Grants Awarded in 2011

Carla Shapreau, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Florence Gétreau, Institut de recherche sur le Patrimoine Musical, France
The loss of French musical property during World War II, post-war repatriations, restitutions, and 21st century ramifications.

Kenneth Downing, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Manfred Heinlein, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes, Strasbourg, France
Structural and funct ional analysis of the Tobacco mosaic virus movement protein:tubulin complex.

Nikolaos Papazarkadas, Department of Classics, University of California at Berkeley
Denis Knoepfler, Collège de France, Paris, France
The Epigraphy and History of Boeotia: New Finds, New Developments.

Marios Panagiotou, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley
Stéphane Grange, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble I, France
High Performance Modeling of Seismic Soil Foundation Structure Interaction in Tall Buildings.

Dietmar Kueltz, Animal Sciences, University of California Davis
Jean‐Herve Lignot, Université Montpellier 2, France
Parallel evolution of osmoregulatory mechanisms in fish.

Dmitry Budker, Department of Physics, University of California,Berkeley
Jean-François Roch,
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France
Magnetometry with color centers in diamond.

Wim Leemans, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Philippe Martin, CEA Saclay, France
Electron acceleration and Relativistic Optics in the Ultra-High-Intensity regime.

Michael A. Lieberman, Electrical Enginnering and Computer Science,University of California, Berkeley
Pascal Chabert, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Global model of radiofrequency atmospheric pressure plasmas used for biomedical applications.

Trent Northen,Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Marion Leclerc,Microbiologie-Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
In vitro and in vivo metabolic interaction in a simplified human gut microbiome.

Michael Levine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Berkeley
Krzysztof Jagla, Université de Clermont, France
Transcriptional regulation of cell fate decisions during Drosophila cardiovascular development.

Steven Raphael, Goldman Schoool of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Roberto Galbiati, Département d'Économie, Sciences Po Paris, France
The emergence of economic criminologist.

Eva Harris, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley
Bruno Canard, Université de la Méditerranée Aix-Marseille, France
The Role of NS3 and NS5 in Dengue Viral Fitness.

Jack Citrin, Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Frédérick Douzet, Institut Français de Géopolitique, Université Paris 8, France
Urban Frontier in the age of globalization : a comparative study of France and California.

Diane M Beckles,Plant Sciences, University of California Davis
Maria Cecilia Arias, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France
Molecular Evolution of Starch Transcriptional Networks in Plants.

Sandrine Dudoit, Division of Biostatistics, University of California Berkeley
Jean-Philippe Vert, entre for Computational Biology, Mines ParisTech, France
Statistical Methods for the Joint Analysis of High-Throughput Transcription and Genotype Data.

Nicolas Barrière, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
Pierre Bastie, LSP, Saint Martin d'Hères, France
High-quality heavy metal crystals study for the realization of an astronomical gamma-ray telescope.

Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, History of Art,University of California, Berkeley
Anne Lafont, Institut national d’histoire de l’art,Paris, France
The Artifice of Color : Representation of Blacks in the French Visual Arts from the Black Code (1682) to the Recognition of the Republic of Haiti (1825).

Ian Faloona, Dept. of Land, Air, & Water Resources, University of California, Davis
Marie Lothon, Université de Toulouse, France
A Study of the Late Afternoon Transition in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer.

Alexandre J. Chorin, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
Yvon Maday,Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Reduced basis method for the simulation of coupled QMécontinuum solvation models.

Theodore A. Slaman, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
Laurent Bienvenu, Universite Paris Diderot, France
Effective randomness for non-uniform measures.

Robert Tjian, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Berkeley
Xavier Darzacq, Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Spatiotemporal dynamics of single transcription factors in eukaryotic cells.

David L. Shuster, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley
Jean Braun, Institut des Sciences de la Terre (Isterre), Université de Grenoble, France
Catastrophic gorge incision (Skagit River Gorge) induced by glacial lake overspill assessed through high-resolution 4He/3He thermochronology.

Lawrence Rosenthal, Center for the Comparative Study of Right-Wing Movements, University of California Berkeley
Eric Darras, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Toulouse, France
Anger in Politics: Understanding the Emergence of the Tea Party Movement.


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