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Faculty and staff grants from August 2017

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received grants or contract awards during the month of August 2017.

Inna Altschul, associate professor at the Graduate School of Social Work

Grant from the National Institutes of Health for "Transactional Family Processes Supporting Father Involvement and Child Soci-emotional Wellbeing"




Cedric Asensio, assistant professor of biological sciences

Grant from the National Institutes of Health for "Formation of the Regulated Secretory Pathway: A View from the Cytosol"




Sarah Bexell, visiting clinical associate professor at the Graduate School of Social Work

Grant from Having Kids for  “Current Family Planning Models and the Fair Star Model in the US and China”




Margaret Franko, director of research and evaluation for the Butler Institute for Families at the Graduate School of Social Work

Grant from the Washington State Department of Education for “Regional Early Childhood Home Visiting Workforce Study”



John Latham, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry

Grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Elucidating the Biosynthesis of Mycofactocin, an Unknown Molecule Essential for M.Tuberculosis”




Jonathan Moyer, director of the Pardee Center at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Grant from the Institute for Security Studies for "Forecasting Elements of Transnational Organized Crime in IFs”

Grant from from CENTRA Technologies for “Models of Economic Instability and Roundtable”



Brooke Rohde, curator of collections

Grant from the Bureau of Reclamation for “Analysis and Curation of Materials from Lake Pueblo State Park”





Karen Riley, dean of the Morgridge College of Education

Grant from the University of Colorado-Denver for “Quality Counts: Building Capacity to Research Quality in Colorado’s Residency”






Sheila Schroeder, associate professor of media, film and journalism studies

Grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development for “Scary Lucy Film—Project DU F.I.L.M.”





Kimon Valavanis, professor of electrical and computer engineering

Grant from the National Science Foundation for “Modeling and Control of a NextGen Circulation Control Based UAV”



Barry Zink, professor of physics and astronomy

Grant from the National Science Foundation for “Long-distance Spin Transport in Disordered Insulators and Low-Damping Metals”