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Did You Know? Opportunities within NSF to Fund International Collaborative Research Efforts 

This post addresses questions about how NSF might fund international collaborations... including a few considerations and options.  This non-exhaustive summary identifies several paths for international collaborations and we encourage those interested in seeking support for these to contact the Program Directors associated with opportunities appropriate to your project.     As part of its mission to support …

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Don’t miss this one! Upcoming deadline for the Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC) Solicitation – November 15, 2022

The deadline for submission of proposals to the ORCC solicitation NSF 22-513 is Nov. 15, 2022.  This solicitation calls for proposals that integrate the study of genomic, physiological, structural, developmental, neural, or behavioral mechanisms of organismal response to climate change (ORCC) with eco-evolutionary approaches to better manage the effects of a rapidly changing climate on earth’s living systems. Further …

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Did you know? There are new opportunities to support U.S. – U.K. collaborations!

NSF has released a new Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on Research Collaborations between U.S. NSF and the U.K. Research and Innovation (UKRI). The DCL, NSF 22-107, details how the NSF and the UKRI have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to encourage collaboration between U.S. and U.K. researchers. This DCL provides information, including topic …

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Learn more about the Partnership to Advance Conservation Science and Practice (PACSP) program!

Full Proposal Deadline is October 11, 2022 As you may have heard, BIO recently launched the new Partnership to Advance Conservation Science and Practice (PACSP) program. PACSP focuses on urgent biodiversity conservation problems and seeks to support research that will make significant and impactful progress in advancing conservation science and practice in the U.S. The …

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RePost: MCB announces a funding opportunity for building synthetic microbial communities for biology

We wanted to make sure you didn't miss this news from MCB... also announced on the DEB blog. In recent years, researchers have assembled synthetic microbial communities that have novel compositions, genetics, and phenotypes, and they have used these communities to address both fundamental biological questions and a range of societal problems. To support such …

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Re-Post: MCB ANNOUNCES COMPETITION FOR A NEW SYNTHESIS CENTER FOR MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR SCIENCES

Re-Post from our colleagues at MCB... In recent decades, the biological sciences have experienced an unprecedented growth in data as a result of new experimental technologies, advances in computational power, and big data approaches to research. There are, however, many barriers to making full use of available datasets. Credit: Nicolle Rager, National Science Foundation To …

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Did you miss it? June 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: Collaborative Research Opportunities within NSF

The slides are available here. The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on June 16th, 2022 providing information about: Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) RCN-Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE) Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO)   Submission of collaborative core research proposals Program officers active in these opportunities and representatives from other IOS …

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Did you know? HBCU-EiR Deadline Approaching!  

Letters of intent for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Excellence in Research (HBCU-EiR) program are due July 28, 2022. The EiR program supports capacity building at both public and private HBCUs by funding research projects that align with NSF’s research programs. By supporting these projects, EiR seeks to promote stronger connections between researchers …

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Learn about important changes in the revised Mid-Career Advancement (MCA) Program Solicitation (NSF 22-603)!

Next Full Proposal Submission Window is February 1 – March 1, 2023 We would like to bring to your attention the release of the revised Mid-Career Advancement Solicitation. The MCA program offers an opportunity for scientists and engineers at the mid-career stage (see restrictions under Eligibility Information in the solicitation) to substantively enhance and advance …

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Did you miss it? May 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

The slides are available here.  The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on May 19th, 2022, providing information on the recently revised CAREER solicitation (Faculty Early Career Development Program, NSF 22-586). Program officers active in this opportunity and representatives from all IOS core programs attended to talk about and answer …

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