Michael H Crawford


Michael H. Crawford
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences - Professor

Contact Info

Lippincott Hall, 5

Selected Publications

Crawford, Michael H., Prof, and Kristin G. Beaty. “‘DNA Fingerprinting in Anthropological Genetics: Past, Present, Future.’” Journal Articles 4, no. 1 (October 18, 2013): 23–33.

Grants & Other Funded Activity

Consequences of War and Forced Migration among the Garifuna from St. Vincent Island to Central America. Latin Americanist Research Cluster Award. $5000.00. (1/15/2014 - 12/31/2015). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Origins and Migration Patterns in Central American Indigenous Populations based on DNA variation. Past and Present. University of Kansas General Research Fund. $10575.00. (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014). Status: Funded

Pilot Study: Genetics of LADA. $9860.00. (12/31/2011). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Origins and Genetic Structure of Maya populations of Mexico and Guatemala. $9865.00. (12/31/2009). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY 2009

Post doctoral fellowship awarded to Alvaro Badillo-Diaz for training in the Laboratory of Biological Anthropology in the genetics of diabetes. CONACYT of Mexico, Additional support provided by the Diabetes Center, KUMC. (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2009). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded. Sponsor

Post doctoral visiting scientist (Wadsworth Award) for Anthropological Research to Barnabas Darnborno for training at the LBA in molecular genetics. Wenner Gren Foundation. (12/31/2009). Foundation. Status: Funded. Sponsor

Genetic structure of Central American populations. $8618.00. (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY 2007

Funds for the establishment of the International Consortium for the Study of Tuberculosis. Office of the Provost. $10000.00. (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2008). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Molecular Perspectives on Aleut Origins. OPP-0327676. National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research. $255000.00. (9/1/2003 - 8/31/2007). Foundation. Status: Funded. Polar Studies and Physical Anthropology Programs, Renewal

Molecular Perspectives on Aleut Origins. NSF supplement. $14440.00. (8/1/2006 - 7/31/2007). Foundation. Status: Funded. FY 2006

Research grant for a collaborative project with the University of Costa Rica, Department of Genetics. International Studies. $10000.00. (2/1/2007 - 6/30/2007). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

African admixture in St. Vincent Black Caribs. (7/1/2004 - 6/30/2005). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY2005

Lipids, Health, and Coronary Heart Disease. Office of Attorney General's Settlement Fund. $132120.00. (1/1/2002 - 12/31/2004). State of Kansas. Status: Funded

Origins of Aleuts of Alaska and Siberia. National Science Foundation. $14800.00. (1/1/2002 - 12/31/2003). Foundation. Status: Funded. Supplement

The Spanish Basque Diaspora: Genetic and Demographic Consequences. National Geographic Society. $19807.00. (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2003). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Origins of Aleuts of Alaska and Siberia. OPP-990590. National Science Foundation. $160000.00. (1/1/1999 - 12/31/2002). Foundation. Status: Funded. Supplement 2001

Research assistantship for Mennonite Mortality Analysis. Kansas Health Institute. (12/31/2001). State of Kansas. Status: Funded

Contract for the publication of Human Biology. Wayne State University Press and the University of Kansas. (1/1/1994 - 12/31/1999). Other University. Status: Funded. $32,000/year, on a matching basis

Metabolic Adaptations to Severe Cold in Siberian Populations. $5173.00. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY99

The Yaos of South China: Languages and People. Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation. $80000.00. (7/1/1996 - 6/30/1998). Foundation. Status: Funded. Funded to Hong Kong University

Genetic Structure of Old Believer Populations of Siberia and Oregon: Ethnohistory Based on DNA markers. Wenner-Gren Foundation. $15000.00. (5/1/1996 - 4/30/1998). Foundation. Status: Funded

Adaptation to severe cold in Evenki populations. $20000.00. (1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Molecular Genetic Approaches to the Study of Admixture in Native Populations of the Americas. $6691.00. (1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY98

BRCA1 and BRCA2 candidate genes for breast and ovarian cancer. University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. (1/1/1996 - 12/31/1997). Other University. Status: Funded. Support for research assistant

DNA extraction from Mennonites: Apolipoprotein variation and lipid levels. LaTrobe University. (1/1/1995 - 12/31/1997). Other University. Status: Funded

Mennonite Biological Aging. $6489.00. (7/1/1995 - 6/30/1996). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY96

Chronic high dosage irradiation and mutations in the South Ural populations of Russia: Pilot study. $6884.00. (7/1/1994 - 3/31/1995). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY95

Contract for the operation of the Editorial Office for the journal Human Biology. Between Wayne State Press and the University of Kansas. (1/1/1989 - 12/31/1994). Other University. Status: Funded. $25,000 per year on a matching basis.

