Grants Received

▪ ONR. $100,000. Development of Probiotics for Dolphins. 2013-2014.

▪ NSF/MRI. $103,000. Collaborative Research: Development of a Multi-User Molecular Facility at Mote Marine Laboratory’s Tropical Research Laboratory. August 2011-July 2012.

▪ Department of Defense. $270,000. Novel Compounds From Shark and Stingray Epidermal Mucus With Antimicrobial Activity Against Wound Infection Pathogens. January 2011-December 2013.

▪ The Dart Foundation. $540,000. Corals and Climate Change. January 2010-December 2016.

▪ Florida Protect Our Reefs Funding. $176,000. Symbiosis and Gene Transfer in the Reef Environment. May 2009-April 2012.

▪ Florida Protect Our Reefs Funding. $25,000. Deepwater Horizon Oil Effects on Corals. August 2010-July 2011.

▪ The Nature Conservancy. $18,000. A Rapid Response to Cold Water Stress on Corals: Monitoring Coral Health and Immunity Across Habitat Gradients in the Lower Florida Keys. November 2010-October 2011.

▪ Florida Sea Grant. $44,000. Coral Associated Probiotic Bacteria: Exploring Mechanisms for Potential Applications in Biocontrol of Coral Diseases. February 2008-January 2010.

▪ NOAA/NMFS Coral Reef Conservation Grant. $41,000. Seasonal Variability in Coral Immunity in the Florida Keys, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. September 2007-December 2009.

▪ NOAA. $140,000. Genetic Fingerprinting for Accountability in Coral Aquaculture. 2005-2009.

▪ Florida Protect Our Reefs Funding. $41,000. Linking Coral Microbial Populations and Water Column Dissolved Organic Matter Coral DOM microbes. May 2008-April 2009.

▪ Department of Environmental Protection/FWC. $240,000. Microbial Community Dynamics of Florida Red Tide Events. 2006-2009.

▪ Disney Wildlife Funds. $18,000. Protection of Floridas Threatened Corals. July 2007-June 2009.

▪ NOAA/NMFS Coral Reef Conservation Grant. $41,000. Seasonal Variability in Coral Immunity in the Florida Keys, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

▪ South West Florida Water Management District. $44,000. Coral Spawning Expedition in the Florida Keys. Summer 2007.

▪ National Geographic Society. $20,000. Master Manipulators: Corals Protect Themselves by Encouraging Bacterial Information Wars. April 2007-March 2008.

▪ The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation. $10,000. Harnessing the Potential of Coral Associated Beneficial Bacteria for Sustainable Biological Control of Coral Diseases. 2007-2008.

▪ Florida Protect Our Reef Funding. $76,000. Temporal Variation in Beneficial Microbial Associates of Acropora Palmata in the Florida Keys. 2006-2009.

▪ NOAA/In house Funding. $40,000. Baseline Coral Health Assessment in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. 2005-2006.

▪ NOAA/NMS/Mini-Grants. $70,000. Microbial Community Structure of Acropora Palmata in the Florida Keys. 2005-2007.

▪ NOAA. $140,000. Genetic Fingerprinting for Accountability in Coral Aquaculture. 2005-2009.

▪ NOAA/FKNMS. $25,000. Baseline Microbial Community Structure of Healthy Acropora Palmata in the Florida Keys. 2004-2005.

▪ Munson Foundation. $20,000. The Role of Microbial Communities in Coral Health and Disease. 2005-2008.

▪ Triad Foundation. $10,000. Start-up/Coral Reef Ecology Program. 2004.

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