2005 Level I Scientific And Technological Achievement Awards (STAA)
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Grantee Research Project Results
Level I awards are for those who have accomplished an exceptionally high-quality research or technological effort. The awards recognize the creation or general revision of scientific or technological principle or procedure, or a highly significant improvement in the value of a device, activity, program, or service to the public. Awarded research is of national significance or has high impact on a broad area of science/technology. The research has far reaching consequences and is recognizable as a major scientific/technological achievement within its discipline or field of study.
|Nominations Recommended for a Level I Award ($5000) -- Total of Three|
|Nom. #||Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers||Eligible Authors* and Nominating Organizations||Non-EPA Authors and Organizations||Citation|
|S5ER0031||Evidence for Landscape-Level, Pollen-Mediated Gene Flow from
Genetically Modified Creeping Bentgrass with CP4 EPSPS as a Marker.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101(40):14533-1453 (2004)
|Lidia S. Watrud (30%)
Constance A. Burdick (15%)
Jay R. Reichman (15%)
E. Henry Lee (10%)
Anne Fairbrother (10%)
NHEERL, Corvallis, OR
|Mike Bollman (5%) -- Dynamac Corporation
Marjorie Storm (5%) -- Dynamac Corporation
George King (5%) -- Dynamac Corportion
Peter K. Van de Water (5%) -- USGS
|Exceptional Research That Changed the Paradigm About the Potential for Gene Flow from GM Crops to Natural Environments|
|S5RA0069||The Genotoxocity of Ambient Outdoor Air, a Review: 'Salmonella'
Mutation Research - Reviews, 567(2-3):347-399 (2004)
|Larry D. Claxton (70%)
Sarah H. Warren (15%)
Peggy P. Matthews (15%)
NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
|Providing a Scholarly Review and Analysis of Airborne Compounds, Mixtures, and Products That are Mutagenic|
|S5SS0106||Health-Related Benefits of Attaining the 8-Hr Ozone Standard.
Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(1):73-82 (2005)
|Bryan J. Hubbell (60%)
OAQPS, Research Triangle Park, NC
|Aaron Hallberg (20%) -- Abt Associates, Inc.
Donald R. McCubbin (10%) -- Abt Associates, Inc.
Ellen Post (10%) -- Abt Associates, Inc.
|Innovative Work in Developing and Applying the BenMAP Model to Demonstrate the Benefits of Attaining the Ozone NAAQS|
|Key to Acronyms used in the above Table
NERL National Exposure Research Laboratory
NHEERL National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory
NRMRL National Risk Management Research Laboratory
OAQPS Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
OPP Office of Pesticide Programs
ORIA Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
OSCP Office of Science Coordination and Policy
OSW Office of Solid Waste
*Note: The percentages given after name represent the current percent of the total level of effort as documented in the EPA nomination.