2018 PESCA Funded Projects

2018 PESCA Funded Projects
 
Unraveling the neural basis of female mate choice – 25,000.00
Dr. Jessica Yorzinski, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, College of Architecture and Life Sciences
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Jennifer Jill Heatley, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    • Dr. Michael Smotherman, Department of Biology, College of Science
 
Mapping the Unmapped: An Atlas of Texas Historic Black Settlements, Place Locations, Origin Stories, and Preservation Strategies – 10,000.00
Dr. Andrea Roberts, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture
 
The Unheard Voices: International Students' Experiences Integrating into U.S. Higher Education – 25,000.00
Dr. Jia Wang, Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, College of Education and Human Development
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Mary Alfred, Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, College of Education and Human Development
    • Dr. Fredrick Lawrence, Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering
 
Identification of non-invasive NMR-based biomarkers for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – 25,000.00
Dr. Mary McDougall, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Joe Kornegay, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    • Dr. Steven Wright, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
 
Intermedia--An Interdisciplinary Performance and Documentary Motion Picture – 10,000.00
Dr. Jeffrey Morris, Department of Performance Studies, College of Liberal Arts
 
Protective Factors Against Stress and Preterm Birth in Pregnant African Americans – 25,000.00
Dr. Robin Page, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Gabriel Neal, Department of Clinical Translational Medicine, College of Medicine
    • Dr. Brandie Taylor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
    • Dr. Jerome Trzeciakowski, Department of Medical Psychology, College of Medicine
 
Evaluation and Spillover Effects of Targeted Benefits: The Case of WIC Program – 25,000.00
Dr. Ariun Ishdorj, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Rebekka Dudensing, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
    • Dr. E. Lisako McKyer, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health
 
A closed-loop intraoral electrical stimulation system to help people with a swallowing problem – 10,000.00
Dr. Hangue Park, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
 
Characterizing the RNAs and DNA concentrations in eggs as a useful tool to assess honey bee (Apis mellifera) queen fertility – 25,000.00
Dr. Juliana Rangel Posada, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
 
  • Co-PIs
    • Dr. Nancy Ing, Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
    • Dr. J. S. Johnston, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
 
Roadway interactions in the US and UK: Drivers explicit and implicit attitudes and their effects on road safety behaviors – 10,000.00
Dr. Tara Goddard, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture
 
The Role of Augmented Feedback in the Control and Learning of Motor Tasks in Individuals with Developmental Coordination Disorder – 10,000.00
Dr. Deanna Kennedy, Department of Health and Kinesiology, College of Education and Human Development
 
Aging Residential Infrastructure: Understanding Performance and Enhancing Resilience of Coastal Housing Communities – 10,000.00
Dr. Maria Koliou, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
 
Using geophysical tools to change the game in physical oceanography:
Fine, continuous thermohaline structure through joint inversion of seismic, salinity and temperature data – 18,000.00
Dr. Henry Potter, Department of Oceanography, College of Geosciences
 
  • Co-PI
    • Dr. Robert Reece, Department of Geology and Geophysics, College of Geosciences
 
Visualizing the Alien Other: Science Fiction and Genocide Studies – 10,000.00
Dr. Daniel Conway, Department of Philosophy and Humanities, College of Liberal Arts
 
Incorporating Innovative IPE between Pharmacy and Other Health-Related Disciplines into Pharmacy Curriculum to Explore Multiple Health Problems – 18,000.00
Dr. Hamed Ismail Ali, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
 
  • Co-PI
    • Dr. Asim Abu-Baker, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy