OAPF Funded Articles

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Fiscal Year Name College Department Journal Article Title
Fiscal Year Name College Department Journal Article Title
FY2019 Bass, Phillip College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences Meat and Muscle Biology Distribution of marbling throughout the M. Longissimus Thoracis et Lumborum of beef carcasses using an instrument-grading system
FY2019 Boschetti, Luigi College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Remote Sensing Object-based classification of forest disturbance types in the conterminous United States
FY2019 Cohn, Teresa College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Water Spatio-temporality and tribal water quality governance in the United States
FY2019 Coleman, Mark College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Global Change Biology - Bioenergy Soil greenhouse gas, carbon content, and tree growth response to biochar amendment in western United States forests
FY2019 Colle, Michael College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences Meat and Muscle Biology Retail display properties and consumer perception of extended aged beef topically treated with ascorbic acid and rosemary extract
FY2019 Forney, Larry College of Science Biological Sciences Evolutionary Applications Spatial structure facilitates the accumulation and persistence of antibiotic resistant mutants in biofilms
FY2019 Harmon, Luke College of Science Biological Sciences PeerJ The choice of tree prior and molecular clock does not substantially affect phylogenetic inferences of diversification rates
FY2019 Kayler, Zachary College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Scientific Reports Soil evaporation and organic matter turnover in the Sub-Taiga and Forest-Steppe of southwest Siberia
FY2019 Keefer, Matthew College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences PLOS One Thermal exposure of adult Chinook salmon and steelhead: Diverse behavioral strategies in a large and warming river system
FY2019 Kelley, Jason College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Agronomy Using neural networks to estimate site-specific crop evapotranspiration with low-cost sensors
FY2019 Kobziar, Leda College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Ecosphere Pyroaerobiology: The aerosolization and transport of viable microbial life by wildland fire
FY2019 Langman, Jeffrey College of Science Geological Sciences Hydrology Isotopic discrimination of aquifer recharge sources, subsystem connectivity, and flow patterns in the South Fork Palouse River Basin, Idaho and Washington, USA
FY2019 Langman, Jeffrey College of Science Geological Sciences Hydrology Seasonal and basinal influences on the formation and transport of dissolved trace metal forms in a mining-impacted riverine environment
FY2019 Martin, Bryn College of Engineering Biological Engineering Fluids and Barriers of the CNS Cerebellar tonsil ectopia measurement in type I Chiari malformation patients show poor inter-operator reliability
FY2019 Martin, Bryn College of Engineering Biological Engineering PLOS One Characterization of intrathecal cerebrospinal fluid geometry and dynamics in cynomolgus monkeys (macaca fascicularis) by magnetic resonance imaging
FY2019 Newcombe, George College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Frontiers in Microbiology A hypothetical bottleneck in the plant microbiome
FY2019 Newcombe, George College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences PLOS One Resistance to an eriophyid mite in an interspecific hybrid pedigree of populus
FY2019 Paveglio, Travis College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society International Journal of Forestry Research Evaluating sensitivity of the ranking of forest fuel treatments to manager's risk attitudes and the importance of treatment objectives, Montana, USA
FY2019 Peng, Ching-An College of Engineering Biological Engineering Nanomaterials Enhanced anticancer activity of 5'-DFUR-PCL-MPEG polymeric prodrug micelles encapsulating chemotherapeutic drugs
FY2019 Pfeiffer, David College of Science Biological Sciences Radiology Case Reports Internal hernia with incarceration of the cecum through a loop created by an elongated fallopian tube
FY2019 Rowley, Paul College of Science Biological Sciences Viruses A rapid method for sequencing double-stranded RNAs purified from yeasts and the identification of a potent K1 killer toxin isolated from Saccharomyces cerevisiae
FY2019 Sanchez-Lopez, Nuria College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Remote Sensing Semi-automated delineation of stands in an even-age dominated forest: A LiDAR-GEOBIA two-stage evaluation strategy
FY2019 Vasdekis, Andreas College of Science Physics Nature Communications Eliciting the impacts of cellular noise on metabolic trade-offs by quantitative mass imaging
FY2020 Bass, Phillip College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences Meat and Muscle Biology A survey of microbial communities on dry-aged beef in commercial meat processing facilities
FY2020 Budwig, Ralph College of Engineering Center for Ecohydraulics Research Frontiers in Earth Science - Hydrosphere Particle seeded grains to identify highly irregular solid boundaries and simplify PIV measurements
FY2020 Cassel, Elizabeth College of Science Geological Sciences Geosphere Eocene exhumation and extensional basin formation in the Copper Mountains, Nevada, USA
FY2020 Caudill, Christopher College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Ecology and Evolution Classifying and inferring behaviors using real-time acceleration biotelemetry in reproductive steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
FY2020 Charit, Indrajit College of Engineering Chemical and Materials Engineering Scientific Reports Evaluation of tellurium as a fuel additive in neodymium-containing U-Zr metallic fuel
FY2020 Choudhury, Samrat College of Engineering Chemical and Materials Engineering AIP Advances Atomic structure and electronic properties of lead and tin based hybrid halide perovskite surface for photovoltaic applications
