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GRANT FUNDING

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program Award to W&M, $1.5 million, (2014-2019), Program Director.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program Award to W&M, $1.2 million, (2010-2014), Program Director.

National Science Foundation, PI: Matthew Wawersik; Co-PIs: Lizabeth Allison, Oliver Kerscher, Margaret Saha, “MRI: Acquisition of a Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope for Biological Imaging in Research and Teaching” (2010-2013), $344,652.00 + $147,707.00 match.

National Institutes of Health, NINDS (R15 NS067566-01), "Neurotransmitter Fate Specification and the Role of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels," (2009-2013), $213,017.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, grant awarding participation in Phage Genomics Research Initiative (Awarded by the HHMI Science Education Alliance for implementation of phage lab (all expenses for two lab sections paid, including sequencing an entire viral genome, 2008-2010); M. Forsyth & K. Williamson, co-instructors.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program Award, $1.8 million, (2006-2010), Program Director.

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) of the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, "In Vivo Molecular Imaging of Mammary Tumorigenesis in Murine Model Systems" (2005-2007), $107,015.

Jeffress Memorial Trust, "Novel Laser-Based Strategies for the Insertion of DNA into Cells of Living Organisms," 1/03-12/05, $44,000.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program Award, $1.6 million, (2002-2006), Program Director.

Commonwealth Technology Research Fund, "Bringing the Future of Bioinformatics to Virginia, Principal Investigator: D. Manos; Co-PIs: M. Saha, G. Smith, and R. Voigt, $3,251,901 (2001-2006).

Consultant on SBIR-NSF Proposal, "Use of a Visual Programming Environment to Promote Bioinformatics Education," (for Incogen); (1/04-7/04).

National Science Foundation, "A Confocal Microscope for Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biology, " M. Saha, PI, with Co-PIs L. Allison, E. Bradley, P. Heideman, D. Shakes $172,444 (2000-2002).

Commonwealth Health Research Board, "Imaging the Aging Brain: In vivo Detection of Key Aging Molecules," (PI), with Co-PIs E. Bradley, A. Weisenberger, S. Majewski, R. Welsh, $65,000, (2000-2001).

Commonwealth Health Research Board, "Surface bound Antimicrobials to Control Disease Transmission," Co-PI with (M. Kelley, PI, and other Co-PIs), $60,000 (2000-2001).

National Science Foundation, "Research Experience for Undergraduates" Supplement, $3080, (2000).

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program Award, $1.6 million, (1998-2002), Program Director.

Presidential Faculty Fellowship administered by the National Science Foundation, Mechanisms of Neural and Vascular Patterning during Vertebrate Embryogenesis," $500,000 (1996-2003).

National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research in Neuroscience: In Vivo Neural Gene Imaging Using a Novel Radiation Detector," $99,998 (1996-1999). National Science Foundation Instrumentation Grant, "Automated Sequencer for Population Genetics, Phylogeny, Toxicology and Immunology," (with J. Graves, PI, E. Burreson, S. Kaattari, J. Duffy as Co-PIs, ($57,125).

National Institutes of Health, "Angiogenesis and the Role of xEGR1 in Xenopus," $104,250, R15 HD32080-01A1 (1995-1998).

National Science Foundation, "Determination of the Dorsal-Ventral Neural Axis in Xenopus," Supplement for two summer students. National Science Foundation, "Determination of the Dorsal-Ventral Neural Axis in Xenopus," IBN-9406326 for $254,767 (1994-1997).

Fight for Sight, "Experimental Analysis of the Generation of Bilateral Symmetry," (GA94025) for $11,000 (994B1995).

Jeffress Memorial Foundation, "Determination and Patterning of the Xenopus Forebrain: The Role of XeNK-2 in Anterior Neural Development," (J299) for $17,500 (1994-995).

National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Award: Developmental Biology Training Grant (1986 -1990).