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Proposals funded: Clarke, Gross, Rejeski, Zhang

This is part four of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Philip Clarke, associate professor of counseling, whose proposal entitled “Identifying Next Practices for Resident Engagement in Wellness” has been funded by the Mather Lifeways Institutes on Aging and by (subaward/subcontract from) Virginia Tech.

Congratulations to Michael Gross, associate professor of engineering, whose proposal entitled “Template-Directed Electrode Nanostructure Engineering” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and by (subaward/subcontract from) Oak Ridge Associated University.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Molecular transducers of physical activity consortium coordinating center (CCC)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) University of Florida.

Congratulations to Ke Zhang, associate professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Investigation of multifunctional proteins that integrate packaging RNPs, RNA export, and translation” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Proposals funded: Cordy, Curtis, Miller, Rejeski, Sizemore

This is part two of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Regina Cordy, assistant professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “A systems biology investigation of the interplay between gut microbes and blood metabolites in the development of malarial anemia” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Congratulations to Mark Curtis, associate professor of economics, whose proposal entitled “How Does Capital Investment Affect Workers?” has been funded by the Russell Sage Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) Duke University.

Congratulations to Christian Miller, professor of philosophy, whose proposal entitled “The Honesty Project” has been funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and Coordinating Center: Clinical Research Core” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract) from WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Shelley Sizemore, director of community partnerships in the Office of Civic & Community Engagement, whose proposal entitled “Forsyth County Youth Service Zone: Building capacity for youth leadership & service” has been funded by the Youth Service America.

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Proposals funded: Muday, Yazdani, Comstock-Ferguson

Congratulations to Gloria Muday, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Ethylene 2020: XII International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene” has been funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Congratulations to Saami Yazdani, associate professor of engineering, whose proposal entitled “Local delivery of smooth muscle cell targeted aptamer to inhibit neointimal growth and accelerate vascular healing” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson, associate professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “RNA modification and antibiotic resistance” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Emory University.

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Proposals funded: Comstock-Ferguson, Fernandez, Williams

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson, associate professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Mechanisms and Biological Functions of SPOUT methyltransferases” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) The Ohio State University.

Congratulations to Luis Fernandez, assistant research professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Rapid Environmental Assessment of Mercury Release, Fate and Transport” has been funded by the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Congratulations to Richard Williams, adjunct professor of physics research, whose proposal entitled “Improvement of Scintillators mainly Experimental WFU subcontract from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of California.

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Proposals funded: Anderson, Floge, Rejeski

Congratulations to T. Michael Anderson, associate professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Fire, Fear and Foraging: Understanding Multi-trophic Interactions in a Savanna Foodweb” has been funded by National Geographic.

Congratulations to Sheri Floge, assistant professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: Viral Induced Chemotaxis Mediating Cross-Trophic Microbial Interactions and Carbon Flux” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Wake Forest Translational Research Alcohol Center (WFTRAC)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

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