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Grants List


Courtesy of Penny Chisholmpenncove

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs

Lab of Sallie W. Chisholm, PhD

This grant to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology supports the work of Dr. Chisholm into the ecology and evolution of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus. Commonly called blue-green algae, cyanobacteria are among the largest and most important groups of bacteria alive today. Outcomes for this grant include explanation of the ecotype genomics and diversity of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus, definition of Prochlorococcus ecotype growth factors, and examination of the relative fitnesses of mixed culture strains.

Title: Lab of Sallie W. Chisholm, PhD
Date Awarded: Jul 2004
Amount: $4,559,723
Term: 60 months
Grant ID: GBMF495
Funding Area: Science, Marine Microbiology Initiative