Potts Group Funding
NIH – R21, Gretchen Potts (PI-UTC), Ethan Carver (CoPI-UTC), Jisook Kim (CoPI-UTC) and Titus Albu (Co-PI-UTC), In-depth analysis of e-cigarette filling solutions and their biological implications ($261,033, 2013, pending)
NSF-MRI, Jennifer Boyd (PI-UTC), Stylianos Chatzimanolis (CoPI-UTC), Joey Shaw (CoPI-UTC), Henry Spratt (CoPI-UTC), Thomas Wilson (CoPI-UTC), Gretchen Potts (Senior Personnel), Hill Craddock (Senior Personnel) MRI: Acquisition of growth chambers for global change biology research and research training at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga ($342,945, 2013, pending)
University of Tennessee Research Foundation, Hassan Almoazen (PI-UTHSC), Catherine Crill (CoPI-UTHSC), Gretchen Potts (CoPI-UTC) and Richard Helms (CoPI-UTHSC): Transdermal Delivery of Trace Elements by Nanoemulsion Technology as an Alternative to Parenteral Delivery ($15000, 2011, funded)
ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry IYC Grant (Co-PI): Chemistry Concepts for Elementary Students: A Hands on Approach to Bring Science into the Classroom ($250, 2011, funded)Tennessee Higher Education Commission (Arts & Science Partner), Vocabulary across the Content Areas ($65000, 2007, funded).
PSRA (Student: Jessica Murray). HPLC detection of nicotine and related alkaloids in electronic cigarettes, 2012 ($968, funded).
PSRA (Student: Josh Justice). ICP-OES Detection of Trace Elements Delivered by Nanoemulsion Technology, 2012 ($905, funded).
UC Faculty Development Grant. Participation in the 2012 Pittsburgh Conference (Pittcon) in Orlando, Florida, 2012. ($639, funded)
Faculty Summer Fellowship. Analysis of contaminants leached from cigarette litter into surface soils, Summer 2012 ($2500, funded).
PSRA (Student: Amy Balestrino). Safe Smoking: A Study of Electronic Cigarettes, 2011 ($950, funded).
PSRA (Student: Katherine Thurman). Plants Grown in an Ash Tray: Bioaccumulation of Metals in Pea Plants, 2011 ($950, funded).
PSRA (Student: Matthew Stephens). More Than Just Litter: Quantification of Organic Compounds Leached from Cigarette Butts,2010 ($975, funded).
PSRA (Student: Daniel Burriss). Analysis of Organic Compounds Leached from Cigarette Butts, 2009 ($925, funded).
UC Faculty Development Grant. Participation in the 2009 Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2009. ($653, funded)
PSRA (Student: Jessica Woods). Analysis of Pollutants Released from Used Cigarette Litter, 2008 ($900, funded).
Faculty Summer Fellowship. Contaminants in the Little Sequatchie River: An environmental water analysis study, Summer 2008 ($2500, funded).
PSRA (Student: Sarah Easparam). Development of basic media sol-gel sensors, 2007 ($900, funded).
PSRA (Student: Sarah Easparam). Development of chemical sensors, 2006 ($900, funded).
PSRA (Student: Timothy Brooks). Answers from the ashes, 2005 ($875, funded).
Faculty Summer Fellowship. Elemental Analysis of human cremains, Summer 2005 ($5000, funded).
PSRA (Student, Kira Shurtz) Analysis of toxic metals in Lentinus edodes by atomic absorption spectroscopy, 2004 ($875, funded).
Grote Faculty Fellowship. Biomonitoring: A study of metal uptake in plants of the Chattanooga River Valley, Summer 2004, ($5000, funded).
PSRA (Student: Jane Dickerson). Biomonitoring: Analysis of toxic metals in Chinese privet by ICP-OES, 2003, ($875, funded).
Instructional Excellence Grant. Detection of fluoride ion in tea leaves and drinking water: Laboratory exercises for Chemistry 341 and Chemistry 342, 2003, ($2750, funded).