# Recent Grant Activity

Esteban Hernandez-Vargas (Project Director) and Tanya Miura (Co-Investigator): NIH/NIGMS - *R01: Novel Hybrid Computational Models to Disentangle Complex Immune Responses*, $600,000, 2023-2026.

Esteban Hernandez-Vargas (Project Director): NSF LEAPS-MPS: *Controllable sets for nonlinear switched models with applications to infectious diseases*, $250,000, 2023-2025.

Jennifer Johnson-Leung (Co-PI): CSDS - *Fundamental Principles of Cybersecurity Project*, $290,000, 2023.

Esteban Hernandez-Vargas (Sub-Project PI/Project Leader): NIH/NIGMS, COBRE Grant, Phase II: *Multiscale Modeling for Preparedness against Contact-dependent Infectious Disease Transmission*, $118.000, 2023-2024.

Audrey Fu (Co-PI): Center for Advanced Energy Studies - Idaho National Laboratory Collaboration Fund: *Towards digital twin of geothermal engineering using multiphysics informed neural networks*, $63,000, 2023.

Steve Krone (Co-Lead): NIH supplement to Center for Modeling Complex Interactions grant (PI: H. Wichman), $87,784 direct, 2023-2024.

Audrey Fu (Co-Investigator): USDA NIFA Foundational and Applied Science Program: *Developing a novel liquid-phase plasma discharge technology for nonthermal and continuous milk processing, *$590,000, 2022-2024.

Audrey Fu (Senior Personnel): NSF - *Science Education Framework for Developing a Cicular Bio-based Building Economy*, $3,974,309, 2021-2026.

Ben Ridenhour (PI, UI Subaward): NIH - *R24: Research to improve and standardize marmoset nutrition and dietary husbandry*, $179,759, 2021-2025.

Ben Ridenhour (Collaborator): IMCI Internal Pilot Grant - *Using Wastewater to Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks in Rural Communities*, $118,000, 2021.

Ben Ridenhour (PI, UI Subaward): *Microbiome-mediated therapies for aging and healthspan in marmosets*, $431,630, 2020-2025.

Chris Remien (Project Director) and Ben Ridenhour (Collaborator): NIH NIGMS, COBRE Phase II – *Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation, Population Dynamic Models of Microbial Interactions* (with PI Holly Wichman), $10,999,566, 2020-2025.

Somantika Datta (PI): Simons Foundation (Mathematics and Physical Science – Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians) - *Frame theory in approximation and signal processing*, $42,000, 2020-2025.

Frank Gao (Investigator and Group Leader): NSF EPSCoR - *Leveraging Big Data to Improve Prediction of Tick-Borne Disease Patterns and Dynamics* (with PI Xiaogang Ma), $5,830,709, 2020-2024.

Audrey Fu (Sub-Project PI/Project Leader): NIH/NIGMS, COBRE Grant, Phase II - *A causal network approach to understanding transcription and methylation in breast cancer* (with PI Holly Wichman), $450,000, 2020-2023.

Ben Ridenhour (Project Director) and Jennifer Johnson-Leung (Co-Project Director): NIH NIGMS, COBRE Phase II - *Supplement for Modeling COVID-19 in rural communities* (with PI Holly Wichman), $492,598, 2020-2021.

Chris Remien (Co-PI): NSF - *EAGER: Evaluating the feasibility of a transmissible vaccine within bat populations* (with PI Scott Nuismer and Co-PI JJ Bull), $56,420, 2020-2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - *Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit genetic monitoring for recovery* (with PI LP Waits and Co-PI J Rachlow J), $287,590, 2019-2024.

Frank Gao (PI): National Science Foundation, Ideas Labs - *Collaborative Research: Integrating Physics and Generative Machine Learning Models for Inverse Materials Design*, $312,016, 2019-2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): NSF Beacon - Who adapts faster: genomic and phenotypic change of males and females evolving under strong sexual selection (with PI K Fritzsche, PI M Ålund, and Co-PI A Jones), $91,905, 2019-2020.

Michelle Wiest (Biostatistician): NIH (Renewal)* IDeA Clinical and Translational Research - Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN)* (with PI Parvesh), $20,300,000, 2018-2023.

Chris Remien (Key Personnel): DARPA - *Prediction of Spillover Potential and Interventional En Masse Animal Vaccination to Prevent Emerging Pathogen Threats in Current and Future Zones of US Military Operation* (with Co-PIs: Peter Barry, UC Davis; Brian Bird, UC Davis; Michael Jarvis, The Vaccine Group (UK); Scott Nuismer, UI), $1,730,879 to UI, 2018 – 2022.

Audrey Fu (Sub-Project PI/Project Leader): NIH/NIGMS, COBRE Grant, Phase I - *A causal network approach to understanding transcription and methylation in breast cancer* (with PI Holly Wichman), $199,000, 2018 – 2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): NWF Evolutionary Biology - *Collaborative Research: Testing mechanisms of microgeographic adaptation *(with PI CK Ghalambor, WC Funk, TB Ryder, TS Stillett), $1,053,606, 2018-2021.

