Grants

Suzanne Fredericq

Grants and Research Support

2017. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research: ARTS: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy, NSF DEB, $6,250

2016. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research: ARTS: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy, NSF DEB, $6,250

2015. Fredericq S. Collaborative Research: ARTS: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy, NSF DEB, $86,845 to SF, 2015-2018 (total: $605,761; Collin R., PI, + 4 other co-PIs).

2015. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research, RedToL - phylogenetic and genomic approaches to reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($12,500).

2015. Fredericq S. & K. Clinton, PIs. A biodiversity study of red and green marine macroalgae emerging from rhodoliths collected offshore the Gulf of Mexico, SURE/LA EPSCoR (for undergrad student Kailee Clinton) ($4,500)

2014. Pilot study for innovative explorations of algal community diversity associated with the rhodolith ecosystem in the NW Gulf of Mexico, LA BOR/EPScOR ($9,000).

2014. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research, RedToL - phylogenetic and genomic approaches to reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($12,500).

2013. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine algal diversity of southern Central America ($6,250).

2013. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research, RedToL - phylogenetic and genomic approaches to reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($12,500).

2012. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. Collaborative Research, RedToL - phylogenetic and genomic approaches to reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($7,500).

2012. NSF DEB Systematic Biology REU suppl. RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine algal diversity of southern Central America ($7,500).

2011-2014. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative GoMRI-I, CWC Consortium: The effects of the Macondo oil spill on coastal ecosystems. (D.L. Felder & S. Fredericq) ($644,939).

2011. NSF Systematic Biology REU: RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine Algal Diversity of Southern Central America ($7,500).

2011. NSF DEB: REU Collaborative Research, RedToL - Phylogenetic and Genomic Approaches to Reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($7,500)

2011-2014.  Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-I. Consortium LUMCON: The effects of the Macondo oil spill on coastal ecosystems. (D.L. Felder & S. Fredericq, PIs) ($644,939)

2011. Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-III. Stop-gap Sampling to Assess the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Macroalgae and Macrocrustaceans in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (S. Fredericq & D.L. Felder, PIs) ($93,093)

2011. NSF Systematic Biology REU: RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine Algal Diversity of Southern Central America ($7,500).

2011. NSF DEB: REU Collaborative Research, RedToL - Phylogenetic and Genomic Approaches to Reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. Lopez & S. Fredericq) ($7,500)

2010-2011. NSF Systematic Biology DEB-1045690. RAPID: Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon crude oil spill on the diversity of macroalgae and macrocrustaceans inhabiting deepwater hard banks in the NW, NE and SE Gulf of Mexico  (S. Fredericq & D. Felder, Co-PIs) ($185,608).

2010. NSF Systematic Biology REU: RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine Algal Diversity of Southern Central America ($7,500).

2010. NSF Systematic Biology. REU Collaborative Research, RedToL - Phylogenetic and Genomic Approaches to Reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life ($7,500).

2009-2012. NSF Systematic Biology.  DEB-0919508Systematics of the Peyssonneliaceae (Peyssonneliales), a family of crustose marine red algae  ($401,411).

2009-2013. NSF DEB-Assembling the Tree of Life. DEB-0937978. Collaborative Research, RedToL.  Phylogenetic and Genomic Approaches to Reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophyta) Tree of Life (J. López-Bautista, S. Fredericq & M. Hommersand, Co-PI) (UL portion: $32,000).

2008-2011. NSF BS&I. DEB-0743024. Collaborative proposal: Marine algal diversity of southern central America (B. Wysor, W. Freshwater, S. Fredericq, J. Norris, Co-PI); UL portion: $120,380).

2008-2009. NSF Pan American Advanced Studies Institutes Program. OISE-0819205PASI: Advanced tropical phycology: integrating modern and traditional techniques to the study of tropical algae (R. Collin, B. Wysor & S. Fredericq, Co-PI) ($80,015 total).

2008. Smithsonian Institution,Washington D.C. MSN Workshop: Taxonomy, phylogeny, and DNA barcoding of Bocas del Toro seaweeds (Collin R., B. Wysor, W. Freshwater, S. Fredericq, J. Norris & L.Weigt, Co-PI) ($18,400 total).

