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Dr. Sindhuja Sankaran Phenomics Lab

Competitive Grants

  • WSU ARC Emerging Research Issues: Integration of high spatial and temporal resolution multiscale data for phenomics applications (2020-2023)
  • USDA-NIFA REEU: FACT: Research experience for undergraduates on phenomics big data management (2020-2023)
  • USDA-NIFA AFRI Foundation: MCRV: Dissecting microbiome-mediated crop rotational value of pulses and oilseeds in dryland wheat systems (Lead PI: Maren Friesen, 2020-2023)
  • WSU CGIAR Borlaug Fellowship Program: Research Partnership and Exchange with CIAT (2019-2020)
  • WSU CSNAR BIOAG Program: High-throughput screening of forage crops for environmentally sustainable crop production (2019-2020)
  • USDA-NIFA AFRI Foundation: Genomics-enabled satellite phenomics for wheat breeding in the Palouse (Lead PI: Zhang, 2019-2022)
  • WSU CAHNRS-CVM Livestock Health and Food Security: Mothers in Danger: Precision dairying to measure the burden of maternal disease phenotypes (Lead PI: Craig McConnel, 2017-2019)
  • WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant: Novel sensing for potato postharvest quality and loss management in bulk storage environment (2017-2020)
  • IMAGINE Educational grant: Measurement instrumentation for education (2017)
  • USDA-NIFA SCRI: High-throughput sensing for potato production and breeding (Lead PI Jeffery Endelman, 2017-2018)
  • WSU ARC Emerging Research Issues: Integration of large-scale genomics, phenomics, and systems-level modeling for next-generation biomarkers in breeding (Lead PI Stephen Ficklin, 2017-2019)
  • USDA-NIFA AFRI Foundation: High-throughput phenotyping techniques to advance variety selection in grain legume (2017-2021)
  • Washington Wheat Foundation: Multispectral camera (visible and near infrared) to phenotype wheat varieties  (2017-2018)
  • USDA-NIFA AFRI Food Security: Next generation variety development and education for grains, apples, alternative crops, and cool season legumes (Lead PI Arron Carter, 2016-2020)
  • WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant: Deep sub-surface micro-irrigation to increase water use efficiency in Washington vineyards (Lead PI Pete Jacoby, 2015-2018)
  • AFRI Foundation: Advances in high-throughput phenotyping (2015-2016, Final Report)
  • Apple Commission: Effectiveness of foliar calcium applications in apple bitter pit management (Lead PI Lee Kalcsits, 2015-2017, Final Report)
  • National Crop Insurance Services: Phenomic research development fund (2015)
  • WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant: Rapid detection technologies for in-field and post-harvest apple bitter pit management (Lead PI Lav Khot, 2014-2017)
  • Washington Wheat Foundation: 2D light detection and ranging (LiDAR) system for rapid field phenotyping of spring and winter wheat varieties (2014-2015)
  • WSU ARC Emerging Research Issues: Developing high-throughput sensor technologies to screen water use efficiency in model crops (2014-2016)