2012 ARC grant success

Friday 23 November 2012
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Staff of RSB have been awarded eleven ARC Discovery Grants, two LIEF (Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities) grants and four DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) Fellowships. The details of the grants are shown below, with RSB staff in bold.
 

DISCOVERY GRANTS

Adrienne Hardham; David Jones; Peter Dodds; Jeffrey Ellis
Molecular basis of rust infection and host plant resistance
$540,000

Christopher Bull; David Gordon; Stephanie Godfrey; Andrew Sih
What drives parasite spread through social networks: lessons from lizards
$535,000

Anthony Millar; Peter Waterhouse; Christopher Helliwell
The use of molecular sponges to inhibit small Ribonucleic acid activity in plants
$490,000

Benjamin Phillips; Craig Moritz
Peripheral isolates as hotbeds of adaptive diversity
$485,000

Dean Price; Murray Badger
New approaches to unravelling post-translational controls operating on the cyanobacterial carbon dioxide concentrating mechanism
$465,000

Owen Atkin; Patrick Meir; Matthew Turnbull; Stephen Sitch; Kevin Griffin; Vaughan Hurry
Disentangling climate and evolutionary controls over the temperature dependence of leaf respiration
$460,000

Spencer Whitney
Exploring the catalytic role of the Rubisco small subunit: a new target for improving carbon dioxide-fixation in plants
$390,000

Helen O'Neill
Microenvironments which support extramedullary hematopoiesis
$390,000

Christopher Cazzonelli; Barry Pogson; Asaph Aharoni
The hunt for Ribonucleic Acid riboswitches and genetic sensors of metabolic flux in plants
$375,000

Michael Crisp; Lyn Cook 
Evolution of Australia's globally unique hotspot of floral diversity
$350,000.00

Graham Farquhar
Mineral content of leaves and the ratio of water loss to carbon gain: environmental and genetic controls and comparison with stable isotopic measures
$300,000

LIEF Grants

Justin Borevitz; Susanne von Caemmerer; Sureshkumar Balasubramanian; Andrew Millar; Ian Small; Barry Pogson; Murray Badger; John Bowman
Spectral climate chamber facilities for phenomic studies of plant light response adaptation
$500,000

William Foley; Adam Carroll; Murray Badger; Barry Pogson; Justin Borevitz; David Tissue; David Ellsworth; Benjamin Moore; Markus Riegler; Paul Rymer; Ian Small; Ryan Lister; Charles Warren, A; Mark Adams; Penelope Smith
High-throughput sample preparation robotics to enable emerging large-scale plant genomics, metabolomics and proteomics research
$280,000

DECRA Fellowships

Lyanne Brouwer
Family matters: kin selection and competition in cooperative breeders
$375,000

Maxine Piggott
New technology for accurate freshwater biodiversity assessment using environmental DNA
$375,000

Sylvain Foret
The molecular basis of division of labour in the beehive
$374,300

Yit-Heng Chooi
A synthetic biology approach for mining the secondary metabolomes of fungal phytopathogens
$373,038.

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