2008. LBOR (equipment grant). Molecular methods in oceanographic research at UL Lafayette (A. Chistoserdov, J. Neigel, S. Fredericq, P. Klerks, S. France & H. Rick, Co-PI) ($59,000 total).

2007. Smithsonian Institution, Bocas del Toro, Panama.  Invited Barcoding Workhop Participant ($2,000).

2005. NSF-Systematic Biology PEET program: REU Supplement to #6417049 ($8,450).

2006. ITIS/NOAA.  A revised checklist of Gulf of Mexico seaweeds (S. Fredericq, D. Krayesky & J. Norris) ($31,900).

2006. REU Supplement to NSF DEB-0315995 (S. Fredericq & D.L. Felder, Co-PIs) ($12,000).

2006. Smithsonian Institution Twin Cays, Belize Program: Ceramiales from Twin Cays ($1,800).

2003-2006. USGS: Tampa Bay grant. Characterization of epiphytes and drift algae ($89,648).  

2004-2005. Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Systematic and phylogenetic investigations of red algal seagrass epiphytes in the vicinity of Fort Pierce, Florida (J.N. Norris & S. Fredericq Co-PIs). ($12,314).

2003-2006. NSF Biodiversity Surveys & Inventories. DEB-0315995. A survey of the deep bank marine macroalgae and macrocrustaceans in the Gulf of Mexico (S. Fredericq & D.L. Felder, Co-PIs) ($453,369, including REU: $476, 740).

2003-2008. NSF Systematic Biology PEET Program. DEB-0328491. Monographic research and phylogenetic investigations of the Ceramiales (Rhodophyta). (S. Fredericq, M.H. Hommersand, D.W. Freshwater & J.N. Norris) ($749,844).

2002. USGS Tampa Bay pilot grant. Seagrass epiphytes and drift algae: indicator species for the health of seagrass beds ($19,648).

2001. NOAA 2001 NURC/UNCW. Assessing macroalgal biodiversity and biogeographic patterns in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico hard bank communities ($3,000).

 2001. USGS Tampa Bay pilot grant. Characterization of epiphytes and drift algae on seagrasses ($11,646).

2000-2001. NOAA-NURC 2000 Program. Assessing macro-algal biodiversity and biogeographic patterns in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico Hard Bank communities ($30,000).

 2000-2001. Louisiana Board of Regents: Enhancement Program.  Acquisition of an ABI 377 Automated DNA Sequencer to Enhance the Research and Training Programs in Evolutionary Biology (Fredericq, PI; Schmidhauser, Neigel, Chlan & Leberg. Co-PIs) ($125,277).

2000. Louisiana Board of Regents EPSCor /NSF Travel Grant for Emerging Faculty Program. Travel grant to present Symposium talk during the 54th Annual Phycological Society of America Meeting, San Diego, CA, 16-19 July 2000 ($1,000).

 2000. NOAA/Marine Sanctuaries Division: Sustainable Seas Expedition. Proposal to participate in Florida Middle Grounds Cruise, Sustainable Seas Expedition. August 2000 (Ship time/on board expenses).

2000.-2001. Minerals Management Service Coastal Marine Institute (CMI) at LSU. Characterization of marine algae on CMI study platforms: Preliminary assessment of algal natural products sources (R. Chapman & S. Fredericq, Co-PIs) ($58,450 to SF).

1999-2002. National Science Foundation, Systematic Biology Program.  Systematics of the marine red algal family Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on morphological and molecular evidence ($190,000).

1999. Louisiana Board of Regents EPSCor /NSF Travel Grant for Emerging Faculty Program. Travel grant to present invited symposium talk during XVIth International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, MI, 1-7 Aug. 1999 ($1,000).

1999-2000. Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund: Research & Development. Characterization of a family of marine red algae based on multiple datasets ($37,000).

1999. USL STEP Committee Technology Fee Application. Purchase of an automated DNA sequencer to enhance the training and instruction of USL biology, microbiology, chemistry, nursing, anthropology and criminal justice students ($113,500).

