Research Projects

  • PI, "The Value of Automated Semantic Annotation for Biodiversity Informatics," NSERC, Canada, $75,000. Awarded. 2007. PI moved in 2007.
  • PI, "Fine-Grained Semantic Markup of Descriptive Data for Knowledge Applications in Biodiversity Domains," NSF, $700,452.00, Awarded (EF-0849982). 9/2009-8/2012.
  • Subcontractor, "Collaborative research: ABI Development: Ontology-enabled reasoning across phenotypes from evolution and model organisms" (NSF DBI-1062542), $49,596. Awarded. 7/2011-6/2013.
  • Co-PI, “Collaborative Research: Next Generation Phenomics for the Tree of Life,” NSF, $335,000. Awarded (DEB-1208567). 5/2012-4/2015.
  • PI, “BCSP: Collaborative Research: ABI Development: Exploring Taxon Concepts (ETC) through analyzing fine-grained semantic markup of descriptive literature,” NSF, $1,095,946.00. Awarded (DBI-1147266). 7/2012-6/2016
  • Senior Personnel. “La SCALA: Latino Scholars Cambio Leadership Academy” Type: Training Grant. Institute for Museum and Library Studies, $173,000. Awarded
  • PI: Research Experience for Undergraudate Students (REU) supplement to "Collaborative Research: AVATOL - Next Generation Phenomics for the Tree of Life” $7,500. Awarded (DEB-1208567). 5/2014-5/2017.
  • Co-PI: Special Creativity Extension to "Collaborative Research: AVATOL - Next Generation Phenomics for the Tree of Life” $117,422. Awarded (DEB-1208567). 5/2015-5/2017.
  • Co-PI: “Collaborative Research: Building a Comprehensive Evolutionary History of Flagellate Plants” $53,198. Awarded (DEB 1541509) 1/2016-12/2019.
  • PI: "Enabling Search for Characters for the Flora of North America II", funded by the FNA Project, May 2010-Dec 2010. $10,000. More Info
  • PI: "Fine-Grained Semantic Markup of Descriptive Data for Knowledge Applications in Biodiversity Domains", funded by the Advances in Biology Informatics & Emerging Frontiers programs, National Science Foundation (NSF), United States.  Aug 2009-July 2012. $700,452. More Info
  • PI: "Enabling Search for Characters for the Flora of North America", funded by the FNA Project, Dec 2009-May 2010. $10,000. More Info
  • PI: "Automated Semantic Markup of Flora of North America for Enhanced Access", funded by the FNA Project. May 2008-Sept 2008, $7,000