Announcement

NSF IOS and USDA-NIFA Announce FY17 Plant Biotic Interactions Awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) have issued 27 research project awards, totaling more than $18 million, to support research into the relationships between plants, microbes, and other organisms in their environment. This new inter-agency collaboration … Continue reading

Announcement

EDGE Program Announces Its First Ten Awards!

IOS’s new program Enabling Discovery Through Genomic Tools (EDGE) has announced  its first 10 awards totaling $14 million in 2017. These projects span a variety of non-model animals and plants with the goal of developing and rapidly disseminating genomic tools for researchers to use to understand how gene function creates the functional and physical characteristics of … Continue reading

Announcement / Funding

Revised IOS Solicitation (NSF 17-508): preliminary proposals due one day earlier

A revised solicitation for the IOS Core Programs was just released. The revised solicitation (NSF 17-508) replaces solicitation NSF 16-505 and applies to preliminary proposal submissions due January 19, 2017, and invited full proposal submissions. Note that this preliminary proposal deadline is one day earlier than advertised in the previous solicitation due to the closure … Continue reading

New PGRP Solicitation
Announcement / Funding

New PGRP Solicitation

Proposal submission – any day, any time As you may have heard, IOS recently made some changes to the Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP). The new PGRP solicitation (NSF 16-614) was released on 28 September, 2016. You will find it includes a few changes, as well as some familiar opportunities and some new offerings. The changes include relaxed submission … Continue reading