Montana State University

Awards made in 2010

Below find a comprehensive, chronological list of grants and awards for women faculty and students (Name, MSU Department, Agency name, Title of grant, Amount). For stories and more information see Award News.

Recent Grants - December 2010

Benesh, Carol, Extension Service 4-H, Kansas State University, "Operations Military Club Grant," $92,000.

Fay, Laura, Western Transportation Institute, US Federal Highway Administration, "Establishment of the Road Dust Institute and Website," $27,021.

Hancock, Elizabeth, Health and Human Development, Montana Department of Public Health, "Early Care and Education Career Development - Budget A," $561,842 and "PD Incentives, CDA and Accreditation Scholarships - Budget B," $50,000.

Kerans, Billie, Ecology, US Fish and Wildlife Service, "Snake River Physa Identification and Genetics," $10,000.

Zidack, Nina, Plant Sciences, Montana Department of Agriculture, "Adopting real-time PCR protocols for disease testing, optimizing potato micro-tuber production and updating the seed potato certification database," $50,149.24.

Recent Grants - November 2010

Blake, Victoria, Plant Sciences, South Dakota State University, "Barley Straw Fructanosic Ethanol for On-Farm Biofuel Production," $77,868.

Bock, Phyllis, ASMSU, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, "Corporation for Public Broadcasting CSG Grant FY 2011/12," $92,611.

Goodwin, Kim, Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund, "Continental Divide Invasive Weed Barrier Zone," $100,000.

Larsson, Laura, Nursing Departments, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, "Montana Radon Study," $350,000.

Mason, Heather, AES NWARC, University of Idaho, "Spring canola as a rotational crop for northwestern Montana," $26,058, and "Developing Biennial, Early Planted, Winter Canola in the Pacific Northwest," $14,036.

Smith-Klaphake, Jessi, Psychology, Louisiana Tech, "The Mediating Role of Stereotype Threat and Achievement Goals in the Regulation of Scientific Motivation," $146,345.

Voyich, Jovanka, Veterinary Molecular Biology, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, "Nanoparticle-Bacteriophage Cocktails to Combat Infectious Disease," $24,892.

Recent Grants - October 2010

Broderick, Joan, Chemistry, U.S. Department of Energy, "Role of HydF in Hydrogenase Maturation," $555,000.

Des Jardins, Angela, Physics, Lockheed Martin Corporation, "IRIS-MSU Phase C/D/E EPO," $351,000.

Endecott, Rachel, Animal & Range Sciences, North Dakota State University, "Determining Best-Fit Forage and Grazing Management Options of Beef Cattle to Enhance resource Use for Upland Game Birds in the Semi-Arid Region of the Northern Great Plains," $2,980.

Galli-Noble, Elizabeth, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund, "Missouri River Watershed Coalition Project Coordination 2010-2012," $130,000.

Raph, Susan, Nursing Departments, University of Montana, "Americorps - MSU College of Nursing Great Falls," $1417.20.

Rudman, Yvonne, Office of International Programs, Humanities Montana, "International Education Week," $2000.

Starkey, Jean, Microbiology, SensoPath Technologies, "Targeted Two Photon Photodynamic Therapy Triads," $15,391.

Swanson, Elisabeth, Dean Education, Health & Human Development, Montana Learning Center, "Science & Inquiry Learning in Classrooms Year Three," $79,693.

Recent Grants - September 2010

Bark, Katie, Health & Human Development, Office of Public Instruction, "Team Nutrition and Training 2010-2012 Grant", $285,042.

Bowman, Janice, Animal & Range Sciences, US Department of Agriculture, "Improving Profitability and Sustainability of Beef Production in Montana," $8,000.

Des Jardins, Angela, Physics, The International Society for Optical Engineering, "Turning Eyes to the Big Sky," $5,000.

Foreman, Christine, Center for Biofilm Engineering, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship: Microbial transformation of DOM: Implications for the global carbon cycle," $90,000.

