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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Preliminary Proposal Evaluation Update for DEB and IOS: Surveys Arriving Soon

Dear Researcher, We are writing today to alert you that you may soon receive an invitation by e-mail to participate in a short survey conducted by Abt Associates on behalf of the US National Science Foundation (NSF). This is a legitimate request and we invite you to participate. This survey is part of an independent …

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