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CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, Round 18 Results

March 6, 2012

Collaborative Incentive Research Grant Results
Round 18

This year, sixty-one research proposals were submitted from 17 CUNY colleges.  Of these proposals, eleven projects were selected for funding.  Funded projects included research in areas such as aging, civic engagement, biochemistry, linguistics and field theory.

Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (Round 18)
Yu Chen
(Queens) and Qiao-Sheng Hu (CSI)
α-Carbonyl Gold Carbenoids from Pyridine N-oxides and Alkynes

Victoria Luine (Hunter) and Naydu Carmona (Queensborough Community College)
Multiparous Rats: A Model for Better Aging?

Yunping Jiang (Queens) and Zheng Huang (CSI)
Teichmüller Spaces of Riemann Surfaces and Weil-Petersson Metric

Daniel Kabat (Lehman), Dimitra Karabali (Lehman), V. Parameswaran Nair (CCNY), and Alexios Polychronakos (CCNY)
Studies in Field Theory and Gravity

Lynn Roberts (Hunter) and Roderick Watts (Hunter)
Predicting Future Civic and Political Engagement from the Experiences of High School and College Students

Cathy Savage-Dunn (Queens) and Jun Liang Rice (BMCC)
Regulation of Chloride Intracellular Channel Protein EXL-1 in Stress Response in Caenorhabditis Elegans

Peter Serrano (Hunter) and Wayne Harding (Hunter)
Biochemical and Behavioral Characterization of Novel Serotonin Antagonists: Potential Therapeutics for Depression and Stress

Robert Smith (Baruch) and Andrew Beveridge (Queens)
Contested Immigrant Incorporation and American Institutions: Race, Ethnicity and Immigration, and the Violation and Enforcement of Voting Rights

Sophia Suarez (Brooklyn) and Sharon Lall-Ramnarine (Queensborough)
High Pressure NMR Characrerization of Binary Ionic Liquids Performance and Degradation for Optimization and Use in Supercapacitors

Virginia Valian (Hunter) and William Sakas (Hunter)
Computational Assignment of Tags to Child and Adult Speech

Pengfei Zhang (CCNY) and Urs Jans (CCNY)
Identifying Organic Iodine Species in Aerosols Using LC/MS/MS