The CRE gratefully acknowledges the following sources of research support:


CRE research is currently funded by …

    • Support from the Syracuse University Office of Research
    • A generous gift by Mike and Jane Weeden to Syracuse University
    • National Science Foundation: DEB-1354259, Understanding the evolutionary transition between annual and perennial life history strategies (PI: J. Friedman). 2014-2017.
    • NUS Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship, awarded by the National University of Singapore: Reconstructing patterns of male-female reproductive trait coevolution in Sepsidae and resolving mechanisms of competitive fertilization success using transgenic populations of Sepsis punctum (Diptera) (PI: N. Puniamoorthy). 2015-2017.
    • National Science Foundation: IOS-1501328, DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The evolution of alternative mating tactics in the yellow dung fly (Co-PI: B. Gress; PI: S. Pitnick) 2015-2018.
    • National Science Foundation: DEB 1546106, EAGER: Mechanisms of sexual selection in plants with different reproductive strategies (PI: J. Friedman). 2016-2018.
    • National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship (PI: C. McDonough). 2015-2018.
    • National Institutes of Health, NIGMS RO1-GM110258, Investigating de novo gene evolution Drosophila melanogaster. (PI: D. Begun; Co-PI: S. Dorus). 2015-2019.
    • National Science Foundation: DEB-1655480, Sperm-female interactions and the molecular life history of sperm (PI: S. Dorus; Co-PIs: S. Pitnick, J. M. Belote, M. F. Wolfner) 2017-2020.

Awards Pending …

    • Joint National Science Foundation DEB-7729527, DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Function and evolution of female reproductive tract secretions in Drosophila (PI: S. Dorus; Co-PIs: C. McDonough and S. Pitnick) 2017-2019. Pending.
    • National Institutes of Health, NICHD, Male Reproductive Health Program, Fertility and Infertility Branch. R21, The molecular fate of sperm in the female reproductive tract in Drosophila (PI: S. Dorus; Co-PIs: J. Belote, S. Pitnick and M. F. Wolfner) 2017-2019. Pending.