History of Research Support


USDA (Hatch); Genetic control of development and the life cycle in the fungus Schizophyllum; 1/1/75 - 8/31/75. $1,900. UVM; Electrophoretic patterns of isozymes correlated with develop- ment in Schizophyllum commune; 1/1/75 - 12/31/75. $3,000 UVM; Studies examining transcriptional control of cellular differentiation in Schizophyllum commune; 1/1/76 - 12/31/76. $4,730. USDA (Hatch); Life cycle, genetics, and the dispersal mechanisms of the plant pathogen, Armillaria mellea; 10/1/77 - 9/30/78. $2,900. UVM; Regulation of gene expression in Schizophyllum. 1/1/78 - 12/31/78. $2,050. NSF Biological Instrumentation: Acquisition of a liquid scintil- lation counter. 1/1/79. $16,000. NSF; Genes regulating differentiation in Schizophyllum: Their role in the expression of unique-sequence DNA; 2/1/77 - 7/31/79. $77,000. USDA Competitive Grants; Genes regulating the life cycles and plant pathogenicity of fungi: a molecular approach; 10/1/78 - 9/30/80. $60,000. UVM; Isolation of genes regulating cell differentiation in the Basidiomycete Schizophyllum commune; 5/1/80 - 4/30/81. $7,000. USDA (Hatch); Physiological and genetic function of rhizomorphs in the root-rotting fungus Armillaria; 10/1/78 - 9/30/81. $8,700. NSF; Isolating regulatory, developmental and housekeeping genes from the fungus Schizophyllum; 9/1/80 - 8/31/82. $92,000. NSF; Small College Faculty Opportunity Program. Supplement to Isolating regulatory, developmental and housekeeping genes from the fungus Schizophyllum; 6/1/82 - 7/31/82. $11,081. USDA (Hatch); Genetic studies of the plant pathogenic fungus Heterobasidion annosum; 10/1/81 - 9/30/84; $8,700. NSF; Transformation of Schizophyllum and isolation of mating-type genes; 9/1/82 - 2/28/85. $100,000. UVM; Restriction-endonuclease polymorphisms in mitochondrial DNA of Schizophyllum and the movement of mitochondria during mating. 12/1/82 - 11/30/83. $3,750. NSF; Improving transformation of Schizophyllum; 10/1/84 - 9/30/86. $136,500. NIH International Fellowship; Expression of cloned genes in Schizophyllum; 11/1/83 - 10/31/84. $23,750. NIH International Fellowship; extension to 5/7/85. $18,000. NSF Biological Instrumentation: Acquisition of a preparative ultracentrifuge. 11/1/85. $31,000. NIH; Transformation of Schizophyllum; 7/1/86 - 6/30/89; $92,750 direct costs for first year of three. USDA (Hatch); Isolating and characterizing A mating type alleles of Schizophyllum commune. 10/1/88 - 9-30-93; $1,900/yr. NIH; Mating type in Schizophyllum; 7/1/89 - 6/30/94. Direct costs (Yr 1), $160,535. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant to support Undergraduate Biology Program. 1989-1993. Total grant $1,000,000, I authored approximately 20% of this proposal. Helix Program Grant to Support Undergraduate Research. Developing a reporter gene for the Basidiomycete, Schizophyllum commune. Bennett Novitch, undergraduate researcher in my laboratory, $600. UVM, University Committee on Research and Scholarship; 1/1/92 - 12/31/92; $3650. USDA (Hatch); Structure of the Schizophyllum commune B and B mating-type loci. 10-1-93 to 9-31-96; $60,000. NIH; Mating type in Schizophyllum: Regulation by the A loci; 7/1/95 - 6/30/99. Total costs (Yr 1), $284,000. Approx. $1.1x106 per 4 years. Helix Program Grant to Support Undergraduate Research. Tagging Schizophyllum commune proteins for immunological identification. Mariah McNamara, undergraduate researcher in my laboratory, $2500 summer stipend. Helix Program Grant to Support Undergraduate Research. Mutagenic analysis of the Y4 mating-type gene. Sean Garvey. $400. USDA (Hatch); Regions of the Schizophyllum commune Z mating proteins essential to Y-Z protein interactions. 10/1/96 - 9/30/99. $38,000/ yr.

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