OIP Announces ACES International Joint Research Grant Awardees for Fall 2016

November 1, 2016

The Office of International Programs (OIP) in the College of ACES with the support of the ACES Office of Research congratulates the most recent awardees of the International Joint Research Program.

This program, in its third year, supports ACES faculty who work jointly with researchers who are based at approved peer institutions abroad and are funded at a matching level by their own institution or another agency.

The researchers/partners/projects listed below were awarded funding in late 2016:   

Juan Andrade (Food Science and Human Nutrition) and Ali Almajwal (Division of Nutritional Sciences) with the King Saud University of Riyadh: “Pre‐Clinical and Clinical evaluation of legume‐based nanoaggregate as a delivery vehicle to address vitamin D Deficiency in Saudi Arabia”

David Bullock (Agricultural and Consumer Economics) with EMBRAPA Agrosilvoforestal Research Center Sinop, Mato Grosso: “Putting more data into data-intensive nitrogen management: Using precision technology to conduct large-scale field trials in Brazil and the U.S.”

Elvira de Mejia (Food Science and Human Nutrition) and Jack Juvik (Crop Sciences) with the University Federal of Viçosa (Brazil): “Impact on inflammation and atherosclerosis prevention potential of phenolic compounds and bioactive peptides from chia seeds (Salvia hispanica l)”

Hao Feng (Food Science and Human Nutrition) with Institute of Food Science & Technology, National Taiwan University: “Mano-thermo-sonication as a novel extraction method for ginseng saponins”

Kaiyu Guan (Natural Resource and Environmental Sciences) with Seoul National University: “Using novel satellite and field approaches to estimate crop yields of corn, soybean (U.S.) and paddy rice (Korea)”

Madhu Khanna (Agricultural and Consumer Economics) with Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi: “Promoting corporate social responsibility in India: Effectiveness of the CSR Act”

Youngsoo Lee (Food Science and Human Nutrition) with National Taiwan University: “Developing vitamin A and iron-fortified, less-sodium soy sauce”

Juan Loor (Animal Sciences) with Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (Mexico): “Hypothalamic transcriptome signatures of feed intake regulation induced by propionic acid supplementation in sheep”

Michael Miller (Food Science and Human Nutrition) with Autonomous University of Queretero (Mexico): “Listeria monocytogenes and Hispanic-style fresh cheese”

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