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Date range: 2010-2012
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University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)
Patricia L. Crown
RZ-51417-13
Chocolate, Cylinder Jars, and Ritual in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

The excavation, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological remains for further evidence about the ritual use of cylinder jars in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico between 1000 and 1140 AD. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $123,828
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 5/31/2016

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Russell Valentino
RZ-51449-13
Translation and the Making of World Literature

A series of symposia examining the role of translation in making literary works a part of world (as opposed to national) literature, culminating in the preparation for publication of essays to appear in special issues of two literary journals. (36 months)

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Richard G. Lesure (project director)
John Edward Clark (co-project director)
RZ-51422-12
Origins of Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations: Early Formative Archaeology of the Soconusco Region of Mexico

The preparation for publication of two volumes (print and online) on pre-Olmec and Olmec archaeology (1900-900 BCE) in the Soconusco region of Mexico. (30 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Richard G. Lesure (project director)
Michael Blake (co-project director)
RZ-51422-12
Origins of Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations: Early Formative Archaeology of the Soconusco Region of Mexico

The preparation for publication of two volumes (print and online) on pre-Olmec and Olmec archaeology (1900-900 BCE) in the Soconusco region of Mexico. (30 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Donald C. Haggis
RZ-51427-12
The Azoria Project Excavations: A Study of Urbanization on Crete, 700-500 B.C.

Archaeological excavation and analysis at Azoria, an early Archaic Greek city, located on the island of Crete. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 4/30/2016

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
Benjamin Hebblethwaite (project director)
Laurent Marc Dubois (co-project director)
RZ-51441-12
Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture

The collection and scholarly interpretation of materials relating to Vodou religious practice for an online archive containing texts, audiovisual materials, and interpretive essays. (36 months)

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $240,804
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

St. Mary's College of Maryland (St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3002)
Julia A. King
RZ-51442-12
Colonial Encounters: The Lower Potomac River at Contact, 1500-1720 AD

The creation of a collections-based comparative study and online database consisting of material culture recovered from 33 Potomac River archaeological sites occupied between 1500-1720 AD. (24 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 1/31/2015

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Aaron Alexander Burke (project director)
Martin Peilstöcker (co-project director)
RZ-51445-12
Insurgency, Resistance, and Interaction: Archaeological Inquiry into New Kingdom Egyptian Rule in Jaffa

Archaeological excavation and analysis of an Egyptian fortress from the New Kingdom (15th century BCE) in the Canaanite city of Jaffa, Israel. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 2/1/2013 – 1/31/2016

Ball State University (Muncie, IN 47306-1022)
James John Connolly
RZ-51453-12
Conference: Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis

A conference, website, and volume of essays related to the history and development of print culture in smaller cities, towns, and rural areas worldwide. (15 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $64,622
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Donald A. DeBats
RZ-51455-12
The Social Logic of Past Politics: Individual Voting Records, Social Networks, and Neighborhoods in Two 19th-Century Cities

Completion of a database and website, and research and writing of journal articles and a scholarly monograph related to voting records and social networks in 19th-century Alexandria, Virginia, and Newport, Kentucky. (36 months)

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $295,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Colorado, Denver (Denver, CO 80202-1702)
Jean Scandlyn (project director)
Sarah J. Hautzinger (co-project director)
RZ-51459-12
The New Normal: Deployment Stress on a Post 9-11 Homefront

Completion of a multi-year study of returning soldiers diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the impact on individuals, families, and communities. (24 months)

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Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-1168)
Walter Hawthorne
RZ-51461-12
Islam and Modernity: Alternatives in Contemporary Senegambia and Ghana

The preparation for online publication of texts, images, interviews, and interpretive essays, examining the practice of Islam in West Africa. (36 months)

Project fields: African History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Fordham University (Bronx, NY 10458-9993)
Gyula Klima
RZ-51468-12
John Buridan's Philosophy of Mind: An International Conference on His Questions on Aristotle's De Anima (On the Soul)

A conference, volume of essays, and online "research hub" concluding the NEH-funded translation of the works of medieval French philosopher John Buridan. (12 months)

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Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $55,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Mark Woodward
RZ-51470-12
Reimagining Islam: Salafi Networks in Muslim Southeast Asia

The preparation for publication of a book examining Salafist (revivalist) Islamic movements in Southeast Asia. (36 months)

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $285,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Seth M. Kotch (project director)
Joshua Clark Davis (co-project director)
RZ-51485-12
Eyewitnesses to the Movement: Black, White, and Multiracial Media in Civil Rights-Era North Carolina

Collection, digitization, and online publication of oral histories related to media and civil rights in North Carolina in the 1970s. (18 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $129,072
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 7/31/2015

University of Missouri, St. Louis (St. Louis, MO 63121-4401)
Michael Basil Cosmopoulos
RZ-51493-12
Early State Formation and Expansion in Greece: Iklaina, A Secondary Center of the Mycenaean State of Pylos

