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09.04.2020

OVPR Launches New FY21 Bioscience Research Seed Grants

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

The Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is introducing two new research seed grants for the 2021 fiscal year to support university-industry collaboration in the Digital and Precision Agriculture and Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics bioscience platforms. The Iowa Economic Development Authority and Governor Kim Reynolds have identified four bioscience platforms as…

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…

05.14.2020

OVPR Launching COVID-19 Research Seed Grant Program

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

Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is currently accepting applications for a new research seed funding program dedicated to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Research Seed Grant program (CRSG) — designed to encourage faculty in all academic disciplines to apply their expertise to an aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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…

03.04.2020

2020-2021 Brown Graduate Fellowship Recipients Announced

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

Fourteen Iowa State University students have been selected to receive $140,000 in Brown Graduate Fellowship funding to support strategic university research over the next year. Established in 2011 and administered by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the annual Brown Graduate Fellowship Program is used to advance Iowa State research in science,…