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CURRENT EXTERNAL GRANT SUPPORT



Project title: Collaborative Research: ABI Innovation: Plant Genotype-Phenotype (G2P) Association Discovery via Integrative Genome-scale Biological Network & Genome-wide Association Analysis
Source of support: National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI)
Investigators: Patrick X. Zhao (PI), The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK; Hairong Wei (Co-PI), Michigan Technological University (MTU); Shizhong Xu (Co-PI), University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Senior personnel: Xinbin Dai and Jun Li, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK.
Non-funded collaborators: Nevin Young (University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN), Kui Zhang (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL), Dong Xu (University of Missouri -Columbia, Columbia, MO), Christopher Town (J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD), Stephen Goff, (iPlant Collaborative, Tucson, AZ)
Total Noble Foundation award (NSF Award #1458597): $815,306
Total Michigan Technological University award (NSF Award #1458130): $384,351
Total University of California at Riverside award (NSF Award #1458515): $246,123
Duration of award: July, 2015-June, 2018


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 (NSF Award #0960897): $1,183,305
Duration of award: July, 2010-September, 2014


Project title: The Association of Independent Plant Research Institutes (AIPI) Plant Genome Annotation Group
Source of support: AIPI Collaborative Grant Award
Investigators: Seung Yon (Sue) Rhee (PI), Carnegie Institution for Science; Patrick X. Zhao (Co-PI), Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Zhangjun Fei (Co-PI), Boyce Thompson Institute
Total Noble Foundation award: $ 16,650
Duration of award: January, 2014-December, 2014


Project title: MRI: Acquisition of a 600 MHz NMR with cryoprobe for Integration with Existing UPLC-MS-SPE to Enable High Throughput Chemical Annotation in Plant Metabolomics
Source of support: National Science Foundation Division of Biological Infrastructure
Investigators: PI: Lloyd Sumner, Co-PIs: Drs. Michael Beale, Joel Smith, Randy Allen and Richard A. Dixon
Senior personnel: Rujin Chen, Xiaoqiang Wang, Carolyn Young, Patrick X. Zhao
Total Noble Foundation award: $1,057,587
Duration of award: September, 2011-August, 2015


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)
Total Noble Foundation award: $100,000
Duration of award: March, 2011-February, 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, 2009-July, 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 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
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


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


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