Recent Research Grants

Below are listed major research grants awarded to MBL scientists since January 1, 2019.

B. Duygu Özpolat, Hibbitt Fellow in the Bell Center, received a collaborative National Science Foundation EDGE grant with University of Maryland for “Catalyzing Regeneration Research by Developing Functional Tools for Post-Embryonic Stages.”

Jerry Melillo, Distinguished Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Climate-Induced Extremes on the Food, Energy, Water Nexus and the Role of Engineered and Natural Infrastructure.”

Jessica Mark Welch, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Mechanisms Underlying Spatial Interaction in the Oral Microbiota.”

Irina Arkhipova, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Horizontal Gene Transfer as a Source of Evolutionary Innovation in Metazoans.”

Jianwu (Jim) Tang, Associate Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Foundation for Agricultural Integrity for “Developing an Interactive Agricultural Carbon Modeling Tool.”

Roger Hanlon, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the Department of Defense/Office of Naval Research for “’Investigating Sensorimotor Integration and Control of Octopus Arms and Suckers.”

Rudolf Oldenbourg, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “3D Imaging of Cells and Tissues using Polarized Light Microscopy.”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist and director of the Ecosystems Center, received a collaborative National Science Foundation grant with Woods Hole Research Center for “Collaborative Research: TIDE: Legacy Effects of Long-Term Nutrient Enrichment on Recovery of Saltmarsh Ecosystems.”

Kristin Hunter-Cevera, Hibbitt Fellow in the Bay Paul Center, received a Simons Foundation Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Award for “Understanding Seasonal Microdiversity Patterns of Coastal Synechococcus.”

Marko Horb, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center and director of the National Xenopus Resource, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Enhancing CRISPR-Cas for Disease Modeling in Xenopus.”

Rut Pedrosa Pàmies, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “Time Series Particle Flux Measurements in the Sargasso Sea.”

David Mark Welch, Director of the Division of Research, received funding from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative to hire a staff imaging scientist at MBL.

Karen Echeverri, Associate Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Regulation of Scar-Free Wound Healing In Salamanders.”

FPA2 LABEL GB cmjnDavid Mark Welch, Director of the Division of Research, received funding from The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation for a project titled “Building SeaBase: A Bioinformatic Infrastructure for Marine Genomes.”