Fall 2017 Travel Award Winners
Title: Glial Cx43 regulates neuro-immune interactions in the mouse colon.
Title: A method for analysis of the vocal fold vibrationsin connected speech using laryngeal imaging.
Title: Proteome and transcriptome profiling of equine myofibrillar myopathy identifies deimished peroxiredoxin 6 and enhanced cysteine metabolic pathways.
Spring 2017 Travel Award Winners
Title: A component of the algal carbon concentrating mechanism increases both yield and water use efficiency in Camelin sativa.
Title: Lanthanide-dependent metabolism of Methylobacterium extorquens AM1
Title: Post-fire soil soil chemistry in relation to burn severity
Fall 2016 Travel Award Winners
Title: Adaptation to feral environments is facilitated by ancestral and artificially-selected traits
Genetics of Adaptation
Cristina De Miguel Rojas
Title: Evolution of Plant Penetration by Fungal Pathogens
29th Fungal Genetics Conference
Spring 2016 Travel Award Winners
Title: Know thy neighbour – does loose housing at farrowing and lactation positively influence sow welfare post-weaning?
Title: Intervention intensity and language intervention for Down syndrome: dose, task, persistence, and phenotypic characteristics
David Perez Loureiro
Title: Beta delayed gamma decay of Phosphorus-26: evidence for a proton halo?
Travel Award Winners Fall 2015
Metabolic regulation of terpenoid biosynthesis in glandular trichomes of tomato
Genome-wide determinants of perenniality and adaptation to coastal environments in monkey flower (Mimulus guttatus)
Eradicating cystic fibrosis biofilms: combining tobramycin and triclosan kills
Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkolderia spp
Travel Award Winners Spring 2015
Rosa A. Moscarella
The central dogma of molecular biology: Investigating student conceptions about transcription
Christina M. Ragan
Trait anxiety predicts medial prefrontal cortex gaba system protein expression in postpartum rats.
C. Raul Gonzalez-Esquer
Streamlined Construction of the Carboxysome for the Development of Modular Protein-
Travel Award Winners Fall 2014
A quantitative assay for reductive metabolism of a pesticide in fish using electrochemistry coupled with tandem mass spectrometry
Caitlin Norah Callahan
Jargon or Gibberish: how does science read to understand undergraduate students?
Ehsan R Toosi
Linking Intra-aggregate Pore Size Distribution with Soil Organic Matter Stability, Evidence From
quantitative FTIR and Computed X-ray Tomography
Travel Award Winners Spring 2014
Qing Li, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Labor Complications, Birth Depression, and Signs of Possible Neonatal Encephalopathy in the Asphyxial Pathway to Cerebral Palsy among Term Births: An application of G-Estimation in A Matched Case control Study
Ming-Jung Liu, Department of Plant Biology
Sequence-specific nucleosome positioning in putative transcription factor binding sites in Arabidopsis thaliana
Saul Beceiro-Novo, National Supercondcting Cyclotron
The search for Cluster in 14C with the Prototype Active Target-Time Projection Chamber (pAT -TPC)
Mini Travel Award Winners May 2014
Mar Huertas, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Evidence for a lack of high affinity steroid binding protein in the sea lamprey
Pejman Ahmadiannamini, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Polymer mesocomposites: Ultrfiltration membrane materials with enhanced permeability, selectivity and fouling resistance
Omayma Alshaarawy, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Diabetes Mellitus Outcomes: Is cannabis Smoking Proctective?
Travel Award Winners Fall 2013
Quan Zeng, Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences Department
Identification and characterization of bacterial small RNAs in regulating Erwinia amylovora pathogenesis
Aditi Gupta, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department
Ultra-deep whole genome sequencing of HIV populations reveal the viral population structure and the extent of HIV genomic diversity
Zhaojun Yin, Chemistry Department
Bacteriophage Qβ As Promising Platform for Anti-Carbohydrate Cancer Vaccine
Travel Award Winners January 2013
Dr. David Duriancik
Dr. Robert Montgomery
Dr. Tongjun Liu
Travel Award Winners May 2012
We had some extra funds this round therefore four awards were given. Links for each abstract/research plan and letters of support are provided just in case the title interests you, or you need a reference for your application (next round of funding Dec 2012).
Dr. Cuihong Jia, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Neuropeptide Y mediates injury-induced adult neuroregeneration
Dr. Sabrina Jorge-Gonzalez, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Identification of a negative regulator of seed carotenoid by quantitative trait loci a genome wide association
Dr. Masaki Shimono, Department of Plant Pathology
The host cell actin cytoskeleton is altered in plants infected with Pseudomonas syringae
Dr. Liliana Lettieri, Department of Zoology
Which traits are targeted by female choice in ecological speciation?
Travel Award Winners December 2011
Dr Diana Karime Londono, Entomology, Michigan State University
‘Exploring genes involved in the insecticide resistance of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)’
Dr Xiaofeng Zhuang, Department of Plant Pathology, Michigan State University,
‘Evaluating gene expression of the pea-Sclerotinia sclerotiorum interaction using RNA-seq’
Dr Naveen. V. Nair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University
‘Locally Smooth Surface Meshes for Electromagnetic and Acoustic Integral Equations’