Ben Ridenhour (Co-PI): USDA/NIFA - *Tracking the spread of antibiotic resistance genes and plasmids in agricultural soils* (with PI Eva Top and Co-PI Thibault Stalder), $500,000, 2018 – 2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - *2018 Recovery Challenge: Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit recovery* (with PI LP Waits, and Co-PI JLW Rachlow), $66,270 ($57,252 direct), 2018 - 2021.

Chris Remien (Project Director): NIH NIGMS, COBRE Phase I - *Bridging Mathematical and Statistical Models of Microbial Populations*, $272,639, 2018 – 2020.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): Idaho Department of Fish & Game – *Examining sibship reconstruction in gray wolves as a new approach for obtaining a minimum count of breeding packs in Idaho* (with PI LP Waits, Co-PI D Ausband, and Co-PI CJ Conway), $8,318, 2018-2019.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): Association of Zoos & Aquariums – *Genetic monitoring of the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit* (with PI LP Waits), $18,151, 2018-2019.

Michelle Wiest (Co-Pi): Idaho Department of Health and Welfare - *Idaho Rx Awareness Campaign Evaluation* (with PI Brown), $70,929.72, 2018.

Paul Hohenlohe (PI) and Erkan Buzbas(Co-PI): NSF Evolutionary Biology – *Using Experimental Population Genomics to Test Hypotheses and Develop Novel Analytical Tools*, $700,000, 2017-2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): NIH NIGMS - *Evolution of transmission in Tasmanian devils and their infectious cancer* (with PI AT Storfer, Co-PI ME Jones, and Co-PI H McCallum), $2,324,299, 2017-2021.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): USDA NIFA - *The role of eco-evolutionary dynamics in an expanding biocontrol agent* (with PI R Hufbauer, Co-Pi E Bitume, and Co-PI D Bean), $474, 884, 2017-2020.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): Nevada Department of Wildlife – *Genetic species identification of Nevada shrews* (with PI LP Waits), $17,598, 2017-2018.

Jennifer Johnson-Leung (PI): *“Gear Up!” Micron Foundation Gift*, $5,000, 2017.

Chris Remien (Co-PI): NSF - *Collaborative Research: A Mathematical Theory of Transmissible Vaccines *(with PI Scott Nuismer and Co-PI James Bull), $1,009,921, 2016-2020.

David Yopp (PI) and Rob Ely (Co-PI): NSF - *Longitudinal Learning of Viable Argument in Mathematics for Adolescents* (with Co-PI Anne Adams, Co-PI Chandra Lewis, and Co-PI Xin Wang), $2,999,640, 2016-2020 .

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – *Pygmy rabbit genetic monitoring* (with PI LP Waits and Co-PI JLW Rachelow), $80,979, 2016-2019.

Linh Nguyen (PI): NSF - *Mathematics of Tomography*, $155,971, 2016-2019.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): U.S. Geological Survey – *Examining the taxonomy and genetic distinctiveness of the red wolf *(with PI LP Waits, Co-PI JR Adams, and Co-PI KR Andrews), $23,585, 2016-2017.

Erkan Buzbas (Co-PI): University of Idaho Vandal Ideas Project - *Theory, Practice, and Social Aspects of Reproducibility in Science*, $47,000, 2016 – 2017.

Michelle Wiest (Core Director): NIGMS COBRE - *Center for Modeling Complex Interactions* (with PI Holly Wichman), $10,682,948, 2015-2017.

Chris Remien: Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network IDeA-CTR sub award for Mathematical Modeling - *Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Injury to Assess Eventual Outcome,* $61,957, 2015-2016.

Chris Remien (Collaborator): NIH NIGMS COBRE Phase I, CMCI Pilot Grant - *Modeling Variability in Persistence Induced from within by a Toxic Metabolite* (with PI Christopher Marx and Co-PI Andreas Vasdekis), $89,997, 2015 – 2016.

Alex Woo (PI): Simons Foundation - *Collaborations around Schubert Geometry*, $35,000, 2015-2020.

Steve Krone: NIH/COBRE - *Center for Modeling Complex Interactions*, $10 million, 2015-2020 (with Holly Wichman as PI, et al.).

Scott Nuismer (PI), Paul Joyce (Co-PI): NSF - *A Bayesian Approach to Inferring the Strength of Coevolution, *$251,000, 2015-2018.

Paul Hohenlohe (Senior Personnel): NSF Evolutionary Biology – *A comparative phylogeographic approach to predicting cryptic diversity – the inland temperate rainforest as a model system* (with PI J Sullivan, Co-PI D Tank, and Co-PI B Carstens), $909.796, 2015-2018.

