College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Tier 1 Grants Support Developing Research

Gary Coleman and Shirley Micallef receive 2017 Tier 1 Grants from the Division of Research

In their December 2017 Research at Maryland newsletter, the Division of Research announced their latest winners of 2017 Tier 1 grants—awards of up to $50,000 to help UMD faculty and research scientists pursue sponsored research, or support scholarship leading to major publications:

GARY D. COLEMAN, an associate professor of plant science and landscape architecture, is working on a project titled “Developing an Activation-Tagged Poplar Population for Functional Dissection of Nitrogen Homeostasis.”

SHIRLEY MICALLEF, an associate professor of plant science and landscape architecture, is investigating a pathogen’s adaptive traits in the project “Resistance Through Diversity: Understanding Salmonella Phenotypic Plasticity and Decision-Making in Response to Antimicrobials.”

Congratulations!!

 

 

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