Science Professors Earn EPSCoR Grants

Bellevue University Professors Dr. John Kyndt and Dr. Tyler Moore were each recently awarded $5,000 grants by Nebraska’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The grants were among eight awarded by the organization.

The grants are designed to increase undergraduate research opportunities at Nebraska’s smaller colleges and universities, Nebraska EPSCoR offers funding up to $5,000 per project for collaborations in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) areas. Faculty and students involved in the selected proposals report their project results to Nebraska EPSCoR and often present their research in scientific publications and at conferences.

The title of the awarded grants are:


ERK as a negative regulator of IRF3 and the antiviral response.

Dr. Moore



Bellevue University Labs

Devising molecular tools for genetic manipulation of Galdieria sulphuraria, a microalga optimized for biofuel production from waste sources.

Dr. Kyndt


If you are interested learning more about one of these projects, or joining as a researcher yourself, feel free to come talk to us.


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