Wysocki lab making huge advances in protein characterization with $6.8M NIH grant

Characterizing protein complex structures, their interactions and how they relate to biological functions is key to identifying, preventing and treating disease, but multiple challenges have prevented this from happening on a large scale. To close the gap between the number of protein complex structures currently solved and those that are biomedically relevant, a Resource for Native Mass Spectrometry Guided Structural Biology …

McDaniel awarded $2.8M for study of chronic venous leg ulcers

Jodi McDaniel, associate professor in the College of Nursing, has received a five-year, $2.8M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging to test a new oral nutrient therapy to treat chronic venous leg ulcers. CVLUs impact an estimated 9.7M people annually, and can lead to disability, hospitalization and death, mainly in older adults. Read more.

Allen receives NSF grant to continue groundbreaking climate change research

Ohio State is a partner on a $20M National Science Foundation five-year renewal grant that will enable the Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry and the Environment (CAICE) to launch new studies into how pollution interacts with natural ocean-produced aerosols such as sea salt and microbes to influence the chemistry of the atmosphere, particularly in an era of rapid climate …

Boone awarded $4.2M for statewide center to serve Ohio’s families and schools

Barbara Boone, program director in the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) within the College of Education and Human Ecology, was awarded $4.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement to develop a statewide center at Ohio State to serve Ohio’s families and schools. The Statewide Family Engagement Center will empower families to …

Nisonger Center awarded $4.4M to establish rehabilitation research and training center

Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center has received a five-year, $4.4 million grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. The award will establish a national rehabilitation research and training center focused on improving the health and function of adults with intellectual disability and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Read more

Gallego-Perez wins NIH high-risk, high-reward grant

Daniel Gallego-Perez, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, will receive $2.3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The award is one of 89 NIH will make from its High-Risk, High-Reward Program. Program applicants are encouraged to think outside-the-box and to pursue creative, trailblazing ideas in any area of research relevant to the NIH mission. …

Making research integrity a priority

Public trust in science depends on renewed efforts to protect the integrity of research, according to speakers at the September 23, 2018, Ohio State University summit. Experts involved in research from universities, funding agencies and scientific journals from around the country emphasized the need for a “culture of trust” around research and pledged to find ways to support the culture. …

Cybersecurity Days Events for the Research Community

Cybersecurity Days is hosted annually by Enterprise Security to provide meaningful training and resources to the university community. Planned events include a Community Forum on October 2, 2018, at the Ohio Union. Experts will discuss the topics that are shaping the future – including presentations from Palo Alto, Apple and Amazon Web Services. New this year is a focus on the challenges researchers face …

Research Awards by Sponsor: August 2018

Awards by Sponsor: August 1-31, 2018, and Current Fiscal Year-to-Date SPONSOR NO. OF AWARDS AWARD AMOUNT NO. OF AWARDS YEAR-TO-DATE AWARD AMOUNT YEAR-TO-DATE National Institutes of Health 123 $27,088,547 174 $37,246,879 National Science Foundation 46 $14,368,945 77 $21,829,381 Department of Education 4 $1,257,530 4 $1,257,530 Department of Defense 31 $4,494,459 41 $6,063,495 Department of Energy 12 $1,354,319 20 $3,202,727 Department …