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.
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 -
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.
USDA Competitive Grants; Genes regulating the life cycles and plant
pathogenicity of fungi: a molecular approach; 10/1/78 - 9/30/80.
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.
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 Aá 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 -
USDA (Hatch); Structure of the Schizophyllum commune Bà and Bá
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
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/
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