Active Research Grants

Drs. Andrew Doust, Associate Professor, and Mark Fishbein, Professor, are co-PI’s on a $250,000 National Science Foundation-MRI grant for the 'Acquisition of a genomic sequencer within a shared resource facility for interdisciplinary sciences and training at Oklahoma State University'. Peter Hoyt, Director of OSU’s Microarray and Bioinformatics Core Facility is serving as the Principal Investigator (http://microarray.okstate.edu).
Dr. Andrew Doust, Associate Professor, is Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation-IOS grant in the amount of $400,000 for Collaborative Research on the 'Genetic Comparisons of Abscission Zones in Grasses’. Dr. Julie Angle (OSU College of Education) is a co-PI.
Dr. Andrew Doust, Associate Professor, is Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation grant on 'The Genetic Architecture of Tillering in Panicoid Cereals’ totaling $3.2 million. For further details see here.
Dr. Mark Fishbein, Professor, was awarded $303,659 grant from the National Science Foundation-DEB program for Collaborative Research entitled 'Can Hundreds of Unlinked Loci Really Resolve Recent, Rapid Radiations of Plant Species?’ The Role of Chloroplast Gene Expression in Plant Growth and Development.
Dr. William Henley, Professor, has been awarded a one-year grant totaling $12,500 from the National Energy Solutions Institue - Smart Energy Source (NESI-SES) to study 'Feasibility Testing of a Passive Solar and Geothermal Water Circulation and Temperature Control System for Outdoor Algae Cultures'.
Dr. William Henley, Professor, has been awarded a two-year Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Plant Science Program grant totaling $100,000 to study 'Enhanced Lipid Production by Mutant Diatoms in Continuous Culture’.
Dr. David Meinke, Regents Professor, is Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation IOS grant in the amount of $370,333, entitled 'The Role of Chloroplast Gene Expression in Plant Growth and Development’.
Dr. Janette Steets, Associate Professor, is one of six team members on a $1.5 million science education grant to OSU from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The goal is to infuse authentic research experiences into the classroom in the life sciences at OSU. Don French (Integrative Biology) is the project director.
Dr. Ming Yang, Associate Professor, is Principal Investigator on an Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Plant Science Grant for $100,000 to study 'Meiotic suppressors of ask1-1.'