Alaska EPSCoR
Alaska EPSCoR
Alaska EPSCoR


Alaska EPSCoR
PO Box 757010
208 West Ridge Research Building
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK  USA
99775-7010

email: ua-epscor@alaska.edu
phone: 907.474.5895

2005-2006 Awards

Alaska EPSCoR 2005/06 2 Year Graduate Fellowships - Population Geneteics
Awardee
Campus
Sponsor
Amount
Brown, KathrynUAFSergei Drovetski$44,000
Hopkins, SarahUAFLee Taylor$44,000
Humphries, ElizabethUAFLee Taylor$44,000
Imeh-Nathaniel, AdebobolaUAFDiana Wolf$33,000
Stone, JamesUAFMatthew Olson$44,000
Alaska EPSCoR 2005/06 1 Year Graduate Fellowships -- Population Geneteics
Awardee
Project
Campus
Sponsor
Amount
Carroll, Amy BreenPopulation Genetic Patterns of Candidate Genes for Seasonal Dormancy in Balsam Poplar.UAFMatthew Olson$22,000
Garvin, MichaelMolecular Genetics of Chum Salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) Populations.UASAnthony Garrett$22,000
Lanier, HayleyPartner choice in the legume-rhizobia mutualism at high latitudes.UAFLink Olson$22,000
Timling, Ina Identification of Cold Adapted Fungi in Arctic Tundra Ecosystems.UAFLee Taylor$22,000
Alaska EPSCoR 2005/06 Graduate Fellowships -- Integrative Physiology
Awardee
Project
Campus
Sponsor
Amount
Brennan, AprilRegulating intake of energy on two levels: selection of food and abundance of glucose transporters across season in the red-backed vole, Cleithrionomys rutilus.UAAA. Bult-Ito / J. Burns / B.Barnes / I.van Tets / D. Spalinger$22,000
Crater, AnnieSeasonal Changes in the Rumen Microbial Ecology of an Arctic Grazer .UAFP. Barboza / E. Rexstad / Robert Foster$22,000
Dempsey, ThomasMitigation of nutritional stress in arctic seabirds: effects of melatonin and corcosteroid-binding on adrenal function.UAFAlex Kitaysky$22,000
Lodge, Keri LestykInter-and intra-specific variation in muscle development in Hooded (Cystophora cristata) and Harp (Phoca groenlandica) seal pups during the postweaning fast.UAAJennifer Burns$22,000
Sformo, ToddAnti-freeze Proteins and Related Adaptations in Overwintering Insects from Alaska .UAFB. Barnes / J. Duman$22,000
Shultz, MichaelDo plasma binding proteins buffer Black-legged Kittiwakes against environmental stress during reproduction?.UAFAlex Kitaysky$22,000
Stevenson, KalbWinter Breeding and the Reproductive Challenges Faced by Non-Hibernating Alaskan Redbacked Voles (Clethrionomys rutilus).UAAJ. Burns / D. Pfeiffer / I. Van Tets / B. Barnes / Abel Bult-Ito$22,000
Tavernier, RonaldImmunocytochemistry of the Superchiasmatic Nucleus of Rhythmic and Non-rhythmic Northern Red-Backed Voles (Clethrionomys rutilus).UAFAbel Bult-Ito$22,000
Williams, CoryThe effect of dietary lipid concentration on fatty acid signatures of tufted puffins.UAFLoren Buck$22,000
Yeganeh, AtaianHistone Modifications in Multiple DNA Repair Pathways.UAFJocelyn Krebs$22,000
Zhao, HuiwenNMDA receptors and neuroprotection in hibernating Arctic ground squirrels.UAFKelly Drew$22,000
Alaska EPSCoR 2005/06 Graduate Fellowships -- Cold Regions
Awardee
Project
Campus
SponsorAmount
Bai, FeiFeiSimulation Study of Bearing Capacity of Floating Ice and Its Application in Analysis of Ice-Structure Interaction.UAAHelen Liu$22,000
Bray, MatthewRheological Behavior of Ice-rich Syngenetic and Intermediate Layer Permafrost .UAAYuri Shur $22,000
Kim, Koui2-D Analytical modeling for pipe - permafrost interaction .UAFScott Huang $22,000
