BRIEF: Kent State University gets $2.5 million grant for science research [The Akron Beacon Journal :: ]
(Akron Beacon Journal (OH) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 17--Kent State faculty members have been awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation for research over the next three years in biology, physics and the science of liquid crystals.
The awards will fund basic research on several topics that will include the way plants respond to environmental stress and how prenatal exposure to the hormone oxycotin affects aggressive behavior in adulthood.
Faculty receiving the awards are: Edgar E. Kooijman, associate professor of biological sciences; Robin L. Selinger, and Jonathan V. Selinger, professors of chemical physics; Gerassimos G. (Makis) Petratos, professor of physics; Mina T. Katramatou, associate professor of physics; Oleg D. Lavrentovich, professor of chemical physics; Heather K. Caldwell, associate professor of biological sciences; and Barry D. Dunietz, assistant professor of chemistry.
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