Herman Frasch Foundation Grant Past Recipients
Grants awarded, 2017-2022
All grants: $250,000
- Dr. Marcus Foston, Washington University in St. Louis, Elucidating the Chemical Mechanisms and Kinetics for Lignin Disassembly with Bimetallic Metal Oxides
- Dr. Alexis D. Ostrowski, Bowling Green State University, Biodegradable, Photoresponsive Hydrogels for Controlled Application of Nutrient Fertilizers
- Dr. Yujie Sun, Utah State University, Ammonium Production From Dinitrogen Reduction via Inexpensive Electrocatalysts
- Dr. David J. Vinyard, Louisiana State University, Photosystem II Turnover as a Determinant of Net Photosynthetic Efficiency
- Dr. Jimmie Weaver, Oklahoma State University, The Development of Novel C–F Functionalization Reactions for Access to Multifluorinated Arenes and the Development of Novel Selective Dicot Herbicide
- Dr. Emily Weinert, Emory University, Globin Coupled Sensor-Dependent Regulation of Pectobacterium carotovorum Motility, Virulence, and Quorum Sensing
- Dr. Andrew J. Wiemer, University of Connecticut, Herbicidal versus Immunological Activity of Small Organophosphorus Compounds
- Dr. Michael C. Young, University of Toledo, Rapid and Economic Synthesis of Ne
Grants awarded, 2012-2017
All grants: $250,000
- Dr. Ryan Altman, University of Kansas, Development of Novel Reagents for Conversion of Simple Functional Groups.
- Dr. Guangbin Dong, University of Texas at Austin, Economic and Divergent Syntheses of Aminophosphonate Herbicides via Catalytic C-H Bond Activation.
- Dr. Delphine K. Farmer, Colorado State University, Real-time Measurements to Understand the Fate of Pesticides in the Atmosphere.
- Dr. Ryan D. McCulla, Saint Louis University, Photoactivatable Ozone Precursors: A Chemical Approach to Investigating Ozone Toxicity in Plants.
- Dr. Robert L. McFeeters, University of Alabama in Huntsville, The SNOD1 Virulence Factor of Botrytis cinerea: Structure, Interactions, Mechanism of Infection, and Means to Inhibit Crop Rot.
- Dr. Ramaraja P. Ramasamy, University of Georgia, Enzymatic Biosensing of Crop Volatiles for Early Detection of Pathogen Infection.
- Dr. F. Akif Tezcan, University of California, San Diego, Elucidating and Controlling Electron and Proton Flow in Biological Nitrogen Fixation.
- Dr. Brian D. Zoltowski, Southern Methodist University, Blue-light Regulation of Plant Growth and Development.
Grantees awarded, 2007-2012
All grants: $250,000
|HF07||Last Name||First Name||Institution||Title|
|600||Chirik||Paul||Cornell University||Fertilizer Synthesis from Atmospheric Nitrogen|
|617||Ribbe||Markus W.||University of California, Irvine||The Fascinating Metalloclusters in Nitrogen Fixation: A Case Study of the Vanadium Nitrogenase|
|626||Gallivan||Justin P.||Emory University||Engineering Bacteria that seek and Destroy Waste Herbicides|
|630||Tobey||Suzanne L.||Wake Forest University||Enantioselective Synthesis of Alpha-Amino Phosphonates using an Ene Reaction|
|639||Wang||Zhiyong||Carnegie Institution of Washington||Studying and Manipulating Plant Kinases Using a Chemical Genetics Approach|
|645||Rovis||Tomislav||Colorado State University||Rapid and Stereoselective Synthesis of Organophosphonic Acids|
|647||Aponick||Aaron||University of Florida||A Chemical Approach to the Development of Plant Varieties with Increased Disease Resistance|
|650||Lindsay||Harriet||Eastern Michigan University||Synthesis of a Variety of Pyrrolizidine and Indolizidine Alkaloids from a Commmon Intermediate: Exploring Antifeedant Activity and Toxicity|
|651||Lee||David H.||Tufts University||Self-Assembly of Linear Viral Arrays|
|657||Hevel||Joan M.||Utah State University||Role of Protein Arginine Methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana Development and Environmental Stresses: Identifying AtPrmt Protein Substrates|
|658||McAlpine||Shelli R.||San Diego State Univesity||Development of New Antibiotics Acting on a Novel Target|
|659||Mahmud||Taifo||Oregon State University||Design of Novel Antifungal and Insecticidal Agents using Validoxylamine A as a Scaffold|