USF Genomics

Grants

John Adams, Ph.D.
Malaria

Lindsey Shaw, Ph.D.
ESKAPE pathogens

Thomas Unnasch, Ph.D.
Onchocerciasis and Filariasis

Maureen Groer, Ph.D., MSN
Microbiome Studies

Amy Alman, Ph.D.
Epidemiology and oral microbiome studies

Stephen Liggett, M.D.
Drug discovery and personalized medicine

Kathleen Scott, Ph.D.
Autotrophic Organisms

Larry Dishaw, Ph.D.
Comparative Immunity & Phylogeny

Lynn Martin, Ph.D.
Ecoimmunology

Jason Rohr, Ph.D.
Ecology and infectious disease

Mya Brietbart Ph.D.
Virology

Rays Jiang, Ph.D.
Systems Biology

Thao “Tina” Ho
Microbiome Studies

John Adams

Immunological characterization of the Plasmodium vivax Duffy Binding Protein
NIH/NIAID/R01AI064478

A large-scale transposon mutagenesis screen of Plasmodium falciparum
NIH/NIAID/R01AI094973

Chemogenomic Profiling of Plasmodium Falciparum Drug Responses and Resistance
NIH/NIAID/R01AI117017

B Cell Epitope Mapping of Viral and Parasitic Antigens
Washington University/NIAID/HHSN272201400018C

Long-term Continuous Culture of Plasmodium Vivax Blood Stages
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/OPP1023643

3D Microfluidic Human Liver Models for Malaria Drugs
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/OPP1023601


Lindsey Shaw

Exploring the Influence of an Intracellular Aminopeptidase on Staphylococcus Aureus Virulence
NIH/NIAID/R21AI109389


Thomas Unnasch

Community-Directed Vector Control to Enhance Mass Drug Administration for Onchocerciasis Elimination in Africa
NIH/NIAID/R01AI123245  

Functional Interplay Between Brugia and its Wolbachia Symbiont
NIH/NIAID/R56AI118936


Maureen Groer

The Premature Infant Microbiome: Biological, Behavioral and Health Outcomes at 2 and 4 Years of Age
NIH/NINR/R01NR015446


Amy Alman

Epicardial Fat and Inflammatory Mediators in the Excess Risk of Coronary Artery Calcification Among Women with Type 1 Diabetes
American Diabetes Association/7-13-CE-02


Stephen Liggett

Molecular Properties of B-Adrenergic Receptors in Asthma
NIH/NHLBI/R01HL045967

Airway Smooth Muscle Bitter Taste Receptors as Targets for Novel Bronchodilators
NIH/NHLBI/P01HL114471


Kathleen Scott

UNS: A Novel Algal-Bacterial Shortcut Nitrogen Removal Process for Wastewater Treatment
NSF/IOS1511439

Environmental and internal influences on the activities of the Calvin- and reductive citric acid cycles in hydrothermal vent symbiosis Riftia pachyptila
NSF/CBET1257532


Larry Dishaw

Role of Phages in Structuring Bacterial Communities: Ciona Intestinalis as a Model Organism
NSF/IOS1456301

The Premature Infant Microbiome: Biological, Behavioral and Health Outcomes at 2 and 4 Years of Age
NIH/NINR/R01NR015446

The Gut Microbiome in Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation

The Microbiome and Metatranscriptome in Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Humoral Immunodeficiency
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation

Do Changes in Children’s Microbiome Following an 8 week, Community-Based, Weight management Program (fit4allkids) Correlate with Clinical Outcome?
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation


Lynn Martin

Stress hormone effects on disease resistance, tolerance and transmission
NSF/IOS1257773


Jason Rohr

Effects of Agricultural Expansion and Intensification on Infections
NIH/FIC/R01TW010286

Effects of temperature on vector-borne disease transmission: integrating theory with empirical data
NSF/DEB/1518681

EID Disease in Complex Communities: How Multi-Host Multi-Pathogen Interactions Drive Infection Dynamics
NIH/NIGMS/R01GM109499

The Influence of Temporal and Spatial Scales on Drivers of Host-Parasite Interactions
NSF/EF/1241889

Training the Next Generation of Under-Represented and Cross-Disciplinary Scholars at the Frontiers of Agricultural Sustainability and Biosecurity
USDA/NIFA/2012-38420-30195


Mya Brietbart

Coastal SEES Collaborative Research: Integration of human behavior and perception into a risk-based microbial water quality management approach
NSF/OCE/1566562

Collaborative Research: AToL: ACCESS DNA viruses: A Comprehensive survey of Circular Eukaryotic Single-Stranded DNA viruses in Invertebrates and Fungi
NSF/DEB/1239976

Deciphering the ecology of aquatic single-stranded DNA phages (Microviridae/Gokushovirinae)
NSF/DEB/1555854

Role of Phages in Structuring Bacterial Communities: Ciona Intestinalis as a Model Organism
NSF/IOS1456301

Egg and Larval Barcoding for GULF DEPM Stock Assessments
Florida Institute of Oceanography


Rays Jiang

Chemogenomic Profiling of Plasmodium Falciparum Drug Responses and Resistance
NIH/NIAID/R01AI117017

Targeting Mutant KRas for Cancer Therapy
NIH/NCI/R35CA197731

3D Microfluidic Human Liver Models for Malaria Drugs
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/OPP1023601

Exploring Third Generation Sequencing Technology for Malaria Genomics
New Investigator Research Award of USF


Thao “Tina” Ho

Intestinal Microbiota Development in Relation to Nutritional Status in Preterm Infants. 
Carle Illinois Collaborative Research Seed Proposal Program

The Effect of Packed Red Blood Cell Transfusions on Intestinal Inflammation in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. 
The Gerber Foundation