External Funding Activity: Funded Proposals

  • 2006 NSF grant (DBI-0619476) “Acquisition of a liquid chromatography mass spectrometer for biochemical and environmental Analysis” ($369,996, Co-PI, TTU).
  • 2008 NSF-MRI (0821057) “Acquisition of a Microarray Scanner and Real-Time PCR System for Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching in an Undergraduate College Setting” ($ 87,250, Co-PI).
  • 2009 NSF-MRI (0922941) “Acquisition of a Microscopy Core System” ($184,188, Co-PI).
  • 2010 NSF-MRI (0951711) “Acquisition of a Benchtop Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga” ($151,938, Co-PI).
  • 2012 ACS-CIG “Chemistry in the underprivileged regions of Chattanooga” ($400, UTC ACS Student Affiliation/Chemistry Club Advisor).
  • 2012 ACS-National Meeting ACS Travel Award “Photoinduced-DNA cleavage activity of rhodium complexes” ($300, Research Advisor; Student, Ashley Cardenal).

 External Funding Activity-Pending or recommended for funding but not funded.

  • 2016 NSF-MRI (1625675) “Acquisition of a High Resolution Accurate Mass QTOF-LC Mass” ($392,735, PI, Recommended for funding by NSF Panel but not funded).
  • 2017 NSF-MRI (1725527) “Acquisition of a High Resolution Accurate Mass QTOF-LC Mass” ($392,587, PI, Recommended for funding by NSF Panel but not funded).
  • 2017 NSF-REU “ICompBio - Engaging Undergraduates in Interdisciplinary Computing for Biological Research” ($359,484, Senior personnel, pending).
  • 2018 NSF-MRI “Acquisition of a High Resolution Accurate Mass QTOF-LC Mass” (PI, To be submitted).

 External Funding Activity-Not funded.

  • 2016 NSF-MRI (1625675) “Acquisition of a High Resolution Accurate Mass QTOF-LC Mass” ($392,735, PI, Recommended for funding by NSF Panel but not funded).
  • 2007 Dreyfus “Protein modifications by the metabolites of benzene and substituted benzenes” ($30,000, PI).
  • 2008 Research Corporation “Ribonuclease Modification Induced by Substituted Benzoquinones and Hydroquinones” ($78,102, PI).
  • 2008 Research Corporation “Ribonuclease Modification Induced by Substituted Benzoquinones and Hydroquinones” ($54,936, PI).
  • 2008 NIH “Studies of protein modification induced by PAH quinones” ($150,000, PI).
  • 2009 Research Corporation “Studying the biological activity of PAH quinones using diverse fluorescence techniques” ($35,000, PI).
  • 2011 NSF-MRI (1126189) “Acquisition of a UV-Vis-Near IR Spectrofluorometer with Stopped-Flow and Fluorescence Lifetime Capabilities” ($133,314, Co-PI).
  • 2013 NIH “In-depth analysis of e-cigarette filling solutions and their biological implications” ($150,000, Co-PI).
  • 2013 NSF-RUI (1305696) “Lysozyme modifications induced by substituted benzoquinones” ($223,105, PI).

 Internally Funded Proposals:

  • 2007 UTC Faculty Research Grant “Investigating RNase Modification Induced by Substituted Benzoquinones and Hydroquinones” ($3,000, PI).
  • 2008 UT Foundation Strategic Initiative Grant “Biological Roles of Substituted Benzoquinones and Hydroquinones” ($25,000, PI).
  • 2010 Wheeler Research Fund “Ribonuclease A Modification Induced by the Substituted Benzoquinones” ($10,000, PI).
  • 2016 Wheeler Research Fund “Correlation study of odor intensity and chemico-biological behavior of odorous quinones” ($10,000, PI).

Internally Funded Provost Student Research Award:

Year

Role

Title

Amount

2017

Advisor

Student: Neethu Kurien
SDS-PAGE Analysis of Naphthoquinone-Induced Protein Modification and the Effect of pH

$1,000

2014

Advisor

Student: Hendrik Greve
Fluorescence Studies of the Modification of Lysozyme by 2-Chloro-1,4-Benzoquinone

$1,000

2014

Advisor

Student: Michelle Smith

Ribonuclease A Modification Induced by 2-Hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone

$1,000

2013

Advisor

Student: Hendrik Greve
Fluorescence Studies on the interaction of {Ir(9S3)Cl3] with DNA

$1,000

2012

Advisor

Student: Anna Zyglewska

Electrophoretic Analysis of LysozymeModified by Chloro-benzoquinone

$1,000

2012

Advisor

Student: Ashley Cardenal

1,4-Benzoquinone: A Potential Link to Disease

$1,000

2012

Advisor

Student: Chris Cho

Fluorescence Studies on DNA Binding of [Rh(9S3)Cl₃]

$1,000

2011

Advisor

Student: Chris Cho

Kinetic Studies on the Reactions of Naphthoquinones   and Amino Acids

$1,000

2011

Advisor

Student: Ashley Cardenal

The Biological Effect of PAH Quinones on Escherichia Coli

$1,000

2009

Advisor

Student: Min Kang

Investigating the Kinetics of   Amino Acid Modification Induced by para-Benzoquinone Using UV-Vis   Spectroscopy

$700

2009

Advisor

Student: Albert Vaughn

Monitoring Ribonuclease A (RNase A) Modification   Induced by 2-Chlorobenzoquinone Using Electrophoretic Technique

$700

2008

Advisor

Student: Caitlin Redman

Studies of Ribonuclease   Modification Induced by p-Benzoquinone   Using UV/Vis Spectroscopy

$850

2008

Advisor

Student: Steve Ledford

Studies of Ribonuclease   Modification Induced by Methyl para-Benzoquinone Using Electrophoresis   Technique

$850

2008

Advisor

Student: Albert Vaughn

Methodology Development for   the Synthesis of a DNA Binding Agent Using an Amide Coupling Approach

$850