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A&S Funded IRIGs

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.