Publications and Grants

Associate professor Manal Rawashdeh-Omary, PhD, discusses research with guests at TWU's annual Celebration of Science event.
Associate professor Manal Rawashdeh-Omary, PhD, discusses research with guests at TWU's annual Celebration of Science event.

Publications

Grants

Mary Anderson, PhD

External grants

  • NIH AREA R15GM086833: “Subunit Interactions and Functions in Allosteric Enzymes: Glutathione Synthetase”, PI; $206,282; 01-01-2009 to 12-31-2011 total costs
  • NSF CHE-0820845: MRI (major research instrumentation): Acquisition of a Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer”, co-Investigator (R. Sheardy, PI), 8-01-2008 to 7-31-2009; $122,515.

Internal grants

  • “Modulator Protein of Glutathione Synthetase”, co-I with H. Conrad-Webb, 9-10 to 8-11, $8000.
  • “Making a Good Enzyme Better: New and Improved Glutathione Synthetase”, Arts and Sciences Faculty Development Grant, 2750, 1-2009 to 8-2009, $2750, co-I with H. Conrad-Webb.
  • “Making a Better Glutathione Synthetase”, REP, $5000, 09-01-2009 to 08-31-2010, co-I with H. Conrad-Webb.
  • “Protein-Protein Interactions in Glutathione Synthetase”, Faculty Research Enhancement Program grant, $8000, 9-01-2008 to 08-31-2009, PI
  • “Exploration of the Dimer Interface of human Glutathione Synthetase”, College of Arts and Sciences, Research Development Funds, $1740, 1-2008 to 8-2008; PI
  • “GAS Loops of Human Glutathione Synthetase”, College of Arts and Sciences, Research Development Funds, $2500, 1-2007 to 8-2007; PI
  • “Are Random Coils Important for Glutathione Synthetase?”, New Faculty Research Grant, $6000, 1-2006 to 8-2006, PI
  • “Function of G Loop of Glutathione Synthetase”, New Faculty Research Grant, $6000 1/05-8/05, PI
  • “Biochemical Analysis of Glutathione Synthetase in 5-Oxoprolinuria”, New Faculty Research Enhancement Award, $6000, 1/04-8/04; PI

Mark Britt, PhD

  • “Calculation and Analysis of Enzyme Bimodal Stability Curves from Novel Applications of Differential Scanning Calorimetry” from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, $50,000, Sept. 1, 2005 – August 31, 2008
  • “Construction and Analysis of Aqueous Enzyme Phase Diagrams” from the THECB ARP, $74,298, May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2010

Cynthia Maguire, MS

  • Co-Principal Investigator for two National Center for Science and Civic Engagement awards of $8000 each for the SENCER Center for Innovation-Southwest, 2015-2016 with dr. Richard Sheardy and 2016-2017 with Dr. Nasrin MirsalehKohan.
  • Principal Investigator for a National Center for Science and Civic Engagement Post-Institute Implementation Sub-Award following SENCER Summer Institute 2013; $3000 funding provided from the National Science Foundation (award period is Dec 2013-Dec 2015).
  • "Expanding SENCER at Texas Woman's University"  National Center for Science and Civic Engagement Post-Institute Implementation Sub-Award following SENCER Summer Institute 2008; funding provided from the National Science Foundation; $3000, 12/1/2009 to 11/30/2011, PI.

Manal Rawashdeh-Omary, PhD

  • DARPA Young Faculty Award, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency  –Microsystems Technology Office (DARPA-MTO)
  • TWU – Research Enhancement Program (REP)

Richard Sheardy, PhD

  • The Welch Foundation, $105,000, Departmental Grant for Research. 7/1/2017-6/30/2020, PI.
  • Environmental Protection Agency, $15,000, Developing Sustainable Pollinator Gardens for Habitat, Water Conservation and Education. 10/01/16 – 9/30/17,  PI with Co-PIs Cynthia Maguire, Jeff Robb and Camelia Maier
  • Welch Foundation: “Departmental Grant for Research”, $35,000. 7/1/2010-6/30/2011.
  • TWU Academic Council Targeted Research Fund: “Research on the Structure and Stability of DNA Quadruplexes”, $10,832. 1/1/2011-12/30/2011.
  • National Science Foundation MRI: “Acquisition of a Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer”, $122,500. 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2011.  (Britt and Anderson, Co-PIs) - funded.
  • Welch Foundation:  “Departmental Research Grant”, $90,000, 6/1/2007-5/31/2010.  (Departmental grant) - funded.