilitation Research Institute for Underrepresented Population.

From the American Heart Association, $20,000 to Michael R. Van Scott (Physiology) for Effects of Ultrafine Particulate Matter Exposure on Hemosatsis.

From the Southern Arts Federation: $2,000 to Michael Crane (Fine Arts and Communication) for the Koresh Dance Company; and $800 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the 2006 New Music @ ECU Festival.

From the Cultural Heritage Museum of Kinston, $4,000 to David Long (History) for Roster and Biographical Information of African-Americans Who Served in N.C. Regiments.

From Innovative Biosensors, $135,187 to Arthur P. Bode (Medicine) anad Yong-qing Li (Physics) for Stabilization of biosensor cells used in CANARY pathogen detection.

From the John Carter Brown Library, $5,400 to Anoush Terjanian (History) for Fellowship - Doux Commerce and its Discontents: Slavery, Piracy and Monopoly in 18th Century France;

From BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolin, $120,000 to Kristen S. Borre (Agro Medicine) for Students Lead the Way to Become "FitTogether Move More Communities."

From the Institute of Museum Library Services, $668,222 to John Harer and Larry White (Education) for COLRS: Community Oriented Librarian Recruitment Scholarships.

From the Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation: $10,000 to David Loy (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for an Adapted Sports and Recreation Project; $33,710 to Kathryn M. Kolasa (Medicine) for the Food Literacy Partners Program; and $56,284 to C. Tate Holbrook, John M. Olsson, Kathryn M. Kolasa, and Sarah Henes (Medicine) for Kidpower.

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June 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $253,255 to Joseph Chalovich (Medicine) for Protein Exchange to Study Muscle Function and Disease; $273,190 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sports Science), and Medicine faculty G. Lynis Dohm, Walter J. Pories, and Kenneth G. MacDonaldfor Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity; $280,808 to Houmard for Age Related Insulin Resistance, Muscle and Exercise; and $30,460 to Bruce Mock and Sherri Jones (Communication Sciences and Disorders) for Functional Aging of the Inner Ear Sensory Systems.

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration: $280,674 to Jackie Hutcherson (Nursing) for the Nurse-Midwifery Program of North Carolina; $20,909 to Maura McAuliffe (Nursing) for the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program; $187,914 to Alta Andrews (Nursing) for Increasing FNP's in Underserved Areas via Technology; and $157,020 to Kelly Lancaster (Medicine) for Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students.

From the U.S. Geological Survey, $165,000 to Stanley Riggs, Stephen Culver, D. Reide Corbett, David Mallinson, and J.P. Walsh (Geology) for the N.C. Quaternary Stratigraphy and Regional Geologic Synthesis.

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $12,340 to Tim Runyan (History) for MOA Student Work Project for NOAA Internships.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $16,199 to Linner Griffin (Social Work) for Preparing Social Workers to Work with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; and $5,383 to Charles Daeschner III and Charles Knupp (Medicine) for the N.C. Sickle Cell Program.

From the N.C. Department of Agriculture, $3,650 to John Sabella (AgroMedicine) for Pesticide Environmental Trust Funds for Agromedicine.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center, $250 to Edmund J. Stellwag (Biology) for Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for Teachers 2004.

From the N.C. Arts Council, $17,000 to Hans Vogelsong and Robert Pfister (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Evaluation of the HomeGrownHandMade Web site.

From the N.C. Humanities Council, $7,465 to Maurice York (Academic Library Services) for the Third Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming.

From Martin, Beaufort and Hyde County Schools, $46,204 to Tarrick Cox (Education) for the GEAR UP N.C. Junior Leadership Conference 2006.

From the Pitt County Board of Education, $11,250 to Matthew Mahar (Exercise and Sport Science) for a Wellness Incentive Program.

From the UNC General Administration: $95,000 to John Swope (Education) for ECU Affiliation with the N.C. Teacher Recruitment Network; and $59,666 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for Online 2+2 Degree Completion Program in Elementary Education and Special Education.

From UNC Chapel Hill: $594,593 to Linner Griffin (Social Work) for the N.C. Child Welfare Education Collaborative II; and $31,000 to Peggy Wittman and Beth Velde (Occupational Therapy) for Community Health and Environment Reawakening.

