Biological Sciences
Gifts, Grants and Contracts


2013
McBride, Mark, 2013.
Virulence Factors of the Fish Pathogen Flavobacterium columnare,
Sea Grant - $44,225.00

Prasad, Gyaneshwar, 2013.
Examining the Association Between Rhizobia and Rice,
National Science Foundation - $355,243.00

Young, Erica, 2013.
Algal Bioremediation of Wastewater Inputs to Great Lakes Ecosystems,
Sea Grant - $91,841.00

2011
Bardy, Sonia, 2011.
Spatial Organization of Proteins in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa,
National Institutes of Health - $244,029.00

Berges, John A., 2011.
Understanding Cell Death Using Agent-Based Models of Algal Systems,
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - $4,947.00

Berges, John A.; Sandgren, Craig D., 2011.
Collaborative Research: Causes and Mechanisms of Cell Death in Freshwater Phytoplankton,
National Science Foundation - $417,668.00

Ehlinger, Timothy, 2011.
Pike River Floodplain Modification and Stream Restoration, Phases 4 and 5,
Village of Mount Pleasant, WI - $45,301.00

Forst, Steven A., 2011.
Research in Molecular Biology,
UWM Foundation - $10,200.00

Forst, Steven, 2011.
Connecting Research Labs and Classrooms: A Role for Physical Modeling Projects in the Undergraduate Curriculum (CReST),
Milwaukee School of Engineering - $8,000.00

Latch, Emily, 2011.
Evaluation of Alternative Culling Strategies on Maintenance of Genetic Variation in Bison,
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - $63,666.00

Latch, Emily, 2011.
Assessment of the Status of the American Badger in Wisconsin Using Genetic and Ecological Techniques in a GIS Framework,
WI Dept. of Natural Resources - $18,000.00

McBride, Mark, 2011.
Shaw Scholar Award,
UWM Foundation - $37,500.00

McBride, Mark, 2011.
Novel Motility and Protein Secretion Machinery of Flavobacterium Johnsoniae,
National Science Foundation - $192,279.00

Rodriguez Sevilla, Rafael L., 2011.
Testing the Role of Mate Choice in Promoting Divergent Local Adaptation,
National Science Foundation - $190,000.00

Saffarini, Daad, 2011.
Prolactin Action in Brain and Paternal Care in Marmosets,
UW-Madison - $3,013.00

Berges, John A.; Sandgren, Craig D., 2011.
Collaborative Research: Causes and Mechanisms of Cell Death in Freshwater Phytoplankton,
National Science Foundation - $417,668.00

Schnitzer, Stefan, 2011.
Collaborative Research: Do Lianas Alter Carbon, Nutrient, and Water Dynamics in Tropical Forests? A Large-Scale Experimental Test,
National Science Foundation - $20,000.00

Udvadia, Ava, 2011.
Developing Transgenic Zebrafish to Detect Oxidative Stressors for Real-Time Imaging of Gene Expression and Behavioral Tracking,
U.S. Army - $14,002.00

Helmstetter, Fred J.; Udvadia, Ava J., 2011.
Distributed Synaptic Plasticity in Fear Conditioning,
National Institutes of Health - $32,787.00

Udvadia, Ava, 2011.
Developing Transgenic Zebrafish to Detect Oxidative Stressors for Real-Time Imaging of Gene Expression and Behavioral Tracking,
U.S. Army - $62,326.00

Yang, Ching-Hong, 2011.
Small Molecule Inhibitors of Type III Secretion in Human and Plant Pathogens,
UWM Foundation - $30,000.00

Yang, Ching-Hong, 2011.
Novel Compounds for Inhibiting Virulence in Bacteria,
Wilbur-Ellis Company - $10,000.00

2010
Bardy, Sonia, 2010. Spatial Organization of Proteins in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa,
National Institutes of Health - $44,638.00

Bardy, Sonia, 2010.
Spatial Organization of Proteins in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa,
National Institutes of Health - $246,472.00

Eric, Cheng, 2010.
New Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents,
National Institute of Health RO1 - $1,800,000.00

Eric, Cheng, 2010.
Discover and Engineer New Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents,
National Institutes of Health - $224,873.00