Ecology and biological diversity of Siberian Reindeer Herders. Natural Sciences and Engineering, Research Council of Canada. (1/1/1991 - 12/31/1994). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded. 3 years, $25,000/year

Excellence Grant, 'Transmissibility of risk of pre-maturity in twins'. Overland Park Medical Center. (12/31/1994). For Profit (company/corporation). Status: Funded

Grant for field research in Siberia 'Biological Diversity and Ecology in the Evenks of Siberia'. BSR-9101571. National Science Foundation and Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program. $49724.00. (1/1/1991 - 12/31/1993). Federal. Status: Funded

MZ and DZ Concordance among Schizophrenia-related Phenotypes. Scottish Rite Schizophrenia Research Program. $34500.00. (8/1/1992 - 7/30/1993). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Molecular Genetics, Ethnohistory and the Caste System of India. (7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Conference grant for the organization of a symposium 'DNA Inter- and Intra-population Variation,' held at the Human Biology Council Meetings in Toronto. Wenner-Gren Foundation. (4/30/1993). Foundation. Status: Funded. This grant was awarded jointly to Cynthia Beall (Case Western Reserve)

DNA variation in coastal Kamchatka and the peopling of the New World. (12/31/1993). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. FY94

Fulbright Fellowship for a study entitled 'Population structure of subdivided rural Indian communities'. Indo-US Sub-commission on Education and Culture. (1/1/1990 - 12/31/1991). Federal. Status: Funded

Grant for fieldwork in Siberia 'Genetics of Siberian Populations and the Peopling of the New World'. $7863.00. (1/1/1990 - 12/31/1991). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Establishment of the Midwest Twin Register. Research Improvement Award. $32000.00. (7/1/1987 - 6/30/1990). Federal. Status: Funded

Fellowship for fieldwork on the 'DNA RFLP variation of the Evenks of Central Siberia'. USSR Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch. (7/31/1989). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded

Fellowship for fieldwork in Sukhumi, USSR for the study of the 'Localization of the genetic locus for lymphoma predisposition'. NCI-Fogarty Foundation and the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences. (6/30/1989). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded

Distinguished Visiting Fellowship. LaTrobe University, Australia. (12/31/1989). Other University. Status: Funded. (6 weeks)

Population structure of Tiszahat, Hungary. Earthwatch. $13500.00. (12/31/1988). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Not Funded. Funded but P.I. declined

Population structure of Tiszahat, Hungary. Earthwatch. $22500.00. (12/31/1987). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Exchange Fellowship Program. National Academy of Sciences. (12/31/1986). Federal. Status: Funded. For a one-month visit to Hungary in order to develop a research project on the population structure of Hungarian rural villages.

General Research Grant. Genetic structure of an urban population: Minneapolis/St. Paul. (12/31/1986). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

The genetic and demographic effects of settlement on Australian Aborigine hunting and gathering population. (1/1/1985 - 12/31/1986). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Demographic, genetic and linguistic changes in Russian Old Believers. (1/1/1984 - 12/31/1985). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Exchange grant for field work in Sukhumi on Baboon Lymphoma. National Cancer Institute and USSR Academy of Medical Sciences. (12/31/1985). Federal. Status: Funded

Fellowship covered expenses for a lecture/research trip to Novosibirsk, Siberia. Soviet Academy of Medical Sciences. (12/31/1983). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded

Population structure of Fogo Isl.. Wenner-Gren Foundation. (1/1/1982 - 12/31/1983). Foundation. Status: Funded. Jointly awarded to MHC and T. Koertvelyessy

Support Grant, 'Genetic and demographic effects of the relocation of Hmong refugees'. Biomedical Research. (12/31/1983). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Isolation, religion and genetic structure of Fogo Island. (7/1/1981 - 6/30/1982). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Aging among the Mennonites of Kansas and Nebraska. National Institute of Aging. $364000.00. (1/1/1979 - 12/31/1982). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Fellowship to the John Curtin School of Medical Research. Australian National University. (12/31/1982). Other University. Status: Funded

Post doc Research Fellow. Department of Human Biology, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra, Australia, Prof. Robert Kirk, chair. (12/31/1982). Federal. Status: Funded

Research Career Development Award for the study 'Genetic analysis of dentition in Eskimo and Mexican populations'. PHS. $150000.00. (1/1/1976 - 12/31/1981). Federal. Status: Funded. At $30,000 per year for 5 years

