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BIO Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Michael Lynch

Please join us on January 22nd as the Directorate for Biological Sciences welcomes Dr. Michael Lynch of Arizona State University and Director of the Biodesign Center for Mechanisms of Evolution for his Distinguished Lecture titled, "Evolutionary Origin of Cell Biology’s Scaling Laws.”  Dr. Michael Lynch   Arizona State University  Evolutionary Origin of Cell Biology’s Scaling Laws  Abstract   Many well-known …

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Repost from OAD: Reintegrating Biology Workshop Series Outcomes

The BIO Directorate considers integrative approaches to understanding life’s key innovations as essential for understanding the full diversity of mechanisms regulating fundamental biological processes. The Reintegrating Biology series of workshops) included a combination of virtual and in-person events and provided a venue for the broader biological community to discuss the opportunities and challenges for integrating …

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BIO Program Officers at Plant & Animal Genome XXVI Conference

PAG Annual Meeting 2020 January 11-15, 2020 San Diego, CA The National Science Foundation (NSF) will have a joint booth (#422) with the Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) at the PAG meeting in San Diego, CA.  Stop by the DOE-NSF-USDA booth to schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with …

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January Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The January IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held January 16th, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EST.  This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, a discussion of the …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours December Recap: Understanding the Rules of Life – Microbiome Theory and Mechanisms

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on December 19th, 2019 focused on the new solicitation for Understanding the Rules of Life: Microbiome Theory and Mechanisms (URoL: MTM) (NSF 20-513). From the solicitation, “The URoL:MTM program invites integrated, interdisciplinary proposals that develop theoretical predictive frameworks with well-designed experimental and/or computational …

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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 …

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December Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The December IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held December 19th, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EST. This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, a discussion of the …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours November edition: Biology Integration Institutes (BII) and Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics (URoL: Epigenetics) – What do you need to know?

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on November 21, 2019, focused on the new solicitations for the Biology Integration Institutes (BII; NSF 20-508) and Understanding the Rules of Life (URoL): Epigenetics (NSF 20-512). The BII solicitation focuses on the development of institutes that can provide structure for integrated biological …

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Special Message: Happy Thanksgiving and Funding Opportunities

Wishing a very Happy Thanksgiving to all in the IOS-supported research communities! And just in case you need a "break" from all the festivities, here are links to recently released solicitations that describe new funding opportunities you might be interested in: Biology Integration Institutes (BII) NSF 20-508 Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics NSF 20-512 …

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