Microbial Genome Sequencing Program
Awards Listing for Fiscal Years 2003, 2002 and 2001

 

Fiscal Year 2003 Awards

National Science Foundation

Microbial Genome Sequencing

 

 

Principal Investigator

 

 

Institution

 

Title

 

Total Award

($)

 

Total Duration

(yrs)

Benson, David

0333173

 

University of Connecticut

Sequencing of the Frankia CcI3 Genome, a Nitrogen-Fixing Plant Symbiotic Actinomycete

$914,922

3

Birren, Bruce

0333269

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Finishing the Draft Genome of Magnaportha grisea

$1,300,000

1

Cary, Craig

0333203

University of Delaware

Genomic Sequencing of Two Globally Ubiquitous Members of the Epsilon Proteobacteria Found in Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Environments

 

$374,524

 

1

Clark, Theodore

0333246

Cornell University

Gene Discovery and Mapping Tools for Ichthyophthirius: A Complementary DNA Resource

 

$499,755

 

2

Eisen, Jonathan

0240361

 

The Institute for Genomic Research

Shotgun Sequencing of Tetrahymena thermophila

$2,567,000

2

Eisen, Jonathan

0243492

 

The Institute for Genomic Research

Complete Genome Sequencing of the Extremely Halophilic Archaea Haloferax volcanii

$247,185

1.5

Gardner, Malcolm

0333240

The Institute for Genomic Research

Genome Sequencing of the Protistan Parasite Perkinsus marinus

 

$1,656,540

 

2

 

Giovannoni, Stephen

0307223

 

Oregon State University

SGER: Sequencing a Pelagibacter (SAR11)

$99,598

1

Gordon, Jeffrey

0333284

 

Washington University School of Medicine

Comparative Microbial Genome Analysis of the Human-Bacteroides Symbiosis

$1,993,732

3

Graves, Michael

0333197

 

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Algal Virus Genomics

$309,227

3

Gunsalus, Robert

0333294

 

University of California, Los Angeles

Sequencing and Analysis of the Syntrophus aciditrophicus Genome

$449,779

2

Hendrix, Roger

0333112

 

University of Pittsburgh

Sequences of Exceptionally Large Bacteriophage Genomes

$642,764

3

Iandolo, John

0333273

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Sequencing and Annotation of the Bdellovibrio Strain W Genome

 

$281,000

 

2

Karam, Jim

0333130

 

Tulane University

Sequencing Genomes of the T4-like Myoviridae

$285,000

1

Martin-Carnahan, Amy

0334247

 

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Aeromonas hydrophila Under the Auspices of the Microbial Genome Sequencing Program

$499,999

2

Nelson, Karen

0333190

 

The Institute for Genomic Research

Salinibacter ruber: A Bacterium that Behaves Like a Haloarchaean

$349,973

2

Nester, Eugene

0333297

 

University of Washington

Genome Sequencing of Agrobacterium biovar Type Strains

$1,039,782

2

Nusbaum, Harris

0333274

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Phytophthora

$457,000

1

Sadowsky, Michael

0333161

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Complete Genomic Sequencing of Arthrobacter aurescens strain TC1

$699,245

2

Smith, Kerry

0333210

 

Clemson University

The Genome Sequence of Methanosaeta concilii An Educational Tool

$276,247

2

Taylor, Donald

0333308

 

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Coupling Diversity with Function: Metagenomics of Boreal Forest Fungi

$800,000

2

 

Fiscal Year 2002 Awards

National Science Foundation

Microbial Genome Sequencing

 

 

Principal Investigator

 

Institution

 

Title

 

 

Total Award

($)

 

Total Duration

(yrs)

Bhattacharya, Debashish

0236631

 

University of Iowa

An EST Approach to Understanding Endosymbiotic Gene Transfer

 

$789,987

 

2

 

Delong, Edward 0236541

Monterey Bay Aquariam Research Institute

The Cenarchaeum Symbiosum Genome Project: Genome Sequence from a Psychrophilic Archaeon, the Ocean's Single-Most Abundant Microbes

 

 

 

$759,642

 

 

 

2

Hoover, Timothy 0237224

University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc.

Genome Sequencing of the Budding Bacterium Hyphomonas neptunium

 

$325,000

 

2

Nierman, William 0236595

Institute of Genomic Research

Sequencing of the Genome of Myxococcus xanthus

 

$1,150,000

 

2

Read, Timothy

0242162

Institute for Genomic Research

Sequencing of Plasmids from the Bacillus Cereus Group- Mapping the Evolution of B. Anthracis Virulence Plasmids pv01 and pv02

 

 

$998,715

 

2

Reysenbach, Anna-Louise

0236856

Portland State University

Genome sequencing and Comparative Analysis of the Chemolithoautotrophic Thermophile, Persephonella marina and its Terrestrial Relative AZ-Eu1

 

$500,000

 

2

Tyler, Brett

0242131

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Genome Sequencing of Phytophthora sojae

 

$1,000,000

 

2

Ward, Naomi 0237365

Institute of Genomic Research

Genome Sequencing and Comparative Analysis of Acidobacterium capsulatum and Verrucomicrobium spinosum

 

 

$1,100,000

 

2

 

Fiscal Year 2001 Awards

National Science Foundation

Microbial Genome Sequencing

 

 

Principal Investigator

 

Institution

 

Title

 

 

Total Award

($)

 

Total Duration

(yrs)

DasSarma, Shiladitya

0135595

University of Maryland Biotech Institute

Genomic Biodiversity in Hypersaline Environments

$600,000

3

Dean, Ralph 0136064

North Carolina State University

Genome Sequence of Magnaporthe grisea

$700,000

2

Farman, Mark 0135462

University of Kentucky

Comparative Genomics of Telomeres in Pathogenic and Saprophytic Fungi

$793,000

3

Karam, Jim

0138236

Tulane University

Sequencing Genomes of the Myoviridae

$495,600

3

Moran, MaryAnn 0135210

University of Georgia

A Genomic Approach to Sulfur Biotransformations in the Ocean: The Genome Sequence of a Marine Roseobacter

 

$882,593

 

3

Schmidt, Thomas 0135880

Michigan State University

Phylogeny to Function: Genomic Analysis of Dominant, Uncultured Soil Bacteria

 

$651,170

 

3

Sogin, Mitchell 0135272

Marine Biological Lab

Microsporidia and the Next Generation of Genome Scientists

$1,078,381

4

Young, Ryland 0135653

Texas A & M

Phages of Agronomic Bacteria: A Student-Based Genomics Approach

$250,000

4

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