Thursday, December 10, 2015
Samantha Ying is Lead PI on Major Grant
The UC Office of the President through its President's Research Catalyst Award program has sponsored a competition for grants that will address important areas of interest to the state of California and the University. Samantha Ying, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and an ETOX faculty member, is the lead Principal Investigator on a recently awarded $1.69 million grant to study soil and how it crops use water and respond to drought conditions. Her selection and project were written up in UCR Today. The article can be found at this link. Our congratulations to Professor Ying and her colleagues for their selection as recipients of this major grant.