Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU


The purpose of the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center (WY-MT WSC) funding opportunity is to provide the sequencing and analysis of DNA extracted from sediment water samples collected from sites in Bighorn Lake (Montana and Wyoming). This work is being done in support of a USGS funded project on the investigation microbial mercury methylation in the Lake. Specifically, previously amplified PCR amplicons of the 16S rRNA gene will be barcoded and subjected to multiplex sequencing using the Illumina Miseq sequencing platform.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/18/2016 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Geological Survey
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESU���s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Faith Graves, 703-648-7356
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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