Grant Name:

Ion Microprobe for Marine Micobiological Applications

  • Date Awarded:
    Sep 2005
     
  • Amount:
    $250,000
     
  • Term:
    24 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF733
     
  • Funding Area:
    Science
     
 
 

Pennsylvania State University is using this grant to develop enhanced instrument capabilities at UCLA’s Ion Microprobe Laboratory for the study of uncultured marine microorganisms and their geochemical roles in the environment. Dr. House from Pennsylvania State University is one of only a few scientists in the US applying these methods to the analysis of fossil material to infer the geochemical activities of microbial communities; his efforts will directly enhance the research capabilities of Dr. Orphan, who uses the Ion Microprobe to analyze extant microbial communities. Outcomes for this grant include modification and calibration of ion microprobe for microbiology applications.

Related Grants

Pennsylvania State University, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (6)

date grant program term amount
Sep 2012 Sequencing the California Condor 25 months $599,000
May 2010 Summer Courses Dedicated Sequencing Pipeline Science 28 months $766,296
Aug 2008 Sequencing the Tasmanian Devil Science 12 months $1,008,000
Oct 2007 Dedicated Marine Microbiology DNA Sequencing Pipeline Science 25 months $2,036,298
May 2006 Metagenomics of Marine Microbial Communities Study Science 24 months $184,446
Sep 2005 Ion Microprobe for Marine Micobiological Applications Science 24 months $250,000

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