FY2020 Coleman, Mark College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Global Change Biology - Bioenergy Forest soil respiration and exoenzyme activity in western North America following thinning, residue removal for biofuel production, and compensatory soil amendments
FY2020 Conway, Courtney College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Ecosphere Flea sharing among sympatric rodent hosts: Implications for potential plague effects on a threatened sciurid
FY2020 Forney, Larry College of Science Biological Sciences mBio Vaginal biomarkers that predict cervical length and dominant bacteria in the vaginal microbiomes of pregnant women
FY2020 Hamilton, Chris College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology BMC Evolutionary Biology Phylogenomics resolves major relationships and reveals significant diversification rate shifts in the evolution of silk moths and relatives
FY2020 Kelley, Jason College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Frontiers in Earth Science - Atmospheric Science Ensemble-averaging resolves rapid atmospheric response to the 2017 total solar eclipse
FY2020 Kumar, Gautam College of Engineering Chemical and Materials Engineering Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience Controlling synchronization of spiking neuronal networks by harnessing synaptic plasticity
FY2020 Martin, Bryn College of Engineering Biological Engineering Fluids and Barriers of the CNS Non-invasive mri quantification of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients
FY2020 Pfeiffer, David College of Science Biological Sciences Radiology Case Reports A case of thoracoabdominal splenosis
FY2020 Pfeiffer, David College of Science Biological Sciences Radiology Case Reports Giant hepatic cyst as a cause of gastric outlet obstruction
FY2020 Remien, Christopher College of Science Mathematics PeerJ Spatial structure undermines parasite suppression by gene drive cargo
FY2020 Ruffley, Megan College of Science Biological Sciences Ecology and Evolution Identifying models of trait-mediated community assembly using random forests and approximate Bayesian computation
FY2020 Schiele, Nathan College of Engineering Biological Engineering HardwareX Low-cost, open-source, variable speed and incline treadmill for studying impacts of neonatal locomotion
FY2020 Schiele, Nathan College of Engineering Biological Engineering BMC Biomedical Engineering Models of tendon development and injury
FY2020 Stanley, Jessica College of Science Geological Sciences Lithosphere Mesozoic denudation history of the lower Orange River and eastward migration of erosion across the southern African Plateau
FY2020 Strickland, Michael College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment Short-term effects of cover crops on soil microbial characteristics and biogeochemical processes across actively managed farms
FY2020 Tank, David College of Science Biological Sciences Applications in Plant Sciences Chloroplast primers for clade-wide phylogenetic studies of Thalictrum
FY2020 Wallen, Kenneth College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Environmental Research Letters The American West as a social-ecological region: Drivers, dynamics and implications for nested social-ecological systems
FY2020 Waynant, Kristopher College of Science Chemistry Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications The synthesis and crystal structure of bis[3,3-diethyl-1-(phenylimino-kN)thiourea-kS]silver hexafluoridophosphate
FY2021 Adhikari, Subodh College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology Frontiers in Agronomy Within-population trait variation in a globally invasive plant species mayweed chamomile (Anthemis cotula): Implications for future invasion and management
FY2021 Andrews, Kimberly College of Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies na Communications Biology Wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) genomic analysis reveals putative cryptic species, population structure, and adaptation to pest control
FY2021 Bass, Phillip College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences Translational Animal Science Impact of beef carcass size on chilling rate, pH decline, display color and tenderness of top round subprimals
FY2021 Becker, Ryer College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Sustainability Prediction of fuel loading following mastication treatments in forest stands in North Idaho, USA
FY2021 Charit, Indrajit College of Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Nuclear Materials and Energy Role of zirconium in neodymiumdopants interactions within uraniumbased metallic fuels
FY2021 Choudhury, Samrat College of Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Materials Role of chemistry and crystal structure on the electronic defect states in cs-based halide perovskites
FY2021 Cohen, Rajal College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Psychology and Communication Studies Applied Sciences Alexander technique vs. targeted exercise for neck pain - a preliminary comparison
FY2021 Gilbert, Sophie College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution The importance of environmental variability and transient population dynamics for a northern ungulate
FY2021 Grieshaber, Scott College of Science Biological Sciences mSystems Single inclusion kinetics of chlamydia trachomatis development
FY2021 Heinse, Robert College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Vadose Zone Journal Time-lapse mapping of crop and tillage interactions with soil-water using electromagnetic induction
FY2021 Ibrahim, Ahmed College of Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials Influence of shear span-to-effective depth ratio on behavior of high strength reinforced concrete beams
FY2021 Jackson, Russell College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Psychology and Communication Studies Evolutionary Psychology Is the vertical-horizontal illusion a byproduct of the environmental illusion?
