RECIPIENTS OF NASA GRANTS FOR MICROGRAVITY BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH Alabama Dr. Alexander A.

Chernov Universities Space Research Association Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL "Origin of Imperfections in Growing Protein Crystals by In Situ Rocking Curve Analysis" Dr. Krishnan K. Chittur University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL "Infrared Signatures for Mammalian Cells in Culture" Dr. Marc L. Pusey NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL "Fluorescence Studies of Protein Aggregation in Under- and Over-saturated Solutions" Dr. Franz E. Rosenberger University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL "Protein-Precipitant-Specific Criteria for the Impact of Reduced Gravity on Crystal Perfection" Arizona Dr. James P. Allen Arizona State University Phoenix, AZ "Crystallization Mechanisms of Membrane Proteins" Connecticut Dr. Robert E. Apfel Yale University New Haven, CN "Novel Concepts in Acoustophoresis for Biotechnology

Applications" Delaware Dr. Eric W. Kaler University of Delaware Newark, DE "Protein Crystallization in Complex Fluids" District of Columbia Dr. John Konnert Naval Research Laboratory Washington, DC "Applications of Atomic Force Microscopy to Investigate Mechanisms of Protein Crystal Growth" Florida Dr. Don F. Cameron University of South Florida College of Medicine Tampa, FL "Development of an Insulin Secreting, Immunoprivileged CellCell Aggregate Utilizing the NASA Rotating Wall Vessel" Illinois Dr. Charles F. Zukoski University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL "Particle Interaction Potentials and Protein Crystal Quality" Iowa Dr. Mark Arnold University of Iowa Iowa City, IA "Real-time Monitoring of Protein Concentration in Solution to Control Nucleation and Crystal Growth" Dr. John M. Wiencek University of Iowa Iowa City, IA "Thermodynamics of Protein Crystallization and Links to Crystal Quality"

Louisiana Dr. Timothy G. Hammond Tulane University Medical Center New Orleans, LA "Production of 1-25-diOH D3 by Renal Epithelial Cells in Simulated Microgravity Culture" Maryland Dr. Denis Wirtz John Hopkins University Baltimore, MD "Novel Microgravity Optical Technique for Molecularly Engineering Electrophoretic Media" Massachusetts Dr. John Milburn Jessup New England Deaconess Hospital Boston, MA "Use of NASA Bioreactor to Study Cell Cycle Regulation" Dr. William J. Schwartz University of Massachusetts Medical Center Worcester, MA "Microgravity and the Biology of Neural Stem Cells" Dr. Arthur J. Sytkowski New England Deaconess Hospital Boston, MA "Production of Recombinant Human Erthropietin by Mammalian Cells Cultured in Simulated Microgravity" Minnesota Dr. Wei-Shou Hu University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN "Self-Assembly of Hepatocyte Spheroids in Microgravity" New Hampshire Dr. Robert C. Richmond Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Hanover, NH "Heterozygous Ataxia-Telangiectasia Human Mammary Cells as a

Microgravity-Based Model of Differentiation and Cancer Susceptibility" New Jersey Dr. Dudley A. Saville Princeton University Princeton, NJ "Electrohydrodynamics of Suspensions" New York Dr. Jeffrey A. Bell Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY "Protein Crystal Based Nanomaterials" Dr. Allan S. Myerson Polytechnic University Brooklyn, NY "Diffusion, Viscosity and Crystal Growth of Proteins in Microgravity" Dr. W. Mark Saltzman Cornell University Ithaca, NY "Enhancement of Cell Function in Culture by Controlled Aggregation Under Microgravity Conditions" Dr. Robert E. Thorne Cornell University Ithaca, NY "Defects, Growth and Elastic Properties of Protein Crystals" Dr. H. Alan Wood Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University Ithaca, NY "The Effects of Microgravity/Low Shear on Glycosylation and Eukarotic DNA Virus Replication" Dr. J.H. David Wu University of Rochester Rochester, NY "Ex Vivo Hemopoieses in a Three-Dimensional Human Bone Marrow Culture Under Simulated Microgravity"

Ohio Dr. Gloria Borgstahl University of Toledo Toledo, OH "Searching for the Best Protein Crystals: Synchrotron Based Mosaicity Measurements of Crystal Quality and Theoretical Modeling" Pennsylvania Dr. Patrick Loll University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA "Quantitative Analysis of Surfactant Interactions During Membrane Protein Crystallization" South Carolina Dr. Adam J. Smolka Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC "Gastric Mucosal Cell Culture in Simulated Microgravity Tennessee Dr. Lori Wilson East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN "Metastable Solution Structure and Optimization Strategies in Protein Crystal Growth" Texas Dr. John Glover Albright Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX "Experimental Assessment of Multicomponent Effects in Diffusion-Dominated Transport in Protein Crystal Growth and Electrophoresis and Chiral Separations" Dr. Jonathan Friedman University of Houston Houston, TX "Epitaxial Growth of Protein Crystals on Self-Assembled Monolayers"

Dr. Elizabeth A. Grimm University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX "Application of Bioreactor Technology for Analysis and Counter Measure Development of Microgravity Induced Suppression of Innate Immunity" Dr. Cherylyn A. Savary University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX "Use of NASA Bioreactors in a Novel Scheme for Immunization Against Cancer" Dr. Theodore Wensel Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX "Two Dimensional Crystal Growth in Microgravity" Dr. Boris Yoffe Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX "Liver Tissue Engineering in Microgravity Environment" - end 1