LIST OF PROJECTS FUNDED BY Sch. of Graduate Studies and Research (via OFFICE OF SPONSORED RESEARCH)
Project Title Department Amount Status Project Period
Assessment of the Glycemic Indices of roots and tuber crops: Implication for Diabetes Mellitus in the Caribbean

US$2006.50   Current -
Biochemical assessment of yield and starch accumulation in in-virtro derived yams (Dioscorea species)

US$4500.00/JM$67,500.00   Current -
Molecular changes associated with the in vitro propagation of Dioscorea yams

JM$57,750.00   Current -
Analysis of the Jamaican Moonshine Yam (Dioscoroea alata) for anothocyanins

US$2,000.00   Current -
The metabolic effects of consumption of sweet potato phytic acid extract in rat models

JM$92,000.00   Current -
Molecular characterization of Jamaican yams (Dioscorea spp.): Study of Biodiversity within Jamaican yam (Dioscorea spp.) using RAPD and AFLP

JM$161,575.15   Current -
Carbohydrate Metabolism and anti- oxidant enzymes in hypercholesterolemic rats fed bitter yam (Dioscorea polygo- noides) proprietary preparation

US$3,000.00   Current -
Antinutritional factors in selected Caribbean food crops and the effects of consumption of phytic acid extracts from yellow yam and sweet potata in normal rats

US$3,000.00   Current -