FY2021 Kersten, Michael College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Psychology and Communication Studies Frontiers in Psychology Attenuating pain with the past: Nostalgia reduces physical pain
FY2021 Langman, Jeffrey College of Science Geological Sciences Minerals Sulfur species, bonding environment, and metal mobilization in mining-impacted lake sediments: Column experiments replicating seasonal anoxia and deposition of algal detritus
FY2021 Larkins, Lindsay College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Movement Sciences Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation Physical examination of the ankle: A review of the original orthopedic special test description and scientific validity of common tests for ankle examination
FY2021 Martin, Bryn College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Microgravity Quantitative magnetic resonance image assessment of the optic nerve and surrounding sheath after spaceflight
FY2021 Marx, Christopher College of Science Biological Sciences Microorganisms Global transcriptional response of Methylorubrum extorquens to formaldehyde stress expands the role of EfgA and is distinct from antibiotic translational inhibition
FY2021 Newcombe, George College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Frontiers in Microbiology Leaf endophytes of populus trichocarpa can be pathogens of neighboring plants
FY2021 Peng, Ching-An College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Methods and Protocols Efficient expression of soluble recombinant protein fused with core-streptavidin in bacterial strain with T7 expression system
FY2021 Peng, Ching-An College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Molecules Polymeric nanovectors incorporated with ganciclovir and HSV-tk encoding plasmid for gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy
FY2021 Pfeiffer, David College of Science Biological Sciences Radiology Case Reports Intralobar pulmonary sequestration: Incidental finding in an asymptomatic patient
FY2021 Rowley, Paul College of Science Biological Sciences PLOS One The design and implementation of restraint devices for the injection of pathogenic microorganisms into Galleria mellonella.
FY2021 Rowley, Paul College of Science Biological Sciences PLOS Genetics The species-specific acquisition and diversification of a K1-like family of killer toxins in budding yeasts of the saccharomycotina
FY2021 Sadeghi, Rohollah College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology Scientific Reports Interspecific interactions within a vector-borne complex are influenced by a co-occurring pathosystem
FY2021 Sadeghi, Rohollah College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology Scientific Reports Mayetiola destructor (Diptera: Cecidmyiidae) host preference and survival on small grains with respect to leaf reflectance and phytohormone
FY2021 Sarathchandra, Dilshani College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Sociology and Anthropology Climate A survey instrument to measure skeptics' (dis)trust in climate science
FY2021 Schiele, Nathan College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Biosensors Dielectrophoretic characterization of tenogenically differentiating mesenchymal stem cells
FY2021 Stenkamp, Deborah College of Science Biological Sciences Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology Selective requirements for vascular endothelial cells and circulating factors in the regulation of retinal neurogenesis
FY2021 Unlu, Gulhan College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences Microorganisms Bacterial populations in international artisanal kefirs
FY2021 Vasdekis, Andreas College of Science Physics Scientific Reports Integrative quantitative-phase and airy light-sheet imaging
FY2021 Wallen, Kenneth College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society Global Ecology and Conservation Stakeholder perspectives on raptor conservation and falconry in north america
FY2021 Wardropper, Chloe College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Perceived risk and intentions to practice health protective behaviors in a mining-impacted region
FY2021 Zhao, Haiyan College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Electrochem Electrodeposition of aluminum in the 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrachloroaluminate ionic liquid
FY2022 Dunkle, Matthew College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Ecosphere Fish carcasses alter subyearling Chinook salmon dispersal behavior and density but not growth in experimental mesocosms
FY2022 Caudill, Christopher College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences PLOS One Technical fishway passage structures provide high passage efficiency and effective passage for adult Pacific salmonids at eight large dams
FY2022 Hegg, Jens College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Ecosphere Let's do the time warp again: non-linear time series matching as a tool for sequentially structured data in ecology
FY2022 Moler, Ehren College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Frontiers in Plant Science Perspectives on drought preconditioning treatments with a case study using western larch
FY2022 Vasdekis, Andreas College of Science Physics Optics Express Airy light-sheet raman imaging*
FY2022 Gilbert, Sophie College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Ecosphere Spatial and temporal partitioning of mustelids in Southeast Alaska
