AgSEE​​D Impact

By the N​umbers

  • 13 high school students​
  • 238 undergraduates
  • 98 graduate students/post docs
  • 37 publications
  • 2 Patents

Over $7 Million Secured in Additional Funds​

PI​​ Funding Agency​ Award Amount​ Title
Lori Hoagland N​​IFA-OREI $2 million “​Practical approach to foliar pathogen control in organic tomato production through participatory breeding and integrated pest management”
Zhixiang Chen NSF $550,000 "A novel selective autophagy pathway in plant immune response to necrotrophic pathogens."
Cate Hill NIH-NIAID $430,303  “New mode-of-action chemistries to control mosquito vectors”
Cate Hill EVPRP $27,000 “Resistance breaking insecticides for mosquito control”
Zhao Ma  ​​ Purdue Center for Environment $19,856 "Integrating psychological insights to mitigate nonnative plant invasions"
Sandra Taylor Showalter Trust $64,401 "Mesenchymal stem cells for treatment of sepsis​"
Jason Hoverman NSF $774,800 "Collaborative research: Disease ecology in the midst of anthropogenic stressors: Exploring the influence of pesticides on host-parasite interactions"
Ian Kaplan US Fish and Wildlife Service $70,000 "Evaluating the toxicity of agricultural pesticides on monarch butterflies"
Janna Beckerman/
Kevin Gibson
Ceres Trust $150,000 "Weed management and Cultivar selection for industrial hemp in the Midwest"
Chun-Ju Chang
National Cancer Institute $733,000 "Targeting meformin-directed stem cell fate in triple negative breast cancer"
Emily Toner Specialty Crop Block Grant $57,900 "Purdue Urban Farm Incubator Network"
Emily Toner IBAT $60,000 "Urban Agriculture Certificate"
JinRon Xu USDA-ARS $103,065 "Distinct regulatory functions of the TR16 and TRI10 genes on DON biosynthesis"
Zoe Taylor/
Yumary Ruiz
Spencer Foundation $50,000 "An examination of educational outcomes in children of Latino migrant farmworker families in Rural​ Indiana"
Kara Stewart National Pork Board​ $500,000 "Lipidome markers used for ​gilt selection"
Kara Stewart USDA-AFRI $500,000 "Lifetime sow productivity: colostrum programming and biomarker discovery"
Liz Flaherty USDA-SARE $9,879 "Functional role of native mice in Midwestern agroecosystems: unwanted pests or friendly neighbors?"
Brad Kim
USDA-NIFA AFRI $363,822 "Value added beef from low quality beef: Optimized dry-aging to improve palatability attributes and profitability of cull cow beef​"
​Greg Hunt ​NIFA-CARE ​$300,000 ​​"Increasing survival of honey bees and sustainable pollination by breeding for mite resistance"
​Jane Frankenberger ​USDA NIFA ​$299,900 ​​"Filling the Pipeline: Transforming Agricultural Drainage Education to Meet 21st Century Water Management Needs"
​Alan Schinckel TIF (Trask) ​$20,000 ​​"Hog Cooling Panel - Control Package Upgrade"

AgSEED promotes outreach and Extension

AgSEED projects have been presented at several state and national meetings reaching an audience of over 179,000.

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