Skip to main content

CHHE Funds 6 Pilot Projects

CHHE received 26 pilot project applications from investigators at NC State, North Carolina Central University and East Carolina University.  Six highly ranked pilot projects were selected for funding.  The successful pilot project applicants were from Dept. of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences; Dept. of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences;  Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine; Dept. of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering and Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, East Carolina University.  We want to thank all the applicants for taking the time to write and submit pilot project applications and we want to congratulate the 2015 pilot project awardees.

2015 Pilot Project Awards

Systems toxicology in genetically diverse mouse cells
David L. Aylor (PI)
Michael S. Bereman (Co-I)

Establishment and implementation of a unique model for elucidating the mechanisms of action of endocrine disrupting compounds during early development
Michael A. Cowley (PI)
Mchael S. Bereman (Co-I)

Discovery of biomarkers of effect following environmentally-relevant exposure to pharmaceutical pollutants
Jamie C. DeWitt (PI)
Krista McCoy (Co-I)
Eli Hvastkovs (Co-I)

Development and demonstration of methods for measurement of human exposure to air pollution using portable sensors applied to high potential dose scenarios in urban environments
Christopher Frey (PI)
Kyle S. Bunds (Co-I)
Jonathan M. Casper (Co-I)
Andrew P. Grieshop (Co-I)

Pesticide exposure assessment of commercial lawn care operators
Travis W. Gannon (PI)
Jane A. Hoppin (Co-I)

Immune-suppression by embryonic exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Jeffrey A. Yoder (PI)
David M. Reif (Co-I)