Li, HuiDetermination of Frozen Ground and Permafrost Characteristics using Cross-hole Sonic Scanning.UAFGang Chen $22,000
Xu, JianfengTheoretical and experimental analysis of two-phase thermosyphons for arctic applications.UAFDouglas Goering $22,000
Zhu, DejuStudy of Nonlinear Properties of Frozen Alaska Soil and Interaction Effects between Frozen Ground and Structures.UAAZ.Yang / L. Raad $22,000
Alaska EPSCoR 2006 Young Investigator First Awards
Awardee
Project
Campus
Amount
Vadim FederovImpact of Quarternary environmental change on genetic diversity of mammals in BeringiaUAF$50,000
E. Lance HoweHousehold strategies to mitigate risk and smooth consumption in isolated economies: resiliency in the face of income, health and environmental shocksUAA$49,832
Debasmita MisraWater, energy and vegetation dynamics in non-sorted circle ecosystemsUAF$49,785
Kristin O'BrienThe mitochondrion as a temperature sensor: Molecular mechanisms regulating cold-induced mitochondrial biogenesis in the oxidative muscle of Gasterosteus aculeatusUAF$50,000
Sanjay PyareBiogeoInformatix: a portal that integrates biological, geospatial and local-knowledge databases in GIS to model and monitor species distributionsUAS$48,667
Renate WackerbauerTransient spatiotemporal chaos in the presence of noise and nonlocal couplingUAS$49,851
Diana WolfMolecular population genetics of self-incompatibility breakdown in Alaskan Arabidopsis lyrataUAF$50,000
Alaska EPSCoR Spring 2006 Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Awardee
Project
Campus
Sponsor
Amount
Jessica BeecherIs Alaskan Arabidopsis lyrata an allopolyploid or an autopolyploid?UAFDiana Wolf$1,500
Brian DoyleThe effects of eyestalk ablation on circulating ecdysteroids in adult female Dungeness Crab, Cancer magisteUAFSherry Tamone$1,500
Hope GrayPartner choice in the legume-rhizobia mutualism at high latitudesUAALee Taylor$1,500
Irina MuellerIdentification of proteins involved in mitochondrial morphologyUASKristin O'Brien$1,472
Rev OrionThe effect of conflict on seed sizeUASDiana Wolf$1,240
Alaska EPSCoR Summer 2006 Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Awardee
Project
Camous
Sponsor
Amount
Alexander, KelseyModulation of metabolism by H2SUAFM. Harris/B.Taylor$4,500
Alexander, KelseyPrimer development for DNA sequencing populations of Allopolyploid Alaskan Arabidopsis lyrataUAFDiana Wolf$2,500
Engler, SummerMaintenance of copper homeostasis: Effects of Cup1p overexpression Mac1p-dependent gene expression and survival of S. cerevisiaeUAAJocelyn Krebs$5,000
Flynn, PeterContributions of Lemon Glacier to stream flow in the Lemon Creek watershed, Juneau, AlaskaUASEran Hood$5,000
Hughes-Skandijs, KirsaSummer settlement distribution and abundance of juvenile Dungeness crab in Berners BayUASGinny Eckert$5,000
Prokudin, MaximEarthquake and avalanches in Alaska - Any connection between them? UAAZhaohui Yang$5,000
Smith, LisaIdentification of proteins involved in mitochondrial translocation of Yeast flavohemoglobin in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeUAFKristin O'Brien$5,000
Swensgard, NicoleExtraction methodologies for fecal DNA from Sitka black-tailed deer UAFKris Hundertmark$5,000
Wilkinson, MichaelDo stable isotope signatures detect age-related dietary differences in a Yup'ik population? UAFDiane O'Brien$4,500