Navigation Links
NSF awards 'Life in Transition' grants to University of Oklahoma professors
Date:10/22/2009

an important role in the environmental life cycle of these compounds, especially, in the context of the ecological impact of oil spills.

From an industrial standpoint, oil companies desire to learn more about alkane degrading bacteria and how to monitor microbial communities because of their involvement in the biocorrosion of pipelines and reservoir souring. Furthermore, there is significant interest in the treatmentof detrimental paraffin deposition (long-chain alkanes) in pipelines and on hydrocarbon extraction equipment. Callaghan hypothesizes that anaerobic microorganisms might be able to degrade paraffins via mechanisms similar to those observed for shorter alkanes.

This research looks at the biochemistry and genetics of the sulfate-reducing bacteria involved in anaerobic alkane degradation via a combination of metagenomics, transcriptomics and metabolite profiling. Callaghan received $725,000 for the three-year project and will collaborate with Boris Wawrik and Joseph Suflita, professors in the OU botany and microbiology department.

The NSF biological sciences directorate awarded 61 grants totaling $26 million to university researchers in the United States to foster transformative advances across diverse fields.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. New research examining essential drugs, emerging botanicals supported by USP Awards
2. Research with wood ducks earns graduate student 2 national awards
3. National Science Foundation awards grant to Oklahoma structural biology group
4. National Science Foundations awards grant to Oklahoma structural biology group
5. EPA awards competitive grants for students to design sustainable technologies that help environment and economy
6. NHLBI awards $11 million for molecular roadmap to chronic lung diseases
7. NOAA awards funds to improve toxic algal bloom predictions in the Western Gulf of Mexico
8. International Rett Syndrome Foundation awards $2M for cutting-edge Rett syndrome research
9. Academies announce winners of 2009 Communication Awards
10. Siebel Foundation awards top UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students
11. WPI receives $1.3 million in federal awards for ongoing research in the life sciences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2015)... June 22, 2015 ... addition of the "Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market ... and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to ... analysis of the global body-worn temperature sensors market. ... segmented on the basis of types, care setting, ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... HILDEN , Deutschland und GERMANTOWN, Maryland ... Investigator ®   Produktlinie mit ... QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime ... neue STR-Testkits der Produktlinie Investigator ... DNA-Spuren in den Markt eingeführt. Die neuen Kits zur ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... 16, 2015  With the increasing number and severity ... top concern. The recent compromise of Federal employee ... strong authentication within government agencies. HYPR Corp. ... password (OTP) authenticator, has been submitted for testing and ... 3 validation for tamper proofing. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis 2QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 2QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 3QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 4QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 5QIAGEN bringt in den USA neue Kits für die forensische DNA-Analyse auf den Markt 6Government Ready Biometric Security Approaching as HYPR Corp. Files FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validation for Its Proprietary Biometric Token 2Government Ready Biometric Security Approaching as HYPR Corp. Files FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validation for Its Proprietary Biometric Token 3
... prepping for a hurricane, the bacterium Bacillus subtilis ... times. In a new study, scientists at Rice University and ... B. subtilis to begin preparing for survival, even ... down" and withdraw into a hardened spore. The new ...
... development, can become all of the different cell types of ... injection. An estimated 17 million people die from cardiovascular ... are still among the most frequent causes of death in ... is the closure of a coronary artery that supplies blood ...
... known as pteropods living in the seas around Antarctica ... study published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience ... for fish and birds and play an important role in ... in 2008, researchers from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the ...
Cached Biology News:Deciphering bacterial doomsday decisions 2Deciphering bacterial doomsday decisions 3A novel therapeutic advancement in the search for heart muscle progenitor cells 2A novel therapeutic advancement in the search for heart muscle progenitor cells 3A novel therapeutic advancement in the search for heart muscle progenitor cells 4First evidence of ocean acidification affecting live marine creatures in the Southern Ocean 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015  Axovant Sciences Ltd. ... on the treatment of dementia, today announced that ... July 22 at 5:45 p.m. EDT following its ... Association International Conference 2015 (AAIC). ... , Dr. Lawrence Friedhoff , Chief ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 2015 InferMed , ... will augment ... clinical s olutions suite   Elsevier ... products and services, announced today the acquisition of  InferMed , ... technology company. InferMed,s Arezzo technology supports clinicians in ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 1, 2015  UCB, a multinational biopharmaceutical company, ... leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business ... recognition of their close collaboration in driving transformation ... business services (GBS) finance organization. The ... that work together effectively to embrace the innovative ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix") (TSX:RVX) announced today that ... approved the resolutions relating to: (i) a private ... at a price of $2.67 per unit (the ... one common share and 0.075358 common share purchase ... and (ii) the amendment to Resverlogix,s articles to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Axovant Sciences To Host Investor Briefing And Live Webcast During AAIC 2015 Meeting 2Axovant Sciences To Host Investor Briefing And Live Webcast During AAIC 2015 Meeting 3Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 2Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 3Elsevier Acquires InferMed, Provider of Clinical Decision Support Technology 4UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 2UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 3UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 4UCB and Genpact Receive Aecus Innovation Award for Success in Global Business Services 5Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 2Resverlogix Corp. Shareholders Approve Matters Relating to Licensing and Equity Arrangement 3
... SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18 Volcano Corporation,(Nasdaq: ... ultrasound (IVUS) and,functional measurement (FM) products designed ... and structural heart disease, announced today that ... CardioSpectra, Inc., CardioSpectra is a privately-held ...
... Panacea Pharmaceuticals, lung,cancer diagnostic test, LC Detect(SM), ... Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2007 (Due to ... browser:, http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/top10/article/0,30583,1686204_1686252_1690390, ,00.html) LC Detect(SM) is a ... lung cancer, even among individuals with early-stage ...
... ActivBiotics, Inc. today,announced that following a review of ... peripheral arterial disease patients, the,Company is selling all or ... through an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors, process. ... CPA (see contact details,below). The bidding for the assets, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Volcano Announces Closing of CardioSpectra Acquisition 2Volcano Announces Closing of CardioSpectra Acquisition 3Panacea Pharmaceuticals' Lung Cancer Diagnostic Test, LC Detect(SM), Named One of Time Magazine's Ten Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2007 2Panacea Pharmaceuticals' Lung Cancer Diagnostic Test, LC Detect(SM), Named One of Time Magazine's Ten Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2007 3Panacea Pharmaceuticals' Lung Cancer Diagnostic Test, LC Detect(SM), Named One of Time Magazine's Ten Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2007 4ActivBiotics Sells Proprietary Assets, Including Drug Product Candidates 2ActivBiotics Sells Proprietary Assets, Including Drug Product Candidates 3
... preactivated with carbonyl diimidazole chemistry that covalently ... PS10 array contains the same binding chemistry ... an updated hydrophobic barrier coating. These arrays ... diameter spots spatially compatible with one column ...
...
... polyclonal to Decorin ( Abpromise ... Antigen: Synthetic peptide: IGPEVPDDRDFEPS ... acids 6-19 of Human Decorin (fragment ... proteoglycan II). Entrez ...
... Programmable and Digital Orbital Shaker. Our durable, rugged ... make every day use even easier. This advanced ... to 4 different programs. Its easy recall function ... the VSOS-4P has a pulse operation for a ...
Biology Products: