About Our Research Funding

Funding for our research comes from public and private sources.

We are open to partnering with nonprofits, governments, companies, crowd-sourcing, and working with anyone committed to ethical and open research. We disclose all of our research funding sources below.

Funding Sources

2023 — College of Veterinary Medicine Intramural Award, $20,000, Washington State University. Title: Role of enteric pathogen chemotaxis in overcoming the protective immunity of the gut microbiota


2022 — R00 Pathway to Independence Award, $498,000, NIAID R00 AI148587-0. Title: Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms and Biological Functions of a Novel Bleach-Sensing Bacterial Receptor in Shaping Host-Associated Bacterial Populations in Response to Host Inflammation

2022 — Lemelson Professional Services for Inventors Award, $4,994, University of Oregon. Title:
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2021 — Translational Research Award, $56,734, OVPRI, University of Oregon, Title: Novel Therapeutics for the Prevention of Stomach Cancers

2020 — K99 Pathway to Independence Award, $234,840, NIAID, Title: Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms and Biological Functions of a Novel Bleach-Sensing Bacterial Receptor in Shaping Host-Associated Bacterial Populations in Response to Host Inflammation

2019 — Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award, $1,150, University of Oregon, Title: Science Outreach to Rural Oregon Universities

2017 — Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, $183,846, NIDDK, Title: Determining the Molecular Basis for ROS-sensing by the Cytosolic Chemoreceptor TlpD from Helicobacter pylori