Funded Research


Current

Persistence of Unisexual Reproduction in Deep Time: An Integrated Biological and Paleontological Approach. National Science Foundation , 2012-2013. $14,961 (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to Timothy I. Astrop)


Past

STEM Undergraduate Engagement in an Engineering Environment. $6,500,000. Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program, State of Ohio. 2008-2013. (Co-PI with Donald Quinn and Edward Evans)

Maintaining androdioecy via metapopulation dynamics in the clam shrimp Eulimnadia feriensis. $11,924. National Science Foundation, 2007-2008. (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to Sadie K. Reed)

Chemical and genetic analyses of Eurasian watermilfoil and its weevil herbivore. $10,000. Integrative Bioscience Research Incentive Program, The University of Akron. 2008-2009. (Co-PI with Randall Mitchell, R. Joel Duff, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and Martin Hilovsky)

Reproductive tactics in an androdioecious crustacean – Laboratory and field tests of a model for the maintenance of a mixed mating system.  (Co-PI with R. Joel Duff, The University of Arkon) $340,000. National Science Foundation, 2002-2007.

Evolution of mating systems in the Limnadiid clam shrimp. (Co-PI with Randy Hoeh, Kent State University and Clay Sassaman, University of California, Riverside). $300,000. National Science Foundation, 2003-2007.

Reproductive tactics in an androdioecious crustacean. (Co-PI with Randy Hoeh, Kent State University and Vicky Medland, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay) $56,648 National Science Foundation, 2000-2002.

FSML:Collaborative Planning for the Woodlake Environmental and Bath Field Stations. (Co-PI with M. A. Tumeo and B. M. Walton, Cleveland State University, and R. J. Mitchell, University of Akron) $23,864. National Science Foundation, 1999-2001.

The effects of multi-generational inbreeding on the fitness of inbred and outcrossed shrimp (Eulimnadia texana). $114,000. National Science Foundation, 1996-2000.

Teaching enhancement in Science and biology through student mentoring. (Co-PI with D. Ely, J. Holda, P. Lavrentyev, R. Londraville, A. Milsted, R. Mitchell, P. Niewiarowski, R. Salisbury, and M. Turner) $8,000. The University of Akron, 1999-2000.

Reproductive tactics in an androdioecious crustacean: Testing a model for the maintenance of a mixed mating system. $275,000. National Science Foundation, (Co-PI with Naida Zucker, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces), 1996-1999.

Studies of egg fertilization in the androdioecious freshwater shrimp, Eulimnadia texana. Research Experience for Undergraduates. $3,750. National Science Foundation, Summer, 1999.

Examination of the role of inbreeding depression in maintaining polymorphism in Eulimnadia texana Packard (Conchostraca, Crustacea).  Research Experience for Undergraduates. $5,000. National Science Foundation, Summer, 1999.

The effects of self fertilization on genetic diversity in two populations of the freshwater shrimp, Eulimnadia texana. Research Experience for Undergraduates. $4,758. National Science Foundation, Summer, 1998.

The effects of multi-generational inbreeding on the fitness of inbred and outcrossed shrimp (Eulimnadia texana).  Research Experience for Undergraduates. $5,000. National Science Foundation, Summer, 1997.

A survey of the branchiopod crustaceans of Ohio. $4,920. Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, 1996-1997.

A survey of the branchiopod crustaceans of Ohio. $500. Ohio Biological Survey, 1996.

The effects of multi-generational inbreeding on the fitness of inbred and outcrossed shrimp (Eulimnadia texana). $6,000. Summer Fellowship, University of Akron, 1996.

A survey of the branchiopod crustaceans of Ohio. $4,463. Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, 1995-1996.

The effects of multi-generational inbreeding on the fitness of inbred and outcrossed shrimp (Eulimnadia texana). $5,000. Summer Fellowship, University of Akron, 1995.



Last Updated : 1/29/13

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