Archaeological excavation and analysis at the Mycenaean settlement of Iklaina, Greece, from the 15th to 13th century BCE, and publication of previous excavation results. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $275,000
Grant period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL 32306-0001)
Mary DeLand Pohl (project director)
Christopher L. von Nagy (co-project director)
RZ-51497-12
Origins of the Mesoamerican City: Ritual and Polity at La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico

The excavation, analysis, and creation of a website dedicated to the findings on social, economic, and ritual practices of the neighborhood populations living near the Olmec city of La Venta (800-400 BCE). (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $280,000
Grant period: 11/1/2012 – 10/31/2015

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN 37240-0001)
Bill Ivey
RZ-51511-12
ACEC Planning by Vanderbilt University

No description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $30,000
Grant period: 3/1/2012 – 3/31/2014

University of Montana (Missoula, MT 59801)
Anna M. Prentiss
RZ-51287-11
Household Archaeology at Bridge River, British Columbia

An excavation, analysis, and interpretation of a single semi-subterranean dwelling with 13 superimposed floors occupied between 1450 and 1150 years ago in present day British Columbia. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $249,707
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2015

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Nicola Terrenato
RZ-51319-11
The Gabii Project, Italy

Archaeological excavation and analysis at Gabii, east of Rome, Italy. (36 months)

Project fields: Classics
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $249,900
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL 60607)
Sloan Williams
RZ-51329-11
Decoding the Swahili

A project combining archaeological excavation, ethnohistory, and genetic analysis to study the origin and development of urban communities along the Swahili coast of East Africa. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $215,000
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95616-5270)
David Biale
RZ-51343-11
A History of Hasidism: A Pietistic Revival Movement in the Modern World

Preparation for publication of an 800-page collaborative history of the Jewish Hasidic movement. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $149,911
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Tyler Anbinder
RZ-51352-11
Moving Beyond "Rags to Riches": New York's Irish Immigrants and Their Surprising Savings Accounts

Creation and preparation for online publication of a database of 19th-century Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank records and related materials, as well as related data analysis for articles and a book based on this research. (36 months)

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2015

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Anne Feldhaus
RZ-51356-11
Religion and Ecology in Western India

Research in India on places that are both religiously significant and environmentally sensitive, culminating in a book, at least one scholarly article, a website, and a panel at a scholarly conference. (36 months)

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

Institute of Nautical Archaeology (College Station, TX 77841-5137)
Deborah N. Carlson
RZ-51388-11
Archaeological Excavation of an Ancient Shipwreck at Godavaya, Sri Lanka

The excavation and analysis of a second-century B.C. ship off the coast of Sri Lanka to better understand the history of maritime trade in the ancient world. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $215,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT 05405-0001)
Daniel M. Fogel
RZ-51402-11
Morrill Land-Grant Sesquicentennial Volume

No description available.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $30,000
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 4/30/2013

Persian Heritage Foundation (New York, NY 10027-6820)
Ehsan O. Yarshater
RZ-51133-10
Bayhaqi Translation Project

Indexing of the first annotated English translation of a three-volume 11th-century Persian historical chronicle.

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Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $3,000
Grant period: 9/1/2009 – 8/31/2010

Montpelier Foundation (Orange, VA 22960-0551)
Matthew B. Reeves
RZ-51141-10
Unearthing A Community of Households: Archaeology of the Early 19th-Century Enslaved Community at James Madison's Montpelier

Excavation, analysis, and interpretation of slave habitation sites at Montpelier, home of James Madison. (36 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Greensboro, NC 27412-5068)
Jeffrey Scott Soles
RZ-51142-10
Excavation of Early and Middle Minoan Mochlos, Crete

Excavation of the 5,000 year-old Minoan trading center at Mochlos in eastern Crete. (12 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $37,800
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2011

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Nadine Moeller
RZ-51147-10
Uncovering a Provincial Settlement in Egypt: The Tell Edfu Project

Archaeological excavation and analysis at Tell Edfu in Upper Egypt, between Luxor and Aswan. (36 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Northeastern University (Boston, MA 02115-5000)
Julia Flanders,
RZ-51148-10
Cultures of Reception: Transatlantic Readership and the Construction of Women's Literary History

Creation of an archive of materials pertaining to women's writing in England and America from 1770 through1830, and a series of collaborative articles about women's writing. (36 months)

Project fields: Gender Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 12/31/2014

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Jeffrey Quilter
RZ-51150-10
Interpreting the Colonial Experience at Magdalena de Cao Viejo, Chicama Valley, Peru, 1578-1770

Analysis and interpretation of artifacts and other remains recovered from previous excavations at a colonial period town and church complex in Peru. (24 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $160,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Philip Rupprecht
RZ-51152-10
Tonality, 1900-1950: Concept and Practice

A conference on tonal music in the first half of the 20th century, bringing together scholars from six states and Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $14,980
Grant period: 5/1/2010 – 4/30/2011

