WEEK OF 04/21/2014-04/25/2014
Monday, April 21
Don Christy presents his dissertation defense, “Can We Move From Conflict to Cooperation: Water Resources Planning in the Southeastern United States.” Location: Ecology Auditorium, Room 201. Time: 8:00 a.m.
Kristy Segal presents her dissertation defense, “Examining the Effects of Pesticides on Amphibians in Costa Rican Artificial Wetlands: From Individuals to Communities.” Location: Ecology Auditorium, Room 201. Time 1:00 p.m.
Mohan MohanKumar, BVSc, PhD, presents "Hormones and Hypertension: A Focus on Estradiol." Location: CVM, Room 311. Time: 2:00 p.m. Dr. MohanKumar is a candidate for the assistant/associate/full professor of anatomy at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
Wayne Daley, PhD, and Brandon Carroll, GRA, present, “We Try to Sell Everything but the Cluck!” Location: PDRC, Building 2315, Room 107. Time: 2:30 p.m. Dr. Daley is an associate division chief and principal research engineer in the Food Processing Technology Division at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Mr. Carroll is in the Agricultural Technology Research Program in the Food Processing Technology Division at the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
Rajeevan Mangalathu, PhD, presents, “Genomic Studies of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” Location: CVM, Room 236. Time: 3:30 p.m. Dr. Mangalathu is a microbiologist at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tuesday, April 22
Sheba MohanKumar, BVSc, MS, PhD, presents, "Programming Obesity: The Effects of Prenatal Stress." Location: CVM, Room 311. Time: 11:15 a.m. Dr. MohanKumar is a candidate for the assistant/associate/full professor of anatomy at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
Douglas Brackney, PhD, presents, “A Deadly Triad: Elucidation & Exploitation of Virus-Vector-Host Interactions.” Location: CVM, Room H237. Time: 3:30 p.m. Dr. Brackney is a candidate for a faculty position currently open in the Departments of Infectious Diseases and Population Health at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
Ford Ballantyne, PhD, presents, “Ecosystem Responses Along Abiotic, Biotic and Selective Gradients.” Location: Ecology Auditorium, Room 201. Reception: 3:30 p.m. Seminar: 4:00 p.m. Dr. Ballantyne is an assistant professor in the UGA Odum School of Ecology.
Wednesday, April 23
Thursday, April 24
Eric Weaver, PhD, presents, “Establishing Immunity Using Centralized Antigen Design and Novel Viral Vectors.” Location: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Room 107. Time: 3:00 p.m. Dr. Weaver is a candidate for a faculty position currently open in the Departments of Infectious Diseases and Population Health at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
Friday, April 25
AKC Canine Health Foundation Request for Proposals
2014 Active Acorn Research Program Area Requests for Proposals
Reproduction Research Request for Proposals
Due Date: May 6, 2014
Combined Musculoskeletal and Neurology Request for Proposals
Due Date: June 3, 2014
Ophthalmology Research Request for Proposals
Due Date: July 1, 2014
General Canine Health & Obesity Research Request for Proposals
Due Date: August 5, 2014
2014 Active Special Emphasis Requests for Proposals
Development of an Accurate Diagnostic Assay for Canine Hypothyroidism
Due Date: May 13, 2014
Epilepsy Research Initiative
Due Date: May 13, 2014
2014 Manuscript Request:
Risk Assessment and Management Strategies to Prevent Transmission of Infectious Disease in Dogs
Letter of Intent Due Date: April 22, 2014
Project Completion by January 1, 2015
Please find more information here.
The Michelson Grants
Found Animals offers Michelson Grants of up to $750,000 USD for research in pursuit of a single-dose, permanent, nonsurgical sterilization product or technology for use in male and female cats and dogs. To qualify for a Michelson Grant, a proposed project must pursue a technology, mechanism, or pathway representing an innovative approach to nonsurgical sterilization. Investigators are encouraged to submit for "proof of concept" studies in cell culture, rodents, and/or target species. Scientists from a wide range of fields are encouraged to apply. Please see more information about the Michelson Grants here.
Alpaca Research Foundation
Please visit the website here to obtain all of the specifics for grants available in the areas of health, husbandry, genetics and fiber.
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program
The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Single-function Research Projects, multi-function Integrated Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants are expected to address one of the Program Area Priorities (see Foundational Program RFA for details). Please find more information here.
United States Equestrain Federation, Inc.: Equine Health Research Fund
Proposals are solicited in areas of special concern to performance and show horses. Please see more information and guidelines here.
National Research Council of the National Academies: Research Associateship Programs
Applications sought for Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associateship Awards. Please see more information here.