Eric, Cheng, 2010.
Preparation of Lead Anticancer Compounds for Preclinical Evaluations,
UWM Research Foundation - $70,000.00

Dunn, Peter and Linda Whittingham, 2010.
Collaborative Research: Balancing Selection and MHC in an Endangered Bird,
National Science Foundation - $6,000.00

Kuchin, Sergei, 2010.
Regulation of the Snf1 Protein Kinase in Yeast,
National Science Foundation - $186,302.00

Latch, Emily, 2010.
Addax Microsatellite Optimization,
Zoological Society of San Diego - $2,822.00

McBride, Mark, 2010.
Novel Motility and Protein Secretion Machinery of Flavobacterium Johnsoniae,
National Science Foundation - $187,686.00

Quinn, Christopher, 2010.
Investigation of Asymmetric Signaling Complexes in Axion Guidance,
National Institutes of Health - $73,850.00

Quinn, Christopher, 2010.
Investigation of Asymmetric Signaling Complexes in Axon Guidance,
National Institutes of Health - $21,583.00

Rodríguez, Rafael L., 2010.
RIG: Genotype X Environment Interaction in Mate Preferences and Signals,
National Science Foundation - $5,900.00

Schnitzer, Stefan, 2010.
Collaborative Research: Do Lianas Alter Carbon, Nutrient and Water Dynamics in Tropical Forests? A Large-Scale Experimental Test,
National Science Foundation - $453,491.00

Steeber, Douglas, 2010.
Multifunctional Unimolecular Micelles for Targeted Cancer Therapy,
UW-Madison - $42,371.00

Strickler, J. Rudi, 2010.
Development of Optics to Quantify Organisms in Ballast Water,
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - $378,959.00

Udvadia, Ava, 2010.
Shaw Scientist Program,
UWM Foundation - $40,000.00

Ulijasz, Andrew, 2010.
Bacterial Serine-Threonine Kinases: New Targets for Anti-Infective Treatments,
UWM Research Foundation - $23,529.00

Ching-Hong Yang, 2010.
Impacts of Water Irrigation and Salinity on E. colli 0157:H7 from Soil to Plants,
U.S. Department of Agriculture - $63,564.00

Ching-Hong Yang, 2010.
Novel Approaches for Developing Virulence-Specific Therapeutics,
UWM Research Foundation - $70,000.00

2009
Aguilar-Diaz, Carmen, 2009. Aquatic Sciences Exploration: Onboard and Online,
UW–Madison - $51,422.00

Aguilar-Diaz, Carmen, 2009.
Consortium for Ocean Leadership,
Diversity Initiative National Ocean Sciences Bowl - $0,700.00

Bootsma, Harvey, 2009.
Carbon Dynamics in a Large, Tropical Lake,
Research Growth Initiative

Bootsma, Harvey, 2009.
Identifying Major Phosphorus Pathways in the Lake Michigan Nearshore Zone,
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District - $57,976.00

Bootsma, Harvey; Liao,Qian, 2009.
A Management Model to Link Coastal Water Quality and Land Use,
WI Dept. of Administration - $7,000.00

Brooks, Arthur, 2009.
Clifford H. Mortimer Scholarship Fund,
UWM Foundation - $10,000.00

Carvan, Michael; Weber, Daniel, 2009.
National Institutes of Health,
Influence of Human Gene Variants on the Effects of Developmental MeHg Exposure - $427,758.00

Cuhel, Russell, 2009.
Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Center for Great Lakes Studies,
National Science Foundation - $95,915.00

Dunn, Peter, 2009.
The Effects of Temperature and Food Abundance on Breeding Season Length in Single-brooded and Double-brooded Birds,
American Ornithologists Union - $1,000.00

Dunn, Peter, 2009.
The Effects of Experience on Paternity in a Lekking Bird,
Animal Behavior Society - $0,200.00

Ehlinger, Timothy, 2009.
Pike River Floodplain Modification and Stream Restoration, Phases 4 and 5,
Village of Mount Pleasant, WI - $61,403.00

Forst, Steven, 2009.
Host Specificity Strategies in Binary Mutualism Physiological and Molecular Processes and Evolutionary Relationships,
National Science Foundation - $345,002.00

