Ecology, and Evolution of Microorganisms Inhabiting Hot Spring Microbial
David M. Ward
The Ward lab appreciates the
long-term support provided by the NSF Ecology Program and
the NASA Exobiology and Astrobiology Programs. We also
appreciate the support of the Montana State University
"Do species matter in
microbial communities?" (with Co-Investigators F. Cohan,
J. Heidelberg, D. Bhaya and A. Grossman), NSF Frontiers
in Integrative Biology Program (FIBR),
1/03 through 9/1/08, $4,999,690.
"Molecular and geochemical
analysis of hot spring cyanobacterial and Chloroflexus
mats as stromatolite analogs" (with Co-Investigators F.
Cohan, J. Eisen, J. Heidelberg, M. Madigan, and S.
Schouten), NASA Exobiology Program, 5/03 through 5/07,