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Faculty Research Collaborations with Minority Serving Institutions

A listing of current college research projects that have associations/collaborations with institututions that serve minorities.

University of Maryland - Eastern Shore (UMES) --
subcontract under USDA -- NIFA -- 1890 Institution Teaching, Assessment of a Dry Poultry Litter Soil Incorporation Technology to Protect Air and Water Quality  5/11-8/13

Principal Investigators:

Brandt, Robin C.*Agr & Bio Engineering

Elliott, Herschel* Agr & Bio Engineering

Wheeler, Eileen F. Agr & Bio Engineering

Collaborating Institution: University of Maryland- Eastern Shore

USDA -- NIFA -- FY 2011 Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate
Thought for Food: Training Scientists Who Can Translate Basic Research Into Healthy Foods  2/12 – 1/17

Principal Investigators:

Coupland, John N* Food Science

Dudley, Edward* Food Science

Ziegler, Gregory R*Food Science

Roberts, Robert F* Food Science

Hayes, John E* Food Science

Lambert, Joshua D* Food Science

Cutter, Catherine N* Food Science

Elias, Ryan J* Food Science

Radhakrishna, Rama B* Agricultural & Extension Education

Collaborating Institution:  North Carolina A&T State University,  Greensboro, NC

USDA -- NIFA -- FY 2010 USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Protective Structures for Berry Crop Production: Assessing Grower Needs and Market Potential 9/10 – 8/12

Principal Investigators:

Demchak, Kathy* Horticulture

Kelley, Kathleen M.*Horticulture

Harper, Jayson* Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology

Collaborating Institution: Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

USDA - NIFA -- FY 2010 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) - NIFA Fellowships Grant Program
Plant Detection of Herbivore Feeding Cues: A Comparative Approach Towards Understanding Host Evasion 4/11 - 3/16

Principal Investigators:

Felton, Gary W.* Entomology

Luthe, Dawn* Crop and Soil Sciences

Collaborating Institution: University of West Alabama

Southern University & A&M College -- subcontract under USDA -- NIFA -- FY 2010 1890 Institution Teaching,
Enhancing Graduate Education and Training in Global Food Security and Agricultural Bio-Security  9/10 – 8/13

Principal Investigator:

Gildow, Frederick Plant Pathology

Collaborating Institution: Southern University and A&M College Baton Rouge, LA

USDA -- NIFA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture -- Non-Competitive RFA RRDC Program 2010
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development – 7/10 – 8/13

Principal Investigator:

Goetz, Stephan J.* Agr Econ & Rural Soc

Collaborating Institutions: Delaware State University, Dover; West Virginia State University; University of Maryland - Eastern Shore

USDA -- NIFA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture -- Non-Competitive RFA RRDC Program 2010
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development – 9/10 – 8/13 

Principal Investigators:

Goetz, Stephan J.* Agr Econ & Rural Soc

Hinrichs, C. Clare* Agr Econ & Rural Soc

Bonanno, Alessandro* Agr Econ & Rural Soc

DeCiantis, Deno Cooperative Extension - Directors

Collaborating Institution: Delaware State University, Dover, DE

USDA -- NIFA -- Non-Competitive RFA RRDC Program FY 2011 - Regional Rural Development Centers
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development -  9/11 – 8/13

Principal Investigator:

Goetz, Stephan J. Agr Econ & Rural Soc

Collaborating Institute: Delaware State University, Dover DE

USDA -- NIFA -- FY 2010 Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSCE) Program
Developing Youth Farm Safety Education Programs in Southeastern U.S. Using The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program 5/10 – 5/13

Principal Investigators:

Hilton, James* Agr & Bio Engineering

Murphy, Dennis J.* Agr & Bio Engineering

Collaborating Institutions: Alabama A & M University, Normal, AL; North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro 89.74; West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

Turtle Mountain Community College -- subcontract under USDA – NIFA Mountain Community College
Biomass Greenhouse Feasibility Study 9/11- 8/13

Principal Investigators:

McDill, Marc E* Sch Forest Resources

Jacobson, Michael G* Sch Forest Resources

Ciolkosz, Daniel E Agr & Bio Engineering

Collaborating Institution: Turtle Mountain Community College,  Belcourt

USDA -- NIFA -- FY 2010 Special Research Grants Program - Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Improving Sustainable Agriculture Through On-Farm Research and Demonstration  7/10 – 1/12

Principal Investigators:

Sylvia, David M.* Crop and Soil Sciences

Curran, William S.* Crop and Soil Sciences

Hoover, Ronald Crop and Soil Sciences

Collaborating Institution: The Rodale Institute

University of Delaware -- subcontract under NSF - National Science Foundation Collaborative Research -
Role of Pulsatile Ca2+ in Controlling Hyphal Growth; Exploring Subcellular Dynamics Using a Combination of Cytological, Biochemical, and Genetic Tools  7/11 – 5/14

Principal Investigator:

Kang, Seogchan* Plant Pathology

Collaborating Institute:  Delaware State University, Dover DE