We are grateful to the agencies that support our research. Over the years, the following projects were/are funded:

Integrated Drug Discovery Scheme for Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria

funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) in collaboration with A. L. Barabasi (ND) and Zoltan Oltvai(Pittsburgh) (2006-2012)

Mechanisms and Models of DNA Photolyase

funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) through a FIRST Award (1997-2003)

Pericyclic Reactions of Radical Ions

funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through a CAREER Award (1998-2003) ,

renewed as " Structure, Reactivity, and Selectivity of Hydrocarbon Radical Cations" (2004-2007)

Electron Transfer Induced Reactions of Strained Systems

funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung through joined grant together with the group of Prof. Hopf

at the University of Braunschweig (Germany) (1997-2000)

New Building Blocks for Molecular Computing

funded by the Research Corporation through the Research Innovation Program (1998-1999)
This work is also part of a larger research effort in collaboration with Tom Fehlner, Greg Hartland and Marya Lieberman in the Department of Chemistry
and Biochemistry and Gary Bernstein, Jerry Iafrate, Craig Lent, Wolfgang Porod and Greg Snider in the Department of Electrical Engineering and funded
the MOLETRONICS program of DARPA

Walther Cancer Foundation Center for Excellence in Cancer Research

The Wiest group is also part of this recently established center, dedicated to basic research on cancer and funded by the Walther Cancer Foundation.
For more information, visit the Walther Cancer Center's homepage.

In addition, we receive(d) further support from:

Cambridge Isotope Laboratories


Errant Gene Technologies

National Center for Supercomputer Applications (NCSA)

Maui High Performance Computing Center

The Dreyfus Foundation through a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

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