Waksman Funded Projects

Our research spans diverse areas of science with strengths in developmental biology, cell biology, neurobiology, microbiology, protein biochemistry, structural biology, molecular machines, signal transduction, and plant genomics/bioinformatics. Researchers include faculty members, visiting scholars, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and collaborators across the University, at affiliated institutions, and at other research entities. Funding has been provided from various sources including NSF, NIH, USDA, DOE.

 

Here is a list of recently funded projects:

Gallavotti Lab is awarded a collaborative grant on auxin signaling —Oct 20, 2016

Andrea Gallavotti, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Biology at the Waksman Institute, is a Co-PI of a recently awarded five-year collaborative grant. The project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and titled “Genomic and...

Dr. Severinov project earns funding from the Broad Institute —Feb 10, 2016

Konstantin Severinov, professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, Waksman Institute of Microbioilogy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $100,000. The project, titled A...

Dr. Gallavotti earns NSF award for latest research initiative —Sep 14, 2015

Andrea Gallavotti, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Biology at the Waksman Institute, was awarded a five year grant by the National Science Foundation totaling $976,300. The project titled “...

Nickels Awarded $1.2 Million Grant —Sep 09, 2015

Bryce Nickels, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $1,224,500 over four years. The project, titled...

Dismukes Project with Proton Energy Systems —Feb 03, 2015

The proposal titled "Non-Platinum Group Metal OER/ORR Catalysts for Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers" has been recommended by the SBIR and STTR Programs Office within the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science for funding....

Dismukes Project Selected for Competitve Award —Oct 29, 2014

Charles Dismukes has a newly funded 3 year project with Rutgers' the Waksman Institute and Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences (IMCS) in collaboration with Zhejiang University in China...

Dismukes BASF Partnership —Oct 01, 2014

Waksman Investigator G. Charles Dismukes has funded a new project operated under a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Innovation division of the...

Dismukes NSF Grant Award —Oct 01, 2014

The National Science Foundation awarded a 3 year grants to a new Energy project under the direction of Waksman Principal Investor, G. Charles Dismukes. The project aims is to increase stability and efficiency while reducing cost of new solar...

Dr. Dong Receives 5 Year NIH Award —Sep 08, 2014

Juan Dong, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Biology at the Waksman Institute of...

Exploring the Potential of PPR Proteins for the Design of Regulatory Systems for Plastid Transgenes —May 22, 2014

Pal Maliga, Distinguished Professor at the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the Co-Principal Investigator of an award totaling $500,000 ($244,...

Rutgers Gets up to $26 Million Grant to Lead Development of New Antibiotics —Apr 28, 2014

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected infectious disease expert David Perlin, executive director of the Public Health Research...

Dooner Granted $1.9 Million Award —Apr 24, 2014

Hugo Dooner, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Plant Biology at the Waksman...

Rongo Receives $1.8 Million Grant —Apr 02, 2014

Christopher Rongo, professor I in the Department of Genetics at the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is...

Dr. Kim McKim Earns $1.2 Million Grant —Jan 14, 2014

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1,271,000 to Dr. Kim McKim, Principal Investigator at the Waksman Institute, in support of his latest research project "Homolog orientation and segregation in acentrosomal meiosis."

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Dr. Konstantin Severinov Earns $1.2M NIH Grant —Feb 21, 2013

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences - as part of the National Institutes of Health has awarded $1,200,000 to Dr. Konstantin Severinov...

NIH funds Padgett's joint project with MBB's Grant —Jan 31, 2013

Abstract: We expect that our findings will provide unique insight into how trafficking mechanisms influence signaling pathways, and will improve our ability to treat diverse diseases that arise from misregulation of...

NIAID Supports Ebright's Latest Project —Jan 30, 2013

Richard Ebright, Professor II in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the School of Arts and Sciences and laboratory director at the...