Paul Hohenlohe (PI): IBEST Pilot Grant – *A novel system for the genetics of inflammation and cancer*, $138,776, 2015-2017.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): IBEST Technology Access Grant – *Draft sequence of the wireworm* (with PI BD Robison and Co-PI ML Settles), $14,966, 2015.

Audrey Fu (PI): NIH K99 - Pathway to Independence Award - *Causal inference of gene regulatory networks with application to breast cancer*, $816,000, 2014 – 2019.

Somantika Datta (PI): NSF CIF - *Stochastic Frames in Signal Processing*, $257,000, 2014-2017.

Paul Hohenlohe (PI): NSF Evolutionary Biology – *Dissertation research: the role of genetic interactions in adaptation* (with Co-PI TD Hether), $18,823, 2014-2016.

Michelle Wiest (Co-PI): NIH Mountain West Research Consortium - *Exercise and creative protein in young, overweight and obese adults* (with PI Vella), $82,000, 2014-2015.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (Co-PI): Murdock Charitable Trust - *Acquisition of an Adaptive Computation Server for Support of STEM Research* (with PI Jim Alves-Foss, et al.), $240,000, 2014 – 2015.

Michelle Wiest (PI): USGS - *Best Practices and Approaches to Managing Social Science Data*, $59,473, 2014-2015.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): NSF EEID – *Emergence, transmission, and evolution of Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease* (with PI A Storfer, Co-PI M Jones, Co-PI H McCallum, and Co-PI EP Murchison), $2,250,000, 2013-2017.

Erkan Buzbas (PI): University of Idaho Seed Grant - *Simulation-based statistical methods for reconstructing the history of hybrid human populations*, $9559, 2013 – 2014.

Alex Woo (PI): NSA - *Combinatorics and Geometry on Generalized Flag Varieties*, $39,000, 2013 – 2015.

David Yopp (PI): NSF - *Learning Algebra and Methods for Proof (LAMP)*, $371,000, 2013-2016.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (Co-PI): USGS - *Dynamic modeling of rule curve reservoir operations under stochastic climate conditions *(with PI L. Elbakidze, et al.), $14,000, 2013 – 2014.

Michelle Wiest (Co-PI): NIH Mountain West Research Consortium - *Effectiveness of Child Centered Nutrition Phrases to Improve Food Behaviors* (with PI Ramsay), $54,000, 2013-2014.

Paul Hohenlohe (PI): Floragenex, Inc. – *Population genetics of North American Rift valley fever disease vectors*, $25,000, 2013-2014.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (Co-PI): IGEM - *High Speed Digital Package Measurement and Modeling for Next Generation Memory Modules* (with PI Fred Barlow, et al.), $150,000, 2013.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (PI): UI Research Fellowship - *Micron Mechanics Modeling*, $3,500, 2013.

Frank Gao (PI): Simons Foundation - *Persistence of Random Processes*, $35,000, 2012-2017.

Michelle Wiest (Biostatistician): NIH IDeA Clinical and Translational Research – *Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN)* (with PI Larson), $20,300,000, 2012-2017.

Linh Nguyen (PI): NSF - *Mathematics of Thermoacoustic and Photoacoustic Tomography*, $104,000, 2012-2016.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (Co-PI): NSF - *Acquisition of an Adaptive Computation Server for Support of STEM Research at the University of Idaho* (with PI Jim Alves-Foss, et al.), $300,000, 2012-2015.

Paul Hohenlohe (Co-PI): NSF BEACON – *The genetic architecture of multidimensional adaptation and speciation* (with PI J Boughman, Co-PI EB Rosenblum, and Co-PI LJ Harmon), $187,255, 2012-2014.

David Yopp (PI): Montana State University - *Examining Math Coaching*, $126,000, 2012 – 2014.

Paul Hohenlohe (PI): NSF BEACON – *An experimental evolution model for genomic islands of speciation* (with Co-PI BL Williams), $85,193, 2012-2014.

Michelle Wiest (PI): Idaho Power Company - *Monitoring fall Chinook salmon spawning in the Snake and Clearwater Rivers*, Awarded $23,427, 2012-2013.

Lyudmyla Barannyk (PI): UI Research Fellowship - *Micron Mechanics Modeling*, $3,500, 2012.

Rob Ely (Co-PI), Jennifer Johnson-Leung (Co-PI): NSF - *Making Mathematical Reasoning Explicit*, (with PI Libby Knott), $5 million, 2011-2016.

Paul Joyce (PI): NIH - *Patterns of Adaptive Evolution *(with Co-PI Holly Wichman and Co-PI Craig Miller), $1.1 million, 2011-2016.

Jennifer Johnson-Leung (PI): NSA, Young Investigators Award - *Special Values of L-functions and Motivic Elements for Abelian Surfaces with Complex Multiplication*, $30,000, 2011 – 2013.