Craig, McCabe, and Zhang recognized at Excellence in Research Awards Dinner

11-23-2010

Bruce A. Craig

Bruce A. Craig

George P. McCabe

George P. McCabe

Min Zhang

Min Zhang

Bruce Craig (Professor of Statistics, Director of Statistical Consulting, Associate Department Head), George McCabe (Professor of Statistics and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs), and Min Zhang (Assistant Professor of Statistics), were among the many Purdue researchers honored at the Excellence in Research Awards Dinner on the evening of November 2, 2010. All three were recognized during the Seed for Success portion of the program. The Seed for Success awards are given in recognition of the accomplishments of single investigators or teams of investigators for their efforts in obtaining research grants of $1 million dollars or more.

Craig is a member of a research team awarded a multi-year grant totalling $1,112,313 from the PHS-NIH National Institute on Aging for their study Prognostic Significance of Insufficient ADL Help on Health Outcomes/Utilization. Zhang is part of a group of researchers awarded a $1,304,452 multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation for their study entitled TRMS: From Ionome to Genome: Mapping the Gene Networks Controlling Nutrient Content in Rice Grain. McCabe, along with Connie Weaver of Purdue's Department of Foods and Nutrition, was recognized for 2 separate grants. The first is a $2,053,264 multi-year grant from the PHS-NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the study Calcium Metabolism in Mexican American Adolescents, and the second is a $1,077,209 multi-year award from the University of Georgia for the study Supplemental Vitamin D and Functional Outcomes in Early Adolescence.

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