Funding


I gratefully acknowledge the following for research support and funding.

Source of funds: EPSRC (EP/I036168/1)
Title Petri nets for multiscale Systems Biology
Duration 7 months
Start date March 2011
Value £68,443 - David Gilbert (PI)
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Source of funds: European Union and Scottish Enterprise
TitleiGEM project Glasgow
Duration4 months
Start date July 2007
Value €10K, £11.9K - David Gilbert and Susan Rosser (PIs)

Source of funds: EPSRC
TitleMolecular Nose
Duration 4.5 years
Start date October 2007
Value £4.5M - Walter Kolch (PI) and 8 others including myself.

Source of funds: European Union, Framework Programme 6
Title SIMAP: Simulation modelling of the MAP kinase pathway
Duration 3 years
Start date January 2006
Value €3,126,662 total, of which €478,464 for Glasgow

Source of funds: BBSRC (Research Equipment Initiative)
Title Modelling, Inference and Analysis for Biological Systems up to the Cellular Level
Start date December 2005
Value £252,853 (including 50% matching funds from industry)

Source of funds: EPSRC
Title Graph based methods for the analysis of biochemical structures - Juris Viksna (Visiting Research Fellow)
Duration 1 year
Start date April 2005
Value £13,379

Source of funds: Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC), the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD), and Scottish Enterprise
Title Scottish Bioinformatics Research Network
Duration 4 years
Start date October 2004
Value £2.4 million (total); £500K for the University of Glasgow
Grant holders Geoff Barton (Dundee - lead institution); David Gilbert at the University of Glasgow
Partners University of Dundee (lead institution), University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, the Scottish Crop Research Institute (SCRI), Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BIOSS) and the Scottish Bioinformatics Forum.

Source of funds: Scottish Enterprise, under their PhD Industrial Studentship scheme
Title of project: Biochemical Network Data Mined from Scientific Texts
Duration 36 months
Start Date: February 2004,
Value: £122,945
Grant Holders: David Gilbert (PI)
Industrial Supervisor: Paul Garside
PhD Student: Tamara Polajnar
Partners: Bioinformatics Research Centre, University of Glasgow and MD Biosciences, Glasgow.

Source of funds: DAIWA Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Title of project: Inter-residue Interactions in Protein Structures
Duration 12 months
Start Date: 30 October 2003
Value: £10,000
Grant Holders: David Gilbert (PI)
Partners: Bioinformatics Research Centre, University of Glasgow and the Computational Biology Research Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Source of funds: Scottish Centre for Research into e-Science Data, Information and Knowledge (eDIKT), with the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFCE)
Title of project: Computing cluster equipment
Start Date: May 2003
Value: £105,000
Grant Holders: David Gilbert (PI)

Source of funds: Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Title of project: " BRIDGES: BioMedical Research Informatics Delivered by Grid Enabled Services -- a UK e -Science Core Programme project"
Duration 22 months
Start Date: June 2003
Value: £226,000 (total £342,000)
Grant Holders: Malcolm Atkinson (National e-Science Centre), David Gilbert (Bioinformatics Research Centre)

Source of funds: Royal Society Wolfson Foundation Laboratory Refurbishment Scheme
Title of project: "Engineering Cell Form and Function with Nanometric Surfaces"
Duration 1 year
Start Date: February 2003
Value: £95,000
Grant Holders: Mathis Riehle (PI), David Gilbert, Chris Wilkinson and Stephen Yarwood

Source of funds: Department of Trade and Industry Beacon Scheme
Title of project: "A Software Tool for the Simulation and Analysis of Biochemical Networks".
Duration 4 years
Start Date: October 2002
Value: £1,022,676
Grant Holders: David Gilbert (PI), Muffy Calder, Walter Kolch and Keith van Rijsbergen

Source of funds: EPSRC Visiting Research Fellowship
Title of project: Application of constraint satisfaction for the analysis of biochemical networks,
Duration 1 year
Start Date: September 2002
Value: £12,216
Grant Holders: David Gilbert and Yves Deville

