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CURRENT EXTERNAL GRANT SUPPORT


Project title: Advancing bioinformatics to understand mechanisms of plant non-coding small RNA-target interactions
Source of support: Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science & Technology (OCAST)
Investigators:  Patrick X. Zhao (PI), The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK.
Total Noble Foundation award: $100,000
Duration of award:  March 1, 2011 – February 28, 2013


Project title: ABI: Systems Bioinformatics Approaches to Modeling and Deciphering Plant Transcriptional Regulatory Networks
Source of support: National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI)
Investigators:  Patrick X. Zhao (PI), The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK.
Senior personnel: Xinbin Dai and Jun Li, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK.
Non-funded collaborators: Blake Meyers (Delaware Biotechnology Institute), Christopher Town (J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD), Nevin Young (University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN), Dong Xu (University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, MO)
Total Noble Foundation award: $1,183,305
Duration of award:  July 2010 – June 2013


Project title: Develop graph-based models to stimulate and decipher plant gene regulatory networks
Source of support: Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science & Technology (OCAST)
Investigators: Patrick X. Zhao (PI)
Total Noble Foundation award: $89,550
Duration of award: August 1, 2009-July 31, 2011


Project title: Comparative genomics of secretory trichomes – Biofactories for production of plant secondary metabolites
Source of support: National Science Foundation Plant Genome
Investigators:  Patrick X. Zhao (Faculty Associate), PI: Dr. Richard A. Dixon, Co-PI: Dr. David. Marks, U. of Minnesota
Total Noble Foundation award: $1,406,741 (NF $1,133,074)
Duration of award: August, 2006-July, 2009 (currently, no cost extension)


Project title: Development and application of genomic tools for drought tolerance enhancement in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
Source of support: Oklahoma Department of Energy – Oklahoma Bioenergy Center
Investigators:  Patrick X. Zhao (Co-PI), PI: Dr. Michael Udvardi, Co-PIs: Drs. Yuhong Tang, Maria Monteros, Patrick X. Zhao and Zeng-Yu Wang
Total Noble Foundation award: $199,850
Duration of award: January, 2008-December, 2010


Project title: Development of genetic resources to dissect the regulatory networks governing nodule development and differentiation in Medicago truncatula
Source of support: National Science Foundation Plant Genome
Investigators:  Patrick X. Zhao (Collaborator), PI: Michael Udvardi, Co-PIs: Dr. Kiran Mysore and Rujin Chen
Total Noble Foundation award: $3,831,732 ($~200,000 for Zhao lab)
Duration of award:
September 15, 2007-August 31, 2011


Project title: Development and application of genomic tools for drought tolerance enhancement in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
Source of support: Oklahoma Bioenergy Center (Pending application)
Investigator: Patrick X. Zhao (Co-PI), PI: Maria Monteros, Co-PIs: Michael Udvardi, Yuhong Tang, Patrick X. Zhao and Zeng-yu Wang
Total Noble Foundation award: $146,480
Duration of award: December, 2010-December, 2011


 

PENDING EXTERNAL GRANT SUPPORT:


Project title: GEPR- Genome-wide analysis of natural product transport and sequestration
Source of support: National Science Foundation Plant Genome Program (Pending application)
Investigators:  Richard A. Dixon (PI), Marina A. Naoumkina (Co-PI), Patrick X. Zhao (Co-PI), The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK; Yuan Harmonie Zhong (Co-PI), Biology Department, Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
Total requested award amount: $2,468,392
Requested award period:  July 2010 – June 2013


Project title:
Comparative genomics of mutalistic and pathogenic epichloe endophyte of grasses
Source of support: USDA CSREES (Pending application)
Investigators: Carolyn Young (PI) and Patrick X. Zhao (Co-PI), The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK, Christopher Schardl (Co-PI) and Jerzy Jaromczyk (Co-PI), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
Total requested award amount: $924,258
Requested award period: October, 2009 – September, 2012


Project title: GEPR: A systems approach to understand the interactions of potatoes with their soil microbial environment
Source of support: National Science Foundation Plant Genome Program (Pending application)
Investigators: Patrick X. Zhao (Collaborator), PI: Drs. Jorge Vivanco, Co-PIs: David Holm, Dr. Dayakar Badri, Colorado State University and Daniel Manter, Colorado State University and USDA-ARS
Total requested award amount: $924,258 ($157,428 for Zhao lab)
Requested award period: August, 2010 – July, 2012


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