DFI Session I Grants Awarded
The Office of Research and Innovation is proud to support faculty research efforts by providing bridge funds for additional studies needed for resubmission of a grant application to the same funding agency.
After completion of the most recent competition cycle, we are pleased to announce the following Discretionary Funding Initiative grant award recipients for FY2022, Session I.
For each $50,000 award, half is provided by their home college and department with matching funds provided by the Office of Research and Innovation through the generosity of the MSU Foundation
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Congratulations to all of the recipients and good luck on your proposal resubmission!
|PI||College and Department||Project Description|
||College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering||Assessment of Quantitative Extinction Properties in Turbulent Liquid Fueled Flames|
|Andre Bachmann||College of Human Medicine, Pediatrics and Human Development||Targeting eIF5A hypusination for the treatment of endometrial cancer|
|Norman Birge||College of Natural Science, Physics and Astronomy||Chiral-Assisted Superconducting Spintronics|
|Shiwang Cheng||College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science||Enabling dielectric and infrared spectroscopy measurements during shear deformation|
|Matt Comstock||College of Natural Science, Physics and Astronomy||Defining the mechanism of DNA elongation by telomerase using high-resolution optical tweezers|
|Patrick Edger||College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Horticulture||Deciphering the underlying mechanism of insect-induced gall formation|
|Zhiyong Xi||College of Natural Science, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics||Molecular mechanism of Wolbachia-mediated plasmodium blocking in Anopheles mosquito|