Galli-Noble, Elizabeth, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, US Natural Resources Conservation, "Innovative Conservation Approaches to Invasive Plant Management in the Missouri River Watershed - From prevention and control, to biomass utilization/bioenergy generation," $1,000,000.

Obbink, Kimberly, Burns Telecom Center, John Hopkins University, "New Horizons Education and Public Outreach," $68,886.

Rew, Lisa, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, US Fish and Wildlife Service, "Prioritizing invasive non-native plant populations and species to manage spatial distribution and spring models," $139,246.

Seifert, Christin, KUSM State Base Fund, Thirteen/WNET, "Dinosaur Train," $5,000.

Tsuruta, Sachiko, Physics, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Spectral and Temporal Studies of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy CBS 126," $24,638.

Whitlock, Cathy, Research, National Science Foundation, "Consequences of Altered Fire Regimes in the Face of Climate and Land-Use Change in Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Western US," $3,850,000.

Young, Sara, Dean of Letters & Science, Harvard University, "ARRA: Montana Networking Research Resources Across America," $274,345.

Recent Grants - August 2010

Burrows, Mary, Plant Sciences, Montana Wheat & Barley Committee, "Wheat virus variety trials and on-farm fungicide demonstration trials", $20,771, and "Wheat pest calendar, 2011", $4,571.

Des Jardins, Angela, NASA EPSCoR, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "CAN (LaMeres)/Experimental Program", $750,000.

Eckhoff, Joyce, AES EARC, Montana Wheat & Barley Committee, "Early generation durum selection and germplasm improvement", $10,000, and "Evaluation of various materials and practices contributing toward economic crop production under flexible, continuous and other cropping systems in Montana", $22,000.

Hardy, Michele, Vet Molecular Biology, National Institutes of Health, "Hardy CAMS Project Year 2", $282,150.

Hoopes, Carla, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, "Invasive Species Education Native-American Students", $32,843.

Huang, Li, Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, Montana Wheat & Barley Committee, "Genetic Mapping of New rust Resistance Genes", $17,331.

Irvine, Kathryn, Mathematical Sciences, National Park Service, "Statistical Assistance on sample design and data analysis for Vital Signs Monitoring in the Greater Yellowstone Network Inventory and Monitoring Program", $23,941.

Jacobs, Gwen, Computational Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Undergraduate Science Education Program," $1,200,000.

Juliar, Kristin, Montana AHEC, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, "Pathways into Health Conference," $600,000.

Juliar, Kristin, Montana AHEC, Health Resources and Services Administration, "Rural Health Workforce Development Program," $600,000.

Mangold, Jane, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Montana Wheat & Barley Committee, "Investigating the geographic distribution and disease incidence of the pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda on weedy annual brome grasses, cereal grains, and native grasses," $12,500.

Nash, Deanna, Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, Montana Wheat & Barley Committee, "Improved Quality of Montana Hard Red and Hard White Wheat," $33,000.

Seifert, Christin, KUSM State Base Fund, Thirteen/WNET, "Mission US 2," $6,000.

Swanson, Elisabeth, Dean Education/HHD, Salish Kootenai College, "Big Sky Science Partnership (BSSP)," $90,919.31 and "Big Sky Science Partnership - Supplemental Funds," $221,046.

Voyich, Jovanka, Veterinary Molecular Biology, Washington State University, "Variability of Community-associated MRSA from Native American Populations," $20,000.

Whitlock, Cathy, Earth Sciences, USDA Forest Service, "Response of Douglas-fir and Mountain Hemlock to 4000 years of Climate Change in Northern California, USA," $144,000.

Zabinski, Catherine, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Grand Teton Association, "Novel Diatomaceous Biological Soil Crust Assemblage in Yellowstone National Park Thermal Soils," $9,983.42.

Recent Grants - July 2010

Earl, Debra, MT Water Resource Center, Montana Dept of Environmental Quality, "Montana Volunteer Monitoring Program", $60,170.

Earl, Debra, MT Water Resource Center, Montana Dept of Natural Resources, "Water Rights Outreach Specialist", $24,000.