Goetz, Frederick, 2009.
Development of Yellow Perch Broodstocks for Genetic Selection: Assessing Reproductive Performance and Manipulation for Out-of-Cycle Spawning,
UW Sea Grant Program - $146,504.00

Hoot, Sara, 2009.
Phylogeny and Evolution of Ranunculales: An Integrative Approach,
National Science Foundation - $7,500.00

Janssen, John; Paddock, Robert, 2009.
Evaluation of Lake Trout Spawning Habitat at Lake Michigan’s Mid-Lake Reef Complex,
Great Lakes Fishery Trust - $299,424.00

Klaper, Rebecca, 2009.
Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater Influent and Effluent Discharge to the Environment,
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District - $60,000.00

Klump, J. Val, 2009.
Exploration of Shallow and Deep Water Submerged Sinkhole Ecosystems in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Lake Huron: Habitat and Life,
University of Michigan - $15,192.00

Klump, J. Val, 2009.
NURC Northeast Atlantic and Great Lakes: Great Lakes Coordination,
University of Connecticut–Avery Point - $28,881.00

Klump, J. Val, 2009.
Implementation of the Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) 2008-11,
University of Michigan - $30,200.00

Klump, J. Val, 2009.
Advisory Services: Program Coordination and Field Offices – Milwaukee Field Office,
UW Sea Grant Program - $27,184.00

Kuchin, Sergei, 2009.
Regulation of the Snf1 Protein Kinase in Yeast,
National Science Foundation - $175,914.00

Latch, Emily, 2009.
An assessment of the status of the American badger in Wisconsin using genetic and ecological techniques in a GIS framework.,
WI Department of Natural Resources - $18,000.00

McBride, Mark, 2009.
Flavobacterium Gliding Motility: Role of Cell Surface Components,
National Science Foundation - $195,591.00

McLellan, Sandra, 2009.
Development and Application of Molecular Based Methods for Identifying Sources of Fecal Pollution at Lake Michigan Beaches,
UW Sea Grant Program - $118,771.00

Gyaneshwar Prasad, 2009.
Functional and Ecological Genomics of Sulfonate Utilization by Soybean Nodulating Bradyrhizobium Japonicum,
Research Growth Initiative

Rodríguez, Rafael L., 2009.
RIG: Genotype × environment interaction in mate preferences and signals. NSF Grant IOS–0919962,
National Science Foundation - $152,698.00

Saffarini, Daad, 2009.
Role of Microenvironments and Transition Zones in Subsurface Reactive Contaminant Transport,
Battelle Memorial Institute - $90,000.00

Saffarini, Daad, 2009.
Integrated Genome-Based Studies of Shewanella Ecophysiology,
U.S. Dept. of Energy - $224,882.00

Sandgren, Craig, 2009.
Cercopagis Invasion of Lake Michigan: Predictable Responses or “Invasional Meltdown” of the Planktonic Food Web,
WI Dept. of Natural Resources - $89,363.00

Schnitzer, Stefan, 2009.
CAREER: Explaining the Distribution and Dominance of Lianas and Tree Species – A Test of the Dry Season Advantage Hypothesis,
National Science Foundation - $889,840.00

Schnitzer, Stefan, 2009.
Do Lianas Cause Chronic Disturbance and Alter Successional Trajectories in Tropical Forests?,
National Science Foundation - $29,970.00

Schnitzer, Stefan, 2009.
Do Soil-Borne Fungal Pathogens Explain Plant Species Coexistence and Diversity in Tropical Forests? An Experimental Test,
Research Growth Initiative

Linda Whittingham, Co-PI Peter Dunn, 2009.
Genetics of Disease Resistance and Female Mate Choice,
Research Growth Initiative

Ching-Hong Yang, 2009.
Development of Type III Secretion System Inhibitors,
Research Growth Initiative

Zhao, Dazhong, 2009.
The EMS1 Receptor Kinase and Anther Cell Differentiation,
National Science Foundation - $6,000.00

2008
Latch, Emily, 2008. American badgers in Wisconsin: a landscape genetic perspective.,
WI Department of Natural Resources - $8,000.00