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Exploratory / Developmental Research Grants

Superfund Research Program

This funding mechanism encourages new exploratory and developmental research projects by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of projects. The SRP does not currently fund any research under this mechanism, and there are no active or planned solicitations.

Previously Funded Programs:

Cornell University
Molecular Examination of the Identity and Activity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-degrading Microorganisms
Project Leader: Eugene L. Madsen
Funding Period: 2003-2004

Medical University of South Carolina
Microbial Degradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons and PCBs
Project Leader: Harold D. May
Funding Period: 2003-2004

Michigan State University
Probing Microbial Communities: Stable Isotope and RNA/DNA Analyses
Project Leader: James M. Tiedje
Funding Period: 2003-2004

Rutgers University
Molecular Assessment of Hydrocarbon Degradation
Project Leader: Gerben J. Zylstra
Funding Period: 2003-2004

University of California-Davis
Molecular Characterization of Aquifer Microbial Communities Degrading Chemical Mixtures
Project Leader: Kate M. Scow
Funding Period: 2003-2004

University of Idaho
Mining the Soil Metagenome for Novel Biodegradation Genes
Project Leader: Ronald L. Crawford
Funding Period: 2003-2004

University of Minnesota
Isolation and Characterization of PCB Dechlorinators
Project Leader: Paige Novak
Funding Period: 2003-2004