Funding

This is a list of successful grant applications from our lab (over $1.4 million since the lab started 4.5 years ago). The list of unsuccessful ones is rather longer.

  • 2013: NSF: PI on Population genetics-based codon models (3 year grant). Mike Gilchrist and Russ Zaretzki are Co-PIs.
  • 2013: Encyclopedia of Life: Reol, an R interface to Encyclopedia of Life data. PI is Barb Banbury, O'Meara is a subcontractor on this
  • 2013: NSF: PI on Phylogeographic Inference using Approximate Likelihoods (3 year grant). Bryan Carstens is Co-PI (only funds to UTK shown)
  • 2012: The iPlant Collaborative: A Cyberinfrastructure-Centered Community for a New Plant Biology. Funding for postdoc and salary for rplant.
  • 2012: Google Summer of Code to a student to work on a project relating to our approximate Bayesian computation comparative method approach
  • 2011: NSF: CoPI on "Historical naming traditions and cryptic speciation bias biodiversity estimates". PI Karen Hughes, Co-PI Ron Petersen.
  • 2011: The iPlant Collaborative: A Cyberinfrastructure-Centered Community for a New Plant Biology. Funding for postdoc and salary for trait evolution work.
  • 2010: The iPlant Collaborative: A Cyberinfrastructure-Centered Community for a New Plant Biology. Funding for postdoc and salary for trait evolution work.
  • 2010: Haines-Morris grant for a 2010-2011 seminar and discussion series on phylogenetics and community ecology, with a special focus on women in science. Grant to the EEB and Microbiology departments (principal organizers Brian O'Meara and Nate Sanders, associate organizers Alison Buchan, Aimee Classen, Brandon Matheny, Steven Wilhelm, Paul Armsworth, and Ben Fitzpatrick). EEB and Microbiology are also contributing to this series.
  • 2010: Google Summer of Code to a student to work on a project putting Brownie into R
  • 2009: Federal stimulus money, administered by the U. of Tennessee, Knoxville, for a 20 MacBook cart for teaching in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department
  • 2008: Google Summer of Code to a student to work on a project making an interactive database viewer for TreeTapper
  • 2007: NESCent postdoctoral fellowship (Funded until Nov. 2009, though left early for a job)
  • 2006: NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • 2005: Center for Biosystematics Research Grant
  • 2005: Center for Population Biology Research Award
  • 2004: Center for Biosystematics Research Grant
  • 2004: Center for Population Biology Research Award
  • 2004: Jastro-Shields Graduate Research Scholarship
  • 2003: Center for Population Biology Research Award
  • 2003: Jastro-Shields Graduate Research Scholarship
  • 2003: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.
  • 2002: Population Biology First Year Fellowship
  • 2002: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention.