J.D. SHIELDS - Grants Obtained

Competitive, Peer-reviewed Awards          29          $9,271,502
                                       
Contracts                                                     
12          $4,516,447
                                        Total                                                             
41        $13,787,949

Competitive, Peer-reviewed Awards Total

$9,271,502

2015-2017

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Assessing the effects of Hematodinium perezi on recruitment of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PIs – Kimberley S. Reece, Hamish J. Small

$399,860

2015-2017

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Impacts of epizootic shell disease and environmental change on sustainability of the New England lobster stocks, with implications for managing the fisheries.” Principal Investigator – John M. Hoenig, Co-PI - Jeffrey D. Shields

$319,971

2015-2016

NOAA, Cooperative Research Program, Determination of Spawning Season and Size at Sexual Maturity for 13 Targeted Reef Fishes in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Principal Investigator – John M. Hoenig, Co-PI – Jeffrey D. Shields

$192,834

2015-2017

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Disease and discard mortality in the blue crab fishery: using new information about a virus to improve management of the resource.” Principal Investigator – Eric J. Schott, Co-PIs – Julie A. Lively, Jeffrey D. Shields, Hamish J. Small

$299,381

2015-2017

NOAA, MARFIN Program, Assessment of maturity in commercially and recreationally important reef fishes from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Principal Investigator – John M. Hoenig, Co-PI – Jeffrey D. Shields

$332,488

2014-2016

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Laboratory Studies on the effect of temperature on epizootic shell disease in the American lobster, Homarus americanus.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PI – Patrick Gillevet

$279,492

2009-2013

NSF, Biological Oceanography Program, “Connectivity of Disease in Marine Ecosystems: Multi-scale Dynamics of a Viral Disease Infecting Caribbean Spiny Lobster.” Principal Investigator – Mark J. Butler (ODU), Co-PIs – Donald C. Behringer (Univ. Florida), Robert Cowan (RSMAS), Claire Paris (RSMAS), Jeffrey D. Shields (*REU supplement)

$1,400,000

($310,000 to Shields) $8,600*

2009-2010

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Epidemiological studies on a parasitic ciliate of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, and its possible role in winter mortalities.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PIs – Terry L. Miller, Hamish J. Small.

$247,000

2007-2013

NSF, Ecology of Infectious Diseases Program, “Ecological determinants of Hematodinium epidemics in the American blue crab: the effect of fishing pressure on a pathogenic disease.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PIs – Mark J. Butler, Harry Wang, Kimberly S. Reece (*NSF REU supplements)

$2,400,000
$14,000*
$8,600*

2008-2009

NOAA, Florida Sea Grant, “The Possible Effects of Commercial Trap Fishing on a Lethal Viral Disease (PaV1) in Spiny Lobsters” Principal Investigator – Donald C. Behringer, Co-PIs – Mark J. Butler, Jeffrey D. Shields

$78,512

2007-2010

Advisory work to 2011

Rhode Island Sea Grant Program, “Etiology and mortality studies on epizootic shell disease in American lobsters, Homarus americanus.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PI – Patrick M. Gillevet. (*Match by Darden Foods, Inc.)

$225,000

5,000*

2005-2008

NSF, Biological Oceanography Program, “Disease Dynamics in Degraded Nurseries: Ecology of Viral Disease in a Social, Marine Animal.” Principal Investigator – Mark J. Butler, Co-PIs – Jeffrey D. Shields, Robert Ratzlaff, Roland Cooper, Donald C. Behringer

$575,000

2003

NOAA, CMER Program, “Comparative pathology of amoebic infections in the blue crab and the American lobster.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Graduate Student – Andrea Maniscalco

$33,000



2002-2003

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Epidemiological Studies On Spiny Lobsters, Panulirus Argus, Infected With A Pathogenic Herpes-Like Virus.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PIs – Mark J. Butler, Robert Ratzlaff, Donald Behringer

$199,000

2002-2005

NSF, Biological Oceanography Program, “The behavioral and ecological effects of disease in Caribbean spiny lobster. Principal Investigator – Mark J. Butler, Co-PIs – Robert Ratzlaff, Jeffrey D. Shields

$250,000

2001

NOAA, NERRS Fellowship Program, “The effect of subsurface hydrogen sulfide on the distribution of fiddler crabs.” Graduate Student Fellow – Landon Ward, Co-PI – Jeffrey D. Shields

$16,500

2001-2004

NOAA, ECOHAB Program, “Life history and pathogenicity of Pfiesteria shumwayae.” Principal Investigator – Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Co-PIs – Jeffrey D. Shields, Larry W. Haas, Kimberley S. Reece

$639,000

2000-2003

EPA, ECOHAB Program, “Pfiesteria or Fungus: the etiology of lesions in menhaden.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PIs – Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Larry W. Haas, Howard Kator

$514,000

1999-2000

NOAA, California Sea Grant Program, “Rapid identification and treatment of abalone afflicted with withering syndrome.” Principal Investigator – Carolyn S. Friedman, Associate PI – Jeffrey D. Shields

$200,000

1998

NOAA, California Sea Grant Program, Rapid Response, “Microencapsulation as a potential control technique against sabellid worms in abalone aquaculture.” Principal Investigator - Carolyn S. Friedman, Associate PI - Jeffrey D. Shields

$10,000

1997-1998

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “The therapeutic treatment of abalone infected with the putative agent of abalone withering syndrome.” Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PI - Carolyn S. Friedman

$118,213

1997-1998

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “Mortality and patho-physiology studies of blue crabs infected with the parasitic dinoflagellate Hematodinium perezi.” Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PI - Aswani Volety

$117,868

1995-1996

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “An investigation into the epizootiology of Hematodinium perezi, a parasitic dinoflagellate in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus.” Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields

$87,523

1994

NOAA, Saltonstall-Kennedy Program, “A parasitological examination of wasting disease in black abalone, Haliotis cracherodii.” Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields; Co-PIs – Frank O. Perkins, Armand M. Kuris

$112,660

1994

NOAA, Virginia Sea Grant Program, Project Development Funds, “Investigations into the epizootiology of Hematodinium perezi and related mortalities.” Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields; Co-PIs – Frank O. Perkins, Gretchen Messick

$2,000

1993

National Park Service Challenge Cost-Share, “Floristic study of Popes Creek, George Washington Birthplace National Monument.” Principal Investigator - Gene Silberhorn; Co-PI - Jeffrey D. Shields

$13,000

1991-1993

Australian Research Council Grant, “The parasites of crabs and lobsters from the Great Barrier Reef.” Chief Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields

$42,500

1990-1992

Australian Research Council Grant, “The community structure of the parasites of swimming crabs (Portunidae).” Chief Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields; 2nd Chief Investigator - R.J.G. Lester

$110,100

1990

University of Queensland Special Projects Grant, “The taxonomy of Carcinonemertes: Egg predators of crabs and lobsters from the Great Barrier Reef.” Chief Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields

$6,400

 

State and Federal Contracts

$4,516,447

2013

Maine Department of Marine Resources, “Initial investigation into Epizootic Shell Disease in Maine Lobsters.” Principal Investigator – Jeffrey D. Shields, Co-PI – Patrick Gillevet.

$5,000

2004-2007

Centers for Diseases Control via Virginia Department of Health, “Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of strains and species of Pfiesteria.” Principal Investigator – Kimberley S. Reece, Co-PIs – Jeffrey D. Shields, Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Larry W. Haas

$874,000

2004-2006

Subcontract to University of Maryland, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine via Centers for Diseases Control, “Characterization of Pfiesteria toxin and its effect on the mammalian CNS.” Co-Principal Investigators – Jeffrey D. Shields, Larry W. Haas

$288,000

2003

Subcontract to University of Maryland, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine via Centers for Diseases Control, “Provision of Pfiesteria shumwayae for chemical analyses.” Co-Principals – Jeffrey D. Shields, Larry W. Haas

$40,000

2002

Centers for Diseases Control via Virginia Department of Health, “Pfiesteria or Fungus? Assessment of the Current Data and Development of Monitoring Tools to Evaluate the Etiology of Skin Ulcers in Menhaden.” Principal Investigator – Kimberley S. Reece, Co-PIs – Jeffrey D. Shields, Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Larry W. Haas

$100,000


2002

Centers for Diseases Control via Virginia Department of Health, “Environmental Monitoring in Support of the CDC Human Cohort Study: Year 2002.” Principal Investigator – Kimberly S. Reece, Jeffrey D. Shields, Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Leonard Haas, Howard Kator, John Hoenig

$325,000

2001

Centers for Diseases Control via Virginia Department of Health, “Development of new tools for monitoring Pfiesteria in environmental samples and biotoxicity assays.” Principal Investigator – Kimberley S. Reece, Co-Pis – Jeffrey D. Shields, Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, Larry W. Haas

$250,000

2000-2001

Continuation of State of Virginia Budget Initiative, "Pfiesteria Research, Decision Package #751." Jeffrey D. Shields, with five others.

$1,000,000

2000

Virginia Department of Health, Pass through from the Centers for Diseases Control, "Pfiesteria Research." Jeffrey D. Shields, with 4 others.

$100,000

1998-1999

State of Virginia Budget Initiative, "Pfiesteria Research, Decision Package #751." Principal: Jeffrey D. Shields, with five others.

$1,500,000

1996

NOAA, Sanctuaries and Reserves, “System-wide education/monitoring linkage: Fusing education and monitoring efforts in the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virgina.” Principal Investigator - David Niebuhr, Co-PI - Jeffrey D. Shields

$25,000

1994

NOAA, Virginia Coastal Resources Management, Education Program, "Ecologically important invertebrates of Chesapeake Bay. I. Fiddler crabs and oysters." Principal Investigator - Jeffrey D. Shields; Co-PIs - David Niebuhr, Maurice Lynch

$9,447

 

*The CDC grants were reviewed, but came as a pass through via the Virginia Department of Health.