1998. USL instructional improvement mini-grant.  Purchase of a Stylus 800 inkjet printer and accessories to improve the instruction of introductory biology lectures ($400).

1997-1999. Louisiana Board of Regents Support Fund: Research and Development. Phylogeny, systematics and biogeography of the marine red algae ($105,000).

1997-2000. U.S. Department of Energy DOE-EETAP. Assessing long-term regional and global impacts from production, transport and use of fossil fuels: impacts of warming, hypoxia and habitat perturbation on diversity of endemized assemblages in coastal marine habitats of the northern Gulf of Mexico (Felder, PI/PD; Neigel, Fredericq & Rabalais, Co-PIs) ($1,477,128).

1997. Louisiana Board of Regents: Enhancement.  An automated DNA sequencing facility for enhancing the research and training programs in evolutionary biology (Fredericq, PI/PD; Schmidhauser, Neigel, Chlan & Leberg, co-PIs) ($19,900).

1997. University of Southwestern Louisiana Research Award. Studies in the phylogeny of two families of marine red algae ($3,900).

1996. Univ. of São Paulo, Brasil, and Brasilian Phycological Society.  Phylogeny, Systematics and Biogeography of Marine Red Algae (travel/all expenses).

1995-1996. Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants. Phylogenetic Systematics of the Gigartinales.

1995. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Fort Pierce, Florida. Marine Algae from the Lesser Antilles.  Expedition on board the R/V Sea Diver (travel/all ship board expenses).

1995. Instituto Politechnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico. Marine algae from Pacific Tropical Mexico (travel/fieldwork).

1994. International Phycological Society grant and A.W. Mellon Fund grant, Duke University. Participation in Fifth International Phycological Congress, Qingdao, China (travel, registration),

1993-1994.A.W. Mellon Fund grants, Duke University. Systematics of red algae. Purchase of supplies for molecular studies.

1993. XVth International Botanical Congress Grant. Participation in Botanical Congress, Yokohama, Japan.

1993. Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH).  Phyllophoraceae from Antarctica. Base Frei, King George I., S. Shetland Isls, Antarctic Peninsula (M.E. Ramírez & S. Fredericq Co-PI's) (travel/fieldwork).

1993. A.W. Mellon Fund grant, Duke University. Marine Algae from Chile and Antarctica (travel grant).

1993-1994. Two Taiwan Ocean University grants. Marine algae from Taiwan (travel/fieldwork).

1990. Smithsonian Research opportunity Fund Award. Marine algae from Guadeloupe, French West Indies (fieldwork/travel).

1990. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Division of Biomedical Research, Fort Pierce, FL. Marine algae from the Azores, Madeira, Selvage Isls and Canary Isls. Expedition on board the R/V Sea Diver (travel/field work/all ship board expenses).

1989. Smithsonian Institution, NMNH. Marine Algae from Aldabra Atoll and Mahi (Republic of Seychelles, Indian Ocean). Aldabra Expedition (travel/fieldwork).

1988. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School. Six month On-Campus Dissertation Fellowship .

1984. California Seagrant Program . Marine Algae from Guam (travel/fieldwork).

1983. Smithsonian Graduate Summer Fellowship. Gracilariaceae from Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. 

1983. Coral Reef Program grant (IMSWE and SWAMP), National Museum of Natural History. Marine macroalgae from Carrie Bow Cay, Belize: Winter Marine Botany Project (Fieldwork/travel).

1983. Department of Paleobiology, NMNH. Turf algae from Mayaguana, Bahamas.  Expedition on board of the R/V Marsys Resolute (travel/field work/all ship board expenses).

1982. Coral Reef Program grant (IMSWE and SWAMP), National Museum of Natural History. Marine macroalgae from Carrie Bow Cay, Belize: Spring Marine Botany Project (fieldwork/travel expenses)

1977. Nationaal Ministerie voor Culturele Opvoeding (Belgium).  Fellowship to attend Invertebrate Zoology course at Science Institute, Roscoff, France (fieldwork/summer course).

1975. Weizmann Institute Fellowship, Rehovot, Israel.  Immunology and Marine Biology in Eilat, Israel (summer course/travel/fieldwork).

 

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