FY 2018 Research Enhancement Program Awards

New Investigator Category:

  • Dr. Kevin Becker, Kinesiology, “The Effect of Ambient Heat Stress on Fine Motor Task Performance,” $9,998.
  • Dr. Veronica Kuhn, Family Sciences, “A Biobehavioral Family Model of Academic Outcomes for Chronically Ill Children in Fragile Families,” $9,944.
  • Dr. Monique LeMieux, “Nutrition & Food Sciences, “Analyzing the Metabolic and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Whey Protein Isolate in PCOS vs. Non-PCOS Women,”$10,000.
  • Dr. Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan & Dr. Richard Sheardy, Chemistry & Biochemistry, “Circular Dichroism and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Analysis of the DNA Modifications upon Binding to Chemotherapeutic Agents,” $10,000.
  • Dr. Ratonia Runnels, Social Work, “Improving Mental Health Outcomes Among HIV Positive Women in Texas,” $9,993. 

Continuing Faculty Category:

  • Dr. Camelia Maier, Biology, “Purification, Characterization and Biological Activities of Croton Phytoestrogens and Diterpenoids,” $5,340.
  • Dr. Nathaniel Mills, Biology, “Testosterone Maintains Spermatogenesis by Preventing Germ Cell Apoptosis,” $9,996.  
  • Dr. Manal Omary, Chemistry & Biochemistry, “Bright Red/Green/Blue (RGB) and Near-Infrared (NIR) Light-Emitting Materials for Next-Gen Luminaires and Electronic Gadgets,” $10,000.

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