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Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station

Formula Fund Application Process

New and revised project proposals are due March 11, 2016 for a project start date of October 1, 2016.

Hatch/Multistate/McIntire-Stennis/Animal Health Application Process:

  1. Complete page one of the Proposal Cover Page and a project proposal.  Follow the details instructions on pages 2-3 of the Cover Page.  
  2. Prepare a list of the names and contact information of three reviewers that have agreed to perform the review for your proposal. Reviewers can be chosen from the same department and may include the department head.  However, one reviewer must be from outside of your department.  SAES will contact the reviewers and be responsible for securing the Peer Review Forms from the reviewers and returning them to the PI for consideration. Investigators must submit a written response to each of the points in the reviews.
  3. Submit a PI and Department Head signed Cover Page, Project Proposal, and the names and contact information of three reviewers to Lynn Grabowski (lynn.grabowski@uconn.edu) SAES, Unit 4010, by March 11, 2016 for a project start date of October 1, 2016.
  4. An internal review of the proposals follows.
  5. Approved Proposals will be announced in May.
  6. PI completes USDA REEport project initiation forms. Forms are due to USDA by July 1. REEport instructions
  7. USDA approval process July-October. Based on available funding, KFS accounts and budgets are established upon USDA approval for a project start date of October 1.

Multistate Application Process

  1. Prepare a brief (3 page limit) addendum to a new or current Multistate Project. Submit to Lynn Grabowski (lynn.grabowski@uconn.edu), SAES, Unit 4010. Multistate Instructions.
  2. Prepare an Appendix E for each participant. See Multistate Instructions for the NIMSS Appendix E procedures. Obtain internal project approval.
  3. Complete USDA REEport project initiation forms for SAES approved proposals. 
  4. USDA approval process July-October.
  5. Based on available funding, KFS accounts and budgets are established upon USDA approval for a project start date of October 1.

News and Events

 


Graduate Student Reseach Forum

Save the date: Satuday, March 25th

9am - 3pm Oak Hall

More details here

 


 

Grant Announcements:

Congratulations! 

New grant awards

October-December 2016

SPS full list

Agricultural and Resource Economics:

Tatiana Andreyevea, $14,832. Updating the Rudd Tax Calculator, Healthy Food America

 

Animal Science:

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, $179,826  Understanding Nutrition Through Biomics, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Mary Anne Amalaradjou $95,013, Listeria Monocytogenes Growth and Survival on Peaches and Nectarines as influenced by Stone Fruit Operations. USDA/NIFA

Dennis D'Amico, $19,788, Determining the Efficacy of Commercial Protective Cultures for the Control of Salmonella and Shiga-Toxin Producing Escherichia Coli in Raw Mike for Cheesemaking, Walker (George) Mile Research Fund

 

Extension:

Chet Arnold, $144,138,  Water and Sustainability: Education Curriculum using Online Mapping Tools to Support Teaching and Student Learning, USDA/NIFA

David Dickson, $28,000, Nitrogen Outreach Along the Connecticut Coast, EPA/Long Island Sound Office/ CT DEEP

Tessa L. Getchis, $7,573, Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program, DOC/NOAA/Oceanic and Atmospheric Research/UNH

 

Kinesiology:

Douglas Casa, $22,039, Relationship Between Classical Magnet School and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools.

Douglas Casa, $24,999, Relationship SMSA and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools. 

Douglas Casa, $7,573, POLAR  Team Pro Validation and Comparison,   Polar Electro

Natural Resources and the Environment:

Beth A. Lawrence, $85,786, Increasing Biodiversity and Habitat Complexity in Invaded Wetlands., EPA/Loyola University Chicago

Anita Morzillo, $253,054, Attitudes Toward Black Bears and their Management in CT, DOI/US Fish and Wildlife Service/CT Dept of Energy and Eniv.Protection

Nutritional Sciences:

Christopher Blesso, $17,057, Anti-inflammatory and Hypolipidemic Effects of Egg Sphingomyelin for the Prevention of AtherosclerosisL A pilot study, American Egg Board

Pathobiology

Paulo Verardi, $413,291, Rapid Development of Replication-controlled Vaccinia Virus Vectors for Vaccines and Therapeutics with Single or Double Safety Features, DHHS/NIH

Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Joan E. Allen, $21,000, Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network, USDA/Dept of Agriculture

Donna R. Ellis, $6,586, Forest Pest Outreach, USDA/APHIS/CT AG Experiment Station

Jason Henderson, $78,323, Organic Turf and No-Pesticide Turf Demonstration Project, CT Dept of Energy and Envir.Protection

 


 

How to Join a Multistate Project

Instructions to join a Multistate Project   - Link to directions for viewing project proposals and for creating an Appendix E to authorize participation by your scientist(s) /specialist(s) in the above proposed projects. 

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