From Indiana University, $10,000 to Hong-Bing Su (Geography) for Forest-Atmosphere Exchange of CO2 Over a Mixed Hardwood Ecosystem in the Midwest.

From Ohio State University, $19,390 to Hong-Bing Su (Geography) for Mass and Energy Exchange in a Northern Mixed Hardwood Exosystem - ECU Subcontract.

From Brandeis University, $32,971 to Sharon Knight (Health and Human Performance) for Realizing Women Faculty Potential in Academic Medicine: A Cultural Change Intervention.

From Duke University, $158,899 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sport Science) for Peripheral Effects of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health.

From the Duke Endowment, $240,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Medicine) for Improving the System for Abused Children.

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

From the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: $193,124 to Martha Engelke (Nursing) for Case Management Services for School Age Children; $100,102 to Thomas Kerkering (Medicine) for HIV Care in Eastern North Carolina; and $100,000 to Denis Brunt, Amy G. McMillen and Leslie Allison (Physical Therapy) for Evaluation and Treatment of Gait and Balance Disorders.

From TRC Garrow Associates, $10,577 to David Mallinson (Geology) for A Geophysical and Geomorphic Assessment of the Broad Reach Archaeological Site.

From Longview Foundation, $25,000 to Carolyn Ledford (Education) for Preparing Preservice Teachers to Teach in a Global Society.

From the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, $60,000 to Timothy Hudson (Fine Arts and Communication) for a Student Multimedia Newsroom.

From Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, $7,680 to Michael Crane (Fine Arts and Communication) for the Koresh Dance Company.

From the IFSA Foundation, $40,000 to Sylvie Henning (International Studies) for Expanding Study Abroad Opportunities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia and Asia.

From Siemens Medical Solutions, $21,000 to Claudio Sibata and Todd Jenkins (Medicine) for 4D CT Acquisition and In-Room CT Locationizaion by Sequential Imaging and Imageable Timing Device.

From the Research Corporation, $38,318 to Yumin Li (Chemistry) for Molecular Dynamics Studies on S100 Proteins and Rational Drug Design.

From the American Federation for Aging Research, $53,363 to Scott Gordon (Exercise and Sports Science) for Targeted Rescue of Protein Translation and Synthesis in Aged Skeletal Muscle.

From GlaxoSmithKline, $722,266 to Maria Clay (Office of Clinical Skills) for !A Su Salud! Introduction Health Professions Spanish.

From the Children's Hospital of Boston, $28,093 to Stephen Engelke (Medicine) for Molecular Antecedents of Brain Damage in Preterm Infants.

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May 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $213,750 to Robert C. Hickner (Exercise and Sport Science) for Ethnic Differences in the Regulation of Lipolysis by Nitric Oxide and Adenosine; and $214,192 to Larry H. Toburen (Physics) for Electron Transport in "Tissue-Like" Material.

From the U.S. Department of Education, $82,232 to Sylvie D. Henning (International Studies) and John Tucker (History) for an Asian Studies Program.

From the National Science Foundation, $10,150 to Jason Bond (Biology) for Dissertation Research: Systematics and Color Mimicry Evolution of Cyanide-producing Millipedes of Appalachia.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $146,345 to Michael Dingfelder (Physics) for Patterns of Energyy Deposition by HZE Particles in Cellular Targets.

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $1,991 to David Powers (Education) for NCDPI Division of Exceptional Children contract.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources: $442,009 to Mark Brinson (Biology) for An Approach to Coordinate Compensatory Mitigation Requirements so They Meet Goals of the Coastal Habitat; and $78,856 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. State Energy Office, $115,500 to Ralph Rogers (Technology and Computer Science) for Upgrade and Save II.

From the UNC General Administration to Michael Bassman (Academic Affairs) and Deirdre Mageean (Research and Graduate Studies), $10,500 and $6,000 for Undergraduate Research Opportunity Expansion.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program: $3,500 to Hans Vogelsong (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Evaluating Small-Scale Community Festivals; and $53,929 to Roger Rulifson (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Feasibility of Stocking Adult River Herring to Restore Spawning Populations in Alberna.

From UNC Chapel Hill, $53,251 to Charles L. Thompson (Education) for Evaluation of the N.C. Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Fund.

From Colorado State University, $7,020 to John Sabella and Carol Maxwell (AgroMedicine) and Judy Bernhardt (Nursing) for Social Marketing for Niosh Center Tractor Initiative.