The relationship between cancer and inbreeding in a Baboon sibship. (7/1/1979 - 6/30/1980). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Support Grant, 'Genetic epidemiology of St. Vincent Island'. Biomedical Research. (5/16/1979 - 5/15/1980). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Genetic study of leukemia in a Baboon sibship. 263-77-c-0521. National Cancer Institute. $15000.00. (1/1/1977 - 12/31/1980). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Development of methods for the study of aging. National Institute of Aging, subcontract from RISM. $15500.00. (1/1/1979 - 12/31/1979). Foundation. Status: Funded

Genetic micro-differentiation of the indigenous populations of Northeastern Siberia and Northwestern Alaska. BNS576-11859. National Science Foundation. $45800.00. (1/1/1977 - 12/31/1979). Federal. Status: Funded

Biomedical Sciences Support Grant, entitled 'Genetic differentiation of Alaskan and Siberian Eskimo populations'. 4033-5706. (1/1/1977 - 12/31/1978). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Dental evolution of transplanted Mexican populations. DE04115. NIH. $62900.00. (1/14/1975 - 3/31/1977). Federal. Status: Funded

Genetic and demographic effects of mosquito eradication in Belize. 3507-x038. Faculty Senate Research Committee. (1/1/1976 - 12/31/1977). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Research Grant, 'Growth, fertility and the sickle cell trait in Black Carib populations of Belize, Central America'. 4309-5706. Biomedical Sciences. (1/1/1976 - 12/31/1977). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Genetic variability of erythrocytic proteins. 3108-5038. (1/1/1975 - 12/31/1976). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Support Grant, 'Belizean Study'. 4349-5706. Biomedical Sciences. (12/31/1976). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Human biology of the Pygmy populations of the Cameroons. 3992-5038. (1/1/1974 - 12/31/1975). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Research Grant for the 'Analysis of dermatoglyphics of Mexican and Spanish populations'. 4181-5706. Biomedical Sciences. (1/1/1974 - 12/31/1975). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Environmental influences on learning in an Afro-American community. OEG-0-72-1383. U.S. Office of Education. $39157.00. (1/1/1972 - 12/31/1974). Federal. Status: Funded

Faculty Research Fund Grant for a study entitled 'Population structure and evolution of a Mennonite isolate community: Alexanderwohl'. 3326-5038. University of Kansas. (1/1/1973 - 12/31/1974). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Biomedical Science Support Grant for a project entitled 'Genetics, growth, and dermatoglyphics of a mentally retarded population'. 4916-5706. University of Kansas. (1/1/1972 - 12/31/1973). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Biomedical Science Support grant for a project entitled: 'Genetic micro-differentiation of an isolated population, Tlaxcala, Mexico'. 4851-5706. University of Kansas. (10/31/1971). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

General Research Fund grant for a project entitled 'Analysis of population dynamics data from Tlaxcala, Mexico'. 3992-5038. University of Kansas. (9/30/1971). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Conference grant for a symposium 'Methods of Anthropological Genetics'. American School of Research. (12/31/1971). Other University. Status: Funded. This symposium was published as volume by University of New Mexico Press

Conference grant for a symposium entitled 'Methods of Anthropological Genetics,' held at Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 24-28, 1971. University Center for International studies, University of Pittsburgh. (12/31/1971). Other University. Status: Funded

Research grant for the study of 'Human Genetics of the Tinkers of Ireland'. Wenner-Gren Foundation. (1/1/1970 - 12/31/1971). Foundation. Status: Funded

Research grant. 2451. for a study entitled, "Human biology and population dynamics of Tlaxcala-Puebla valley of Central Mexico". (1/1/1969 - 12/31/1970). Foundation. Status: Funded

Research grant for a project entitled 'Population genetics of the Tlaxcala-Puebla Valley of Central Mexico'. Ford Foundation, administered by the International Center, University of Pittsburgh. (12/31/1969). Foundation. Status: Funded

Research grant for a study: 'Micro-evolution in an Ethnic Enclave'. International Dimensions program, University of Pittsburgh. (12/31/1969). Other University. Status: Funded

Research grant for micro-filming church records. Social Sciences Research Council. (12/31/1969). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded

Grant for a conference entitled, 'Urban Anthropology: Man's Biological and Ethnic Adaptation'. American School of Research. (12/31/1968). Other University. Status: Funded

Ford Foundation, through the International Dimensions program at the University of Pittsburgh. $5000.00. (8/31/1964). Foundation. Status: Funded. For the study of "Micro-Evolution in the Alpine Valley"

Fellowship. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. (12/31/1964). Foundation. Status: Funded. To serve as a student translator (Russian-English-Russian) at the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in Moscow

Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley in the Summer Institute of Behavioral Genetics. National Institutes of Health, Dr. G. McClearn, director. (12/31/1964). Other University. Status: Funded

NIH Fellowship for a summer institute in behavioral genetics. University of California-Berkeley, NIH. (12/31/1964). Federal. Status: Funded