Source of funds: European Union: Marie Curie Fellowship (CEC), project number MCFI-2000-01018
Title of project: " Structural patterns in the composite regulatory regions of genomes"
Duration 2 years
Start Date: May 2001
Value: 113972 ECU / £76,000
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert, and Olivier Sand (Marie Curie Fellow)

Source of funds: BBSRC/EPSRC Joint Bioinformatics Initiative, project number 320/BIO14429.
Title of project: "Patterns, functions and structures on a protein topology database"
Duration 2 years
Start Date: May 2001
Value: £97,096 (University of Glasgow), £195,000 (total)
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert, and David Westhead (Leeds)
Partner Institution: School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds

Source of funds: Wellcome Trust
Title of project: "Automatic extraction of rules for protein classification" - Juris Viksna (International Research Development Award Fellow)
Duration 3 years
Start Date: March 2000
Total Value: 46,500
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert
Partners: University of Glasgow and Department of Biochemistry, University College London (Professor Janet Thornton). Associated institution: European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge (Dr Alvis Brazma).

Source of funds: Leverhulme Trust
Title of project: "Pattern discovery for protein classification" - David Gilbert (Individual Research Fellowship)
Duration 6 months
Start Date: August 2000
Total Value: £16865
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert
Host institution: Department of Biochemistry, University College London (Professor Janet Thornton).

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Protein topology pattern matching''
Duration (Weeks): 4
Start Date: May 1999
Total Value: 1550
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Dr. Juris Viksna
Partners: City University and Department of Informatics, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia

Source of funds:EPSRC
Title of project: UK Constraint network - CONSNET
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: 1 April 1999
Total Value: 40000 (whole network)
Lead Institution: Royal Holloway College (Coordinator), Peter Jeavons (Principle Investigator)
Partners:
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine - Mark Wallace
Strathclyde University - Patrick Prosser
City University - David Gilbert
Cardiff University - Suzanne Embury

Source of funds: Engineering and Particle Physics Research Council (EPSRC)
Type of project: EPSRC Visiting Research Fellow (David Gilbert) at the European Bioinformatics Institute
Title of project: ``Formalising TOPS cartoons, and the development of an interactive similarity search mechanism over TOPS databases''
Duration: 9 months
Start Date: February 1998
Total Value: 11000
Investigators: David Westhead (EBI) and Janet Thornton (EBI, UCL, Birkbeck)

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Temporal and distributed concurrent constraint systems''
Duration (Weeks): 3
Start Date: September 1997
Total Value: 1470
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Dr. Lubos Brim
Home institutions: City University and Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Source of funds:Royal Society
Title of project: `` The Development of an Implementation Theory of Nondeterministic Concurrent Languages''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: 1 April 1997
Total Value: 8000
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Alexander Letichevsky
Partners: City University and the Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Kiev, Ukraine

Source of funds:Royal Society / NATO Postdoctoral fellowship
Title of project: `` A simulator for concurrent constraint languages''
Duration (Months): 12
Start Date: March 1997
Total Value: 13,300
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Tatyana Valkevych

Source of funds:British Council & Ministère des Affaires Etrangères in France: Alliance 96 project.
Title of project: `` Distributed Concurrent Constraint Programming''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: January 1997
Total Value: 5,500
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and P. Codognet
Partners: City University and INRIA-Rocquencourt, France

Source of funds: TEMPUS Phare CME
Title of project: ``A quality assurance system for Estonian Higher Education in computing related fields'' CME-02078-96
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: 16 September 1996
Total Value: 51,000 / 61,260 ECU
Grant Holders:D. Gilbert
Partners: Aarhus University Denmark (Contractor), Tallinn Technical University Estonia (Coordinator), Tartu University Estonia, City University UK, Dresden University of Technology Germany, University of Nice France, Rostock University Germany.