From the Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce, $10,233 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for the Chowan County Strategic Planning Initiative.

From Pitt County, $7,604 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for a Pitt County Sales Tax Survey.

From the Town of Rolesville, $51,778 to Nelson Cooper, Joseph Flood and Robert Wendling (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Rolesville Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan.

From Pitt County Memorial Hospital: $60,172 to Daniel Everhart (Psychology) for Development of Research Programs at the Sleep Center at PCMH; $12,600 to Michael Behm (Technology and Computer Science) for PCMH Safety, Ergonomics and Environmental Intern Contract; and $78,000 to Joseph Zanga (Medicine) for a General Physician Program.

From the Southern Arts Federation, $750 to Edward Jacobs (Music) for the 2006 New Music@ECU Festival.

From the Emergency Medicine Foundation, $2,400 to Kori Brewer (Medicine) for Pre-Test Probability for Assessment for Pulmonary Embolism.

From the Japan Foundation, $5,000 to John Tucker (History) for Representations of the Feminine in Japanese Literary and Popular Culture.

From Phi Kappa Phi, $500 to Sylvie Henning (International Studies) for ECU International Education Program.

From the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine, $10,000 to Suezanne Orr (Health Education and Promotion) for Development of Undergraduate Epidemiology Course.

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

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

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April 2006

From the National Institutes of Health: $285,000 to Mary Jane Thomassen (Medicine) for Cytokine Dysregulation in GM-CSF Autoimmunity; $2,565 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sport Science) for Age Related Insulin Resistance, Muscle and Exercise; $285,144 to Paul DeVita (Exercise and Sport Science) for Mechanical Plasticity in Locomotion with Age; $247,653 to Joseph Chalovich (Medicine) for Actin Based Regulation of Smooth Muscle Contraction; and Roy Martin Roop (Medicine) for Brucella Stationary Phase Gene Expression and Virulence.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, $7,923 to Edward Newton (Medicine) for the High Risk Maternity Clinic; $645 to James Cummings (Medicine) for the Neonatal Outreach Education Program.

From the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center, $424 to Carolyn Wilburn (SBTDC) for the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center.

From the N.C. Biotechnology Center, $17,550 to Edmund J. Stellwag (Biology) for Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for Teachers 2004.

From the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center, $64,164 to Ron Nowaczyk (Regional Development Services) for Rural Entrepreneurship Development System for North Carolina.

From the Department of Public Instruction, $30,000 to Matthew Mahar, Donna Scales, and Rhonda Kenny (Exercise and Sport Science) for Project PASS; Physical Activity Success in Schools K - 8.

From Sampson County Parks and Recreation, $5,000 to Joseph Flood (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Risk Management for Sampson County Parks and Recreation Department.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $4,500 to Terri Hathaway (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Needs Assessment for Ocean Education in N.C.: Elementary Teachers' Priorities for T&T.

From the UNC General Administration: $100,000 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for 2+2 Joint On-Line Birth through Kindergarten Initiative; and $51,875 to Tarrick Cox (Rural Education Institute) for GEAR UP Summer Leadership Institute at ECU.

From BioGen Idec, $125,000 to Michael Van Scott (Medicine) for a BioGen Idec Sponsored Research Agreement.

From Defenders of Wildlife, $5,044 to Joseph Flood (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for a Stakeholder Meeting on Red Wolf Ecotourism in N.C.

From Morphotek, $10,000 to Mary Jane Thomassen and Mani Kavuru (Medicine) for In Vitro Generation of GM-CSF Monoclonal Neutralizing Antibodies.

From Washington University in St. Louis, $21,749 to Phillip Neff (Medicine) for Silent Cerebral Infarct Multi-Center Clinical Trial.

From Gatorade Sports Science Insitute, $1,700 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sport Science) and Jason Berggren (Human Performance Lab) for Lipid Metabolism with Obesity.

From the Association of American Medical Colleges, $50,000 to Lloyd Novick (Medicine) for a Regional Public Health Medicine Education Center.

From the Upper Coastal Plain Region, $1,825 to Richard Brockett (Regional Development Services) for an Upper Coastal Plains Clustering Analysis.

From PhytoMyco Research Corporation, $112,801 to Brian E. Love (Chemistry) for Synthesis of Hyperparasite Fungal Metabolite Analogues.

