Life Sciences Project Awards

2017 Life Sciences Project Awards

Molecular and Cellular Bases for an Ecologically and Evolutionarily Important Unicellular Nitrogen-fixing Symbiosis
Jon Zehr, Ph.D.
University of California at Santa Cruz

2016 Life Sciences Project Awards

Modeldriven Investigations of Ocean Transition Zones
E. Virginia Armbrust, Ph.D.
University of Washington

Ancient Metabolism: Austerity and the Art of the Steal
Rob DeSalle, Ph.D.
American Museum of Natural History

Evolutionary Metabolomics of Prochlorococcus and Its Impact on the Dissolved Organic Carbon Cycle
Elizabeth Kujawinski, Ph.D.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Sallie (Penny) Chisholm, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rebooting the Gut Microbial Ecosystem Using Bacterial Dueling
Brian Hammer, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology

Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Ph.D.
University of Oregon

Joao Xavier, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Role of Microbiomes in Shaping the Ecology and Evolution of Tropical Forest Ecosystems
William T. Wcislo, Ph.D.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

 

2015 Life Sciences Project Awards

A Comparative Genomics Approach to Global Eukaryotic Phylogeny and Evolutionary Transitions in Nutritional Modes
Eunsoo Kim, Ph.D.
American Museum of Natural History

Rob DeSalle, Ph.D.
American Museum of Natural History

A Graph-Based Human Reference Genome Structure Built From a Diverse Sampling of the Human Population
David Haussler, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz

Refugio Oil Spill as a Microbial Laboratory
David Valentine, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara

Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara

Robert Miller, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara

 

2014 Life Sciences Project Awards

Development of Genetic Methods for Aiptasia, a Model System for Coral Biology
John R. Pringle, Ph.D.
Stanford University

The Global Genomic Diversity of Prochlorococcus
Sallie (Penny) Chisholm, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

2013 Life Sciences Project Awards

Dissecting the Origins of Food-Related Autoimmune Disorders
Stephen R. Quake, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Mark M. Davis, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Kari Christine Nadeau, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University

Molecular Roots of the Social Brain
Gene Robinson, Ph.D.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lisa Stubbs, Ph.D.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scientific Neuroimaging: Sharing and Transparency
Brian Wandell, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Fernando Perez, Ph.D
University of California, Berkeley

David G. Amaral, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis

Sequencing 250 Genomes from 125 Diverse Populations
David Reich, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Nick Patterson, Ph.D.
Broad Institute

Svante Pääbo, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute

 

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