Duran, D.P., & S.P. Egan. Comprehensive Conservation Assessment of Texas Tiger Beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Texas State Wildlife Grants Program – Area 2 – $193,104 (2023-2025).
Egan, S.P. & J. Tank. Evolution as a Monitoring Tool: Field Surveys and Experimental Genomics Track the Dispersal of Genetically Engineered Crops in Streams. United States Department of Agriculture – Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants – $500,000 (2021-2024).
Tank, J., D. Bolster, K. Bibby, A. Shogren, G. Lamberti, & S.P. Egan. Predicting eDNA transport and degradation in flowing waters: application of a conservation tool using integrated experimental, field, and modeling approaches, Strategic Environmental Research
and Development Program (SERDP) – Resource Conservation and Resiliency Program Area, Grant No. [RC19-C2-1276] – $1,500,000 (2019 – 2024).
Wiegmann, D., K. Weinersmith, & S.P. Egan. Collaborative Research: Tactic Expression and Dynamics in a Wild Population of Smallmouth Bass. National Science Foundation – IOS – Animal Behavior – $283,441 (original) + $73,000 (COVID supplement) = $356,441 (2018-2023).
Stadler, L. & S.P. Egan. Impacts of the winter storm on performance and biological diversity of constructed wetlands. Resilience and Conservation Grant, DOW Chemical, Inc. $260,000 (2021-2023).
Laroche, R.A.S., S.P. Egan, W. Godwin, & D.P. Duran. Exploring Tiger Beetle Diversity Associated with Salt Domes across East Texas. Thicket of Diversity Grant – Big Thicket Association – $13,080 (2022 – 2024).
Chappell, J. & S.P. Egan. Bioprospecting Local Insect Microbiomes for Novel Antimicrobials. Rice Faculty Initiation Fund. $49,705 (2022-2023).
Correa, A.M.S., S.P. Egan, & M. Brandt. Equipping U.S. Virgin Island managers with high and low-tech options for native reef fish and seagrass conservation: mitigating impacts of the invasive seagrass, Halophila stipulacea. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Domestic Coral Reef Conservation Grant – $138,337 (2018-2022).
Zaldívar Riverón, Alejandro & S.P. Egan. Biodiversidad y interacciones entre las avispas agalleras (Cynipidae) y sus inquilinos y parasitoides presents en la especie de encino Quercus oleoides (Fagaceae). Solicitud de apoyo para actividades de intercambio académico, convocatoria 2019. Coordinación de la Investigación Científica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. $15,000 US. (2019-2020)
Egan, S.P., & K. Weinersmith. Genome sequencing, assembly, and annotation of the crypt-keeper wasp, Euderus set. Genome Sequencing and Annotation Research Grant, Genentech Inc., Grant No. [SRA-18-0832] – $30,000 to Rice; $60,000 total (2018 – 2020).
Stadler, L. & S.P. Egan. Impacts of prescribed burning on performance and biological diversity of constructed wetlands. Resilience and Conservation Grant, DOW Chemical, Inc. $209,170 (2019-2021).
Hood, G.R., McPhatter, L., Egan S.P., Debboun M. A novel tool for military vector surveillance sight unseen: a test case using environmental DNA diagnostic detection of mosquito vectors and mosquito-borne pathogens. 2017. Military Infectious Diseases Research Program (MIDRP) – Department of Defense – $400,000 (**selected for funding; then program cut from federal budget).
Correa, A.S., S.P. Egan, P. Hartley, & C. Hakkenberg. The ‘cost’ of mangrove encroachment on tidal salt marsh habitat: quantifying the ecological and economic impacts. Rice University – IDEA Award – $70,000 (2018-2020).
Egan, S.P. & S. Carroll. RAPID: Testing the role of a dispersal-life history polymorphism as an important driver of rapid adaptive divergence. National Science Foundation – Evolutionary Processes – $103,000 (2017-2018).
Correa, A.S. & S.P. Egan. Quantifying the impacts of mangrove encroachment on commercially important salt marsh biodiversity through an environmental metagenetics approach. Rice University – Faculty Initiation Fund – $40,000 (2017-2019).
Egan, S.P. (PI), D. Bolster (coPI), C. Tanner (coPI), S. Ruggiero (coPI), J.L. Feder (coPI), J. Tank (coPI), A. Aubeneau (coPI), & E. Rosi-Marshall (coPI). Monitoring the dispersal of genetically engineered organisms and their byproducts using Light Transmission Spectroscopy II. United States Department of Agriculture – Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants – $500,000 (2016-2019).
Egan,S.P., A. Dunham, & L. Nakhleh. Monitoring tropical biodiversity through an environmental metagenetics approach. Rice University IDEA award – $80,000 (2016-2018).
Egan, S.P. and L. Nakhleh. Integrating DNA diagnostics and population genomics to benefit society. IBB Hamill Innovations Awards – Hamill Foundation – $10,000. (2016).
Feder, J. (PI), Linn, C. (coPI), Egan, S.P. (coPI), Schwarz, D.(coPI), & G. Ragland (coPI). Rapid diagnostics for cryptic insect pests: An integrative test case using the apple maggot fly. United States Department of Agriculture – Insect & Nematodes Panel – $460,000 (2015-2018).
Johnson, C. (PI) and S.P. Egan (coPI). Environmental DNA detection of the critically endangered Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis). Houston Zoo Staff Conservation Fund (2013).
Egan, S.P. (PI), J.L. Feder (coPI), D.M. Lodge (coPI), C. Tanner (coPI), S. Ruggiero (coPI), J. Tank (coPI), S. Howard (coPI), & E. Rosi-Marshall (coPI). Monitoring the dispersal of genetically engineered organisms and their byproducts using Light Transmission Spectroscopy. United States Department of Agriculture – Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants – $500,000 (2013-2015).
Egan, S.P. (PI), D.M. Lodge (coPI), J.L. Feder (coPI), C. Jerde (coPI), M. Pfrender (coPI), C. Tanner (coPI), & S. Ruggiero (coPI). Environmental DNA (eDNA) longevity and relationship to abundance of diverse taxa. Environmental Protection Agency – Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – $600,000 (2012-2014).
Feder, J. (PI), S.P. Egan (coPI), J. McLachlan (coPI), C. Linn Jr. (coPI), & A. Forbes (coPI). Does sequential speciation amplify biodiversity across trophic levels? – Collaborative Research – National Science Foundation – Evolutionary Processes – $1.1 million (2012-2014).
Ragland, G. (PI), S.P. Egan (coPI), J. Feder (coPI), & D. Hahn (coPI). Testing for functional and genetic independence of rapidly evolving life cycle components in the apple maggot, a model for seasonal adaptation – Collaborative Research – National Science Foundation – Organism-Environment Interactions – $1.0 million total (2013-2015).