Miles, Mary, Health & Human Development, American Heart Association, "A Stress Reduction Strategy for Decreasing CVD Risk by Reducing C-Reactive Protein", $131,352.

Qiu, Jiong, Physics, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "ROSES: Observational Study-Leamon", $162,768.

Tanner, Kathryn, Community Involvement, Montana Campus Connect, "Campus Corps - Member Support", $9,151.

Recent Grants - June 2010

Benesh, Carol, USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture, Extension Service 4-H, "Montana Sustainable Communities Project (CYFAR)", $140,000.

Des Jardins, Angela, Physics, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 Admin", $498,755
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 Fellowship/Scholarship", $750,000
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 MSRS", $71,250
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 ARES", $57,000
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 BOREALIS", $213,750
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 Student Projects/Teacher Travel", $14,250
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 MSU SubContracts", $1,016,995
"Montana Space Grant 2010-2014 Off-MSU SubContracts", $253,000

Hedges, Jodi, Veterinary Molecular Biology, "COBRE-Development Project 1-Hedges", National Institute of Health, $106,875.

Juliar, Kristin, Office of Rural Health, Health Resources and Services Admin, "Montana State Office of Rural Health 2010-2011", $180,000.

Juliar, Kristin, Montana AHEC, Montana Department of Public Health, "ARRA DPHHS", $30,000.

Malovychko, Galyna, Physics, National Science Foundation, "REU: Multifrequency Spectroscopy of Rare-Earth and transition ions in optical materials", $7,000.

Mangold, Jane, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, U.S. Natural Resources Conservation, "Testing control options for western salsify on CRP lands in north-central Montana," $8,899.85.

Mangold, Jane, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Farm Services Agency, "Testing control options for western salsify on CRP lands in north-central Montana," $8,899.85.

Marshall, Lucy, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, National Science Foundation, "Seeing the forest for the trees: Interpreting and quantifying emergent catchment hydrology behavior," $400,000.

Meissner, Natascha, Veterinary Molecular Biology, National Institute of Health, "COBRE Project 3 Meissner," $142,500.

Rew, Lisa, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, National Park Service, "Research Fencing to Protect Resources at Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS," $10,000.

Voyich, Jovanka, Veterinary Molecular Biology, National Institute of Health, COBRE Project 1 Voyich," $213,750.

Williams, Donna, Nursing Departments, Health Resources and Services, "Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships," $31,892.

Recent Grants - May 2010

Baehr, Ninia, Health & Human Development, Montana Department of Public Health, "ARRA: Montana NAPA CPPW", $196,130.

Bock, Phyllis, ASMSU, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, "ARRA: MSU Sports & Events Recycling Project", $4,660.

Gallagher, Susan, Western Transportation Institute, Montana Department of Transportation, "2010 Summer Transportation Institute at Montana State University", $36,667.02.

Huang, Li, Plant Sciences, National Science Foundation, "BREAD: Inactivating rust resistance suppressors to unlock multiple defense responses in wheat", $419,153.

Mangold, Jane, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund, 1) "Implementing EDRR in Montana Using Invaders Database System", $30,612; 2) "Rangeland Revegetation Revisited: Long-term Outcomes of Revegetation of Weed-infested Rangeland in Montana", $13,221; and 3) "Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) ecology and management", $20,300.

Mangold, Jane, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Montana Weed Control Association, "Updates and revision of Montana's Noxious Weeds booklet", $2,000.

Monahan, Sue, Sociology & Anthropology, National Institute of Health, "INBRE II: Hospitals as Health Care Delivery Systems and Health Disparities", $63,004.

Voyich, Jovanka, Veterinary Molecular Biology, National Institute of Health, "MRSA on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Researvation Year 2", $73,148.

Voyich, Jovanka, Veterinary Molecular Biology, Sorrento Therapeutics Inc., "Immuno-pharmacotherapy Targeting Staphylococcus Aureus Quorum Sensing", $140,000.

