OSU College of Agricultural Sciences

2016-17 grants, awards, and contracts

 

Several AgSci faculty received grants of $500,000 or more:

 

  • Fritzi Grevstad in Botany & Plant Pathology : A new collaboration between Fritzi Grevstad (BPP), Len Coop (Horticulture OSU) and Daniel Bean (Colorado Dept. of Agriculture) has been funded for $971,000 by the Dept. of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program. 
  • Tom Sharpton in Statistics received a 3-year $752K NSF grant to develop analytical methods to examine the evolutionary ecological distribution of microorganisms.
  • Katie Dugger in Fisheries & Wildlife received $1.2M in funding from the USDA Forest Service to continue studies of the demography of northern spotted owls in Oregon and Washington.
  • Pankaj Jaiswal in Botany & Plant Pathology received a Common Reference Ontologies and Applications for Plant Biology, from the National Science Foundation for $1,327,215.
  • Yuan Jiang in Statistics is co-PI on a 5-year $4 million collaborative grant from NSF for a project on genetically engineered crops.
  • Jeff Reimer in Applied Econ is Co-PI (PI is Meghna Babbar-Sebens). Funding sources are: National Science Foundation (NSF INFEWS) and USDA AFRI. $1,588,690

 

Faculty Awards:

 

Graduate Student Awards:

Ø  Abby Glauser in Botany & Plant Pathology was awarded theSavery Outstanding Master’s Student Award, Pregon Lottery Graduate Scholarship (McCune Lab) Ø  Matthew Brown (BPP) received a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship. His project is focused on understanding phytoplankton photoacclimation. Ø  Patrick Bennett (BPP) received the Cascade Mycological Society and the Oregon Mycological Society Scholarships. Ø  Zachary Foster (BPP) received best “Lightning talk” at CGRB Conference and received Best Poster at the OMBI Microbiome Research Forum.

 

Undergraduate Awards:

  • Ashley Miller (BPP) was awarded a Charles and Helen Fulton Memorial Scholarship.
  • Colette Lambert (BPP) was awarded a Kori May Memorial Scholarship.
  • Chandler Sprueill (BPP) was awarded a Thomas C. Moore Memorial Scholarship.
  • Megan Seslar (BPP) was awarded the Bill & La Rea Johnston Outstanding Senior Award.
  • Quinn Rasmussen (BPP) was awarded a Charles and Helen Fulton Memorial Scholarship.
  • Tyler Hardy (BPP)  was awarded a Charles and Helen Fulton Memorial Scholarship.
  • Wyatt Johnston (BPP) was awarded a Thomas C. Moore Memorial Scholarship
  • Amy Kessler (BPP) was awarded a Thomas C. Moore Memorial Scholarship.
  • Elena Dupen (BPP) was awarded a Jean Siddall Memorial Scholarship.