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Inductive inference of logic programs''
Duration (Weeks): 3
Start Date: October 1996
Total Value: 940
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Dr. Juris Viksna
Partners: City University and Department of Informatics, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Application the algebraic theory of automata to the parallelization of programs''
Duration (Months): 1
Start Date: October 1996
Total Value: 2,460
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Professor Yuri Shoukourian
Partners: City University and the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Formal specification of computer systems: the integration performance and behaviour models of concurrent systems.''
Duration (Months): 2
Start Date: October 1996
Total Value: 3,000
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Professor Henrikas Pranevicius
Partners: City University and Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Source of funds: Royal Society
Title of project: ``Algebraic programming: integration of paradigms''
Duration (Months): 3
Start Date: June 1996
Total Value: 3,500
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Professor Alexander Letichevsky
Partners: City University and the Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Kiev, Ukraine

Source of funds: European Union (Framework 4)
Title of project: `` Re-uniting Automatic Theorem Proving and Logic Programming for the formal verification of logic languages''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: October 1996
Total Value: 76,200 / 91,500 ECU
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Alessandra Di Pierro (Marie Curie Research Fellow category 30)
Partners: City University

Source of funds: European Union (Framework 4)
Title of project: ``Search and Optimization in Logic and Evolutionary Computing''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: July 1996
Total Value: 76,200 / 91,500 ECU
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Herbert Wiklicky (Marie Curie Research Fellow category 30)
Partners: City University

Source of funds:British Council - Research Council of Norway
Title of project: ``The Design and Implementation of a Constraint-based Pattern Recognition System for DNA and Proteins''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: April 1996
Total Value: 3,000
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and Ingvar Eidhammer
Partners: City University; Department of Informatics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Source of funds:INTAS
Title of project: ``Efficient Symbolic Computing'' INTAS-93-1702
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: December 1994
Total Value: 63,000 / 75,000 ECU
Grant Holders:J. M. Jacquet (Coordinator), D. Gilbert (at City University)
Partners: University of Leuven, Belgium; University of Paris VI and VII, France; University of Bristol, UK; City University, UK; INRIA, Paris, France; University of Lisbon, Portugal; University of Passau, Germany; University of Pisa, Italy; University of Rome, Italy; University of Vienna, Austria; Armenian Academy of Science, Armenia; Belarusian Academy of Science, Belarus; Irkutsk University, Russia; Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Russia; Russian Academy of Science, Moscow & St. Petersburg, Russia; Ukrainian Academy of Science, Ukraine; ISTC, Ukraine.

Source of funds: TEMPUS
Title of project: Individual Mobility to Riga University, Latvia
Duration (Months): 1
Start Date: 1 January 1994
Total Value: 1,000 / 1300 ECU
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert

Source of funds: PHARE programme, European Union
Title of project:``Specification and Implementation of Concurrent Systems'' CIPA-CI-93-1675
Duration (Months): 3
Start Date: 1 January 1994
Total Value: 6,000 / 7700 ECU
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert

Source of funds:British Council - FNRS (Belgium)
Title of project: ``The application of semantics to the design and construction of concurrent systems and programming support environments within the framework of computational logic.''
Duration (Months): 24
Start Date: March 1993
Total Value: 6,000
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert and J. M. Jacquet
Partners: City University; Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix à Namur, Belgium.

Source of funds: TEMPUS
Title of project: `` Modularization and Modernization of curricula for the teaching of advanced Information Technology in Lithuania'' (JEP-06032)
Duration (Months): 36
Start Date: 1 September 1993
Total Value: 350,000 / 420,000 ECU
Grant Holders:D. Gilbert
Partners: City University, (Coordinator and Contractor); Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania; Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix à Namur, Belgium.

Source of funds: TEMPUS
Title of project: Individual Mobility to Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Duration (Months): 1
Start Date: 1 January 1993
Total Value: 1,000 / 1400 ECU
Grant Holders: D. Gilbert