2011 Pilot Project Awards

Project 1
Title:Culturally and literacy Modified Signage for Environmental Safety Awareness
PI:Greg Cope, PhD, Professor, EM Toxicology, CALS, NC State
Co-PI: Catherine LePrevost, PhD student (NC State)

Project 2
Title:
Variance Decompositions of Genetic and Exposure Data Pilot Project
PI: Alison Motsinger-Reif, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Statistics, CALS, NC State
Co-PI:
Jane Hoppin, PhD (NIEHS and AHS)

2012 Pilot Project Awards

Project 1
Title: Proteomic analyses of oxygenase expression in trichloroethylene
(TCE) –degrading Mycobacteria
PI: Michael Hyman, Professor, Department of Microbiology, CALS, NC State University

Project 2
TITLE: Investigation of Potential Neurotoxicological Impacts Associated with Chronic Ingestion of Manganese in North Carolina Ground Water
PI: Ricky L. Langley, MD, MPH, Adjunct Professor, Dept. EM Toxicology, NC Division of Public Health, DHHS
Co-PI: Sandra L. Mort, MS, NC Division of Public Health, DHHS, PHD student, Dept. of Biology, NCSU
Co-PI(s): Mina Shehee, PhD, CHES, DHHS, Epidemiology Section
Tanya Barros, MPH, CHES, DHHS, Epidemiology Section
Mercedes Hernandez-Pelletier, MPH, CHES, DHHS, Epidemiology Section

Project 3
Title:  Exposure to environmental toxicants, a mechanism of hypermutability of cardiomyopathy – linked genes
PI: Kathryn M. Meurs, DVM, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, CVM
Co PI: Jeffrey A. Yoder, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Molecular Biosciences,
CVM

Co PI:  Mac Law, DVM, PhD, Professor, Dept of Population Health and Pathobiology, CVM

Project 4
Title:  REDEFINING THENETWORK OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL RESPONSES TO ENVIRONMENTAL GENOTOXINS
PI:       Michael Sikes, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology, CALS

Project 5
Title: Linking Free Radical Chemistry and Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials
PI: Tatyana I. Smirnova, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, PAMS
Co-PI: Alex I Smirnova, PhD, Professor, Dept of Chemistry, PAMS