FY2022 Bernards, Matthew College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering PLOS One Assessment of the performance of nonfouling polymer hydrogels utilizing citizen scientists
FY2022 Albulayhi, Khalid College of Engineering Computer Science Sensors IoT intrusion detection taxonomy, reference architecture and analyses
FY2022 Stanley, Jessica College of Science Geography and Geological Sciences Geosphere Linking exhumation, paleo-relief, and rift formation to magmatic processes in the western Snake River Plain, Idaho, using apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronology*
FY2022 Newcombe, George College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Phytopathologia Mediterranea Adult-plant resistance to white rust in Lunaria annua
FY2022 Aleisa, Mohammed Ahmed College of Engineering Computer Science Sensors Examining performance in fog-aided cloud-centered IoT in a real-world environment
FY2022 Peng, Ching-An College of Engineering Chemical and Biological Engineering Pharmaceutics Eradication of Myrosinase-Tethered Cancer Cells by Allyl Isothiocyanate Derived from Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Sinigrin
FY2022 Ibrahim, Ahmed College of Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Fibers Mechanical, Durability and Corrosion Properties of Basalt Fiber Concrete
FY2022 Popova, Inna College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Plants High-performance liquid chromatography mass spectrometry analysis of glycoalkaloids from underexploited Solanum species and their acetylcholinesterase inhibition activity
FY2022 Kobziar, Leda College of Natural Resources Natural Resources and Society ISME Communications Wildland fire smoke alters the composition, diversity, and potential atmospheric function of microbial life in the aerobiome
FY2022 Grieshaber, Scott College of Science Biological Sciences PLOS One Translational gene expression control in Chlamydia trachomatis*
FY2022 Gilbert, Sophie College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Potential futures for coastal wolves and their ecosystem services in Alaska, with implications for management of a social-ecological system
FY2022 Du, Xiaoxue College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Journal of Risk and Financial Management Price and Volatility Transmissions between Natural Gas, Fertilizer, and Corn Markets: A Revisit
FY2022 Moller, Gregory College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems Applied Sciences Comparison of X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) and Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS) Results for an Environmental Assessment at a Mercury Site in Kyrgyzstan
FY2022 Alazmi, Suliman College of Engineering Computer Science IEEE Access A Systematic Literature Review on the Characteristics and Effectiveness of Web Application Vulnerability Scanners
FY2022 Marx, Christopher College of Science Biological Sciences Frontiers in Microbiology Aerobic methoxydotrophy: growth on methoxylated aromatic compounds by Methylobacteriaceae*
FY2022 Rowley, Paul College of Science Biological Sciences Viruses The Characterization of a Novel Virus Discovered in the Yeast Pichia membranifaciens
FY2022 Van Leuven, James College of Science Biological Sciences mSystems Global composition of the bacteriophage community in honey bees
FY2023 Lu, Liang College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Sustainability Climate Smart Pest Management
FY2023 Rachlow, Janet College of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Sciences Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Vegetation and vantage point influence visibility across diverse ecosystems: Implications for animal ecology
FY2023 Chen, Yimin College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences Nutrients Digested human colostrum reduces interleukin-8 production in induced human intestinal epithelial cells
FY2023 Pfeiffer, David WWAMI Medical Education Program na American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports Revisiting Acidosis in Acetazolamide Treatment of Severe Glaucoma: A Case Report
FY2023 Rowley, Paul College of Science Biological Sciences mSphere Defining the HIV Capsid Binding Site of Nucleoporin 153
FY2023 Cai, Lili College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Frontiers in Microbiology Epsilon Poly L-lysine as a Novel Antifungal Agent for Sustainable Wood Protection
FY2023 Kimsey, Mark College of Natural Resources Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences Forests Geologic soil parent material influence on forest surface soil chemical characteristics in the Inland Northwest, USA
FY2023 Conte de Leon, Daniel College of Engineering Computer Science IEEE Access A Formal Model and Verification for HESTIA: an Automated, Adversary-aware Risk Assessment Process for Cyber Infrastructure
FY2023 Baker, Russell WWAMI Medical Education Program na Journal of Public Health Research Stakeholder Perceptions of the Use of a Rapidly Deployed Modified ECHO to Train and Prepare Healthcare Providers for COVID-19
FY2023 Popova, Inna College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soil and Water Systems RSC Advances The use of acrylic yarn modified with amidoxime and carboxylate containing polymer for lead removal from drinking water
FY2023 Allehyani, Mohammed College of Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering Electronics Overview of Virtual Synchronous Generators Existing Projects, Challenges, and Future Trends

* Funding provided by David and Julie Levine.