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Re-integrating Biology Town Halls

Register for the upcoming Reintegrating Biology Virtual Town Hall, which will take place the week of September 16, 2019. Reposted on behalf of our colleagues from the Office of the Assistant Director. “Biology has the goal of understanding the processes that generate and sustain life.  Despite this unifying principle, the actual practice of modern biology …

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Next Steps for NEON

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) has recently become fully operational making 179 environmental data products freely available! NSF has released a Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 19-080) that announced an intent  to compete management of future operation and maintenance of the network. You can read the full story on BIO BUZZ, BIO’s Office of the Assistant …

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2019 IOS Quarterly Conferences Update: June-September

Program representatives of the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) will be attending various conferences and meetings throughout this quarter. This will provide opportunities for conversations with Program Directors regarding activities in IOS, across the Directorate for Biological Sciences, and about funding opportunities at NSF, in general. The table below provides a listing of the …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours: June 20, 2019 at 1 pm EST

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) has now had two Virtual Office Hours, one on April 18th, and the other on May 16th, 2019. Our next Virtual Office Hour will be on June 20th, 2019, at 1 pm EST.  The upcoming Office Hour will have a focused discussion about the CAREER funding opportunity. Program …

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Upcoming Virtual Office Hours will be held on May 16th

On April 18th, 2019 program directors from the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held the first monthly Virtual Office Hour. Office hours are open to all and will occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-2 pm eastern. During office hours, a program director from each research cluster in IOS (Behavioral Systems, …

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The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) introduces Virtual Office Hours!

Please join us for monthly information sessions to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) introduces IOS virtual Office Hours – a new way to stay in contact with NSF. Program Directors will be available on the third Thursday of each month at 1pm Eastern Time to …

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NeuroNex Webinar on April 5, 2019: Information on the New Solicitation NSF 19-563

The Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Program is having an informational webinar this Friday, April 5, 2019 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. The goal of this solicitation (NSF 19-563) is to support collaborative networks comprised of international teams of disciplinarily diverse experimentalists, theorists, and research resource developers working on a common foundational question …

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Notice: New Email Validation System May Block NSF Email Communications

NSF has applied a mandated global email policy change that may be interfering with NSF communications to and from external email recipients. All email activities may be impacted, including automatic NSF email notifications, ad-hoc review requests, panelist correspondence, and any correspondence with PIs, co-PIs, fellows and job candidates. This new email validation system, called “Domain-based …

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EDGE Deadline Unchanged by Government Shutdown

Deadline for EDGE 2019 is unchanged now that normal NSF operations have resumed. The Enabling Discovery Through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) program deadline is unchanged from the date published in the current EDGE solicitation (NSF 19-527). Proposals are due on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. (submitter's local time). The EDGE webinar, scheduled for January 10th, …

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