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1 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research 2005 Research Administration Retreat Steven Leath College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

2 Academic Programs Extension Research NC Agricultural Research Service n n Principal state agency for agriculture, life sciences and forestry research n n 350 faculty = 187 FTE n n 280 grad students, research assistants n n 445 technicians n n 130 support staff

3 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Off-campus Research Stations

4 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Contracts & Grants –

5 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Width and Breadth of CALS Contracts and Grants n Lowest Award$ 500 n Highest Award$ 2,000,000 n Mean $ 20,000 n Average$ 53,000 n Total of 743 Awarded $56,903,757

6 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Width and Breadth of CALS Contracts and Grants Number of Awards Range 369$ 1 - $ 20, $ 20,001 - $ 50, $ 50,001 - $ 100, $100,001 - $ 500,000 18$500,001 - $17,600,000 18$500,001 - $17,600,000 Total – 743$56,903,757

7 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Width & Breadth of CALS Contracts & Grants – Federal n Environmental Protection Agency n Food & Drug Administration n National Aeronautics & Space Administration n National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration n National Science Foundation n Public Health Service-National Institutes of Health n US Army n US Dept. of Agriculture n US Dept. of Defense n US Dept. of Energy n US Dept. of Interior n US Forest Service n US Geological Survey n US-Israel Binational Science Foundation

8 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Top Four Sponsors Sponsor Amount Awarded Number of Awards USDA$12,559, Industry$7,229, NSF$6,635,83133 NIH$5,435,01526

9 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Width & Breadth of CALS Contracts & Grants – State n NC Department of Administration n NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services n NC Department of Commerce n NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources n NC Department of Health & Human Services n NC Department of Public Instruction n NC Department of Transportation n Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources

10 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Width & Breadth of CALS Contracts & Grants – Industry (List is by no means complete) n Alltech n American Floral Endowment n BASF Corp. n Bayer Corp. n BHB Asia Technology Co., Ltd. n BioResource International, Inc n Burroughs Wellcome FundCenter for Agricultural Partnerships n Cherokee Preservation Foundation n DAVISCO Foods International, Inc. n Ducks Unlimited Canada n Duke Energy Corp. (Duke Power) n Ford Foundation n Genencor International, Inc. n Glaxo SmithKline n Hershey Foods Corp. n Howard Hughes Medical Institute n Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute n Kraft General Foods n Monsanto Co. n National Council for Air & Stream Improvement, Inc n NC Biotechnology Center n NSF International n Organic Farming Research Foundation n Paradigm Genetics, Inc n Philip Morris USA Inc. n Research Triangle Institute n Rockefeller Foundation n Spring Meadow Nursey n US Golf Assoc. n Yellow Creek Botanical Institute Inc. n Zymetrics, Inc.

11 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Collaboration between CALS Advancement Office and CALS Contracts & Grants n CALS Advancement Office –NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc. »4-H Development Fund »NC Cooperative Extension Service Foundation »NC Dairy Foundation »NC FFA Foundation –NC Tobacco Foundation, Inc. n Funding Opportunities –Z. Smith Reynolds –Ford Foundation –Cannon Foundation –Kellogg Foundation –Park Foundation –Kate B. Reynolds –Tobacco Trust Fund –Golden Leaf Foundation –NC Rural Economic Development Center Contacts for CALS Advancement Office are Keith Oakley, Executive Director; Kathy Kennel; and Chris Cammarene-Wessel Contacts for CALS Contracts & Grants Office are Carolyn Bunn and Brenda Wright

12 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research North Carolina Agriculture

13 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research NCARS Maintains Balance n Applied versus Basic Research n Agriculture versus Life Sciences n Plants versus Animals (Crops versus Livestock) n Production agriculture versus Environmental impacts

14 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Priority Research Areas n n Waste management n n Water and air quality n n Specialty crops n n Sustainable agriculture n n Natural resources conservation n n Aquaculture and marine sciences n n Crop protection n Reproductive physiology n Plant breeding, genomics and molecular biology n Food quality and safety n Bioprocessing n Turf & Ornamentals

15 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Alternative crops and enterprises n n Aquaculture n n Specialty crops n n Meat goat production n n Viticulture n n Agritourism n n Organic production n Value-Added Products (tobacco, food soybeans, energy, grapes and wine)

16 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research A Partner for Economic Success n Aseptic packaging n Sweet Acidophilus milk n Sea scallop medallions n Hybrid striped bass, tilapia, yellow perch, southern flounder

17 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Basic Life Science Research n Genomics –Gene identification and function –Genomics and computational biology –Transformation and gene expression n Proteomics –Structural biology –X-ray crystallography

18 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Basic Life Science Research n Metabolomics –Systems biology –Metabolic engineering –Link quantitative genetics, genomics and proteomics

19 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Environmental Issues n Animal and Poultry Waste Management n Integrated Pest Management n Center for Environmental Farming Systems n Aquatic Ecology

20 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research Top Ten P I’s NameDepartment Total $ Awarded Benjamin Silliman 4H & Youth Development $3,209,419 Mike Williams Poultry Science $2,986,852 Ralph Dean Plant Pathology $2,813,216 George Kennedy Entomology$2,000,000 Bruce Weir Statistics (CALS) $1,815,917 Carolyn Lackey Family & Consumer Sciences $1,584,163 James Vankirk Center-Integrated Pest Management $1,216,554 Michael Burchell Biological & Agricultural Engineering $1,200,000 Jeffrey Thorne Genetics$1,196,556 Ronald Stinner Entomology$1,096,624

21 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Academic Programs Extension Research NC Agricultural Research Service n To integrate basic discovery research in Life Sciences and Agriculture with production research n Serve traditional agricultural clientele and foster economic development Overall Goals:


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