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REPOST: 2/10/21 Virtual Office Hours Recap – How to Write a Great Budget

Repost from our colleagues in the Division of Environmental Biology. The Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO) held its latest Virtual Office Hour on February 10, 2021. Program Officers were joined by representatives from the Division of Grants and Agreements to provide insight on how to prepare NSF budgets. The presentation and other documents are available …

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UPDATED REPOST: NSF Calls for Examinations of emergent Networks as Part of Understand the Rules of Life “Big Idea”

Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation A repost from our colleagues in the Directorate for Biological Sciences, Office of the Assistant Director. The biological world is interconnected by complex networks. What are the rules that control these networks? How are the interactions altered by environments? Are the rules similar across all biological scales? How can …

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Upcoming Solicitation Deadlines:

Although the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) core programs solicitations are not under proposal submission deadlines, there are other funding opportunities, both in BIO and NSF-wide, that do have deadlines. Here are a few that are relevant to the IOS community.   Funding opportunities with deadlines: Full Proposal: February 23, 2021 21-534  Understanding the Rules …

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Cross-Disciplinary Workshops on Pandemic Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention

The Directorates for Biological Sciences (BIO); Computer Information Science and Engineering (CISE); Engineering (ENG); Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE); and the Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) at NSF are jointly supporting a series of interdisciplinary workshops (Feb. 16-17; Feb. 22-23; Feb 25-26; additional workshops planned) to engage research communities around the topic …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours January 2021 Edition: Integrative Research in Biology

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour (VOH) on January 21, 2021 focused on the new Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO, NSF 21-543) solicitation. The deadline for IntBIO proposal submission is March 16, 2021. IntBIO replaced the Rules of Life track that was formerly in all the core solicitations of …

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Repost: NSF Announces Call for Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences – BIO BUZZ

Repost from our colleagues in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. NSF has released a new solicitation for a Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences (NSF 21-549). Letters of Intent for the solicitation are due on April 1, 2021 Exemplifying open and team science, the Center will be fueled by open …

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Informational EDGE Webinar: January 15, 2021, 2:00pm ET

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS), together with the Divisions of Biological Infrastructure (DBI), Environmental Biology (DEB), and Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will host a …

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Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO) Solicitation NSF 21-543

A new solicitation has been issued by the Directorate for Biological Sciences that is relevant to IOS Investigators, NSF 21-543.      The Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO) program replaces the Rules of Life track, which was previously a part of the core program solicitations in the four Divisions of the Directorate for Biological Sciences. The …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours November 2020 Edition: Mid-Career Advancement and the Research.gov migration.

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held our November Virtual Office Hour (VOH) on November 19, 2020 and focused on two topics: the recently released solicitation for the Mid-Career Advancement program (MCA; NSF 21-516) and the change in how proposals are submitted to the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO).     MCA is a new opportunity for faculty who have been at the Associate Professor rank (or …

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REPOST: Join BIO Program Officers for a Webinar on the Biology Integration Institutes Solicitation

Repost from our colleagues in the Division of Biological Infrastructure On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO) will host a webinar with information regarding the Biology Integration Institutes (BII) funding opportunity (NSF 20-601). We will begin at 1:00 PM EST with a presentation followed by a Q&A session. To participate, Save …

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