Navigation Links
NOAA awards $22.5 million to Harbor Branch/FAU and UNCW for new cooperative institute
Date:5/12/2009

with NOAA for many years. This partnership provides us with even greater opportunities to leverage the leadership, innovation and ocean research expertise of UNCW's Center for Marine Science and FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to support areas of NOAA interest."

Dr. Shirley A. Pomponi from HBOI/FAU will serve as the executive director and co-principal investigator of the institute and Dr. Daniel Baden from UNCW will serve as the managing director and co-principal investigator. Baden is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Marine Sciences and director of the UNCW Center for Marine Science, home to 35 faculty members who collaborate to foster a multidisciplinary approach to questions in basic marine research. Pomponi has been with HBOI since 1984, most recently as the executive director. She has been instrumental in the institution's drug discovery program and has led numerous research expeditions.

"We are extremely proud of the contributions and research expertise of these exceptional scientists from FAU and UNCW," said Pritchett. "This was a highly competitive national award and thanks to their efforts and commitment, our two organizations, working together with our partners, will be in the forefront of ocean exploration and helping to advance products and tools that enhance NOAA's operational mission."

Collaboration on this joint effort with FAU and UNCW started with a serendipitous, initial dialogue between Pritchett and McFarland, who were former colleagues at Auburn University. The two co-principal investigators also have a long history, having been graduate students together at the University of Miami in the 1970s; Pomponi at RSMAS, and Baden at the School of Medicine. UNCW and FAU brainstormed and explored the possibility of pursuing this important project jointly. As a result, the proposal submitted by FAU and UNCW was selected from among a pool of top contenders to spearhead the institute.

'/>"/>
Contact: Gisele Galoustian
ggaloust@fau.edu
561-297-2010
Florida Atlantic University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. NIH grants $122 million in Institutional Development Awards
2. March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy
3. 6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards
4. Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation
5. CFI awards $854,098 to University of Montreal and partners
6. Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation
7. AIUM Presents 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards
8. AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards
9. U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin Six-year Contract Worth Up to $72 Million for Advanced Display Systems Support
10. DOE awards UGA $3.1 million to support complex carbohydrate study nationwide
11. Empire State Stem Cell Board awards $12.7 million to Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... take a healthy salad up a level by growing ... in leafy greens. , "In the long run, one ... the salad or making a pill from the plant ... at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and leader ... cancer organization is funding the research with a three-year, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... of moorland burning is published today in the first ... of relieving tensions on both sides of the grouse ... Moorland Burning on the Ecohydrology of River basins) project ... practised predominantly to support red grouse populations for gun ... chemistry and physical properties, river water chemistry and river ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... WASHINGTON, D.C., September 30, 2014--Sea monkeys have captured the ... of their easily observable life cycle -- sold as ... and mate given little more than a tank of ... a shorter-term pattern: Like other zooplankton, brine shrimp vertically ... conditions, coming closer to the surface at night and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists wield plant viruses against deadly human disease 2Scientists wield plant viruses against deadly human disease 3Grouse moor burning causes widespread environmental changes 2Laser-guided sea monkeys show how zooplankton migrations may affect global ocean currents 2
... responses, including insect outbreaks, wildfire, and forest dieback, may ... plants and animals. The U.S. Geological Survey ... warming world on "ecological thresholds" in North America. The ... Science Program and authored by a team of federal ...
... happening at a greater rate than other places in ... in the future. As a result, glacier and ... rise can be expected to continue. A new ... the first time the pervasive nature of Arctic climate ...
... epidemica (NE) has been linked to increases in the ... increased seedcrop production by broadleaf trees. Research published in ... Geographics links outbreaks of this rodent-borne disease to ... from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Belgium,s ...
Cached Biology News:Arctic heats up more than other places 2Global warming linked to European viral epidemic 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... 30, 2014 In response to ... to address sales, training and consumer engagement challenges, ... innovative mobile applications to turn their clients’ visions ... latest customized mobile app creations, are now featured ... In partnership with Toyota, StudioPMG created a robust ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... TeselaGen Biotechnology has received ... expand their bioCAD/CAM software suite, which uses synthetic ... Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant will be ... license from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. j5 was ... LBNL laboratory that develops alternative fuel technologies for the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... is available in German . ... several quantum dots in a semiconductor layer. Quantum dots are ... atomic processes. If a short laser pulse is fired at ... quantum dot experiences a change in the electromagnetic field around ... emission of light by the dot. As soon as the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets ... Review - 2014, provides an overview of the ... focus. This report provides comprehensive information on ... Biotechnology, LLC,s, complete with comparative analysis at various ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Digital Agency Studio PMG Launches New Case Studies on Website 2TeselaGen Receives $750k NSF SBIR Phase II Award 2TeselaGen Receives $750k NSF SBIR Phase II Award 3Ultrafast remote switching of light emission 2Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 2Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 3
... BioSpace launched the ... showcasing biotechnological, pharmaceutical and medical device companies ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040907/CLTU006LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040907/CLTU006LOGO) ... organizations within Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana ...
... Ridge Diagnostics, Inc., a neurodiagnostic company, announced that ... proprietary blood test for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)  will ... Acceptance and Utility of a Multianalyte Biomarker Panel for ... The blood test, for the first time,  provides clinicians ...
... the second year in a row, a pair of ... Manufacturing Design Competition held by the American Society of ... Casey Hoffman and Jaron Kuppers won top honors in ... Elastomeric Tooling (SET) process. The SET process offers a ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioSpace Highlights the Northwest's Growing Life Science Region 2Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Presents Clinical Data on Blood Test for Depression at U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2Rensselaer mechanical engineers win first place at ASME student manufacturing design competition 2Rensselaer mechanical engineers win first place at ASME student manufacturing design competition 3Rensselaer mechanical engineers win first place at ASME student manufacturing design competition 4