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Pakistan-US Science and Technology Cooperation Program
Phase 2 (2006 Deadline)

Projects Selected for Joint Funding                                                                

Association of Particulate Matter with Daily Morbidity in Urban Populations
David O. Carpenter, University at Albany
Zafar Fatmi, Aga Khan University
Pakistani Funding (HEC): $148,739
US Funding (USAID): $126,295

Secure Pakistan Wheat Production through Controlling Rusts
Xianming Chen, Washington State University
Muhammad Ashraf, National University of Sciences and Technology
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $241,884
US Funding (USAID):  $100,001

Capacity Building in Research Ethics and for Research on Ethics
Adnan A. Hyder, The Johns Hopkins University
Aasim Ahmad, Aga Khan University
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $232,732
US Funding (USAID):  $150,000

The Development, Optimization, and Application of a High-Performing Engineered Fertilizer
Syed H. Imam, Gregory Glenn, and Mark Jackson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center
Farooq-e-Azam, Nuclear Institute of Food and Agriculture
Pakistani Funding (MoST):  $100,000
US Funding (USAID):  $116,250

Multiplex Immunoassays for the Detection of Tuberculosis
Paul A. Luciw and Imran Khan, University of California, Davis
Azra Khanum, University of Arid Agriculture
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $173,945
US Funding (USAID):  $189,500

Building Molecular Biology Capacity for Preventing Tick-Transmitted Diseases in Pakistan
Thomas N. Mather, University of Rhode Island
Abdullah G. Arijo, Sindh Agricultural University
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $225,451
US Funding (USAID):  $290,000

Establishment of Virtual Trainer Lab for Improving Minimally Invasive Surgery Skills of Post-Graduate Trainees and Faculty of the Surgery Department of Rawalpindi Medical College and Allied Hospitals
*and*
Multitasking of Telemedicine/E-health Training Center

Ronald Merrell, Virginia Commonwealth University
Asif Zafar Malik, Holy Family Hospital
Pakistani Funding (MoST):  $270,000
US Funding (USAID):  $213,000

Capacity Building and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Procedures for the Network of  Water Quality Laboratories in Pakistan
Michael T. Meyer and Ingrid M. Verstraeten, U.S. Geological Survey
Muhammad Akram Kahlown, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources
Pakistani Funding (MoST):  $30,000
US Funding (USAID):  $45,000

Development of Biosecure, Sustainable, and Cost-Effective Culture Technologies for Edible Shrimp (Fenneropenaeus merguiensis) in Pakistan, establishment of Viral-Pathogen-Free Populations of Farfantepenaeus duorarum, and Refinements of Super-Intensive Production Practices for Table-Litopenaeus vannamei in the United States
Tzachi Samocha, Texas A&M University
Zarrien Ayub, University of Karachi
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $271,677
US Funding (USAID):  $116,003

Identification and Cloning of Drought-Related Genes in Wheat (T. aestivum)
Sona Pandey, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Nasir Saeed, National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
Pakistani Funding (MoST):  $100,000
US Funding (USAID):  $109,963

Assessment and Development of Renewable Ground Water Resources in the Quetta Valley, Pakistan
Mohamed Sultan, Western Michigan University, and Shuhab Khan, University of Houston
Abdul Salam Khan, University of Balochistan
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $254,590
US Funding (USAID):  $199,986

Development of an ITS-Based Traffic Management Model for Metropolitan Areas of Pakistan with Karachi as a Pilot Study
Waheed Uddin, University of Mississippi
Mir Shabbar Ali, NED University of Engineering and Technology
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $195,988
US Funding (USAID):  $94,000

Nanomedicine for Cancer Research
Kenneth Watkin, Brian Cunningham, and Irfan Ahmad, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Atiya Abbasi, University of Karachi
Pakistani Funding (HEC):  $137,219
US Funding (USAID):  $250,000

Notes:  HEC—Higher Education Commission; MoST—Ministry of Science and Technology of Pakistan; USAID—US Agency for International Development. 

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