BIO Program Officers at SICB 2020

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will have a booth (#501) January 4-6, 2020 at the annual Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting in Austin, TX. Stop by the NSF booth to schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with an NSF Program Director (PD) from the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) or the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) to discuss funding opportunities or ask other NSF-related questions.

NSF Program Directors will also be participating at several sessions during the meetings:

  1. January 4rd & 5th at the SICB Divisional Business Meetings to discuss what’s new at NSF, including Biology Integration Institutes and BIO Rules of Life (RoL); panelist/reviewer service, and opportunities to serve as an NSF Rotator.
  2. January 6th at 12:00 p.m. in room: Lone Star C, NSF PDs will present a lunch time workshop entitled: “NSF Program Directors: Funding opportunities, integrative research and education, and Q&A’s”.

The SICB meeting web site is:

SICB Annual Meeting 2020

January 3-7, 2020

Austin, TX

PDs attending SICB:

From IOS: Kathryn Dickson, Karen Mabry, Theodore Morgan, Colin Saldanha, and Sharon Swartz

From DEB: Christopher Balakrishnan and Leslie Rissler

Other NSF staff attending:

Donal Manahan, Division Director, BIO/IOS

Ashley Le-Pham, Science Assistant, BIO/IOS

Sarita Shephard, Program Analyst, BIO/IOS