2019 Biology Extramural Grants and Contracts | Department of Biological Sciences
May 1, 2019

2019 Biology Extramural Grants and Contracts

Extramural Grants and Contracts

Development of resources and tools to improve oil content and quality in pennycress. DOE. PI: Ana Paula Alonso (University of North Texas, $474,390); co-PIs: Grotewold (Michigan State University), Shah (The Ohio State University); $837,154 total funding.

Discovery of novel genes controlling proanthocyanidin (PA) chain length by genome-wide association study (GWAS) in Arabidopsis, University of North Texas College of Science, PI/coPI: Chenggang Liu/ Richard Dixon, $10,000.

Integrated Platform for Measuring Embryonic Physiology. World Precision Instruments, PI: Ben Dubansky (UNT); Co-PI: Warren Burggren (UNT). World Precision Instruments, $50,000. 2/2019-2/2020.

Leverhulme Trust. Living inside a box: performance adaptations in turtles. PI: Jon Codd University of Manchester UK. Co PIs: Dane Crossley, Dr William Sellers. $246,000.

National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Effect Of Developmental Hypoxia On Juvenile Cardiac Function. PI: Dane Crossely; $775,000 to UNT. Total award $1M. Collaborators Michael Hedrick CSESB, Turk Rhen UND,Todd Gillis Uni Guelph. 2019-2021

Systems approach to understanding and improving industrial oil biosynthesis in an emerging crop Physaria fendleri. USDA-NIFA. PI: Ana Alonso. co-PI: Phil Bates (WSU), $198,316 total funding.

The American Alligator: a Comparative Model for Heterotopic Ossification, University of North Texas College of Science, PI: Benjamin Dubansky; CoPI: Dane Crossley. $10,000.