Armstrong Fund Prior Awardees

2017

Joseph Bergen, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Molecular profiling of intact biological tissues through accelerated antibody staining

Team of Duncan Irschick, Professor, Department of Biology; Ian Grosse, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, and Brian Umberger, Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

Creation of a 3D motion freezer to understand human and animal locomotion

University Press Release 2017

 

2016

Team of Li-Jun Ma, Assistant Professor, and Sergey Savinov, Extension Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Michele Klingbeil, Associate Professor, and Yasu Morita, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology

Harnessing the Synergistic Power of Plant Anti-microbials

University Press Release 2016

 

2015

Sarah Perry, Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering

Bio-inspired Thermostable Vaccine Formulations

Jun Yan, Assistant Professor Department of Physics

Detecting Quantum Flows in Reduced Dimensions

University Press Release 2015

 

2014

Team of Jessica Schiffman and Shelly Peyton, Assistant Professors Department of Chemical Engineering, and Stephen Nonnenmann, Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nanomechanics, Biofilms and Cystic Fibrosis

Team of Guodong Zhang, Assistant Professor, and Hang Xiao, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science

Co-administration of DHA and Regorafenib Synergistically Inhibits Colorectal Cancer

University Press Release 2014

 

2013

Jeanne Hardy, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Validating a New Allosteric Site in Caspase-6 for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

University Press Release 2013

 

2012

Team of Matthew Lackner, Assistant Professor, James Manwell, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and Sergio Brena, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Design and Analysis of a Novel Multi-rotor Off-shore Wind Turbine

Lori Goldner, Professor, Department of Physics

Traveling the Fibril Nucleation Pathway

University Press Release 2012

 

2011

Two-Year Award

to the Team of Sheila Patek, Assistant Professor Department of Biology, Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi, Assistant Professor, and David Schmidt, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The Evolution of Cavitation in Biological Systems and Biologically- inspired Design

One Year Award

Jesse Mager, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Science

Improving Assisted Reproductive Technologies, An Exciting Opportunity

University Press Release 2011

 

2010

One Year Award

Kevin Fu, Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science

Security and privacy for wirelessly controlled healthcare technology

University Press Release 2010

 

2009

One Year Award

Jennifer Ross, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

A project combining physics and biology to re-create cells and cellular substructures experimentally in the test tube

University Press Release 2009

 

2008

Two Year Award

Yeonhwa Park, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science

Molecular mechanism of bone formation by conjugated linoleic acid in bone marrow stem cell

University 2008 Press Release

 

2007

Two Year Award

Janice Telfer, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Science

Runx1 mutant effects on human hematopoietic stem cells in a humanized mouse model

One Year Award

Harry Bermudez, Assistant Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering

Modulating cellular recognition using peptide motifs

University Press Release 2007