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NEW PGRP Solicitation coming this summer!

The Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) solicitation NSF 16-614  is currently under revision, with the expected release of a new solicitation in mid to late summer. The current solicitation will not accept applications after June 8, 2018. The revised PGRP solicitation will begin accepting proposals on a rolling deadline as soon as it is released. …

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Ask a PD: Initial Questions About No Deadline Submission

 In early October, BIO released a Dear Colleague Letter (and associated FAQs) announcing that all its divisions including IOS will move to a “no deadlines” review process when new solicitations are released end of summer 2018. Since then we have received many questions about the process from panelists, by email and by phone that were not covered …

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Deadline Extension: Application for IOS Deputy Division Director

NSF's Directorate for Biological Sciences seeks a candidate for the position of Deputy Division Director, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS). Deadline for receipt of applications has been extended to July 26, 2018. The successful candidate will possess an established record of significant achievement in research administration as well as leadership responsibility in academe, industry …

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Meet IOS: Colin Saldanha

Name: Colin J. Saldanha Education: B.A. - Gustavus Adolphus College (Biology & Psychology), Ph.D. - Columbia University (Psychology), Postdoc - UCLA (Neuroendocrinology) Home Institution: American University Tell us about your research: Members of my laboratory are interested in the spatial and temporal specificity of hormone provision. Several hormones are often made in multiple cell-types of …

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Reminder: CAREER Proposals are due Soon!

The new 'no deadline' solicitation for the IOS core program is expected to be released end of summer 2018. However, the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) program still has a deadline. The CAREER Program is a Foundation-wide activity in support of early-career faculty. For 2018, the deadline for the CAREER proposals is the 18th of …

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Tips for Preparing your CAREER Proposals

The deadline for CAREER (NSF 17-537) proposal submission, 18 July 2018 is fast approaching. We have updated our tips for CAREER submissions. You will also want to consult the current Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG NSF 18-1). For more information there are also extensive FAQ available online. You may also want to …

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USA Science and Engineering Festival 2018

The 5th Annual USA Science and Engineering Festival took place on April 7th and 8th in Washington, D.C. This event welcomes scientists and non-scientists alike to showcase their science and learn more about what scientist do. Over 350,000 attendees could view 20 different stage shows that featured scientists, entertainers who use science (think explosions and …

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Meet IOS: Kim Gallagher

Title: Kimberly Gallagher, Program Director BIO/IOS - Developmental Systems Education: B.A.: Barnard College, Columbia University - Biology, Ph.D.: University of California San Diego - Biology Home Institution: University of Pennsylvania Tell us about your research: I am very interested in the signaling pathways and mechanisms that underlie development. A primary focus of the research in my …

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Meet IOS: Purnima Bhanot

  Title: Purnima Bhanot, Program Director BIO/IOS - SDS Program Education: B.A.: Mount Holyoke College - Biochemistry, Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Molecular Biology and Genetics Home Institution: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Tell us about your research: My research focuses on kinase signaling pathways in protozoan parasites, that pose a significant danger …

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