Active Arts & Sciences Grants

Faculty Grants

Department

Investigator

Title  

Agency  

Art and Design Vanessa Cruz

Core Fulbright Scholar Program: Media Arts. Hosted by the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. 

Fulbright

Biology

Gregory Ahearn

Synergistic Absorption of essential Amino Acids and Metals by Shrimp Digestive Tract

US Department of Agriculture

 

Dorea Bowers

Biology-Pathology of Arbovirus Persistence in a Mosquito Host

National Institutes of Health

 

Joseph Butler

Survey of the Distribution and Population Status of the Ornate Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota) in the Big Bend Region of Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

 

 

12-month Finding on a Petition to List the Gopher Tortoise as Threatened or Endangered Throughout Its Range

US Fish and Wildlife Service

 

James Gelsleichter

Cooperative Atlantic States Shark Pupping and Nursery (COASTSPAN) Survey of North Florida Waters

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

 

Non-lethal Assessment of Reproduction in the Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish Using Blood Hormone Analysis

Seaworld/Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

 

Matthew Gilg

RIG: RUI: Genotype-Specific Fertilization Success: A Test of the Hypothesis of Reinforcement in the Rapid Evolution of a Reproductive Protein

National Science Foundation

 

 

Strangers in a Strange Land: Biological and Economic Impacts of Two Invasive Mussels Along the East Coast of the United States in an Oyster Agro-Ecosystem

University of Central Florida

 

Courtney Hackney

Monitoring Effects of a Potential Increased Tidal Range in the Cape Fear River Ecosystem Due to Deepening Wilmington Harbor, NC

Elizabeth City State University

 

 

Nutrient Flux and Plant Stress in Intertidal Wetlands Exposed to Increasing Salinity

St. Johns River Water Management District

 

John Hatle

Testing Direct Effects of Reproduction on Stress and Mortality via Ovariectomy

National Institutes of Health

 

Cliff Ross

Salinity-induced Enzymatic Stress Response in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Phase II

St. Johns River Water Management District

 

 

Stress Response in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation from a Transplant Experiment

St. Johns River Water Management District

Chemistry

Kenneth Laali

Synthesis of Novel Room Temperature Ionic Liquids Bearing Fluorine, Trifluoromethyl, and Trifyl Groups; Increasing Lewis Acidity of the Cationic Core - Application as Dual Solvent/Catalyst for Organic Synthesis

American Chemical Society

 

Michael Lufaso

Structure-Composition-Property Relationships in Complex Bi-Ni-Mn Oxide Phases

Research Corporation

 

 

Structure-Composition-Property Relationships in Complex Bi-Ni-Mn Oxide Phases, Supplement: Brian Andreen Cottrell College Science Award

Research Corporation

 

Radha Pyati

The River Accord: A Partnership for the Lower St Johns River Continuation

City of Jacksonville

 

Robert Vergenz

Role of Methyl-Donated Hydrogen Bonds in Protein Secondary Structure and Folding

Research Corporation

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Michael Hallett

Operation New Hope Implementation Evaluation

Operation New Hope, Inc.

   

Ready 4 Work * Offender Profile Project

Operation New Hope, Inc.

History

John Michael Francix

Murder and Martyrdom in the Spanish Florida Borderlands, 1565-1617

Library of Congress

Mathematics & Statistics

Denis Bell

RUI: Problems in Stochastic Geometry

National Science Foundation

 

Peter Wludyka

Consultation and Lecture Services in the Field of Biostatistics, 2007 - 2012

University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare Inc.

Music

Marcus Dickman

Southeast United States Jazz Masterworks Project: Basie, Ellington and the Beboppers

Florida Department of State

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Alissa Swota

Pilot Project: Clinical Ethicist for Wolfson Children's Hospital, Year 3

Wolfson Children's Hospital

Physics

Barry Albright

Paleomagnetic Survey of Late Cretaceous Strata-Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah

U.S. Department of the Interior

 

Lev Gasparov

RUI: Optical Studies of Magnetic, Charge and Orbital Ordering in Lone-Pair Compounds and Magnetite

National Science Foundation

 

 

REU Supplement: RUI: Optical Studies of Magnetic, Charge and Orbital Ordering in Lone-Pair Compounds and Magnetite

National Science Foundation

 

 

Raman and Infrared Studies of the Layered Transition Metal Chalcogenides 2004-2009

Research Corporation

 

 

MRI-R2: Acquisition of the Optical Cryostat for Research and Teaching (ARRA)

National Science Foundation

 

Jay Huebner

Rapid Response Sensor Networking for Multiple Applications, Phase III (RRSNMA3)

Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

 

 

Sensor Arrays for Multiple Applications (SAMA)

Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

 

Nirmalkumar Patel

Nanocrystalline gas sensors arrays for detecting gases in stratosphere and mesosphere

Florida Space Grant Consortium

 

 

Detection of ozone and nitrogen oxides in stratosphere using nanocrystalline sensors array and high altitude balloon flight (HASP 2009) and Balloon and Rocket Atmospheric Sampling and Sensing (BRASS) (Rocksat 2009) Project Support

Florida Space Grant Consortium

 

Thomas Pekarek

RUI: Exploration of the New Class of Layered III-VI Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors

National Science Foundation

Psychology

Rebecca Marco

School Readiness Evaluation for the Clay/Nassau/Baker/Bradford School Readiness Coalition and Episcopal Children's Services

Episcopal Children's Services

Sociology & Anthropology

Robert Thunen

Preserving the Past: Promoting and Exploring Northeast Florida's Archaeology

Preservation North Florida

 

Jeff Will

Cultural Council Economic Impact of the Arts and Audience Survey

Cultural Council of Jacksonville

   

Project Prepare

Daniel Memorial

   

Homeless Census and Survey Project Winter 2009

Emergency Services and Homeless Coalition

   

Racial Disparities in Employment in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Human Rights Commission

   

Healthy Start/Magnolia Infant Mortality Reduction Project 2009-2010

Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.