Round Year Awardee Co-PI Project Title Amount Funded External Matching Funds Total Funded  
1 2016 Benjamin Ehlers David K. Thomson UGA-Liverpool Collaboration: Slavery, Cotton and the 19th-Century Atlantic Economy
 
$8,000 N/A $8,000
1 2016 Chad Howe N/A Women's health and cultural intervention in Cusco, Peru: A cooperative partnership
 
$5,000 $3,000 $8,000
1 2016 Ellen Neidle N/A Novel Enzymes for Bioenergy
 
$8,000 $5,756 $13,756
1 2016 Alex Kojo Anderson N/A Identifying Barriers to Healthy Weight in Women of Child-Bearing Age in Ghana
 
$8,061 $1,990 $10,051
 2 2016 Hilda Kurtz Amy Trauger The U.S.-Cuban rapprochement and its implications for the Cuban food system $5,831 $1,275 $7,106
2 2016 Chad Howe Pamela Orpinas Women's health and cultural intervention in Cusco, Peru: A cooperative partnership $2,600 N/A $6,000
2 2016 Steven M. Kogan Gene H. Brody Developing family-centered prevention for Ethiopian Israeli Youth     $8,000 $2,000 $10,000 Image result for steven m kogan uga
2 2016 Jessica Kissinger N/A Analysis of Cryptosporidium Diversity $4,000 $700 $4,700
2 2016 Dario J. Chavez N/A  Prunus serotina subsp. capuli distribution and population characterization $7,000 N/A $7,000 Portrait of Dario Chavez
1 2017 Nicole Gottdenker John Drake, JP Schmidt, Travis Glenn Oil palm plantations and Chagas disease: a new disease transmission scenario in Panama? $8,000 N/A $8,000 Image result for nicole gottdenker uga
1 2017 David S. Leigh Theodore Gragson, Michael Coughlan Longue Durée of Anthropic Soil Modification in the Cantabrian and Pyrenees Mountains $8,000 N/A $8,000
1 2017 David Okech Nathan Hansen, Jody Clay-Warner A Community-Based Interdisciplinary Approach in Human Trafficking Research in Ghana $8,000 N/A $8,000
1 2017 Juliet Sekandi Christopher Whalen Mobile Phone-based Treatment Monitoring for Tuberculosis Patients in Africa
 
