Grants Awarded – External

Snapshot of recent grants awarded to UMaine researchers. This is NOT a comprehensive list.

Project Title Principal Investigator Sponsor Name Award Amount
2020 July Grant Report
2020 COVID Response Gayle Zydlewski US Dept of Commerce $100,000
A Framework to Assess and Forecast Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Fish Stocks in a Changing Environment Yong Chen US Dept of Commerce $120,000
Rapid detection of Vibrio of oyster Laurie Connell US Dept of Commerce $118,632
Collaborative Research: Novel imaging, numerical and physiological approaches for understanding biologically mediated, unsteady sinking in marine diatoms Lee Karp-Boss National Science Foundation $181,399
DHS Center of Excellence (COE) for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research (TPCR) Karyn Sporer University of Nebraska
US Dept of Homeland Security
Improving business practices to reduce mortality in the lobster supply chain Richard Wahle US Dept of Commerce $299,104
Island mass effects on planktonic communities in the open ocean Lee Karp-Boss
Emmanuel Boss
National Science Foundation $367,343
Math4ME Program Evaluation Janet Fairman
Craig Mason
ME Dept of Education
US Dept of Education
Tribes in Maine Invasive Species Project (TMISP) John Daigle
Darren Ranco
US Dept of Agriculture $91,275
Mechanism of Interaction between Influenza Hemagglutinin and Host Cell Phosphoinositides Samuel Hess
Melissa Maginnis
US Dept of Health & Human Services $428,192
Meeting Stakeholder Needs for Long-Term Research Data and Science Discovery Aaron Weiskittel US Dept of Agriculture $209,592
Perspectives on alternatives to drug criminalization in northern and downeast Maine Karyn Sporer
Robert Glover
Open Society Foundations $86,952
Salty Spoon: An Interactive Flavor Enhancing Cutlery Nimesha Ranasinghe National Science Foundation $50,000
Small Amphibious Craft Analysis of Alternatives James Anderson Navatek LTD
US Dept of Defense
Maine Sea Grant College Program Gayle Zydlewski US Dept of Commerce $100,000
Surviving a mass extinction: Lessons from the post K-Pg fern spike Jacquelyn Gill University of Florida
National Aeronautics & Space Administration
Trapping and Collection of Airborne Coronavirus with Bioinspired Membranes Caitlin Howell
Melissa Maginnis
National Science Foundation $154,057
USDA ARS Research Support Agreement Deborah Bouchard
Meggan Dwyer
US Dept of Agriculture $117,700

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This is NOT a comprehensive list.

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