Awarded in FY 2022 (beginning July 1, 2021)

James McClelland, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: AON: The Arctic Great Rivers Observatory (ArcticGRO).”

Cristina Roman-Vendrell, Postdoctoral Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation for “Mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and amelioration strategies.”

Joseph Vallino, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Simons Foundation for “Thermodynamically guided trait-based ocean biogeochemistry modeling.”

Kristen Gribble, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, has received a grant from the National Institute On Aging of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R01AG076592 for “Mitochondrial mechanisms of maternal age effects on offspring health and lifespan.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a contract from the Department of the Army for, “Microbial Diversity Symposium - Celebrating 50+ Years.”

Javier Lloret, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Great Pond Foundation for “Laying the Foundation for Island Coastal Pond Restoration.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Simons Foundation for, “MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Society for Developmental Biology for, “Embryology: Concepts & Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology Scholarship.”

Miguel Holmgren, NINDS Investigator and Whitman Scientist received a contract from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS for “Squid Research Program Facilities & Materials Support Services.”

Josh Rosenthal, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, has received a grant from Korro Bio, Inc. for, “The Development of RNA Selection Technologies, and Adenosine Deaminase Protein Constructs for the Development of Nucleic Acid Editing Systems.”

Jen Morgan, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center received a grant from National Institutes of Health/DHHS for “Mechanisms of Synaptic Dysfunction in Parkinson’s and Other Synuclein-Linked Diseases.”

Roger Hanlon, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center received a grant from Office of Naval Research for “Octopus chemotactile sensing, sensorimotor integration and recruitment of arms during movement and object discrimination behaviors.”

Edward Rastetter, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York for “LTER: The Role of Biogeochemical and Community Openness in Governing Arctic Ecosystem.”

Josh Rosenthal, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation for, “Collaborative Research: Mechanisms underlying circatidal rhythms in Parhyale hawaiensis.”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: The Potential Importance of Intracellular Nitrate Cycling in the Nitrogen Cycle in Marine Sediments.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for “Molecular Mycology: Current Approaches to Fungal Pathogenesis Course.”

Anne Sylvester, Director of Research, received a contract from the Grass Foundation for “Grass Fellowship Program Coordinator 2022-2024.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Company of Biologists for “Scientific Meeting Grant.”

Gina Hebert, Director of Communications received a grant from the Cape Cod Foundation for “The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Falmouth Forum Lecture Series.”

Jen Morgan, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bell Center, received a contract from Yumanity, Inc. for “Evaluation of SCD inhibitor in Lamprey aSynuclein Model.”

David Mark Welch, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the Smithsonian Institution for “EOL Biodiversity Informatics.”

Abhishek Kumar, Imaging CZI Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for “Innovating New Imaging Technologies and Catalyzing Collaborations.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with The American Society For Cell Biology for “RCN:LEAPS: Leveraging, Enhancing and Developing Biology (LED-BIO) Scientific Societies Shedding Light on Persistent Cultural Challenges.”

Jessica Mark Welch, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, has received a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health in collaboration with the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc. for “Bayesian multivariate 3D spatial modeling for microbiome image analysis.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the William Townsend Porter Foundation for “William Townsend Porter Foundation – Scholarship Award.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from The Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation, “To support an undergraduate student(s) to pursue summer field research at the MBL in 2022.”

Jonathan Henry, Senior Scientist in the Marine Resources Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “EDGE: Generating Tools to Study Spiralian Development.”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Controlled Environment Facilities for the Marine Biological Laboratory.”

Rudolf Oldenbourg, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center received a grant from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for “Light Field Imaging Plugin for Napari.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for “Embryology: Concepts and Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology.”

Loretta Roberson, Associate Scientist in the Bell Center received a grant from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce in collaboration with Two Docks Shellfish, LLC for “Enhancing Marine Aquaculture in the Tropical U.S.: Methods for sustainable commercial cultivation of shellfish and seaweed in Florida.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the “Blue Economy Internship Program (FY22).”

A. Murat Eren, MBL Fellow, in the Bay Paul Center received a National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement in collaboration with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the “Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet (C-CoMP).”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for, “Amplifying Equitable Student Pathways Through a Consortium Based Model.”

