News and Events
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) is committed to research that solves problems and investigates new areas relevant to agriculture, food, forestry, the environment and human healthe. The 2012 Highlights of Research and Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station publication provides brief summaries of the research activities of selected faculty, staff and students.
CANR Recent Grant Awards
The Office for Sponsored Programs reported the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources received the following grants in January-February 2013. The list represents only new proposals awarded, and excludes continuations. A complete list of grants received at OSP can be found on under News and Events on OSP’s website.
Duffy, V. , Allied Health Sciences
NHANES Chemosensory Development and Implementation Protocol
PHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Westat, $99,015, 1/13-12/13
Gaudio, M. , Extension CES - Hartford
Lead Training, Outreach, and Education Program Initiative
CT Department of Public Health, $60,000, 1/13-12/14
Chun, O. , Nutritional Sciences
Chokeberry Polyphenols Promote Bone Health by Inhibiting Inflammation-Induced Bone Resorption
Nutricia Research Foundation, $64,012, 1/13-12/14
Ellis, D. , Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Biological Control of Mile-a-minute Weed (Persicaria perfoliata) with Rhinoncomimus latipes
USDA/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service/CT Agricultural Experiment Station, $16,358, 1/13-12/14
Govoni, K. , Animal Science
Evaluation of the Antigenicity of Novel DNA-Based Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Vaccines in Swine
Inovio Pharmaceuticals, $43,238, 2/13-9/13
Gray, P. , Extension CES - New London
CT Military 4-H Clubs
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture/Kansas State University, $23,000, 10/12-9/13
McAvoy, R. , Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Coordinator, Professional Development Program Northeast SARE
USDA/Department of Agriculture/University of Vermont, $166,205, 10/12-9/14
Archived grant list
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How to Join a Multistate Project
Multistate Project seeking participants:
You are invited to participate in a new or revised project/activity, SDC353, entitled "The Science and Engineering for a Biobased Industry and Economy." Please submit an Appendix E to authorize participation in this proposed activity, no later than 05/07/2013.
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.