RESEARCH FUNDING and AWARDS

 

FEDERAL FUNDING

    2021-2024

    National Science Foundation, Evolutionary Processes, DEB-2055356, BEE: Evolutionary Responses to Global Change - Linking Genotype with Phenotype to Model Future Demography and Range Expansions

    2020-2025

    L'Agence Nationale de la Recherché, ANR-19-MPGA-0004, Macron's "Make Our Planet Great Again" Initiative,  Evolutionary Responses to Climate Change: Global Transformations in Ocean Salinity and Temperature 

    2020-2022

    Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, MOST107-2311-B-038-003-MY3, Genome Evolution of the Rapidly Invading Copepod Eurytemora affinis

    2017-2022

    National Science Foundation, Biological Oceanography, OCE-1658517, Evolutionary Responses to Global Changes in Salinity and Temperature

    2015-2017

    National Science Foundation, Dimensions of Biodiversity, OCE-1046371, Population Genomics of Copepod Invasions; with co-PI Joana Silva at the Institute for Genome Sciences

    2010-2015

    National Science Foundation, Dimensions of Biodiversity, OCE-1046372, Uncovering the Novel Diversity of the Copepod Microbiome and its Effect on Habitat Invasions by the Copepod Host; with co-PI Joana Silva at the Institute for Genome Sciences

    2010-2012
    National Science Foundation, Population and Evolutionary Processes Cluster, DEB-1050565, Rapid Evolutionary Response of Coastal Copepods to the Gulf Oil Spill
    2008-2011
    National Science Foundation, Population and Evolutionary Processes Cluster, DEB-0745828, Exploring Genomic Targets of Selection during Parallel Niche Expansions
    2005-2008
    National Science Foundation, Population and Evolutionary Processes Cluster, DEB-0448827, Evolutionary Potential of Invasive Populations
    2004-2007
    Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), R/LR-91, Functional Morphology, Biomechanics, and Habitat Utilization of Zebra and Quagga Mussels
    2002-2004
    Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, NOAA, R/LR-88, Global Reconstruction of Invasion Pathways by the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha
    2001-2003
    National Science Foundation, Population Biology Cluster, DEB-0130543, Evolutionary Genetics of Habitat Invasions
    2001-2002
    Wisconsin Sea Grant Program Development Fund, NOAA, R/LR-87-PD, Geographic Origins of Zebra Mussel Invasions

 

OTHER FUNDING

    2013
    i5K Copepod Genome Sequencing Project: http://arthropodgenomes.org/wiki/Eurytemora_affinis
    2007-2008
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    2004-2005
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    2001-2003
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

 

Awards and Fellowships

    2019
    "Make Our Planet Great Again" award from the government of France
    2019
    Plenary Speaker, Eurytemora Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia
    2018
    Keynote Speaker, First Asian Evolutionary Biology Conference, Shenzhen, China
    2017
    Keynote Speaker, International Congress on Biological Invasions, Hangzhou, China
    2016
    Plenary Speaker, NEOBIOTA Invasion Biology Conference, Luxembourg http://www.neobiota2016.org/
    2015
    G.E. Barrett-Hamilton Lectureship, University of Manitoba http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/science/alumni/Barrett_Hamilton.html
    2014-2015
    Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
    2014
    Fifth most downloaded paper in the history of the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution
    2014
    Storer Lectureship in the Life Sciences, University of California at Davis
    2013
    Keynote Speaker, International Congress on Biological Invasions, Qingdao, China
    2013
    Plenary Speaker, Symposium for European Freshwater Science (SEFS), The European Federation for Freshwater Sciences, Münster, Germany http://www.freshwatersciences.eu/files/SEFS%208_Programme.pdf
    2012
    Distinguished Honors Faculty Award, University of Wisconsin
    2011
    Plenary Speaker, Ewha-Konstanz Symposium on Biodiversity & Evolutionary Biology, Ewha University, South Korea
    2010-2011
    Vilas Associates Faculty Award
    2007-2008
    University of Wisconsin Vilas Life Cycle Fellowship
    2006
    Plenary Speaker, Estuarine Workshop focusing on Zooplankton, Nausicaa Boulogne sur Mer, France
    2005
    Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Copepoda, Hammamet, Tunisia
    1998-2000
    NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Biosciences Related to the Environment
    1998
    University of Washington Royalties Research Grant
    1996-1998
    NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
    1996-1997
    American Association of University Women Dissertation Award
    1996

    American Museum of Natural History Lerner Gray Award

    1996
    Sigma Xi Grants in Aid Award
    1996
    NSF Mathematical Biology Training Fellowship
    1993
    University of Washington Graduate School Fund
    1992-1995
    Office of Naval Research (NDSEG) Predoctoral Award
    1991-1992
    Rolex-Our World Underwater Scholar Award
    1990, 1991
    Friday Harbor Laboratories Marine Science Fellowship
    1988
    Stanford University Research Scholarship

       

Other Grant Activities

    2006-2009
    Core-Participant in Research Coordinated Network- Integrating the Ecology and Evolution of Invasions:  A predictive framework and collaborative approach, National Science Foundation, Lead-PIs:  Ruth Hufbauer and Mark Torchin

 

Research Awards to Students (excluding Department of Integrative Biology Awards)

    2019
    Biochemistry Research Award (Alexander Taylor)
    2019
    Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Benjamin Wilson)
    2017
    Trewartha Senior Thesis Award (Anna Weinberg)
    2014
    Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Alexandra Mechler-Hickson)
    2012
    NSF Predoctoral Fellowship (Martin Bontrager)
    2012
    Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Kristin Lee)
    2008
    Hartley Corporation Fellowship, Graduate Women in Science (Davorka Gulisija)

    2008

    NSF Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) grant to attend the conference of Society for the Study for Evolution (Brian Metzger)

    2004-2007

    Hilldale and Hollstrom Undergraduate Research Awards (Heather Free, Brian Metzger, Mike Kiergaard, Emily Ruell, Meghan Olson, Alice McCarthy)

    2007
    Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Undergraduate Scholarship to attend the SMBE conference (Brian Metzger), College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Fellowship (Brian Metzger)
    2006
    College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Fellowship (Brian Metzger)
    2004
    Carl J. Weston Memorial Fellowship (Meghan Olson)
    2004
    College of Letters & Science Honors Research Fellowship (Dan Skelly)
    2004

    NSF Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) grant to attend the conference of Society for the Study for Evolution (Heather Free)

    2002-2005
    NSF Predoctoral Fellowship (Greg Gelembiuk)
    2002
    Trewartha Honors Undergraduate Research Fund (Emily Ruell), Bookstore Award (Emily Ruell)