Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences—large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individuals cited with each entry are the project's principal investigators.


Optical interferometry project. $230,000 from WM. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles, to California Institute of Technology; A.C.S. Readhead


Training program for research in molecular biology and biotechnology. $188,900 from University of California system's Biotechnology Research and Education Program to University of California, Santa Barbara; J. Carbon


Professorship in urology. $1.5 million from the Greer Garson Foundation, Dallas, to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Neurosciences. $400,000 over two years from the Pew Memorial Trust to the Neuroscience Research Foundation, New York, as follows: $162,000 to establish a program of Institute Fellows in Theoretical Neurobiology, $100,000 to expand the Summer Atelier in Theoretical Neurobiology, $118,000 to enhance communication between the basic and...

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