Zabinski, Catherine, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, National Park Service, "Assessment of Integrated Pest Management Tools and Techniques for Managing Invasive Plants in Ten Small Parks served by the Northern Rocky Mountains Exotic Plant Management Team (EPMT)", $5,834.

Recent Grants - April 2010

Broderick, Joan, Thermal Biology Institute, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "TBI Mini-Grant Broderick," $75,701.

Codd, Sarah, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, U.S. Army, "NMR Imaging of Electrokinetic Transport in Cementitious Materials," $77,417.52.

Juliar, Kristin, Montana AHEC, Montana Department of Public Health, "MOU-Coordination of Recruitment for Health Provider Activities in Montana," $292,906.

Juliar, Kristin, Montana AHEC, MSU College of Technology-Great Falls, "StudentMax Montana," $70,000.

May-Fraser, Lena J., TRiO/Student Support Services, Office of Commissioner of Higher Education, "GEAR UP 2010," $29,242.

Obbink, Kimberly K., Extended University, Carnegie Institution of Washington, "MESSENGER Mission Phase E," $283,307.

O'Neill, Ruth P., Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, Montana Department of Agriculture, "School IPM in Montana," $34,230.97.

Recent Grants - March 2010

Arnold, Shannon, Agricultural Education, US Dept of Agriculture, Developing the Professional "Capacity of Agricultural and Natural Resources on Native American Reservations," $150,000.

Earl, Debra, Montana Water Certer, Montana Department of Environment, "Wetland Program Capacity Building Workshop," $15,000.

Fay, Laura, Western Transportation Institute, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, "Testing Methodology for Performance Characteristics and Friction Coefficient of Deicing and Anti-icing Chemicals," $43,984.

Gauss, Katherine, Veterinary Molecular Biology, National Institute of Health, "COBRE Project 2 - Gauss Year 3," $171,000.

Halonen, Sandra, Microbiology, National Institute of Health, COBRE Project 4 - Halonen Year 3," $190,183.

Hoopes, Carla, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, "Biological Control Education and Outreach Programs," $29,600.

Lutz, Paula, Research, National Institute of Health, "ARRA: Restructuring Biomedical Sciences- Form and Function: Remodeling of Cooley Laboratories," $14,896,564.

Marshall, Lucy, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, US Geological Survey, "Addressing computational paradigms in modeing the impacts of climate variability on watershed yield," $13,200.

Whitlock, Cathy, Earth Science, National Park Service, "Climate Change in the Rocky Mountains and UPper Columbia Basin: A Synthesis of the Best Available Science," $34,486.

Zidack, Nina, Plant Sciences, Montana Department of Agriculture, "Developing PCR Protocols for High-Throughput Testing for Potato Viruses, and Evaluation of Varietal Resistance to PVA," $50,000.

Recent Grants - February 2010

Galli-Noble, Elizabeth, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, US Fish and Wildlife Service, "CIPM Coordination of the 2010 Weeds Across borders Conference," $46,933.96.

Jacobs, Gwen, Computational Biology, Michael J. Fox Foundation, "Data Repository for Experimental Data," $10,000.

Recent Grants - January 2010

Hoopes, Carla, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, USDA Forest Service, "Montana Statewide Noxious Weed Awareness and Education Campaign," $15,000.

Jacobs, Gwen, Computational Biology, National Science Foundation, "REU in Cell Biology and Neuroscience," $46,102.

Rink, Elizabeth, Health & Human Development, National Science Foundation, "Innuluataarneq (The Having the Good Life Study)," $298,602.

Smith-Klaphake, Jessi, Psychology, National Science Foundation, "GSE/RES: Supportive Communities: How Gender Impacts the Native American Experience in STEM Fields," $217,859.

Strauss, Candace, Museum of the Rockies, Montana Arts Council, "Great Masters: Goya and daVinci," $10,000.

Weinert, Clarann, Nursing, University of Washington, "Enhancing Health Literacy of Rural Seniors," $36,235.