$8,000 $3,650 $11,650
1 2017 Javad M. Velni Changying "Charlie" Li, WenZhan Song Beating Communication Deficiencies in Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems $8,000 $8,000 $16,000
1 2017 Nina Wurzburger N/A Do soil nutrients constrain the carbon sink of tropical forests $5,000 N/A $5,000
2 2017 James Beasley N/A Effects of low dose radiation exposure on wildlife inhabiting the Fukushima Exclusion Zone, Japan $6,500 $17,000 $23,500
2 2017 Ikseon Choi John Mativo, Theodore Kopcha, Roger Hill STEM-Integrated Robotics Curriculum in Honduras (SIRCH) $8,000 $4,000 $12,000 Image result for ikseon choi uga
2 2017 Vanessa Ezenwa Ricardo Holdo The impact of animal migration on infectious disease transmission: Serengeti wildebeest as a case study $8,000 $4,000 $12,000
2 2017 Jane McPherson Amy Baldwin Hearing women’s voices: Using focus groups to plan culturally-acceptable, highrisk HPV testing for primary cervical cancer screening in Grenada, WI $8,000 $4,000 $12,000
2 2017 David Porinchu Jeff Speakman Unraveling long-term and abrupt changes in the Indian Summer Monsoon with high-resolution lake sediment records from the Himalaya of northern India $8,000 $1,000 $9,000
2 2017 Donglan Zhang N/A Advancing Parenting Skills: A Feasibility Study for an Early Childhood Intervention Using Text Messaging in Rural China $8,000 $2,189.36 $10,189.36
1 2018 Daniel Markewitz Nate Nibbelink, JP Schmidt, Don Nelson Integrative Conservation Research in the western Amazon: Are working forests a workable model? $7,690 N/A $7,690
1 2018 Fred Quinn Hind Yahyaoui Azami Defining the burden of Mycobacterium bovis in human tuberculosis patients in Morocco and investigating the impact of cattle BCG vaccination $8,000 N/A $8,000
1 2018 Zhuo Chen N/A Personalized mHealth Intervention to Aid Non-communicable Disease Management among an Elderly Population in Rural China $4,000 $3,200 $7,200
1 2018 Keith Langston Dr. Margaret Renwick Language Diversity, Contact, and Endangerment in Istria: Documentation and Corpus-Based Research $6,000 $700 $6,700
1 2018 Fausto Sarmiento K.C. Das, Bynum Boyle, Sergio Bernardes Multiscalar Participatory Conservation: Biocultural Heritage for Landscape Services in Sustainable Development Planning in the Andes $8,000 $4,000 $12,000
1 2018 Ralph Tripp Abhijeet Bakre Generating recombinant influenza vaccines expressing exogenous microRNAs for increased in vitro vaccine production $6,620 N/A $6,620
2 2018 Alan Covich Anandam Kavoori Enhancing the understanding of tropical biodiversity: Developing conceptual models and underwater videos for communicating the importance of riparianriver connections in food webs in the Brazilian Pantanal $6,000 $6,000 $12,000
2 2018 William S. Kisaalita Juliet Sekandi, Mark Haidekker Biomedical Technology Research Resources Development – Saliva in Early Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnosis of Diseases in Low Resource Setting $8,000 N/A $8,000 Image result for william kisaalita uga
2 2018 Luke Mortensen N/A Bioengineered protein substrates for scale up manufacturing of human stem cells $7,225 $7,225 $14,450 Image result for luke mortensen uga
2 2018 Juliet Sekandi Tamora Callands, Nathan B. Hansen, Carolyn Lauckner Examining Mobile Technology Use and Sexual Risk Behavioral Patterns Among College Students in Uganda: Opportunities for Health Interventions $8,000 $1,500 $9,500
2 2018 Ye Shen Andreas Handel Epidemiological studies to assess the dynamics of Avian Influenza H7N9 transmission and the impact of the closure of live poultry markets in Zhejiang Province $8,000 N/A $8,000
2 2018 S. Mark Tompkins N/A Inferring the receptor binding properties of influenza B viruses using, bioinformatics, receptor binding assays and glycan microarrays $6,000 N/A $6,000 Image result for s mark tompkins uga
2 2018 Dee Warmath N/A Cross-Cultural Innovation in the Pursuit of Financial Well-Being $8,000 $2,000 $10,000
1 2019 Sophia Anong  N/A Mobile money and consumer empowerment in Africa $7,404.84 N/A $7,404.84 Image result for sophia anong uga
1 2019 Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor Kathleen McGovern Drama & Improv Games in the Second Language Classroom $5,600 $4,000 $9,600
1 2019 Cassia Roth Jennifer Palmer, Lauren Titley, Chana Kai Lee, Dan Rood, David Parker Slavery, Race, and Gradual Freedom in the Long Nineteenth Century $3,000 N/A $3,000
1 2019 Takao Sasaki Vanessa Ezenwa, Liliana Salvador The impact of infectious diseases on collective movement in African buffalo $8,000 N/A $8,000
1 2019 Sha Tao N/A Impact of heat stress on development, genomics and proteomics of lactating bovine mammary gland $8,000 $22,000 $30,000 Image result for sha tao uga
1 2019 Li Yang N/A To grow or to defend: how do plants process wound signaling? $8,000 $2,000 $10,000
1 2019 Yao Yao Steven Stice Exosomes driven by acoustics cavitation as a therapeutic delivery platform of CRISPR system for neurological diseases $8,000 $2,000 $10,000
2 2019 Aaron Meskin N/A Food, Philosophy and Art in the US and Mexico $4,000 $1,936 $5,936
2 2019 Juliet Sekandi Christopher Whalen Integration of Epidemiology, Geospatial, Data Science and mHealth      Methodologies to Improve Infectious Disease Research in Africa $4,000 N/A $4,000 Juliet N. Sekandi
2 2019 Sonia Hernandez

N/A

Comparative Antimicrobial Resistance in Two Urbanized Avian Species $4,000 N/A $4,000 Pictured: Dr. Sonia M. Hernandez
2 2019 Demba Sarr

N/A

Developing a Field Research and Training program toward the ultimate goal for malaria elimination $2,969 N/A $2,969 Image result for demba sarr uga
2 2019 Brian Haas N/A Cultural context and the way people think about their identity: A feasibility study $2,400 N/A $2,400
2 2019 Tiffany Washington N/A Alzheimer’s Disease in Ghana: The Experience of Family Caregivers $2,979 N/A $2,979 Tiffany Washington
2 2019 Mattia Pistone N/A Coolest Volcano: CO2 Storage and Release at Stromboli Volcano $2,000 N/A $2,000 Image result for mattia pistone uga
2 2019 Bochra Bahri Srinivasa Chaluvadi, David Jespersen, Kevin E. Mis Solval Identification of beneficial microbiome to improve turfgrass health under low input cultivation system $2,450 N/A $2,450 Image result for bahri uga"