Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Grants (1978 - present )

Merck-AAAS, Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Involving Biological and Chemical Sciences, $60,000, 2009-2011.

American Philosophical Society, Modulating Ammonia Tunneling in E. coli Guanosine-5'-Monophosphate Synthetase: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding a Structure-Function Relationship in a Protein, $4000, 2004.

Council on Undergraduate Research, Structure/Function Relationships in E. coli Guanosine-5’-Monophosphate Synthetase, $4,500, 2004.

Research Corporation, Mechanism of Ammonia Transfer in E. coli GMP Synthetase, $39,820, 2003-2005.

Merck-AAAS, Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Involving Biological and Chemical Sciences, $60,000, 2003-2005

National Science Foundation, MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in Chemistry and Biology, $39,500, 2002-2004.

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, New Faculty (W. Patton) Research Start-Up Grant, $10,000, 2002.

National Institutes of Health (NIH-AREA), Mapping Nucleotide Sites of E. coli GMP Synthetase, $133,200, 2000-2003.

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation (Scholar/Fellow Program for Undergraduate Institutions), Affinity Labeling of Nucleotide Binding Sites of E. coli GMP Synthetase, $65,000, 1999-2001.

Research Corporation, Elucidation of Amino Acids at the XMP Site of E. Coli GMP Synthetase, $38,470, 1997-98.

Merck/AAAS, Undergraduate Team Research on Interdisciplinary Problems Involving the Biological and Chemical Sciences, $45,000, 1994-95.

National Science Foundation (ILI), Cross-Disciplinary Introduction of High Performance Liquid Chromatography to Strengthen Undergraduate Laboratory Instruction, $11,455, 1989-91.

National Science Foundation (NSF-RUI), ATP Regeneration Based on Polyphosphate Kinase, $50,000, 1988-91.

National Science Foundation College Science Instrumentation Program (CSIP), Equipment to Strengthen Undergraduate Instruction in Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry, $26,107, 1987-89.

American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF), Preparation and Evaluation of an Immobilized ATP Regeneration System Based on Polyphosphate Kinase, $17,000, 1985-88.

NSF-RUI, Preparation and Evaluation of an Immobilized ATP Regeneration System Based on Polyphosphate Kinase, $19,000, 1985-87.

ACS-PRF, Student Summer Fellow, $2,000, Summer, 1986.

Research Corporation, Determination of Structural and Catalytic Properties of Polyphosphate Kinase from E. coli, $12,000, 1982-84.

Research Corporation, Determination of the Catalytic Role of Divalent Metal Ions in the Inorganic Pyrophosphatase Reaction, $7,200, 1978-80.