Research Highlights

Examples of BIO Research Highlights published on Research.gov.

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Updated: June 29, 2015


Organized by award year of most recent funding.

2013

Highlight Title
URL BIO Division State, Congressional District Keywords
Visualizing rapid skeletal movements go.usa.gov/3ZcNH DBI Rhode Island District 01, Rhode Island District 02 X-ray, motion, vertebrate, biomechanics, XROMM, 3D
Tiny Caribbean clingfish carries venom go.usa.gov/3ZTh5 IOS Texas District 17 anatomy, fish, vertebrates, function, evolution

2012

Highlight Title URL BIO Division State, Congressional District Keywords
Protecting amphibians from fungus go.usa.gov/3ZcNj DEB California District 13, California District 23 frog, epidemic, fungus, host, outbreak
Mapping cell development one line at a time go.usa.gov/3ZWUz MCB New York District 10 signal, immune, development, disease, medicine, stem cell
A social network for 3-D ecology go.usa.gov/3ZxT4 DBI Maryland District 03 Ecosynth, vegetation, imaging, citizen science, hardware, remote sensing
Mining cellular images go.usa.gov/3ZxTk DBI Massachusetts District 07 software, imaging, cells, algorithms, liver, cancer, disease
Biodiversity as disease defender http://go.usa.gov/3Zxj9 DEB Colorado District 02 parasite, host, amphibian, wetlands, snails, infection
From bioscience to bioeconomy go.usa.gov/3ZYFk MCB Arizona District 09 function, complexity, man-made, systems, health, technology, disease, nanoscale, smart materials, applied
Cultivating future plant genomics researchers go.usa.gov/3ZYe3 IOS Georgia District 10 genetics, diversity, professional development, mentoring, SoyMap, participation
The science behind a flower’s sweet scent go.usa.gov/3ZYem IOS Washington District 7 attraction, reproduction, pollen, pollinator, genetics, bee, crops

2011

Highlight Title
URL BIO Division State, Congressional District Keywords
Surviving white-nose syndrome: How some bats may avoid extinction go.usa.gov/3Z3WR DEB Massachusetts District 07 sociality, host, pathogen, pollinators, agriculture, fungus, infectious disease, EEID
Diagnosing and treating bacterial diseases with a simple cartridge assay go.usa.gov/3ZZnJ MCB Wisconsin District 02 disease, assay, pollution, pollutant, environment, RET, MRSEC, education
iBiology goes behind the science of living things go.usa.gov/3ZZQB MCB Maryland District 08 education, teaching, resources, ASCB, science communication,
The algae pigment shuffle go.usa.gov/3ZcEz DBI California District 15 Postdoctoral Fellowship, photosynthesis, temperature, environment, fluorescence
Pollen over the past millennium go.usa.gov/3ZxTG DBI Massachusetts District 08 database, image, human impact, data, plants, climate, collections
Which plants will survive a warming climate? go.usa.gov/3ZxDe DBI Washington modeling, mathematics, seeds, dispersal, growth, survival, reproduction
Yellowstone ecosystem needs beavers go.usa.gov/3ZYX9 DEB Colorado District 02 habitats, conservation, ecology, wolves, elk, wetlands, management, recovery
From a small weed comes great things go.usa.gov/3ZYNp MCB North Carolina District 01 Arabidopsis, conference, plant, agriculture, genome, professional development, training
The adventures of Bassbot: Robots explain how fishes feed go.usa.gov/3ZYHY DBI Washington District 07 modeling, anatomy, skeleton, muscle, performance
Dynamic activation of protein function go.usa.gov/3ZYFG MCB New Jersey District 06 structure, regulate, regulation, enzyme, E. coli, gene expression, transcription
Protein ‘handshakes’ vital to plant survival go.usa.gov/3ZYFz MCB California District 18, Washington, D.C. environment, regulatory networks, interactions, cellular communication, interactome
A mother’s protective influence: Hormone-mediated maternal effects go.usa.gov/3ZYe9 IOS Michigan District 08 adaptation, climate change, squirrels, food, population, offspring, survival, reproduction