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March 2006

From the National Institutes of Health, $210,766 to Mary Jane Thomassen (Medicine) for PPARy Dysfunction in Sarcoidosis; and $303,130 to Robert Hickner, Chuck Tanner and Matthew Mahar (Exercise and Sports Science), Michael McCammon (Human Performance Lab), and John Olsson and Joseph Garry (Medicine), for Reducation in CVD Risk in Children by Physical Activity 2.

From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $15,000 to Scott Curtis (Geography) for Global Precipitation Analysis for Climate and Weather Studies.

From the National Science Foundation, $227,012 to Kyle Summers (Biology) for RUI: Sexual Conflict and Parental Care in Poison Frogs.

From the American Medical Association - Education and Research Foundation, $15,000 to David Musick (Medicine) for The Art of Medicine Across the Medical Education Continuum.

From the N.C. Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission: $39,969 to David White (Health Education and Promotion) and Karen Dawkins (Student Health Services) for ECU Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Initiative; and $138,167 to Lauren Whetstone, Kathryn Kolasa, Doyle Cummings, and Susan Morrissey (Medicine) for Child, Youth, and Community Obesity Prevention/Reduction Initiative.

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: $216,558 to Charles Daeschner III and Charles Knupp (Medicine) for NC Sickle Cell Program; $268,387 to Gary Stainback (Medicine) for the Developmental Evaluation Clinic; and $3,820 to Michael Behm (Technology Systems) for a PCMH Safety, Ergonomics and Environmental Intern contract.

From the UNC Sea Grant Program, $10,000 to Jean-Luc Scemama (Biology) for Characterization of Paralog Group 2 Hox Genes in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus).

From the UNC General Administration, $150,000 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for Online 2+2 Degree Completion Program in Elementary Education and Special Education.

From NCSU, $1,200 to Michael Bassman and Kendra Harris (Academic Affairs) for the Phi Kappa Phi Journal Project.

From UNC Wilmington, $6,760 to Libero J. Bartolitti (Chemistry) for Fostering Undergraduate Research Partnerships thorugh a Graphic User Environment for N.C. Computing Grid.

From the Duke Endowment, $100,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller and Dale Newton (Medicine) for Project CARE.

From the University Health Systems of Eastern North Carolina, $10,000 to Doyle Cummings and Lauren Whetstone (Medicine) for the Health Assist Project.

From the Joukowsky Family Foundation, $1,499 to Megan Perry (Anthropology) for the Al-Jafr Mummy Project.

From RIT International, $145,317 to Brian McMillen (Medicine) for Motivational Interviewing to Reduce College Drinking.

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February 2006

From the National Science Foundation, $62,612 to Rebecca Torres (Geography) for CAREER: Rural Transformation and Latino Transnational Migration in the U.S. South.

From the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $326,812 to D. Dean Patton and Ronald M. Perkin (Medicine) for an Obesity Center in Primary Care.

<From the National Institutes of Health: $314,158 to Joseph Houmard (Exercise and Sports Science) for Lipid Metabolism in Obesity, Exercise and Weight Loss; $189,525 to Qun Lu (Medicine) for Delta-Catein and Cell-Cell Adhesion in Prostate Cancer; $311,275 to Roy Martin Roop (Medicine) for Brucella Iron Metabolism in Host Macrophages; and $330,485 to Abdel Abdel-Rahman (Medicine) for Mechanisms of Alcohol-Estrogen Hemodynamic Interaction.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $58,300 to Nancy White (Coastal and Marine Resources) for Development of Case Study Hydrologic Curve Methods and Draft Ordinance Language.

From the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, $145,493 to Marilyn Sheerer (Education) for Educational Consultant to assist NC DIP with implementation of NCLB Legislation.

From the N.C. Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation, $75,00 to Gregg Givens (Communication Sciences and Disorders) for the N.C. Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders and Training Program.

From the Governor's Highway Safety Program, $36,160 to Ralph Whitehurst and Beth Watkins (ECU Police) for Traffic Enforcement/Educational Project.

From the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, $10,807 to Anthony Overton (Biology) for Mid-Atlantic Striped Bass Predator-Prey Monitoring System.

From Pitt County Schools, $1,000 to David Loy (Recreation and Leisure Studies) for Community Schools and Recreation Grant.

From the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, $10,000 to Paul Gemperline (Chemistry) for Comprehensivie Models for Batch Process Development.

From UNC - Chapel Hill, $5,000 to Charles W. Daeschner III (Medicine) for Region IV North Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia Through Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

From Pitt Memorial Hospital Foundation, $15,000 to Priti Desai (Child Development and Family Relations) for Camp WholeHeart.

From Sandia National Laboratories, $20,014 to Paul Gemperline (Chemistry) for Molecular Kinetic Fitting of Time-Dependent Hyperspectral Florescence Image Data.

From Inspire Pharmaceuticals, $25,000 to Arthur Bode (Medicine) for a consulting agreement.

From PCS Phosphate, $50,000 to Donald W. Stanley (BIology) for PCS Phosphate Effluent Monitoring and Water Quality in the Pamlico River Estuary, NC.

From the Katherin B. Lyons Family, $1,470 to Sharon Ballard and Kevin Gross (Child Development and Family Relations) for Exploring Parental Perspectives on Parent-Child Sexual Communication.

From McNeil Nutritionals, $491,000 to Walter J. Pories and Ying Chang (Medicine) for Cooperative Research Initiative Between Johnson & Johnson and ECU.

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January 2006

From the National Science Foundation: $127,236 to John Stiller (Biology) for CAREER: Evolution and Constraint of the RNA Polymerase II C-Terminal Domain; and $172,596 to Jamie Kruse (Economics) for The New New Orleans; Evaluating Preferences for Rebuilding Plans after Hurricane Katrina.

From The National Children's Alliance, $10,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Pediatrics) for TEDI BEAR: Children's Advocacy Center.

From The National Council on Economic Education, $6,090 to Beth Eckstein (Business) and Carolyn Ledford (Education) for Teaching Economics and Financial Literacy through Children's Literature.

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

From the National League for Nursing, $4,996 to Sylvia Brown and Mary Kirkpatrick (Nursing) for Paradigm Shift: Global Innovative Pedagogies for Nurse Educators.

From the National Park Services, $125,726 to Hans Vogelsong (Recreationa and Leisure Studies) for the Cape Lookout National Seashore Visitor Use Study.

From the Department of Public Instruction, $17,473 to Kristen Borre (Agro-Medicine) for the 21st Century Community Learning Center.

From the N.C. Foundation for Public School Children, $2,000 to Tarrick Cox (Education) for the North Carolina Teacher Cadet Program.

From the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center: $57,076 to Carolyn Wilburn (SBTDC) for SBTDC - N.C. Recovery and Redevelopment (NC READE); and $235,965 to Wilburn for the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center.

From the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $193,220 to Mark Brinson and Richard Rheinhardt (Biology) and Michael O'Driscoll (Geology) for Development and Training for Reach and Watershed Assessment Protocols in Coastal Plain North Carolina.

From the N.C. Space Grant Consortium, $10,000 to Linda James (Education) for Cosmic Explorations.

From the N.C. Department of Agriculture, $7,040 to John Sabella (Agro-Medicine) for Pesticide Environmental Trust Funds for Agro-medicine.

From the Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, $6,300 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for Wayne County Risk Behavior Analysis.

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

From UNC - Charlotte, $8,316 to Samantha Foushee (Regional Development Services) for the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute - Charlotte Resident Survey.

From Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, $26,276 to Rose Sinicrope (Education) for Systematic Reform of Mathematics K-5 for Virginia.

From the Chesapeake Bay Ecological Foundation, $1,100 to Anthony Overton (Biology) for Mid-Atlantic Striped Bass Predator-Prey Monitoring System.

From the Children's Miracle Network, $11,000 to Elaine Cabinum-Foeller (Pediatrics) for Bear Patch: Better Abuse Response through Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Children.

From the Japan Foundaiton, $5,000 to John Tucker (History) for Discovering Japanese History and Culture thorugh Anime: A Multidisciplinary Examination of Miyazaki Hayao's Princess Mononoke.

From the Golden Leaf Foundation, $30,000 to Shawn Laatsch (Education) and John Meredith (Medicine) for Summer Science Camp 2006; A Summer of Science Fun.

From the Children's Hospital of Boston, $81,158 to Stephen Engelke (Pediatrics) for Molecular Antecedents of Brain Damage in Preterm Infants.


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