Congratulations to the following recipients of 2014 Intramural Research Incentive Grants (IRIGs).
|Project Director||Title of Research Project/Creative Activity||Department||Type*|
|Dr. Mary Carothers||Creative Exchange Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Residency||Fine Arts||RIG|
|Dr. Cynthia Corbitt||Investigation of pre-pubertal sex differences in brain morphology, wheel running and social behavior in mice||Biology||RIG|
|Dr. Udayan Darji||A graph theoretic study of random dynamical systems||Mathematics||RIG|
|Dr. Jian Du-Caines||Effects of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation and the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on Atmospheric Tides in the MLT region||Physics & Astronomy||RIG|
|Dr. Andrea Gaughan||Detecting long-term vegetation trends by adjusting for seasonality in a Savanna landscape||Geography and Geosciences||PCG|
|Dr. Pearlie Johnson||African American Women in the Quilting Arts in Kentucky||Pan-African Studies||RIG|
|Dr. Heywood Petry||Neuron function in the second visual pathway||Psychological & Brain Sciences||RIG|
|Dr. David Schultz||Characterization of fatty acid biosynthesis genes involved in tissue specific production of unusual monoenoic lipids||Biology||RIG|
|Dr. Sandra Sephton||A Meditation-based Intervention to Reduce Stress in Undergraduates||Psychological & Brain Sciences||URG|
|Dr. Kristin Swartz||Exploring Perseveration Levels among Offenders and their Criminal History||Justice Administration||RIG|
|Dr. Margath Walker||Comparative opportunities beyond securitization: The case of Mexico's borders||Geography and Geosciences||RIG|
|Dr. Micah Worley||An in vitro model for the reverse transmigration of Salmonella-infected cells into the bloodstream||Biology||RIG|
|Dr. Deborah Yoder-Himes||The response of human cells to Burkholderia dolasa and its flagellin||Biology||URG|
* For brief descriptions of the types of Intramural Research Incentive Grants see Internal Funding Opportunities for Faculty.