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Science Grants - The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences

Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences - large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project's principal investigator. BIOLOGY Research into biological methods of halting the spread of the destructive mole cricket through use of nematodes. $100,000 from the Florida Turfgrass Research Foundation to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville; J.H. Frank. BIOMEDICINE Research into the application of genetics and molecular biology to studies of the growth and development of the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. $10.8 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to the University of California, San Francisco; L.T. Williams. BIOTECHNOLOGY Investigation of the feasibility of substituting biodegradable corn or soybean products for part of the petroleum-based polymers that are used in plastics in an effort to reduce the problem of plastics pollution. $398,000 from the Iowa Department of Economic Development to Iowa State University, Ames; J.-L. Jane. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Continued monitoring of East and West Coast bivalves (mussels and oysters) for signs of coastal water pollution and toxic materials. $11 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Scientist The Scientist

Science Grants - The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences

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Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences - large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project's principal investigator. BIOLOGY Research into biological methods of halting the spread of the destructive mole cricket through use of nematodes. $100,000 from the Florida Turfgrass Research Foundation to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville; J.H. Frank. BIOMEDICINE Research into the application of genetics and molecular biology to studies of the growth and development of the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. $10.8 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to the University of California, San Francisco; L.T. Williams. BIOTECHNOLOGY Investigation of the feasibility of substituting biodegradable corn or soybean products for part of the petroleum-based polymers that are used in plastics in an effort to reduce the problem of plastics pollution. $398,000 from the Iowa Department of Economic Development to Iowa State University, Ames; J.-L. Jane. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Continued monitoring of East and West Coast bivalves (mussels and oysters) for signs of coastal water pollution and toxic materials. $11
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