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37996-0001)
Barbara J. Heath
RZ-51154-10
Engaging the Piedmont: Transitions in Virginia Slavery 1730-1790

Excavation, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological remains of 18th-century slave communities in three locations in the Virginia Piedmont. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $240,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 12/31/2014

Washington State University (Pullman, WA 99164-0001)
Debbie J. Lee
RZ-51159-10
Historico-Cultural Interpretation and Preservation of the Iconic Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Idaho and Montana

Collection of archival materials and oral histories; creation of a website; and writing and preparation for print publication of a cultural history of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. (36 months)

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Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37996-0001)
Aleydis M. Van de Moortel
RZ-51162-10
Mitrou Archaeological Project

Documentation and analysis of the archaeological site at Mitrou, Greece, to understand the development and disintegration of the first state-level society on the European continent. (36 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Caroline Bruzelius (project director)
William L. Tronzo (co-project director)
RZ-51170-10
The Kingdom of Sicily 1130-1442: A Digital Archive and Book

Study of the architecture of the medieval Kingdom of Sicily, culminating in the creation of a co-authored book and a digital archive of visual and textual sources. (36 months)

Project fields: Architecture
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 5/31/2014

East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN 37615)
Richard D. Kortum
RZ-51171-10
Rock Art and Archaeology: Investigating Ritual Landscape in the Mongolian Altai

Excavation and documentation of the Biluut petroglyph complex, a recently discovered Iron and Bronze Age rock art site in the Altai mountains of western Mongolia. (36 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $210,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Kenneth J. Winkle
RZ-51183-10
Civil War Washington Collaboration

Development of Civil War Washington, an online set of databases and other scholarly tools, and preparation for print publication of a collection of essays. (36 months)

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $220,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Lewis University (Romeoville, IL 60446-1832)
Mark Schultz
RZ-51208-10
Breaking New Ground: A History of African American Farm Owners Since the Civil War

Collection of archival materials and oral histories and preparation for print publication of a study of African American farm owners. (36 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $230,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)
Takeshi Inomata
RZ-51209-10
Community-Building in the Preclassic Maya Lowlands: Archaeological Investigations at Ceibal, Guatemala

Excavation, analysis, and interpretation of Preclassic (900 BC - AD 250) remains at Ceibal, a Maya site in present day Guatemala. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $220,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 12/31/2013

American University (Washington, DC 20016-8200)
Daniel Sayers
RZ-51219-10
Nineteenth-Century Tidewater Resistance Communities: The Forgotten Social History of the Great Dismal Swamp

Archaeological and historical research on the Great Dismal Swamp, located on the border of Virginia and North Carolina, leading to scholarly articles and presentations, a website, and a documentary film. (36 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Bernard D. Frischer
RZ-51221-10
Creating a 'Total Environment' for the 'Caligula' in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA)

Study of a statue of the Roman emperor Caligula, as well as dissemination of the study's results through a conference and a website. (18 months)

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Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $180,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013

Tufts University (Medford, MA 02155-5818)
Kris K. Manjapra
RZ-51225-10
Visualizing Oral Histories of Bengal using Digital Humanities Tools

An interactive web archive of primary sources for studying the collective biography of West Bengal and Bangladesh intellectuals born between ca. 1920-1950.

Project fields: South Asian History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 8/1/2010 – 7/31/2012

University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001)
Jocelyn Holland
RZ-51226-10
Keeping Time: Scientific Theory and Cultural Practice from Galileo's Pendulum to the Atomic Clock

Three workshops, one conference, and an edited volume (print and online) on the scientific theory and cultural practice of keeping time from Galileo to the atomic clock. (10 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $21,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Lori Khatchadourian
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY 14853-2801)
RZ-51234-10
Empire in the Everyday: Archaeological Investigations of Tsaghkahovit (Armenia) Under Persian Rule (ca. 550-330 BC)

Excavation, analysis, and interpretation of a site in central Armenia first occupied in the Bronze Age and rebuilt as a town of the Achaemenid Persian Empire (ca. 550-330 BC), exploring the role of conquered communities in maintaining empires.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $79,443
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Wesley M Stevens
University of Manitoba (Manitoba, Canada, ZZ)
RZ-51238-10
The Forms of Latin Mathematical and Scientific Expressions from the Earliest Times until A.D.1200

Preparation for publication of a Latin mathematical and scientific lexicon from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. (24 months)

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $120,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 4/30/2013

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Carl F. Craver
RZ-51240-10
Discovering Mechanisms: Strategies from the History of Biology

Preparation for publication of a scholarly study on the theory of mechanisms in biology. (12 months)

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $110,000
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2013

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
David J. Cohen
RZ-51259-10
The End of Impunity? Crimes Against Humanity and International Justice in the 21st Century

An assessment of the philosophical assumptions and success of war crimes tribunals. (24 months)

Project fields: Law and Jurisprudence
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $120,000
Grant period: 7/1/2010 – 6/30/2014

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