Current Research Grants
Molette Biology Laboratory for Environmental and Climate Change Studies

•"Acquisition of a FlowCAM for concurrent analysis of marine and estuarine hydrocarbon particles, microbe and microinvertebrate assemblages" A.G. Moss (lead) K.M. Halanych, M.R. Liles. NSF-MRI RAPID: 8/10-8/11, $100,002.

•"Collaborative Research: RAPID: Taxonomic and metagenetic analysis of species distributions for marine meiofauna from the Gulf of Mexico" W.K. Thomas (UNH), J. Sharma (UT-SA), K.M. Halanych. NSF-RAPID: 8/10-8/11, $200,000 total, $38,784 (AU portion).

•"Collaborative Research: WormNet II: Assembling the Annelid Tree of Life" K.M. Halanych (lead), S.R. Santos, (AU), T. Struck (AU), D. McHugh (Colgate Univ.), A. Anderson (UI Carbondale), A. Schulze (Texas A&M), S. James (Kansas). NSF- ATOL: 1/11-1/16, $1,427,863 (AU portion), $3,000,000 (total).

•"Identifying mechanisms of symbiosis: establishment and comparative physiology of siboglinid tubeworm/bacterial interactions" K.M. Halanych (lead), K.T. Fielman, S.R. Santos, D.J. Thornhill. NSF-OIS: REU SUPPLEMENT: 4/10-4/11, $5,500.

•"Collaborative Research: Systematics and Evolution of Hemichordates" K.M. Halanych (lead), B.J. Swalla (Univ. Wash). NSF-DEB: Systematics --REU SUPPLEMENT: 4/10-4/11, $7,250.

•"Identifying mechanisms of symbiosis: Establishment and comparative physiology of siboglinid tubeworm/ bacterial interactions" K.M. Halanych (lead), K.T. Fielman, S.R. Santos, D.J. Thornhill. NSF- OIS: 9/09-9/12, $650,000.

•"Collaborative Research: Systematics and evolution of Hemichordates" K.M. Halanych (lead), B.J. Swalla (Univ. Wash). NSF-DEB: Systematics: 9/08-9/11, $193,649 (AU portion).

•"Microbial biodiversity of the Hawaiian anchialine ecosystem" S.R. Santos (lead). NSF-DEB: $237,800.

•"Collaborative Research: Genetic connectivity and biogeographic patterns of Antarctic benthic invertebrates" K.M. Halanych (lead), S.R. Santos, A.R. Mahon (Central Michigan University). NSF-OPP: $489,305 (AU portion).

Last updated: 08/11/2011