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IOS No Deadline Solicitation Update

The wait is over! All three IOS program solicitations are now available online! Get the up-to-date versions at: IOS Core Programs (NSF 18-586) Plant Genome Research Program (NSF 18-579) Plant Biotic Interactions (NSF 18-590) Please read them carefully for important information about eligibility and proposal submission to IOS and if you have questions, contact a …

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PGRP Solicitation NSF 18-579 has been released!

The new Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) Solicitation (NSF 18-579) is now available online! PGRP is still on no deadline and submissions are welcome at any time. The program will continue to emphasize cutting-edge, genome-scale plant research on biological questions of fundamental, economic and societal importance as well as tool/technology development; however, there are some …

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UPDATE 8/31/18: All three IOS Solicitations are now Available Online! See this post for details

Update on No-Deadline Solicitation: IOS No Deadline Solicitation Update 8/31/2018 We announced in October 2017 that BIO would implement a "no-deadline" full proposals submission in 2018 and that all four divisions would release new solicitations in mid-2018 (for more information on no-deadlines, check out the Dear Colleague Letter and associated FAQs). It's mid-August and I …

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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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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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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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Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information Template

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has updated the template for Collaborative and Other Affiliations Information (COA). This template is in accordance with Chapter II.C.1.e of the NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG). The template is fillable, however, the content and format requirements must not be altered, as this will create printing and …

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Announcing a New Funding Opportunity through PGRP!

A Dear Colleague Letter - (DCL) NSF 18-039 - announcing a new funding opportunity to develop breakthrough enabling technologies for functional genomics and crop breeding has been released. This Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) opportunity invites proposals to overcome barriers to crop breeding and to advance functional genomics in highly innovative and transformative ways. …

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Rules of Life: Dear Colleague Letter: Deadlines Announced

The Directorate for Biological Sciences released a new Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) Rules of life (RoL): Forecasting and Emergence in Living Systems (FELS) that will solicit research proposals that can forecast the direction and dynamics of change in living systems. The DCL describes the opportunity to identify areas where such rules may exist, to catalyze …

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