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Recent Grants

2013-2017 NSF IOS-1258784 - Collaborative Research: A New Model For Chemical Ecology: Integrating Chemistry, Genetics and Behavior to Understand the Role of Individual Scent in a Colonial Nesting Seabird (Lead PI, Gabrielle Nevitt, UC Davis) $270,000
2009-2012 NSF IOS-0922640 - Collaborative research: Molecular mechanisms of scent mediated self / non-self recognition in a pelagic seabird (PI, Gabrielle Nevitt, UC Davis) $270,000
2009-2012 NSF IOS - 0923088 - Collaborative Research: Plumage redness and good genes in the House Finch - (PI, Geoff Hill, Auburn University) $300,000
2009-2012 NSF - MCB - 0817687: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Evolution of Sex Chromosomes in Turtles. (PI, Nicole Valenzuela, Iowa State University; Edwards, co-PI) $205,000
2008-2011 NSF DEB 0743616 "COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Estimating Species Trees from Multilocus DNA Sequence Data" (co-PI, Dennis Pearl) $450,000
2007-2010 NSF 0646400 "Computerization of the Ornithology Collections at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University" ($479,656)
2008-2012 NSF DEB-0826811 (URM - Undergraduate Research & Mentoring): Undergraduate Diversity at SSE/SBB 2008-2012 ($67,500)
2009 William F. Milton Fund, Harvard University "A Transcriptome Resource for Genomic Studies of Host-Parasite Interactions and Avian Infectious Disease" $35,000
2008-2010 NSF DEB-0815705 - Collaborative Research: Multilocus Comparative Phylogeography of Pine-Oak Woodland Birds in North America (PI, Garth Spellman, Black Hill State University; co-PIs, John Klicka, and Scott Edwards) $143,000
2001 - 2005 NSF DEB-0108249 - Multilocus Tests of Speciation Models and Comparative Phylogeography of Australian Birds (P. Beerli co-PI; 4 yrs., ; $375,000)
2002 - 2006 BAC Libraries for the Reptilia, Including Birds: Genomic Resources for Comparative Biology (NSF 0207870; Edwards, PI; C. Amemiya, J. R. Macey, co-PIs; 3 yrs.; $1,095,539)
2002 - 2006 NSF UMEB (Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology): Undergraduate Diversity at the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Society of Systematic Biologists. NSF, DEB-0227714, 4 yrs., $60,000; E. Zimmer, co-PI)



Key Collaborators


Liang Liu
University of Georgia

Geoffrey Hill
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Julia Clarke
University of Texas, Austin

Nicole Valenzuela
Iowa State University

Chris Amemiya
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle

Hilary Miller
Victoria University of Wellington

Allan J. Baker
Royal Ontario Museum

Craig Lowe
Stanford University

Tariq Ezaz
University of Canberra

Shaoyuan Wu
Tianjin Medical University, China

Jennifer Marshall Graves
Comparative Genomics Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University

Gabrielle Nevitt
UC Davis

Garth Spellman
Black Hills State University


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