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Research Awards Overview

December 2016 Awards Overview

In December 2016 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grant for American University researchers.

PI: John Bracht

College of Arts and Sciences - Biology

Title: MicroInvestigate: using genomics to detect pathogens

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Funds: $50,000.00

PI: Stephen MacAvoy

College of Arts and Sciences - Environmental Science

Title: Assessing the trophic ecology and climate change resilience of Stygobromus tenuis

Sponsor: Cave Conservancy of the Virginias

Funds: $14,445.00

PI: Boncho Bonev

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics

Title: Spatial-Spectral Studies of Water and the Physical Environment of Inner Cometary Atmospheres

Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Funds: $43,733.00

PI: Andrea McDaniel

WAMU - 88.5

Title: WAMU Environmental Beat

Sponsor: Wallace Genetic Foundation, Inc.

Funds: $50,000.00

PI: Larry Kirkman

School of Communication - Investigative Reporting Workshop

Title: AMC Interactive project

Sponsor: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation

Funds: $20,000.00

PI: Jeremy Shiffman

School of Public Affairs - Public Administration and Policy

Title: Generating political priority for addressing rheumatic heart disease

Sponsor: Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Funds: $64,900.00

PI: Kim A. Ball

School of Public Affairs - Justice Programs Office

Title: Summit of the Prosecutors Against Gun Violence coalition on gun trafficking

Sponsor: Joyce Foundation

Funds: $20,000.00