ResearchNews

Category: Grant Announcements

10.09.2020

Adherence to new document formatting requirements critical for successful NSF proposal submission

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University’s College and Grants Hub pre-award support units urge investigators preparing proposals for the National Science Foundation (NSF) to pay close attention to the new requirements regarding the formatting of biographical sketches and current and pending support documents. Effective October 5, 2020, NSF began enforcing the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF…

09.11.2020

Iowa State University Leads New Project to Build ‘Genome to Phenome’ Research Community Across Crops and Livestock

By Ann Robinson, Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

A new federal grant will support an Iowa State University-led effort to spur development of a “genome to phenome” infrastructure for scientific collaboration across crops and livestock. The three-year, $960,000 project will provide guidance and lay the groundwork for a larger federal Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute…

07.31.2020

OVPR Announces 2020 PIRI Grant Recipients

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

The Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research has announced two awardees for the 2020 Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI), distributing a total of $1.2 million in institutional funding to advance progress in the methodology behind STEM education and the development of personal protective equipment. Established in 2012 and sponsored by the Office of…

07.03.2020

10 Iowa State Researchers Receive NSF CAREER Awards

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Ten Iowa State University researchers were selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation during the 2020 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2020. This is the largest number of Iowa State CAREER award recipients in the past five years. Considered to be the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) most…

06.18.2020

ISU Researchers Receive 2020 Barry Award to Make Strides in Bladder Cancer Treatment

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

A team of Iowa State University researchers has been selected to receive the 2020 Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Program award to advance the efficacy of bladder cancer treatments. Administered by the Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the Barry award is given each year to faculty or professional and…

05.19.2020

Grant Will Help ISU Scientists Break New Ground In Gene Editing

By Fred Love, Iowa State University News Service

A new grant will help Iowa State University researchers develop innovative gene editing technology to better understand how human genetics affect susceptibility to disease. The four-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health allows Maura McGrail, an associate professor of genetics, development and cell biology and principal investigator, and her collaborators to continue their efforts…

05.15.2020

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Helps Iowa State University Advance Research Frontiers With New Imaging Technology

By Elaine Watkins-Miller, Iowa State University Foundation

The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa, has committed $492,088 to provide advanced microscopy technology that will aid Iowa State University researchers in their work to improve human and animal health and sustain the agricultural crop yields that feed the world. The Carver Trust’s support will help the university acquire a light-sheet fluorescence…

05.10.2020

Iowa State University CSAFE Receives $20 Million Extension

Funding to Support Continued Advancements in Forensic Science, Data Access

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University’s Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) has received a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement extension from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to continue its work building statistical foundations within the realm of forensic science. Since its inception in 2015, with an initial five-year NIST cooperative agreement…