Biology

Specimans Faculty Research Grants & Awards

Faculty Grants and Awards

Philip Bergmann

National Science Foundation. Collaborative Research: Developmental and functional mechanisms of complex trait re-evolution: Limb loss and gain in skink lizards. Co-PIs: C. Siler, G. Wagner, D. Irschick. $153,158 ($665,963 total). Duration 2014-2017.

Robert Drewell

NIH R15 Grant ($210,000) June 2010 - May 2015
Molecular dissection of Drosophila Hox gene cis-regulatory modules

NSF CAREER Award ($600,000) Feb 2009 - Jan 2016
Investigating the evolution of gene regulation at Drosophila Hox genes

NIH R03 Grant ($145,000) June 2007 - May 2010
Promoter-enhancer interactions at the Drosophila bithorax complex

Susan Foster & John Baker

National Science Foundation. Title: Ancestral plasticity and mating system evolution in the stickleback radiation. Award: $574,548. Duration: 2005-2009.

David Hibbett

National Science Foundation AVATOL (Assembling, Visualizing and Analyzing the Tree of Live) Program. Title: Collaborative Research: Automated and Community-Driven Synthesis of the Tree of Life, DEB 1208719. Award: $300.000. Duration: May 1, 2012 - April 30, 2015.

National Science Foundation Biodiversity Inventories (R. Halling, PI, DSH and M. Binder, Co-PIs). Title: Boletineae (Fungi) in Queensland, Australia, DEB- 1020421. Award: $456,395. Duration: Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2013.

National Science Fundation Systematics and Population Biology (DSH, PI).Title: T- enhancing taxonomic expertise in the Polyporales, DEB- 0933081. Award: $750,000. Duration: Jan.1, 2010 - Dec.31, 2014.

Denis Larochelle

Nuclea Biomarkers, LLC (DAL, PI). Title: Dictyostelium-based screen for novel drugs. Award: $125,000 per year. Duration: June 1, 2009 - May 31, 2010, renewable for three years.

Todd Livdahl

National Institutes of Health. Title: Community Diversity and Parasite Dynamics. Award: $380,000. Duration: 2012-2015.

Deborah Robertson

Clark Science Math Teaching and Education Partnership (C-STEP) funded by the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program ($1,130,705, 60 mos.) Del Prete, T., L.J. Smith, D.L. Robertson, A. A. Kudrolli, N. C. Sternberg. Duration: 2013-2018.

National Science Foundation. Title: Regulation of nitrogen assimilation in marine diatoms: Investigation of the importance of post-transcriptional processes. Award: $385,381. Duration: 2011-2015.

National Science Foundation. CAREER: Nitrogen Assimilation in Marine Algae: Evolution, Physiology, and Educational Opportunities. (Funded: $541,433, 60 mos with 1 year no cost extension). Duration: 2003-2009.