Rut Pedrosa Pamies, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) Inc. for “Time Series Particle Flux Measurements in the Sargasso Sea.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for, “MoMY 25th Reunion Scientific Symposium.”

Jessica Mark Welch, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, has received a grant from National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research/NIH/DHHS in collaboration with Forsyth Dental Infirmary for Children for “Metapangenomics of the Oral Microbiome.”

Josh Rosenthal, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, has received a NIH HEAL Initiative grant from the National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U19NS126038 for, “Site-directed RNA editing of Nav1.7 as a novel analgesic.”

Josh Rosenthal, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, has received a grant from the National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R21NS125495 for, “Correction of mutations underlying alternating hemiplegia of childhood by site-directed RNA editing.”

Linda Amaral-Zettler, MBL Fellow, received a grant from the European Commission in collaboration with NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research for “AtlantECO.”

Jessica Mark Welch, Associate Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, has received a grant from National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: MIM: Learning how mucus shapes and maintains microbiomes.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH/DHHS for, “Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Hazards and Opportunities (ECHO).”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a supplemental grant from the National Science Foundation for “LTER: Plum Island Ecosystems: Dynamics of Coastal Ecosystems in a Region of Rapid Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise, and Human Impacts.”

Inke Forbrich, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Office of Science/Department of Energy for “From tides to seasons: How cyclic tidal drivers and plant physiology interact to affect carbon cycling at the terrestrial-estuarine boundary.”

Jianwu Tang, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: Plant phenology, local adaptation, and growing season length in the changing Arctic tundra.”

Marko Horb, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received an alternations and renovations supplemental grant from Office of Research Infrastructure Programs/NIH/DHHS for “National Xenopus Resource Center.”

Marko Horb, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received an alternations and renovations supplemental grant from Office of Research Infrastructure Programs/NIH/DHHS for “Xenopus Mutant Resource.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation for, “Building on 25 Years of SES: The Next Generation of Undergraduate Programming at the MBL.”

Irina Arkhipova, Senior Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, has received an EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation for, “EAGER: Elucidating the basis of retrotransposon target preference.”

Josh Rosenthal, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, has received an IMAGiNE grant from the National Science Foundation for, “RoL:NSF-BSF: IMAGiNE: Temperature acclimation through RNA editing.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS for, “Molecular Mycology: Current Approaches to Fungal Pathogenesis (MoMy) Training Course.”

Awarded in FY 2021 (beginning July 1, 2020)

Nipam Patel, Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory, received a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for, “Building Community to Advance Collaborations & Discoveries in Aquatic Symbiosis.”

Diana Kenney, Associate Director of Communications, received a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for “The MBL Logan Science Journalism Program.”

Gina Hebert, Director of Communications, received a grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation for, “Courtney Mattison Exhibit: Turn the Tide.”

Kenneth H. Foreman, Ecosystems Scientist and Director, Semester in Environmental Science in the Education Department, received a grant from the Hermann Foundation Inc. for “The Problem with Falmouth’s Water: Supporting Undergraduate Research & Civic Partnerships at the MBL.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the NSF in collaboration with President and Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of the Harvard Medical School for a Course, “Brains Minds and Machines.”

Jessica Mark Welch, Associate Scientist of the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the NIH in collaboration with Forsyth Dental Infirmary for Children for, “A Foundation for the Oral Microbiome and Metagenome.”

Gina Hebert, Director of Communications, received a grant from the Woods Hole Foundation for, “Diversity & Inclusion at the MBL: Recognizing Our Past to Strengthen Our Future.”

David Mark Welch, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the Amgen Foundation, Inc. in collaboration with President and Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of Harvard Medical School for, “Memorandum of Understanding Between The President and Fellows of Harvard College and The Marine Biological Laboratory.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation for a, “Break|Through: Advancing Opportunities for Students Historically Underrepresented in the Environmental Sciences.”

David Mark Welch, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the Microbiome Center at University of Chicago for, “Microbiome Beacon Project Award.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Company of Biologists for a, “Scientific Meeting Grant.”

Emil Ruff, Assistant Scientist, has received a grant from the Simons Foundation for, “Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Award.”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist and Interim Director of the Ecosystems Center, has received a contract from the Great Pond Foundation for, “Laying the Foundation for Island Coastal Pond Restoration.”

Abhishek Kumar, CZI Imaging Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for, “Advancing light-sheet microscopy by leveraging computer vision and deep learning to image emerging research organisms.”

Gina Hebert, Director of Communications, received a grant from the Cape Cod Foundation for, “The Falmouth Forum.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation for, “Marine Biological Laboratory Student Field Research Scholarship.”

Lisa Abbo, Veterinarian for the Marine Biological Laboratory received a contract from Charles River Laboratories for “Juvenile rearing and nutritional requirements of the Atlantic Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus.”

Anne Giblin, Senior Scientist and Interim Director of the Ecosystems Center, has received a contract from the Woodwell Climate Research Center for, “Coonamessett River Sampling.”

David Mark Welch, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bay Paul Center, received a contract from the Smithsonian Institution for, “EOL Biodiversity Informatics Y21.”

Kenneth H. Foreman, Ecosystems Scientist and Director, Semester in Environmental Science in the Education Department received a contract from the Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program for “Wareham Water Pollution Facility Permeable Reactive Barriers Test Facility, Phase 2.”

Hilary Katz, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Bell Center, received a grant from the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund for “Determining the regenerative role of ATF3 in the motor circuit following spinal cord injury.”

Nipam Patel, Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory, received a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in collaboration with the University of Queensland Australia for, “New Tools for Advancing Model Systems in Aquatic Symbiosis: Establishing marine sponges as models for evolutionary, ecological, and mechanical aspects of animal-bacterial symbiosis.”

Kristin Gribble, Assistant Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS for, “The role of mitochondrial dynamics and function in maternal age effects on offspring aging.”

Rut Pedrosa Pamies, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, has received a Collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation for, “Collaborative Research: NSF2026: EAGER: Is Plastic Degradation Occurring in the Deep Ocean Water Column?”

Karina Vargas, Research Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health/DHHS for, “Roles for alpha-Synuclein in Clathrin-Mediated Synaptic Vesicle Recycling.”

Zoe Cardon, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Office of Science/Department of Energy for, “Sticky Roots – Implications of Altered Rhizodeposition (Driven by Cryptic, Viral Infection of Plants) for the Fate of Rhizosphere Mineral Organic Matter Associations in Natural Ecosystems.”

Jerry Melillo, Distinguished Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a sub-award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for, “The Linkage and Use of the Terrestrial Ecosystem Model (TEM)  in the Integrated Global System Model (IGSM).”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for, “Physiology: Molecular Cell Biology Using Microscopic, Biomedical, and Computational Approaches (PHY).”

Awarded in FY 2020 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

Blair Paul, Assistant Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for, “Symbiosis Model Systems: Exploiting Host-Symbiont Attachment to Develop Cell-Capture Libraries that Enable Microbial Co-cultivation.”

Zoe Cardon, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for, “Underground Allies: Dynamic Interactions among Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) and Sulfur-Cycling Microbes in the Rhizosphere.”

Marko Horb, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs/National Institutes of Health for, “Xenopus Mutant Resource.”

Duygu Özpolat, Hibbitt Fellow in the Bell Center, received a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH for, “Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Germline Regeneration.”

Inke Forbrich, Research Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, has received a collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation for, “Collaborative Research: Vegetation Assimilation as a Source of Mercury in a Salt Marsh Ecosystem and Implications for Soil and Tidal Water Exposures.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Directorate for Biological Sciences/NSF for, “Advanced Research Training in Physiology – Integrating Biology Across the Scales.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, and Rafael Antonio Fissore, Professor and FIR Course Director,  received a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS for, “Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) Training Course.”

Loretta Roberson, Associate Scientist in the Bell Center, received a Phase II cooperative agreement from the Department of Energy/Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy for, “The Development of Techniques for Tropical Seaweed Cultivation.”

Kristin Gribble, Assistant Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS for, “Developing Microfluidics and Automated Image Analysis for High-Throughput Investigation of Lifespan and Health in a Novel Invertebrate Model for Aging.”

Kristin Gribble, Assistant Scientist in the Bay Paul Center received a CAREER grant from the National Science for, “Maternal Age Effects in an Ecologically-Important Aquatic Invertebrate: Genetic and Epigenetic Controls and Fitness Outcomes in Variable Environments.”

Emil Ruff, Assistant Scientist in the Ecosystems Center received a grant from the Microbiome Center at University of Chicago for, “Nematostella vectensis: A Sea Anemone Model for Investigating the Effects of Environmental Pollutants on Cnidarians and their Associated Microbiome.”

Zoe Cardon, Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Microbiome Center at University of Chicago for, “Desiccation Tolerance in Green Algae from Desert Microbiotic Crust Microbiomes.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a continuing grant from the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH/DHHS for, “Training in Methods in Computational Neuroscience (MCN).”

Marie Russell, Director of Facilities and Scott Koerner, Director of information Technology, received a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council for, “Lillie Auditorium Renovation.”

Marko Horb, Director, National Xenopus Resource and Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received a continuing grant from the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health/NIH/DHHS for, “National Xenopus Resource Center.”

Jane Maienschein, MBL Fellow from Arizona State University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, for “Synthetic Cells and Rules of Life in Historical, Philosophical and Social Contexts.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for the, “FIR 23rd Annual Symposium.”

Gina Hebert, Director of Communications, received a grant from the Cape Cod Foundation for,  “The Falmouth Forum.”

Jerry Melillo, Distinguished Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for, “Collaborative Research, LTREB Renewal: Soil Warming and Forest Ecosystem Feedbacks to the Climate System.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for,  “Embryology: Concepts and Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology.”

Francis Allen Mensinger, Co-Director REU Program, received a continuing grant from the NSF-REU Directorate for Biological Sciences for,  “REU: Biological Discovery in Woods Hole.”

Roger Hanlon, Senior Scientist in the Bell Center, received a grant from the Office of Naval Research for, “Crypsis in Nearshore Marine Habitats: Acquisition of Light Data and Images with Emphasis on Pattern and Edge Designs.”

Ivan Valiela, Distinguished Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for, “OPUS: CRS: Synthesis of Decadal Changes in Controls, Trajectories, & Tipping Points in Vegetation Cover, Spatial Structure, & Marsh Platform Elevation in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh.”

Ivan Valiela, Distinguished Senior Scientist in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the Institute of Marine Affairs for, “A First Analysis of Microplastic Particle Abundance and Blue Carbon Profiles in Caroni Swamp, Trinidad.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received an award from the William Townsend Porter Foundation for, “Townsend Porter Scholarships.”

Abhishek Kumar, MBL Investigator and CZI Imaging Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a  grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in collaboration with the University of Chicago for, “Multiview Computational Microscope with Machine Learning.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Hughes (Howard) Medical Institute for, “Marine Biological Laboratory Education Program.”

Mitchell Sogin, Distinguished Senior Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in collaboration with the University of Chicago for, “Host and Microbial Basis of Human Ulcerative Colitis and Pouchitis; Identification, Role, Mechanisms, and Resource Development of Host Susceptibility and Pathobiont Factors.”

David Mark Welch, Senior Scientist in the Bay Paul Center, received a continuing grant from the Smithsonian Institution for, “EOL Biodiversity Informatics.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for, “Blue Economy Internship Program.”

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

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a grant from the Grass Foundation for, “Neurobiology and Neural Systems and Behavior.”

Jerry Melillo, Distinguished Senior Scientist, in the Ecosystems Center, received a grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with the Research Foundation of City University of New York 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 in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island for, “Mechanisms Underlying Spatial Interaction in the Oral Microbiota.”

Chris Neill, Adjunct Scientist received a grant from the Buzzards Bay Coalition for, “Water Quality Assessment in Upper Buzzards Bay.”

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.”

Jennifer Morgan, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bell Center, received a continuing grant from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health for, “Frontiers in Stem Cells and Regeneration Course.”

Linda Hyman, Director of Education, received a continuing grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS for, “Neurobiology Summer Course.”

Duygu Özpolat, Hibbitt Fellow, received a grant from the Microbiome Center at University of Chicago for, “Identifying the Role of Segmented Worm Microbiome in Whole-Body Regeneration.”